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March 2020

Front cover of The Bridge March 2020

Angelic photo wins £2,000 for St Stephen, Dulwich / Southwark joins Cross of Nails community / A view from the Bridge / USPG stained glass gives sign of hope to the world / Southwark’s Safeguarding Adviser announces move to sports charity / Join the SouthwarkVision celebrations / Woolwich Area Study Day puts spotlight on disability inclusion / St Leonard, Streatham leads response to terror attack / Lancelot Andrewes Medal honour for St Mary, Addiscombe parishioner / “It’s Mossy Church, not Messy Church!” / In the hot seat: design prize for Southwark pupil / Southwark hosts its first Youth Forum / Southwark Diocesan Servers’ Festival 2020 / Croydon Prayer Space prompts deep thought / St Michael, Blackheath to launch youth choir festival / Southwark colleagues make a splash at General Synod / Bishop Richard presents new vicar to St Andrew, Ham / A time to rejoice and celebrate new beginnings / Burstow Church looks to the stars at Epiphany / What's On / ‘He has meant so much to so many’: Diocese gathers to honour departing Archdeacon Chris Skilton

February 2020

Front cover of The Bridge February 2020

The new eco-project that keeps people coming back for more / Welcome to your new-look Bridge / A view from The Bridge / The 2020 Bishop's Lent Call launches in parishes / PSF announcement - we've hit 99% / Grant boosts plans for St John's Brigades / St Stephen, Godstone marks 150 years...and a new life / Bishops join forces at the annual blessing of the river / 'Tree of Hope' offers beacon of light in Kennington / In Focus: Christmas in Southwark / A festival of 'alternative' Christmas trees / Festive gift brings joy to children's hospital / A fest among friends at St Mary, Mortlake / Behind the scenes at the Nativity / Sharing Christmas cheer, and coffee, with weary commuters / Tideway drops in to Cathedral Sing-In / ‘St Nicholas’ pays a visit to St Barnabas, Mitcham / Croydon Minster's starring role / Developing Southwark’s pioneering spirit / In Focus: Holy Week and Passion Plays / 20th anniversary of the Gatton Passion / Measuring up for the Cathedral’s Lent Art Installation 2020 / Artwork for all at Kew Green / ‘Come and share’ at St George Waddon / Bible Study - February / Lecture by the Rt Revd Peter Selby to discuss threat to liberalism / What's On / Science and faith project receives £3.4m grant for ministry training / “They want me to go to Southwark, and I’m going”: Bishop Ronnie Bowlby remembered / Christ Church South Nutfield bids farewell to Alison Way / ‘The resilience, depth of faith and strong hope is inspiring’ /