Many of you have been asking about whether St Gregory’s are able to open up channels for donating items to those fleeing Ukraine. I know many of us have heard of collection points and the Disaster Emergency Committee has received enormous donations.
You will have received an invite to book a place at our Advent Carol Service ‘Seeking Refuge’ earlier this week. This years’ service is themed around the continuing plight of refugees around the world.
3rd week of Advent joy, expectation…and defiant Christmas trees This weekend we continue to build up the sense of expectation,
Last Saturday some of our Chaplaincy team led a stall at the Roots Connection Christmas Market in Stratton-on-the-Fosse. Roots Connection are a charity who work with the homeless in Wells
Advent – ‘the day will be sprung upon you suddenly like a trap.’ (Luke 21:34) One of the more unusual daily occurrences in my own house of late has been ‘checking in’ with the volcanic activity of La Palma.
Earlier today the school joined the rest of the country in pausing for 2 minutes to remember all those affected by war in our history.
On the last Friday of term, we celebrated with a special charity day to raise money for The Bristol Children’s Hospital through the charity ‘The Grand Appeal’.
As ever you and all your families have been incredibly generous with your donations to our Harvest Appeal.
Over the last couple of weeks we have taken our new cohort of Year 7s with their tutor on a retreat day as part of their induction into the spiritual life of St Gregory’s.
As we approach the halfway point of term 1, the house points are incredibly close and we have a really promising start to the year!