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YouTube Services

YouTube Services During this time of doing church differently, we are using a variety of technology, but all services are being posted on YouTube. Services Monday – Saturday are live on YouTube three times a day. Morning Prayer at 9.00am, Evening Prayer at 6.00pm, and Night Prayer at 9.00pm. Sunday morning services will take place […]

Sunday ONLINE Service – 11 am (Sun 22 March)

A note from the Vicar, Mike Barnsley (Saturday 21 March): I hope you are all well and have enjoyed the sunshine, and hopefully some fresh air, today. I am writing now with some details about our Sunday Morning service tomorrow (there will be NO services in any of our churches tomorrow morning). We are running […]

Online Morning Prayer

A note from the Vicar, Mike Barnsley: I hope you are well. I thought you might be interested in the following: In these strange times of not being able to meet together, we are planning to start to use our Benefice YouTube channel to keep in touch. Our channel can be found at: https://www.youtube.com/c/cinderford-churchesorguk You do […]

Public Worship Suspended

The Church of England published the following statement on their website today (Tuesday 17 March 2020 at 13:30 pm): In light of the Government guidance around non-essential contact, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York have issued advice that public worship is suspended until further notice. In light of this, there will be no midweek or Sunday services at any of our […]

Current Cancellations

Following Church of England and government advice, the following decisions have been taken (more information will be available as soon as further guidance is made known). Further information will be available regarding services and other events as soon as decisions have been taken. If you need to talk to someone at this time, please see […]

Easy Church – Tues 3 March

Easy Church tomorrow (Tuesday 3 March) at St Stephen’s from 1.30 pm – 3.30 pm will look at the theme of work and jobs. We will reflect on jobs that we have done in the past and how that has changed over the years and look at different jobs in the Bible. There will be […]

Churches Together Service – Sun 19 Jan

This Sunday (19 January 2020), churches all over the world celebrate Christian Unity. Here in Cinderford (and Littledean) we will be uniting together in one service at the Methodist Church (Belle Vue Road, Cinderford) at 10.30 am. All welcome. Activities for children available. There are NO other services around the Benefice this Sunday.

Sunday 29 December

A reminder that there is only ONE service around the Benefice tomorrow (Sunday 29 December). Holy Communion will be celebrated as a joint service at St Stephen’s Church (Belle Vue Rd, Cinderford, GL14 2AA) and starts at 11 am. Activities for children in primary school and a creche area are available. All welcome.  

All Souls’ Service

This is the time of the year when the church especially remembers those who have died, and when we seek God’s comfort and help in living after the death of those whom we have loved and lost. During a special service at St John’s Church (Ruspidge, Cinderford) on Sunday 3 November at 6.00 pm, there […]

Easy Church

Easy Church is designed to be an accessible service, specifically aimed at seniors. The service will be dementia friendly and there will be a very open and welcoming atmosphere. Tuesday 1 October – 1.30 pm – 3.30 pm – St Stephen’s Church There will be shared activities, crafts, hymn singing, tea drinking and cake eating!  There […]