Tyndale Baptist Church is open for worship on Sunday mornings at 10.30 am

The Revd Peter Webb (1940–2022)

Join us for Coffee Shop on Tuesdays from 10 am – 12 noon, time@tyndale Wednesday evenings at 7.30 pm, Virtual Coffee Shop on Thursdays at 11 am. Catch up with Morning Worship online or read a Thought for the Day. View COVID-19 information.

Christmas 2021

Welcome to Tyndale for our Christmas services.

Sunday 12th December10.30 amMorning Worship
Sunday 12th December5.30 pmGiving Trees
Sunday 19th December10.30 amNativity Service
Sunday 19th December6.00 pmCarols By Candlelight
Saturday 25th December10.00 amChristmas Day Service
Sunday 26th DecemberNo service
Sunday 2nd January 202210.30 amMorning Worship

Please take note of the different service times.

Holy Week and Easter 2021

A full programme of Holy Week meditations and services will be live streamed via Zoom – contact us for the details.

Monday March 29th: 7.30 pm – 8.00 pm, led by the Revd David Stephenson, St. Paul’s and Cotham

Tuesday March 30th: 7.30 pm – 8.00 pm, led by Revd Mike Peat, Bristol University Chaplaincy

Wednesday March 31st: 7.30 pm – 8.00 pm, led by the Revd Richard Sharples, Victoria Methodist Church

Maundy Thursday April 1st: 7.30 pm – 8.00 pm, led by the Revd Mike Docker, Tyndale Baptist Church

Good Friday April 2nd: 10.30 am – 11.20 am, led by the Revd Dougie Burnett, Redland Park URC

Sunrise Service April 4th: 6.38 am, led by the Revd Mike Docker (on the website)

Easter Sunday April 4th: 10.30 am – 11.30 am, led by the Revd Mike Docker (on the website)

Virtual Coffee Shop

Make yourself a coffee and join in our virtual Coffee Shop via Zoom on Thursdays at any time between 11.00 and 11.30.

You’ll need a smart-phone, tablet or PC with a web cam. Contact us for joining instructions.

Tyndale Baptist Church is open for worship on Sunday mornings at 10.30 am

The Revd Peter Webb (1940–2022)

Join us for Coffee Shop on Tuesdays from 10 am – 12 noon, time@tyndale Wednesday evenings at 7.30 pm, Virtual Coffee Shop on Thursdays at 11 am. Catch up with Morning Worship online or read a Thought for the Day. View COVID-19 information.

Tyndale Baptist Church is open for worship on Sunday mornings at 10.30 am

Updated September 2021.

Greetings! The church has been open for worship since April, we have carefully adjusted the ‘COVID 19 safe’ conditions since and now we are preparing for the autumn and looking forward to welcoming as many people as possible back to Tyndale.

Conditions will apply in worship services much as they have done from April, albeit they are somewhat more relaxed. Folk are encouraged to wear masks when arriving, leaving and moving around the building and asked only to remove them whilst seated. Hand sanitisers are still provided, for use on arrival and departure. Singing is allowed, although only whilst seated. The combination of ‘live’ and on-line services has been very positive – several new faces have attached themselves to the church recently – and we hope that this will continue.

Of course, we recognise that every individual has been affected differently by this pandemic and we intend to go on respecting each other’s space. We continue to be very grateful to all the members of the team that is needed each week to prepare ahead of time, to steward at the service, and to clean up afterwards.

We hope that it might be possible to ease restrictions further in the coming weeks, though that depends on a range of factors, particularly the guidelines issued by the Government and the advice issued from time to time by the Baptist Union.

We are also planning to re-launch a ‘time@tyndale’ Wednesday evening program and to re-open the Tuesday morning coffee shop each week. Lots of safety precautions will be in place so that anyone who comes can feel safe and comfortable. The Zoom substitute will also continue.

Although these times have been challenging and difficult for us all, we hope that September will mark, as well as a change, the beginning of something new in Tyndale’s life as we seek to take up the challenge, once again, of living out the Christian gospel.

With my best wishes, thoughts and prayers,


Many of our regular events are now open again, but Babies & Toddlers remains suspended during the COVID-19 pandemic.

During this time, we have been exploring new ways of being a church fellowship and these online connections continue to be active:

Environmental Group

How can Tyndale and its individual members be helped to make an informed response to the growing environmental crisis and climate change?

