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Diocese of Gloucester Events Assistants

Diocese of Gloucester Events Assistants

22 Jan

We are looking for someone who enjoys helping others, takes a pride in their work and is a good communicator.  You must able to present yourself in a professional manner,Continue reading

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Winchcombe Parish Part-time Parish Administrator

Winchcombe Parish Part-time Parish Administrator

22 Jan

Winchcombe parish is looking for a part-time Parish Administrator working alongside others in the staff team to play a key role in enabling the growth and development of the parish. TheContinue reading

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Trustee of Discover DeCrypt, Gloucester

Trustee of Discover DeCrypt, Gloucester

21 Jan

Discover DeCrypt will be an exciting new addition to Gloucester city centre in 2019. The site comprises an extraordinary Grade I listed mediaeval consecrated church, and Grade II* listed TudorContinue reading

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Brexit – living in uncertain times

Brexit – living in uncertain times

17 Jan

Bishop Rachel reflects on Brexit and the coming weeks and months.

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Running an art exhibition at your church: Case study – St Mary’s Church, Bibury

Running an art exhibition at your church: Case study – St Mary’s Church, Bibury

14 Jan

As an example of an art exhibition in a church, Paul Hobbs has written a report on a show of his at St Mary’s Church, Bibury. The exhibition was comprisedContinue reading

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Discover DeCrypt’s Community Art Project: Dry Bones Live

Discover DeCrypt’s Community Art Project: Dry Bones Live

14 Jan

“And shall these dry bones live?” Ezekiel. Discover DeCrypt is the project to regenerate the historic church of St Mary de Crypt and the Old Crypt Schoolroom in Southgate Street,Continue reading

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Shapes for Living

Shapes for Living

10 Jan

We are pleased to announce the Diocese of Gloucester’s new Lent course for 2019.

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Bishop Rachel debates in the House of Lords

Bishop Rachel debates in the House of Lords

10 Jan

House of Lords Tuesday 8 January 2019 Bishop Rachel spoke as part of a debate in the House of Lords this week about what steps the Government are taking to supportContinue reading

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Partners for mission

Partners for mission

10 Jan

A letter from Bishop Robert and Bishop Rachel Dear Colleagues Partners for Mission  Many of you will remember us writing to you in June 2017 inviting expressions of interest forContinue reading

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Ministry Experience Scheme

Ministry Experience Scheme

10 Jan

Diocese of Gloucester Ministry Experience Scheme Are you aged between 18-30 and passionate about your faith? Do you feel called to public Christian ministry, but don’t know what type orContinue reading

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Visitor Services Assistant – Full and Part time positions

Visitor Services Assistant – Full and Part time positions

09 Jan

Visitor Services Assistant, full (35 hours) and part time positions available Salary: £9.01p/h Do you love meeting people from all ages and backgrounds? Can you provide service with a smileContinue reading

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Collation and installation of the Ven Hilary Dawson

New Church Army centre of mission

New Church Army centre of mission

08 Jan

We are delighted to be able to report that Church Army have accepted our invitation to establish a new Centre of Mission in the Diocese as part of an establishedContinue reading

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Encouraging Sports Mission update from PSALMS

Encouraging Sports Mission update from PSALMS

08 Jan

Last year one lunchtime club had 10 attending, now almost 50 kids per week are hearing and interacting with faith in an active way

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Volunteering at Leyhill Grounds Café

Volunteering at Leyhill Grounds Café

07 Jan

Leyhill Grounds Café was opened in July 2017 and is located just outside of the HMPPS Leyhill prison entrance. It is run as a social enterprise in order to provideContinue reading

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Book review: Furrows Turned

Book review: Furrows Turned

07 Jan

New Book: Furrows Turned by the Revd David Newell This book describes both a spiritual journey and an agricultural one. Throughout his career David was at the forefront of changesContinue reading

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Appointments and changes in the Mission and Ministry Department

Appointments and changes in the Mission and Ministry Department

07 Jan

At the beginning of 2019 there will be some important changes in the Mission and Ministry Department following David Runcorn’s departure as Associate Diocesan Director of Ordinands and Warden ofContinue reading

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Bishop Rachel’s Christmas Day Sermon

Bishop Rachel’s Christmas Day Sermon

25 Dec

Gloucester Cathedral – Christmas Day 2018 The Rt Revd Rachel Treweek, Bishop of Gloucester Gospel reading: Luke 2: 8-20 I wonder what has changed for you this year. Perhaps it’sContinue reading

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Bishop Rachel’s Christmas message 2018

