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Little deeds, big difference

Little deeds, big difference

21 Sep

Mary Hughes, volunteers at St Michael and All Angels, Bishop’s Cleeve is one of six winners.

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Gloucester Street Pastors need help

Gloucester Street Pastors need help

21 Sep

Alastair Sammon, Chairman of Gloucester Street Pastors is calling for volunteers to help keep the service going. “Gloucester Street Pastors started over eight years ago with 30 volunteers and weContinue reading

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Office Co-ordinator for Harnhill Centre

Office Co-ordinator for Harnhill Centre

20 Sep

For details about this vacancy, please visit: https://www.harnhillcentre.org.uk/69/Vacancy  

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Scheme Co-ordinator, Church of England Ministry Experience Scheme for young people

Scheme Co-ordinator, Church of England Ministry Experience Scheme for young people

14 Sep

  Band 3 (£35,503-£41,542 pa pro rata) for 14 hours per week Initial three year contract Location:  Church House, College Green, Gloucester, GL1 2LY   The Ministry Experience Scheme providesContinue reading

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New Canons for Gloucester Cathedral

New Canons for Gloucester Cathedral

14 Sep

Four people will be made ‘Canons’ at Gloucester Cathedral on Thursday 4 October, including one person who was brought up atheist. Being made an Honorary Canon is a recognition ofContinue reading

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Bishop Rachel calls for women’s justice system to be changed.

Bishop Rachel calls for women’s justice system to be changed.

12 Sep

The Bishop of Gloucester, the Right Revd Rachel Treweek will introduce a debate in the House of Lords today, calling for a change to the way women are sentenced. BishopContinue reading

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Administrative Assistance for Gloucester Cathedral

Administrative Assistance for Gloucester Cathedral

11 Sep

  Gloucester Cathedral are looking for someone to assist them with taking meeting minutes at the Gloucester Cathedral Chapter Meetings.  There are 10 Chapter meetings each year.  Each meeting lastsContinue reading

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Diocesan Director of Ordinands and Warden of Readers

Diocesan Director of Ordinands and Warden of Readers

07 Sep

  Department of Mission and Ministry Band 3 £35,503 – £41,542 The Diocese of Gloucester is seeking to appoint a creative and discerning colleague who will inspire and enable othersContinue reading

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Places of Worship: Inspiring Ideas

Places of Worship: Inspiring Ideas

07 Sep

Application materials are now available for the HLF’s new Places of Worship resilience initiative are now available on the HLF website.  Information is at the top of the page (AContinue reading

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Chair of the Diocesan Advisory Committee (DAC)

Chair of the Diocesan Advisory Committee (DAC)

05 Sep

    The Bishop of Gloucester is seeking to appoint a new Chair to lead the Diocesan Advisory Committee in its work to support parishes as they plan for andContinue reading

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Upcoming young people and family events

Upcoming young people and family events

04 Sep

Mega Messy Church – Please note this event is now fully booked. Sunday 16 September, 2pm to 5pm at Viney Hill Christian Adventure Centre. Messy Church meets Viney Hill ChristianContinue reading

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Fit for Function 2: Communities, Briefs and Bids at Leominster Priory, Herefordshire on 2nd October 2018

Fit for Function 2: Communities, Briefs and Bids at Leominster Priory, Herefordshire on 2nd October 2018

03 Sep

This ecumenical event is being delivered in partnership between the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Birmingham and the Anglican Dioceses of Hereford, Lichfield and Worcester. Open to anyone who works, supportsContinue reading

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Maintenance Booker for Churches

Maintenance Booker for Churches

03 Sep

The Maintenance Booker online tool has been developed by the National Churches Trust and with funding from the Pilgrim Trust. Following a successful pilot in Yorkshire, Gloucestershire churches will beContinue reading

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Partnering with the Literature Festival

Partnering with the Literature Festival

03 Sep

The Diocese of Gloucester has developed an exciting partnership with Cheltenham Festivals

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A letter from Bishop Rachel to all in our worshipping communities

Free from addiction: Simon’s story

Free from addiction: Simon’s story

03 Sep

Simon shares his personal story of God’s grace, becoming free of addiction, and what happened next … Simon tells us, “I wasn’t able to hold down jobs because of theContinue reading

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Maintenance Booker for Churches

Maintenance Booker for Churches

03 Sep

The Maintenance Booker online tool has been developed by the National Churches Trust and with funding from the Pilgrim Trust. Following a successful pilot in Yorkshire Gloucestershire churches will beContinue reading

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Petition to fix Universal Credit

Petition to fix Universal Credit

03 Sep

Please could you consider signing the End Hunger UK’s online petition, calling on the government to ‘fix’ Universal Credit to prevent more people going hungry? In areas where Universal CreditContinue reading

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Diocese of Gloucester Parish Safeguarding Checklist

Diocese of Gloucester Parish Safeguarding Checklist

31 Aug

A message for all Safeguarding Nominated People and Incumbents: (originally sent July 2018)   Please do take some time over the next couple of months to discuss, complete and returnContinue reading

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Welcome, inclusion and disability

