St Michael and All Angels, Soudley

The final service at St Michael’s, Soudley will be on Sunday 30 April 2017 at 3.00pm. Prior to this decision a Public Meeting at St Michaels was held on the 14 February 2017. The decision to close the building has not been taken lightly. With limited funds for ongoing maintenance and repairs, there were concerns […]

Easter Garden Competition

As part of our All Age Easter Communion service at St Stephen’s on Easter Sunday morning, 11.00 am (Sunday 16 April), there will be the annual Easter Garden Competition. Prizes will be awarded to adults and children / young people and judging will be based on creativity, overall appearance along with Biblical reference. In the […]

St Stephen’s Spring Fayre

St Stephen’s Church (Belle Vue Road, Cinderford) are holding their Spring Fayre on Saturday 6 May 2017 from 10.00 am – 2.00 pm. There will be delicious food (BBQ, Cakes and Cream Teas), raffle, a variety of stalls (including plants, homewares, accessories, jewellery, toiletries, crafts, jams & chutneys, Fairtrade) and games for children and young […]

Pilgrim Course

Pilgrim Course Pilgrim Course, or the Lent Course, starts tonight (Thursday 2 March) and will run on Thursdays throughout Lent until April 6. Meet at St Stephen’s from 7.15 pm (for a 7.30 pm start). Fairtrade refreshments available. We have run the Pilgrim course through Lent over the last two years and they have been […]


Pancakes are being served up at St Stephen’s and St John’s tonight. St Stephen’s will be serving from 6.00 pm with a variety of sweet and savoury fillings available. St John’s will be serving pancakes at Eve Smith’s house from 7.00 pm (52 St White’s Rd). All welcome!!

Craft Fayre – 25 March 2017

Due to high demand and positive feedback, St Stephen’s Church, Cinderford will host 3 craft fayres in 2017. The first craft fayre will be on 25 March 2017. The event will run from 10.00 am until 1.00 pm. Over 20 stalls will be packed with wonderful handcrafted items from talented local artisans. Refreshments including Fairtrade […]

Nativity Sheep Trail 2016

St Stephen’s Church were excited to be part of the turning on of the fabulous lights in Cinderford on Saturday 26 November where members of the congregation launched the ‘Nativity Sheep Trail.’ The trail involves participants finding sheep that have been ‘lost’ around the Cinderford shops. Each sheep has been lovingly knitted by a member of […]

St Ethelbert’s Christmas Market – Sat 26 Nov

St Ethelbert’s Christmas Market is on Saturday 26 November at St Ethelbert’s, Littledean. There will be a lovely range of stalls with lots of opportunities for purchasing Christmas gifts, stocking fillers and festive food. There will also be light lunches and lots of delicious cakes! Parking is available across the road at Littledean C of […]

Light Party – Monday 31 October

This year’s Light Party is around the theme of “Once Upon A Time.” There will be food, fun and a film! All school age children welcome. Fancy dress is optional, but please nothing scary! All children (regardless of age or attendance at other church activities) will need to be signed in by a parent or […]

Fairtrade Bake Off on Sunday 25!

This year’s Harvest BakeOff will take place after the Harvest All Age Worship (11.00 am) on Sunday 25 September. Entries will be judged after the service and eaten as pudding after the Benefice Fellowship Lunch (12.30 pm). Donations will be taken for Traidcraft Exchange, the charity arm of Traidcraft. The ‘rules’ for the Harvest BakeOff […]