Bishop visits St Laurence

On Shrove Tuesday, Bishop Rachel visited the parish church of St. Laurence, Stroud. The evening began with welcome refreshments and background live music. Once seated, we were introduced to the […]

Carol reflects on bereavement support

I think my fear about helping people who had been recently bereaved when I started, was doubting my inability to say or do the right thing. I soon learned though, […]

Living in faith and love

An opportunity for a good respectful conversation about human relationships and sexuality. The Stroud Deanery course, held at our own St Matthew’s Church Hall Cainscross, will be running on Monday […]

Discovering grace, the generosity of God

Jai’s life story – discovering grace, the generosity of God, becoming a treasurer, the history of money and an encouragement to ‘Cheerful Giving’ I’m here today appealing for funding across […]

Weekly News on 2 December 2021

Welcome to our weekly communication this second week of Advent! Our Vision: to abide in Christ and bear fruit Making connections and everyday faith: In our priorities, we talk about Life-giving […]

Readings and Questions for 5 December 2021

Philippians 1.3–11 I thank my God every time I remember you, constantly praying with joy in every one of my prayers for all of you, because of your sharing in […]