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Church Camp 13-15th July

Church Camp – 13-15th July:  We are planning another amazing Church Camp again this year!  I’m sure we will have lots of...

Posted: Yesterday

Easter Lilies

Easter Lilies for the Parish Church.  If you would like to commemorate a loved one at Easter, you might consider making a donation towards the cost of lilies for the church. The Flower ...

Posted: Yesterday

Ciren Bells

Ciren Belles meet on the third Thursday of every month to promote friendship among women in our community. Our next meeting is on Thursday 15th March in Somewhe...

Posted: 8 days ago

Mothers' Union Cake Sale

Mothers’ Union is holding a cake stall on Sunday March 25th (Palm Sunday) after the 10am service in Watermoor Church Hall.  Donations of...

Posted: 8 days ago

HTW Sidesman and Coffee Volunteers Needed

Holy Trinity Sidesman and Coffee Rotas – These two rotas are published in April each year and we are urgently searching for more volunteers...

Posted: 8 days ago

Church Stewards/Welcomers Urgently Required

Church Stewards/Welcomers Urgently required at the Parish Church, particularly on Sundays from 11.30am – 4.00pm (1 ½ hour slots) This role is open to all ages, if you can only h...

Posted: Fri, 2 Mar 2018 at 09:52

Can You Help?

Can you help? We desperately need more people to serve  coffee after the Eucharist service on Sunday mornings at the Parish Church. This is not an onerous task as it ...

Posted: Fri, 2 Mar 2018 at 09:51

Good Friday Messy Church

Good Friday Messy Church. Watermoor Church Hall 10 - 12 noon Friday 30th March. Crafts, worship and refreshments on an Easter theme.  Come and have fun and hear the Easter Good News mes...

Posted: Fri, 2 Mar 2018 at 09:47

Men's Group Meeting - 6th March

The Men's Group  next meeting will be held on Tuesday 6 March 2018, the venue (as usual) being the upstairs function room at Posted: Fri, 23 Feb 2018 at 09:01

Make a Mother's Day

Make a Mother’s Day – Once again Mothers’ Union are offering gifts through ‘Make a Mother’s Day’ that will help mothers around the world to bloom and thei...

Posted: Fri, 23 Feb 2018 at 08:59

Foodbank News January

Foodbank News – The total collected within the Parish for January was 107 kg of food. With 86.1kg being donated at Holy Trinity Church. Tha...

Posted: Fri, 23 Feb 2018 at 08:50

Bruges Retreat

Bruges Retreat – We are now able to confirm that there will be a retreat to Sint Andries, Bruges from Monday May 7th to Friday May 11th and we will be led by Revd Paul Sprin...

Posted: Fri, 16 Feb 2018 at 10:16

Women's World Day of Prayer

Women’s World Day of Prayer:  This year’s service will be held in Friday March 2nd at Cirencester Ashcroft Church at 2.00pm.  The Service has been prepared b...

Posted: Fri, 16 Feb 2018 at 10:14

All Age Lunch

All Age Lunch Sunday 4th March 12pm, Watermoor Hall :Tickets available from Susie Gilbert (, 885109) and Hilary Lawrence at HTW.  Tickets £3 a...

Posted: Thu, 8 Feb 2018 at 10:55

Croome Memorial Lecture

Monday 26th February at 7.30pm in the Parish Church, Cirencester Archaeological & Historical Society with Cirencester Civic Society present 'The Annual Croome Me...

Posted: Thu, 8 Feb 2018 at 10:53

Mothers' Union Coffee Morning

Mothers’ Union members are holding a coffee morning in the Parish Church on Friday 16th February...

Posted: Thu, 8 Feb 2018 at 10:47

Vicar Vacancy

Vacancy:  The post of Vicar of Cirencester will be re-advertised on 2nd and 9th March 2018. Shortlisting will take place on Wednesday 28th March and the interviews will take place on Fr...

Posted: Fri, 2 Feb 2018 at 09:12

Holy Trinity Congregational Committee

Holy Trinity Congregational Committee:  The Committee are looking for a new Secretary to take over from me when I retire as from the AGM in April.  It is not an onerous task and in...

