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Welcome to the Parish of Cirencester

The Parish of Cirencester consists of three Anglican churches, the Parish Church of St John Baptist, Holy Trinity Church, Watermoor and St Lawrence Church Centre, Chesterton.

If you are visiting Cirencester then time to see the magnificent, refurbished, Parish Church in the Market Place is essential. Whether you are visiting for a service, attending a concert, are admiring the architecture, are here to learn something of the history of the Parish, or simply to spend time in quiet, we pray that you will feel nearer to God and enjoy His peace.

Bishop Rachel has conducted a Confirmation Service at Holy Trinity Church, Watermoor on Sunday 5th February.


 
 Saturday 22nd April - 7:30pm - Opening Gala Recital -
 Stephen Tharp - International Concert Organist and
 Recording Artist - tickets available
 on http://cirencesterorganfestival.co.uk/

     Sunday 23rd April - 10am - Festival Eucharist

 Monday 24th April - 1:10pm - Lunchtime Organ Recital -  David Hardie - Birmingham Cathedral - Free entry

Tuesday 25th April - 1:10pm - Lunchtime Organ Recital - Paul Walton, Bristol Cathedral - Free entry

Wednesday 26th April - 1:10pm - Lunchtime Organ Recital - Simon Bell, Dean Close School - Free entry

Thursday 27th April - 1:10pm - Lunchtime Organ Recital - Alexander Ffinch, Cheltenham College - Free entry

Thursday 27th April - 4pm - Children's Concert - Peter & the Wolf - Hugo Kennard

Friday 28th April - 1:10pm - Lunchtime Organ Recital - James Grainger, Concert Organist - Free entry

Friday 28th April - 7:30pm - Gala Wine Recital: Hielscher: California Wine Suite - a musical tutored wine tasting - organ Hugo Kennard - tickets available on http://cirencesterorganfestival.co.uk/

Saturday 29th April - 7:30pm - Closing Gala Recital - Silent Movie Improvisation - Anthony Hammond - tickets available on http://cirencesterorganfestival.co.uk/


Gallery of  Parish photographs

 

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Fundraising for the Parish

Find out more... about fundraising for our existing mission and ministry and our new appeal to enable us to have children's workers and a youth worker in the parish.

Visiting and touring the church

Tours are available throughout the year and on special days the Tower is open to visitors who are prepared to climb the narrow steps to the top in order to enjoy a panoramic view over the town.

Concerts, exhibitions and festival

comprehensive list of concerts, exhibitions and festivals offers visitors a range of activities. 

Mothers' Union   

Cirencester is one of the largest branches in the Diocese of Gloucester.
For more information

Electoral Roll  

Being a member of the electoral roll gives you the opportunity to have your say. This will include giving you a vote at the Annual Meeting. (You are not on the electoral roll unless you complete a form).

 

 

Sermon downloads

Latest sermon downloads

Activities for children

Activities for children

Sparks, Trinity Kids and Little Angels are all activity groups for young children to join. Blaze and Flames are groups for older children. And then there's Messy Church...

Find out more about children's work

School of Faith

School of Faith

For people who would like to investigate Christianity, or just brush up on the basics.

Find out more about the School of Faith

Contact details

The Parish Centre, Gosditch Street, Cirencester, Glos. GL7 2AG

Tel: 01285 659317
E-mail: enquiries@cirenparish.co.uk

Regular tours of the Parish Church are available – please ask at the Stewards desk.

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