In partnership with All Saints Academy and the University of Gloucestershire, Bishop Rachel ran an event for Y11 and sixth form students exploring the sentences which are given for crimes.Continue reading
A message from Bishop Rachel to the Diocese of Gloucester this Christmas
This Christmas many people will come to church buildings, halls and schools to engage with the Christmas story through various services, nativity plays and events. I hope we will capture all those numbers, but then what?
LIFE Together 2022: Some highlights
It’s been a year since we focused the spotlight of our LIFE vision into the five areas of the LIFE Together vision. We’re seeking to live ‘life in all itsContinue reading
Health and social care committee report on body image
“Something needs to be done to protect children and young people from a growing dissatisfaction with their bodies.”
Message from Bishop Robert, 1 February 2022
All our desire, all our intentions, will only be fruitful if they are rooted in a vision of the holiness of God.
Praying together for LIFE Together
Worshipping communities and individuals in and around Gloucestershire are invited to join in monthly prayers on Zoom for the work of the church in this area. “Do not worry aboutContinue reading
Message from Bishop Robert: The God who calls us is faithful
LIFE Together builds on all that has happened over these last five years, as we have sought to shape ourselves as a Church in this diocese to share the abundance of life that is in Jesus Christ.
LIFE Together -our Diocesan LIFE Vision
LIFE Together, our Diocesan Vision 2022
Message from Bishop Rachel, 2 November 2021
‘… all things have been created through him and for him. He himself is before all things, and in him all things hold together. He is the head of theContinue reading
Big smiles at Festival of Stars
Photos from a fabulous day out Drumbeats, dog shows and selfie contests brought smiles to the faces of the crowds at Whaddon Recreational Land with the annual Festival ofContinue reading
Kit out the Nation
In partnership with BBC Radio Gloucestershire, the Diocese of Gloucester and partners are taking part in Kit Out The Nation. What is this campaign about?Kit Out the Nation’ is aContinue reading
Could you offer work experience for prisoners?
Bishop Rachel is hosting a Zoom seminar to help worshipping communities learn more about the process of giving prisoners work experience. On Friday 17 September, from 9.30am to 11am, DuncanContinue reading
Add your voice to the national Climate Sunday livestream
This year, in the run-up to COP26, a special Climate Sunday service is being broadcast from Glasgow Cathedral on 4 September. You can register your interest in the Glasgow ClimateContinue reading
Bishop Rachel launches Prison Team
The Bishop of Gloucester, the Right Revd Rachel Treweek, has created a collaborative team to support her in her role as Anglican Bishop for HM Prisons in England and Wales,Continue reading
Imagination: Faith outside the church walls
When Gill Heron and her husband Simon moved to Cheltenham from North Essex in the middle of lockdown, they were determined that the closure of the church building wouldn’t beContinue reading
We hear from Ministry experience scheme 2020
Getting challenged, deepening and growing, getting closer to God and learning to live in community, we har from participants of the 2020/2021 Ministry experience scheme. Watch: Contact Sandie Reeves, SchemeContinue reading
Walk for the planet – booking now LIVE!
If you’re passionate about our planet and want to add your support to the environmental agenda at the COP26 (UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties) join us in aContinue reading
Called by God: joyful photos and videos from the 2021 ordinations
Message from Bishop Rachel: An invitation to share stories of LIFE
As we move into the month of June still learning to live with Covid-19, we do not know what the government guidelines will be for life beyond 21 June, but once again I want to say an enormous Thank You for our life together and for all you have held, led, and navigated over this past year. Thank you too for the way people are creating a wave of thanks, amid both lament and joy, within your local context…
The Coming Home Report: Responding to Growth
Key thinkers in the Coming Home Report and the Church’s housing strategy met online to discuss the implications of the report and engage in a public Q&A. The Rt RevdContinue reading
Message from Bishop Rachel
As we prayerfully live these days between Ascension and Pentecost, and tentatively move forward from this time of lockdown into whatever the next season holds, this letter comes with continued thanks for …
Bishop Rachel, as a Lord Spiritual and in her role as Anglican Bishop for Prisons in England and Wales, hosted an online forum to discuss the Police, Crime, Sentencing andContinue reading
Giving thanks for our vaccines
A message and update from Christain Aid A huge thank you The Giving In Thanks for our Vaccines appeal has raised over £12,000 from communities within the Diocese of GloucesterContinue reading
A huge thank you
Has someone made a difference in your life through their generous actions during the Covid-19 pandemic?