ADVENTure Calendar in Newnham

ADVENTure Calendar in Newnham

17 Dec

ADVENTure Calendar takes to the streets in Newnham The idea of the traditional advent calendar is being transformed along Newnham High Street, where neighbours are converting their home windows toContinue reading

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#FollowTheStar this Christmas

#FollowTheStar this Christmas

17 Dec

The Church of England today launched its own Christmas advert, with the message that churchgoers experience a feel-good factor which lasts all year. The 90 second advert uses no actorsContinue reading

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Build peace at home and abroad this Christmas

Build peace at home and abroad this Christmas

17 Dec

Bishop Rachel invites the people of Gloucestershire to build peace at home and abroad this Christmas Gloucestershire churchgoers and those in the wider community are being invited to help buildContinue reading

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Artist PJ Crook to unveil new altarpiece for Cheltenham Church

Artist PJ Crook to unveil new altarpiece for Cheltenham Church

14 Dec

A new altarpiece by renowned Gloucestershire artist PJ Crook was unveiled at St Michael and All Angels Church, Bishop’s Cleeve on 13 December. The artwork will be dedicated by theContinue reading

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Church achieves award for eco-work

Church achieves award for eco-work

07 Dec

St Lawrence’s Church, Lechlade has earned an Eco Church Bronze Award. The award is given by Christian charity A Rocha. The church has started sharing eco-tips in its newsletters, havingContinue reading

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Baby Evie christened at school

Baby Evie christened at school

03 Dec

A family in Shurdington have chosen to have their baby baptised in their local school. Baby Evie has a big sister at Shurdington Church of England Primary School and theContinue reading

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Handmade bird feeders for Coberley wildlife garden

Handmade bird feeders for Coberley wildlife garden

03 Dec

Children at Coberley CofE Primary School used a grant from the Diocese of Gloucester’s Environment Fund to build bird feeders for the churchyard. The children worked with headteacher Andrew MilnerContinue reading

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An Advent letter from Bishop Rachel

An Advent letter from Bishop Rachel

03 Dec

I am about to do a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert… (Isaiah 43:19)Continue reading

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100 mile walk for 50th birthday challenge

100 mile walk for 50th birthday challenge

30 Nov

Lone parent of four Donna Crowther will be walking 100 miles in January to celebrate her 50th birthday and to raise £100,000 for refugees. She will be joined by 14Continue reading

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Resolve: a course to strengthen the mind, inspire the soul and deepen relationships

Resolve: a course to strengthen the mind, inspire the soul and deepen relationships

27 Nov

In a bid to help people live happier, healthier lives, the church is running groups around Gloucestershire to support people with their new year’s resolutions. People that sign up toContinue reading

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Carols on the hour and Christmas market at Gloucester Cathedral

Carols on the hour and Christmas market at Gloucester Cathedral

27 Nov

Gloucester Cathedral’s choirs are limbering up for a marathon carol-singing session on Saturday 8 December

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Litter picking Pauline lives out her faith every day

Litter picking Pauline lives out her faith every day

23 Nov

God never gives up on us, despite the mess that we make in the world. How do we live out our Christian faith, Monday to Saturday? Bishop Robert met withContinue reading

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Women to get training opportunities in Tanzanian Bible college

Women to get training opportunities in Tanzanian Bible college

23 Nov

A women’s dormitory at the Bible College in our partner diocese of Western Tanganyika in Tanzania, has been officially opened by Bishop Saddock. This is the first accommodation for women studentsContinue reading

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National Churches Trust Grants

National Churches Trust Grants

21 Nov

The National Churches Trust is pleased to announce that their Preventative Maintenance Micro-Grants are now available for a number of fabric maintenance services to churches booking the following services throughContinue reading

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Young Chorister of the Year

Young Chorister of the Year

16 Nov

Dean Close pupil and member of Tewkesbury Abbey Schola Cantorum, Cassian Pichler-Roca, is winner of BBC Radio Two’s Young Choristers of the Year, 2018. Cassian Pichler-Roca, age 12, was announcedContinue reading

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Group volunteers needed for Cheltenham Senior Young Carers Group

Group volunteers needed for Cheltenham Senior Young Carers Group

16 Nov

Gloucestershire Young Carers are looking for volunteers to help at their Cheltenham senior young carer group. They run a group for young carers aged 11-17 years old in Cheltenham onContinue reading

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The Real Me

The Real Me

15 Nov

Working in partnership to create ways of helping children and young people explore their real value and identity. The Real Me: Messy Church resources now available

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