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What it means to be human

What it means to be human

24 Mar

Saturday saw the end of this year’s Six Nations Competition and I am pleased that Scotland is not at the bottom of the table this year. This, along with theContinue reading

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Be Bold For Change: the speeches

Be Bold For Change: the speeches

23 Mar

Six organisations stand together with the Diocese of Gloucester to bring a challenge to the House of Lords

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Bishop Rachel speaks on the Westminster attack

Bishop Rachel speaks on the Westminster attack

23 Mar

A message from the Bishop of Gloucester, the Right Revd Rachel Treweek: “My thoughts are with all those who have died or suffered injury as a result of the awful eventsContinue reading

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Thy Kingdom Come 2017

Thy Kingdom Come 2017

21 Mar

Let us pray! The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have invited parishes across England to join a great wave of prayer between Ascension and Pentecost 2017

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All Saints Academy trip to Tanzania

All Saints Academy trip to Tanzania

21 Mar

In July 2017 12 students and 4 members of staff from All Saints Academy in Cheltenham will visit the Diocese of Western Tanganyika for 2 weeks. They will work withContinue reading

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Senior Chaplain of the Greater Athens Chaplaincy

Senior Chaplain of the Greater Athens Chaplaincy

21 Mar

What does this new job the Revd Canon Leonard Doolan has taken on, actually involve?

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Sharing our stories; the ‘Digital Advent’ project

Sharing our stories; the ‘Digital Advent’ project

21 Mar

We’re hearing different voices in the congregation, giving more people an opportunity to share their faith in a fairly safe way, and we’re also giving the wider congregation an opportunityContinue reading

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New Canons at Gloucester Cathedral

New Canons at Gloucester Cathedral

21 Mar

Three new Canons of Gloucester Cathedral were installed on Sunday 26 March and two will be installed on Sunday 9 April, at Evensong. They will all hold their new roles inContinue reading

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‘Poverty has a woman’s face’

‘Poverty has a woman’s face’

17 Mar

Six inspirational speakers, all driving change for women around the world

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DEC East Africa Crisis Appeal

DEC East Africa Crisis Appeal

17 Mar

More than 16 million people in East Africa do not know where their next meal will come from and children are at risk of dying from starvation.

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Churches urged to respond well to domestic abuse

Churches urged to respond well to domestic abuse

15 Mar

Church communities are being urged to address the issue of domestic abuse and raise awareness of its impact on adults and children

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Café Church at the Cornerstone Centre, Cheltenham

Café Church at the Cornerstone Centre, Cheltenham

14 Mar

“Cafe church is this wonderful thing where we’ve really tried to build church around the conversations that are had in the place, so we don’t spend a lot of timeContinue reading

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Bishop Rachel visits Indian link dioceses

Bishop Rachel visits Indian link dioceses

14 Mar

Tweets from Bishop Rachel’s visit to our partner dioceses in India.

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PSALMS, sports ministry

PSALMS, sports ministry

13 Mar

PSALMS stands for Painswick and Stroud Area Local Ministries, but might now be better named “Putting Sport alongside Local Ministries”.

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Mindfulness and Anarchy

Mindfulness and Anarchy

10 Mar

Who said that they could not possibly think about Mindfulness because their mind was full enough anyway? Life is fast moving, and we need (we are told) the right andContinue reading

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A short film by the CofE to mark International Women’s Day

A short film by the CofE to mark International Women’s Day

08 Mar

Bishop Rachel has released a short film to mark International Women’s Day. She talks about her passion to see every person know that they are made in the image ofContinue reading

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Working in partnership to drive change for women

Working in partnership to drive change for women

08 Mar

Inspirational speeches made challenging MPs and guests at an event in the House of Lords – watch the video here

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Be Bold For Change: IWD 2017

Be Bold For Change: IWD 2017

06 Mar

Watch this video of Bishop Rachel visiting inspirational girls who are orphans in Bangalore.

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Bishop Rachel’s Indian adventures

Bishop Rachel’s Indian adventures

02 Mar

Bishop Rachel is currently visiting our link dioceses of Karnataka Central and Dornakal in India. She met the children at Dornakal English Medium School and began her Lent journey inContinue reading

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Bishop of Gloucester to challenge MPs to #BeBoldForChange

Bishop of Gloucester to challenge MPs to #BeBoldForChange

01 Mar

Bishop Rachel will be inspiring and challenging MPs and guests at an event in the House of Lords to mark International Women’s Day.

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Children’s Messy Admission to Communion

Children’s Messy Admission to Communion

24 Feb

You could have heard a pin drop… 14 children and as many adults sat in a semi-circle around the altar of St Peter’s Newnham on Severn to receive communion. WeContinue reading

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How can we ‘nurture confident disciples to live out their faith seven days a week’?

How can we ‘nurture confident disciples to live out their faith seven days a week’?

23 Feb

Imagine Church: on the road – 11 March 2017, 10am-3.30pm How can we ‘nurture confident disciples to live out their faith seven days a week’?  How do churches help individualsContinue reading

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2,000 children run mass Readathon

2,000 children run mass Readathon

23 Feb

More than 2,000 primary school children across ten primary schools, get reading with first mass Readathon

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New photo sharing page on Facebook

New photo sharing page on Facebook

21 Feb

Join a new photo sharing Facebook group.

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