Notices

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 […]

Heritage Open Days

St Stephen’s and St Ethelbert’s are once again joining in with Heritage Open Days. St Stephen’s St Stephen’s Church (Belle Vue Rd, Cinderford, GL14 2AA) will be open on Saturday 14 September from 10 am – 5 pm. The day will be a celebration of Leonard Clark’s story ‘Bands’. Leonard Clark was a chorister at St […]

Jumble Sale

Jumble Sale Due to the popularity of the last St Stephen’s Jumble Sale we are hosting another on the first Monday and Tuesday in August. Alongside the items to rummage through to find your treasure, there will be a raffle, refreshments and free craft activities for children / young people. The jumble sale will be […]

Thy Kingdom Come Prayer Day

Benefice Day of Prayer ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ is a call from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York who invite Christians around the world to pray for more people to come to know Jesus during the 11 days between Ascension and Pentecost.  What started in 2016 as an invitation from the Archbishops to the Church of […]

Clothes Swishing Evening – Wed 26 June

Clothes Swishing Evening When, Where… Clothes Swishing (Swap) Evening – Wednesday 26 June, 6.00 pm – 9.00 pm at St Stephen’s Church (Belle Vue Road, Cinderford, Forest of Dean). What… A swishing evening is a fantastic way to update your wardrobe. It’s fun and doesn’t cost a fortune. It’s common knowledge that women in the […]

St Ethelbert’s Summer Fayre

St Ethelbert’s Summer Fayre will be on Saturday 29 June from 11am to 1.30pm. The church will once again be packed with exciting stalls from Fairtrade, delicious homemade cakes, chutneys, jams, local crafts, bottle stalls, plants, bric-a-brac, gifts and Paint-Your-Own for anyone who wants to let their creative side out. There will also be delicious […]

Quiz Night – Fri 21 June

Get your thinking caps on and come along and join in the fun at the Quiz Night, Friday 21 June at St Stephen’s Church (Belle Vue Rd, Cinderford, Forest of Dean). Come along with a team or join one on the night. Licensed bar and refreshments available. For more information, see the Facebook event page.

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 […]