Who are we

The People

Ultimately the church is really the people. There might be a local church building, or nine in the case of Stroud. There might be a paid clergy, or three in the case of Stroud. With or without these, the church is the people.

As parish churches, the people is everyone living in and around Stroud. These are your parish churches and you are welcome however and whenever. Whether you come every week, Christmas and Easter or just the occasional wedding and funeral. These are your churches and you are welcome.

The Clergy

Rev'd Kate Stacey

Kate is our Rector and leads the team.

Rev'd Simon Howell

Simon is our Team Pioneer.

Rev'd Mathew Page

Matthew is one of our self supporting ministers, in other words he volunteers his time for Stroud Parish Churches.


Rev'd Graham Stacey

Graham is one of our self supporting ministers, in other words he volunteers his time for Stroud Parish Churches.

During the working week Graham runs his own business providing communications consultation for charities, non-profits and education establishments.

Kate is our Rector and she leads the team; some of whom are full-time paid clergy and lots more are volunteers; whether they are full-time or on the coffee rota once a quarter.


Our safeguarding team can be contacted on this email address: [email protected]

For more helpful information see our safeguarding page >>

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Communion during this time

In these unprecedented times, we are working hard to find imaginative solutions in a landscape that has been rapidly changing. Sometimes we get things right, and sometimes we miss the mark. I apologise that this has been the case regarding communion.

For those of you who have received wafers in a parcel, we would ask that you either consume them, or put them somewhere safe to bring back once we are able to be together again.

We are going to be sending out a new order of service for use during this time as either a simple service of the word or, on occasion, to help us to share an Agape meal together.

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