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Shoebox Packing Party – Wed 25 Oct

Operation Christmas Child The time has arrived for the annual Shoebox Packing Party! Anyone is welcome to come and join in the joy of packing shoebox gifts on Wednesday 25 October at St Stephen’s Church from 10 am until 1 pm. Refreshments will be available during the morning and there will be lots of people […]

Benefice Pilgrimage 2017 – Sat 16 Sep

Benefice Pilgrimage – Saturday 16 September Never been on a pilgrimage? Come and join our annual Benefice Pilgrimage linking our 5 churches/communities by a walk which gives a chance to enjoy God’s creation and get some exercise while getting to know each other better. We shall start at St Michael’s in Soudley with a time […]

Fellowship Lunch

Fellowship Lunch has been cancelled this coming Sunday (27 August). We would encourage everyone to attend Cindyfest and support the variety of local shops, cafes, stalls alongside the artists who will be playing in various venues around the town. Music on the main stage in The Triangle starts at 12 noon, as do the market […]

Christmas Tree Festival

St Stephen’s Church (Belle Vue Rd, Cinderford, Forest of Dean) is hosting a Christmas Tree Festival this year on Friday 1, Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 of December. We are looking forward to filling the church full of Christmas Trees representing the whole community. Groups, schools and businesses all bringing along a tree and decorating […]

St Eth’s Summer Fayre – Sat 1 July

St Ethelbert’s are hosting a Summer Fayre on Saturday 1 July. The Fayre will run from 11.00 am to 1.30 pm, entry is free and a warm welcome is extended to all. There will be a range of stalls including plants, Fairtrade, nearly new, handicrafts and gifts plus raffles, bottle stalls and teas / coffees, […]

Benefice Prayer Day – Sat 13 May

The second annual Benefice Prayer Day will be on Saturday 13 May from 7.00 am – 7.00 pm in St Stephen’s Church.  The theme this year will be Aspects of Life. There will be various prayer stations, you can visit as many or as few as you like and drop in and out whenever it […]

Quiz Night – Thu 11 May

St Stephen’s (Belle Vue Rd, Cinderford) are hosting a quiz night on Thursday 11 May from (7.15 pm for) 7.30 pm to celebrate Kim’s 50th birthday! Refreshments will be available (including a licensed bar) to enjoy alongside the quiz. Entry will be £1 per person for the quiz and there will also be a raffle […]

Film Night – Wed 3 May – 7.00 pm

Film Night There will be a film night on Wednesday 3 May at St Stephen’s from 7.00 pm. There is no charge to watch the film. Light refreshments will be available along with lots of goodies on sale from the Fairtrade stall. We can’t publish the title of the film online due to our licensing […]

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 […]