On a sunny Saturday on 2nd April 26 people gathered in Slimbridge village in Gloucestershire to walk 6.5 miles to raise funds for Ukrainian refugees being supported by Sofia Baptist Church. We walked through some very pleasant villages and farmland in this area known for its birdlife (Slimbridge bird wetlands nearby). , and for a […]
In June, 15 children from the Sofia Baptist Church Sunday School (7-14 years of age) did a fundraising climb to the top of 7,557 foot high Vitosha Mountain, Cherni Vruh. The mountain is much higher than Ben Nevis, so some of the children found it quite challenging, but the determined bunch were telling people they […]
Our first fund-raising event this year took place on 2nd February at Clevedon Court, Somerset. In a historic hall with a real-candle chandelier and roaring log fire, Anna-Margarita Oprenova, and her string quartet Leto from the Birmingham Conservatoire entertained us with a programme of British and Bulgarian pieces performed exquisitely. A wonderful three-course folk-buffet followed, […]
Sponsored walk to the top of the highest mountain in Wales in aid of the new Social Medical and Training Centre in Sofia We arrived at Pen y Pass soon after 8.00am and were delighted to secure the last five spaces in the hugely popular car-park, consoling ourselves with the thought that the exorbitant […]
Vaska started walking to the church as soon as she was able to wander on her own, at about the age of three. No-one cared much where or how far she went, being one of 7 children, all with different fathers, living in a temporary hovel near the Church.
Sky-diving is definitely for me! But it wasn’t all ‘plain sailing’.
Bristol’s St. Mary Redcliffe School’s Raising And Giving (RAG) ‘Musical Extravaganza’, expertly organised and presented by Abi Catt, Naomi Pullin, and Ollie Lee, resulted in a cheque for over £800.
Emmaus Bristol helps the homeless re-establish themselves in life, and selflessly has adopted the Bulgarian Partners Trust as their charity to give to! They held a Solidarity Day on 13th October, donating the £1,000 proceeds of the day’s trading to help those worse off than themselves ! Rebekah Barker & one of the Emmaus Companions […]
on 20th June we held our Midsummer Soiree at Avon Gorge Hotel, Bristol, overlooking Brunel’s famous Clifton Suspension Bridge with champagne, canapés, good conversation, and wonderful violin-playing by 14 year-old Ann-Marie who stepped in at the last minute.
No, not a worship meeting, but a different kind of service altogether!