A very warm welcome to our website for this group of three Church of England churches in Gloucestershire.
They are very different in terms of history and tradition and each has its own unique character which you will find more about on the individual web pages.
However all share a strong emphasis on ministry to the whole family.
We welcome members of any church and none.
If you are visiting, moving into the area or just thinking about the meaning of life we would like to welcome you to our churches. In the meantime we hope you will find something of use on our website.
Everyone is welcome to join us for Lunch in the Parish Rooms at St George's on the second Wednesday of every month after the morning service of Holy Communion at 10.00 am. All donations are in aid of Mary's Meals. If you are able to offer assistance with the catering, please see Stephen or Sue.
Confirmation: there is to be a confirmation course on Wednesday evenings in Lent run by Bishop Robert of Tewkesbury for the Deanery of Stroud. If this is something which would interest you, or someone you know, please speak to Stephen or Sue for further details, and to register your interest.
Community Lunch Club held at the Arkell Centre every 2nd & 4th Monday at 12.00pm. Home cooked food is provided. £7 for two courses. All welcome Contact Stephen 01453 872251 or 07896515856. Transport can be arranged.
Food Bank: Permanent collection box is in the Parish Rooms. A list of items needed can be found on the box and notice board.
Lent Groups: This year we are following a study guide called "Living Fruitfully". Groups will take place on Tuesdays commencing 12th March at 7.30pm at Christ Church rooms, and repeated on Wednesdays in the Parish Rooms at St George's at 2.00pm.
26th/27th March (both in Christ Church Rooms);
Churches Together are organising children's crafts on Good Friday at the Youth Centre. St George's theme is Palm Sunday and we will be making Palm Sunday crosses. Please come and help with the preparation during coffee after church on Sundays.
At the end of April, Rev Sue will be retiring as licensed Associate Priest to the benefice. Sue's ministry is a great blessing in our benefice and I am delighted that after a few months' break, she will be returning to take on a new role as Honorary Associate Priest. This will mean a slightly different rhythm, but that Sue will be contiuin in her important and much valued ministry as priest here.
MU Lady Day Service in the Cathedral on Monday 25th March at 2.00pm, led by Bishop Rachael, with our banner etc. Due to no parking at the Cathedral we will leave the church car-park at 12.45 to give us enough time to park and drop members off. Cars needed and numbers to Trissa asap.
Nailsworth Dramatics Comedy Play on Wednesday 27th March at 7.30pm in the Town Hall. We hope to go to this play on Wednesday but as Trissa is away part of March please can
members ask Marion for the details.
PSALMS: You are invited to A Service of Celebration and Thanksgiving followed by drinks and nibbles at 6.15pm on Saturday, 30th March at St Mary’s Church, Painswick. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org
Megan Strachan & friends are holding a concert at St George's on Saturday, 6th April. Help needed on the bar & door. If you are able to help, please contact Frances Lewis.
Save the date for tea together - Sunday, 5th May at 2.30pm and everyone is invited. This will include all the families and children involved in PSALMS activities, Messy Church, St George's and Christ Church. Come for tea and the opportunity to get to know each other better.