Welcome, inclusion and disability

29 Aug

Livability have produced a new resource to help churches think through and plan their approach to welcome of people with disabilities and full inclusion in all aspects of church life .  TheContinue reading

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No child should feel the need to self-harm

No child should feel the need to self-harm

29 Aug

Bishop Rachel responds to the survey findings released by The Children’s Society

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Kerala floods: Christian Aid appeal

Kerala floods: Christian Aid appeal

28 Aug

Churches across the South West will be praying and giving in coming Sundays as the scale and extent of the impact of Kerala’s exceptionally destructive and deadly floods become apparent.Continue reading

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Carve the Dates in Stone: Gloucester Cathedral Launches New Stonemasonry Events Programme

Carve the Dates in Stone: Gloucester Cathedral Launches New Stonemasonry Events Programme

28 Aug

Have you ever wondered where the stone used to restore and repair Gloucester Cathedral comes from? Would you like to know more about the tools and techniques used by stonemasons to blend old and new? Over the next three weeks, Gloucester Cathedral is promoting four exciting new events exploring the how the building was made and the work of the extraordinary stonemasons who have maintained it for generations.

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National Churches Trust – Maintenance Grants – deadline 26 September

National Churches Trust – Maintenance Grants – deadline 26 September

17 Aug

Please be aware of our forthcoming deadline to our Maintenance Grant Programme on 26 September 2018. This will also be the last round of the Maintenance Programme under its currentContinue reading

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Fit for Function 2: Communities, Briefs and Bids at Leominster Priory, Herefordshire 2nd October 2018

Fit for Function 2: Communities, Briefs and Bids at Leominster Priory, Herefordshire 2nd October 2018

16 Aug

This ecumenical event is being delivered in partnership between the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Birmingham and the Anglican Dioceses of Hereford, Lichfield and Worcester. Open to anyone who works, supportsContinue reading

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Catering Assistant at the Monk’s Kitchen

Catering Assistant at the Monk’s Kitchen

13 Aug

  Salary: Band 10 (£8.75 per hour for 21 years & £7.45 per hour for 18-21 years) 30 hours per week, over 4 days Monday to Sunday, and zero hourContinue reading

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How is singing hymns in church being courageous?!

How is singing hymns in church being courageous?!

10 Aug

When we talk about fresh expressions of church, and courageous worship, we often think of activities outside our church buildings or we try all different ways to help people get over the ‘barrier’ of coming into our churches on a Sunday to join our Sunday worship.  But here was an example of at least 80 people who weren’t churchgoers coming into a church building and happily singing hymns and taking part in a church service

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The faculty system is going on-line

The faculty system is going on-line

01 Aug

From October 2018 applications for faculties, List A and List B works will be managed online.

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SCIE Survivors Survey

SCIE Survivors Survey

31 Jul

SCIE (Social Care Institute for Excellence) have made a survey available in relation to survivors of abuse. The initial closing date for this is 8th August, for a first summary being published in October. The survey will remain open after this date, though, and all responses will be reviewed again in January 2019.

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Farewell Service and Consecration for Archdeacon Jackie (Ticket date extended)

Farewell Service and Consecration for Archdeacon Jackie (Ticket date extended)

26 Jul

  From Archdeacon Jackie “As I return from my Sabbatical I wish to say a big thank you to all who have enabled me to have the space for learning,Continue reading

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Getting ready for Ride + Stride, 8 Sept

Getting ready for Ride + Stride, 8 Sept

25 Jul

People from all over the county gathered at St Mary’s church in Frampton-on-Severn to celebrate the launch of this year’s Ride+Stride event, which will take place on September 8. ThisContinue reading

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Daily emails for Creationtide

Daily emails for Creationtide

23 Jul

Being advocates for human flourishing, through initiatives which combat injustice, environmental destruction, exclusion and isolation.   Creationtide runs from September 1 to St Francis Day, October 4 and you canContinue reading

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Therapy goats bring calm to Bishop’s garden

Therapy goats bring calm to Bishop’s garden

20 Jul

Four goats and two sheep took over the Bishop of Gloucester’s garden, in a project to build confidence and self-esteem with women from the Nelson’s Trust Centre. Charity Delilah’s UmbrellaContinue reading

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Life Development Fund celebration event

Life Development Fund celebration event

17 Jul

Around 50 people attended an event at the Oasis Centre in Cheltenham, on Tuesday 19 June, to celebrate the variety of projects that the LIFE Development Fund has supported overContinue reading

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Caving: the final frontier

Caving: the final frontier

17 Jul

Reflection on the rescue of the football team in Thailand, by the Revd Arthur Champion, priest and caver As I am writing, news is breaking that divers in Thailand haveContinue reading

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Institute of Fundraising – West Midlands – FREE Monthly Meet-ups

Institute of Fundraising – West Midlands – FREE Monthly Meet-ups

16 Jul

The IoF have monthly meet-up sessions on a range of fundraising topics in Birmingham, Warwickshire and Worcestershire – open to both IOF members and non-members. Birmingham Meet-ups are held onContinue reading

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