Craft Fayre – Sat 18 May

The next Cinderford Churches Craft Fayre is on Saturday 18 May from 10 am – 2 pm at St Stephen’s Church (Belle Vue Rd, Cinderford, Forest of Dean). The church will once again be packed with a wonderful range of stalls from local artisans, Fairtrade stalls, bacon sandwiches, Fairtrade tea/coffee and light lunches, delicious cakes, […]

Experience Easter

Experience Easter There are a variety of services and events taking place around the Benefice of Cinderford with Littledean (Forest of Dean) during Palm Sunday, Holy Week and Easter Sunday itself. All welcome at any or all to Experience Easter, the stories of that very first Easter and what it means for us today. Services […]

Mothering Sunday

Mothering Sunday services around the Benefice of Cinderford with Littledean, Forest of Dean on Sunday 31 March, 2019. 9.30 am Parish Eucharist at St John’s 10.30 am Littledean Joint Holy Communion Service at Littledean URC 11.00 am All Age Mothering Sunday Service at St Stephen’s All welcome at all services, followed by light refreshments.  

Craft Fayre – Sat 16 March

Craft Fayre Saturday 16 March, will see the first of the 2019 St Stephen’s Craft Fayres. Come along and see the amazing range of talent on display from artists across the Forest of Dean and beyond. The Fayre is open from 10 am – 2 pm at St Stephen’s Church (Belle Vue Rd, Cinderford, Forest […]

Holyland Trip Videos

Tomorrow (Sunday 3 March) evening there is an opportunity to watch some videos from the trip a group from around the Benefice took to the Holyland at St Stephen’s Church. The videos will start about 6.00 pm and there is about 90 minutes of footage, which covers the 8 days we were away and many […]


Pancake Party There will be a pancake party at St Stephen’s Church (Belle Vue Rd, Cinderford, Forest of Dean) on Shrove Tuesday, 5 March from 6.00 pm. Savoury and sweet fillings will be available. No set charge, donation bowls will be on tables. Come along and enjoy delicious pancakes, fillings and some time together. All […]

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent and this year falls on Wednesday 6 March. There will be Holy Communion services with imposition of ashes at St John’s, Cinderford at 10.00 am and at St Ethelbert’s, Littledean at 7.30 pm. All welcome. There is no service at St Stephen’s that morning.

Pilgrim Course

Pilgrim Course This year’s Pilgrim Course will start on Thursday 7 March and will meet weekly during Lent. All sessions will take place at St Stephen’s, starting at 7.15 pm. Tea and Coffee will be available during the sessions. (March 7, 14, 21, 28 and April 4, 11) This year we will be looking at […]

Fairtrade Fortnight 2019

Fairtrade Fortnight Fairtrade Fortnight 2019 starts in just two weeks time, this year the theme that the Fairtrade Foundation have selected centres around cocoa and the farmers around the world that grow it. Many of the farmers are not paid a living wage and the Fairtrade Foundation are working on changing this. More information below […]

A Celebration of Christmas

St Ethelbert’s is pleased to announce its annual Celebration of Christmas Concert  on Wednesday 19th December 2018 at 7.30pm.  Organising maestro Kate H has once again assembled a remarkable array of local talent – as well as the obligatory string ensemble, Handmaidens, choir and readings there will be a Jazz chanteuse and also a ukulele player!  […]