Holy Trinity Church, Primrose Hill This friendly community service is suitable for all ages. Children are welcome to move around the church and join in with this popular service. TheyContinue reading
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Footage from the 2022 Readers’ Day
The Readers’ Day service of admission, licensing and re-commitment to Reader ministry was live streamed on Saturday 24 September.
Message from Bishop Robert, 20 September 2022
It will be a great joy to welcome our Reader community to the Cathedral this coming Saturday for our Annual Reader Day and, in the afternoon, our Annual Service during which Bishop Rachel will be admitting three new Readers who have now completed their training.
Readers have a long and distinguished history of ministry and play a significant part in the ministry of the church today and we owe them a great debt of thanks. Of course, their ministry is significant for all they do in preaching, teaching, pastoral care and, more recently, in pioneer ministry. It is, however, equally significant for what Readers are.
Readers celebrate centenary of Central Readers’ Council
On Saturday 16 July, two Readers represented the Diocese of Gloucester at a garden party at Bishopsthorpe Palace hosted by the Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell, to mark the centenary of the Central Readers’ Council.
Open to Clergy, Readers and lay ministers only The Revd. Canon Dr Tom Clammer will be leading Kingdom Vision Retreat this year. Tom is a novice brother of the AnglicanContinue reading
What does God call you to? Exploring Reader ministry
Blog by Lee Barnes, Warden of Readers One of the most incredible and wonderful truths about the people of God who gather in local churches or other expressions of ChristianContinue reading
Paddleboarding to church in the dark
Paddleboarders crossed the canal in the darkness to be sure of a place at the third annual canalside carol service at Saul Junction. In total, 150 people came along toContinue reading
A video message for our Readers
Have you met Lee Barnes, our new Warden of Readers and Lay Ministry Officer for the Diocese of Gloucester? Lee and his team support, develop, and promote Reader ministry andContinue reading
Still Waters bring deep friendships
Everyday faith on the canal for Reader Charles Garven and his wife Pat. Pat and Charles live on a 65-foot long narrowboat, which they had purpose-built to be a homeContinue reading
Exploring Faith and Spirituality Courses
Every Thursday evening from September 2021 – July 2022 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm £5 – £30 This series of short courses offer the opportunity to explore our faith moreContinue reading
Meet Lee, our new Warden of Readers and Lay Ministry Officer
The Revd Lee Barnes has been appointed as the new Warden of Readers and Lay Ministry Officer. As Warden of Readers, Lee will support the Reader community and take forwardContinue reading
Gloucestershire Reader to become part of ‘Archbishop’s College of Evangelists’
The founder of Project Touchline, faith-based sports training, will become a member of the Archbishop’s College of Evangelists this Wednesday. Chris is a Reader in our Diocese and came upContinue reading