Treasure Hunt Walk Fundraiser

Bulgarian Partners Trust Treasure Hunt Walk 2017

On Saturday 10th June we are going on a treasure hunt around the historical village of Wotton-Under-Edge. The walk starts at 2.30pm meeting at the Heritage Centre at “The Chipping” – Post code GL12 7AD. There is a large carpark with free parking for 3 hours. The walk is about 1.5 miles and takes about […]

BUSY SUMMER — BUSIER AUTUMN

literacy-class1

It has been a busy summer for Sofia Baptist Church as their new Social, Medical and Training Centre gets into full use. Literacy Classes In June the Literacy Class held its end of term presentations: Summer Camps Then, no rest for the teachers as they ran very successful camps in the summer holidays for families, children […]

Walk 10 Miles and Raise £10

BPTwalk

Bristol City Circular Prayer Walk & Fundraiser Dear Supporter You are invited to take part in a circular walk starting at Cairns Road Baptist Church connecting with churches in the south and east of the city. The full walk will be approximately 10 miles and is broken into 3 stages. You can do the full […]

Commissioning the buildings

snow around the new centre

On a practical level the registration of the ownership of the Buildings, assessment and payment of taxes, setting up contracts for rubbish-collection, servicing equipment, etc. are still in progress preventing the letting of offices on the top two floors, but other parts of the building are gradually being occupied as fitting-out allows.   Ralitsa, who installed […]

The new building in action

Nativity 2015

Since the Official Opening last autumn, seven conferences have taken place in the Centre, all successful, including the Council of the European Baptist Federation honoured by the President of Bulgaria. He welcomed guests and congratulated Sofia Baptist Church on its humanitarian initiative, acknowledging that all agencies need to work together to solve the intractable human, […]

Achievements to be proud of

Shoes off

Many years ago a young school-girl called Krasimira hated the way some teachers and children despised her Roma appearance and ways, so she didn’t go to school.  Occasionally she came to literacy classes in the old Sofia Baptist Church where she learned the basics of reading and writing. She never finished her education, but soon […]

THE OPENING! Congratulations and a big thankyou to our supporters!

Auditorium 2

After years planning, praying, giving and constructing, the Social, Medical & Training Centre was officially opened on Sunday 20th September. Sixty supporters flew to Sofia for three days of celebrations and the Official Opening with a tape-cutting ceremony at the entrance of the new Centre by Tedi Oprenov, Pastor of Sofia Baptist Church and Geoff […]

Cycling to Sofia – 2015

sofia trip 2015

Three intrepid cyclists will be cycling over 700 miles to Sofia, starting today, 10th September, to raise funds for the new Social, Medical and Training Centre in Sofia, Bulgaria. They are Richard Taylor, a Chartered Surveyor, Mark Corcoran, a General Practitioner and John Wallis, Engineer, all based in Bristol in the UK. The new centre contains […]

Rocket Man Geoff takes to the skies again!

quarry zip wire

Following the success of last year’s parachute jump, our daredevil honorary secretary Geoff Wallis will be celebrating his 65th birthday this August by ‘flying’ across Penrhyn Quarry in Snowdonia at up to 100 mph on Europe’s highest and fastest zip wire. Geoff will be zipping along 500ft above the ground in order to raise money […]

Clevedon Court Garden Party raises over £4,000

Relaxing on the lawn at Clevedon House

A fantastic sum of over £4,000 (including Gift Aid) was raised for BPT at the annual garden party held at Clevedon Court on Saturday 3rd May 2014. Clevedon Court, now a National Trust property, is one of the most interesting historic houses in England with its medieval Great Hall, Library, Museum of Elton glassware and […]