The aim of Tyndale’s environmental concern group is to represent Tyndale on these green issues, so we would be very happy to hear from anyone who has questions, suggestions or comments, or would like to join us.

Some background information on green issues, particularly the science behind global warming, together with practical things that individuals can do, and a growing collection of resources such as books to read can be found at Green Leaves.

Celebrating the work of Geoffrey Molyneux (1947-2006)

Tuesday 13th to Saturday 17th September 2016, 10am – 4pm; Tyndale Baptist Church; free entrance.

Geoff Molyneux was an artist and popular art teacher who worked in Bristol from 1970 until his death in 2006. This exhibition celebrates his work in the church where he was a member and which shows the marks of his creativity and passion.


Geoff Molyneux was born in Nantwich, Cheshire. At school his artistic skills were recognised by some of the staff, which led to him being offered a place, at the age of 16, at Stoke-on-Trent College of Art to study art and ceramics. After working briefly as an actor he went on to work as a police artist in the Cheshire constabulary, living in digs in Mottram in Longdendale next door to L S Lowry. After three years in the police, Geoff went to the Manchester College of Art to continue his art education.

In 1970 Geoff moved to Bristol, completing an Art Teacher Diploma and gaining a Bachelor of Arts degree at Bristol Polytechnic. Later in life he completed an MA at Bristol University.

Geoff met Rachel in January 1971 at Tyndale Baptist Church and they married in 1972. His teaching career began in 1975 at Filton High School. He went on to become Head of the Creative Faculty at Priory School, Weston-Super-Mare, and Head of Art at Monks Park School. Geoff, Rachel, and the children spent 1988 in Tasmania, having been accepted to do a teacher exchange year through the League for Exchange of Commonwealth Teachers.

Following heart surgery in 1997 he retired from his lecturing post at the City of Bristol College but later worked one day a week, voluntarily, as artist-in-residence at St Mary Redcliffe and Temple School, helping 6th formers with their print-making. In retirement he also taught a private art class for adults at Tyndale for a number of years.

During his art studies in the 1960s and 70s Geoff was particularly inspired by hedges in all their variety of shapes and forms. He produced a great number of sketches, watercolours, paintings, and etchings of hedge forms over a number of years.

Another inspiration for Geoff’s art was the poem Silent Noon by Rossetti which he was introduced to this by his singing teacher in the 1970s.


Throughout his teaching career Geoff continued to produce his own art, in many different mediums. In the 1960s he had started a form of collographic print-making. In the mid 1970s the beautiful Forest of Dean became a source of inspiration to Geoff, and proved to be especially useful for his print-making.

Another technique which Geoff enjoyed was using an airbrush to produce interesting backgrounds/frames around his work.

During his year in Tasmania, Geoff was initially frustrated that his usual palette of colours for landscapes just didn’t seem to work for Australian scenes. Once he changed many of the greens and blues, he was happier with his results!

Geoff exhibited his work often, in Bristol and beyond, and there are many examples of his work in private collections around the world.

At the time of his death in September 2006, Geoff had just come to the end of his year as President of the Bristol Savages, where week by week the artist members meet at 6pm on Wednesday evenings at Bristol’s Red Lodge. They are given a title and two hours to produce a painting. Some of Geoff’s 2 hour sketches can be seen as part of this exhibition.

September 2006 also saw the reopening of Tyndale Baptist Church after an extensive refurbishment. Geoff had been very involved with the design aspect of this, and he and his former colleague Michael Long worked together to create the mural above the baptistry.

Institute of Health Management, Pachod, India

An appeal to friends of the Institute of Health Management, Pachod, India.

The Marathwada region of India is suffering from the third successive year of drought…  Thousands of villages are being supplied water by tankers that fill water from wells that are muddy and contaminated…  Cases of diarrhea and dehydration have reached epidemic proportions… Read more.

How is IHMP planning to address this problem?

1. Provide one low cost water filter to 30,000 families
2. Provide water tankers to 100 villages
3. Provide each family with a 6 month stock of Chlorine tablets for water purification at the household level
4. Identify and treat diarrhea cases
5. Refer cases of dehydration to the nearest hospital

You can donate through GlobalGiving here.

The Legal Stuff


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