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The Parochial Church Council of the Ecclesiastical Parish of St Philip & St James' Odd Down, Bath and Wells, is a registered charity No: 1131533

Czech Republic

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St Philip's link with the Czech Republic began with a visit to a church in Prague shortly after the Velvet Revolution of 1989. Most recently we sent teams out to help with English camps of the emerging Czech church and have received teams from the Czech Republic in our own church.

    In 2010 we began three way links with Czech churches and ourselves in missions to Uganda in 2010 and India in 2012. We also have three way links with the Czech Republic and an annual "English Camp" since 2011 in the Ukraine. We have links with the Cirkve Brtske group of churches in Prague 6, Nachod, Litomysl and our newest link 2013- Vsetin in the Czech Republic.

We have a strong link with Daniel Hezjlar who is director of the mission agency for the Cirkve Brtske group of churches in the Czech Republic. 

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A group of 12 young people and 2 leaders from the church in Litomysl in the Czech Republic had fruitful visit to St Philip's from 21-26 November. They sung and shared in our church services as well as visited many local places of interest and enjoyed meals with church members.


P1060141 LargeThe Ukraine English Camp team visited Svetin in the Czech Republic on return to the UK in August 2013. The church in Svetin have now supported us with our holiday club and three Ukraine camps. After a meeting with the Elders they expressed their delight and wish to pursue further two way links in the future between St Philip's and Svetin.
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Friends in Litomysl church in the Czech Republic invited a team from St Philips to share with them over their mission weekend of our own mission experience. 

The weekend was a very succesful time and you can read more here.

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A team of seven (Gill, Tim, Imi, Jean, Anna, Alan, Rosie) from St Philip's travelled to Nachod in the Czech Republic in April on mission to the church there. Whilst there, they led a church day, as well as young people's and older people's meetings, and shared about the global mission of St Philip's church. They also visited local schools and spent time with church members.

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A team of 13 from Nachod in the Czech Republic visited St Philip's in October 2011. Pastor Rosti and others visited our link school in Uganda last year. They learnt about our work and shared about their own. On the Sunday they shared and preached in both services. Left - members of Nachod church and helping team. For Bath Chronicle report see here