Posted: Fri, 2 Feb 2018 at 09:11

Simply Connect

Simply Connect!:  Inspired by our first Spirituality Course, “Essence”, we take time to go deeper this Lent.  It’s all very access...

Posted: Fri, 2 Feb 2018 at 09:09

Pancake Party 13th February

Pancake Party - Tuesday 13th February 6pm - Parish Pancake Party in the Abbey Room, Parish Centre - where the clergy toss the pancakes - all are welcome

Posted: Sun, 28 Jan 2018 at 00:00

Mothers' Union Meeting

Mothers’ Union. Our next meeting is on Wednesday February 7th at 2.30pm in Watermoor Church Hall. It is our AGM and once the business side of the meeting is finished we will...

Posted: Fri, 26 Jan 2018 at 11:03

Do Nothing to Change your Life!

Do Nothing to Change your Life!  Inspired by our first Spirituality Course, “Essence”, we take time to go deeper this Lent.  It’s ...

Posted: Fri, 26 Jan 2018 at 11:02

Cirencester Parish Men's Group

The Cirencester Parish Men's Group next meeting will be held on Tuesday 6 February 2018, the venue (as usual) being the upstairs function room at Posted: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 at 12:30

MU Coffee Morning 26th January

Mothers’ Union members are holding a coffee morning in the Parish church on Friday 26th January from 10.00am until 12 noon. Everyopne is welcome.

Posted: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 at 12:27

Joan Griffin Funeral

The Late Joan Griffin:  We are saddened to report that Joan Griffin passed away peacefully last Sunday in Paternoster Nursing Home. ...

Posted: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 at 12:25

Church Shop Volunteers Needed

Church Shop: We are looking for more volunteers to help in the church shop on a Saturday between 2.30pm and 4.00pm. If there is any one who would like to help out, maybe once a month on a re...

Posted: Fri, 12 Jan 2018 at 10:57

HTW Congregational Committee

Holy Trinity Congregational Committee: The next meeting of the Committee will be on Wednesday 17th January.  If anyone has any suggestions or matters they wish to raise please contact B...

Posted: Fri, 12 Jan 2018 at 10:55

Mothers' Union Chaplain

Mothers' Union:We offer our congratulations , love and prayers to the Reverend Katie Richardson who has been appointed by Bishop Rachel as Mothers' Union Chaplain for our Diocese. Katie will...

Posted: Fri, 12 Jan 2018 at 10:52

Reverend Francis Bruce Thanksgiving Service

 The Reverend Francis Bruce:  Posted: Fri, 5 Jan 2018 at 10:04


The Late Mr. Christopher Willis. PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE  The Funeral service will take place on Tuesday 23rd January at 2.00pm at the Parish Church. All are welcome...

Posted: Fri, 5 Jan 2018 at 09:59

Peter Flaherty Retirement

Message from Peter: The party and presentations to mark my retirement as a verger was unexpected and I will remember both always. A massive thankyou to all who contributed with gifts, cards,...

Posted: Fri, 5 Jan 2018 at 09:56

Cirencester Churches Foodbank News

Cirencester Churches Foodbank News – The total collected within the Parish for November was 77.55kg of food. Thank you for all your ongoing...

Posted: Fri, 22 Dec 2017 at 12:28

Sunday 31st December 10am

Sunday 31st December 10am. Morning Eucharist in the Parish Church will be a special service to mark the end of the Festival year, to celebrate th...

Posted: Fri, 15 Dec 2017 at 09:12

Parish Church Guide Course

I am intending to run a Guides Course early 2018. If you might be interested in interpreting the history of the Parish Church to our many visitors please contact me personally on by telephone 01285 657938 &n...

Posted: Fri, 15 Dec 2017 at 09:06

CTiC Christmas Day Lunch

CTiC Christmas Day Lunch: More volunteers are needed to help with this, so, please, if you are able to, have a look at the provisional programme (to be found in church) an...

Posted: Fri, 8 Dec 2017 at 08:54

Carols in St Michaels Park

Carols in St Michael's Park, Friday 15th Dec, 6pm-7pm, with a choir from the Churches, music by the Salvation Army Band and the cafe will be open...

Posted: Fri, 8 Dec 2017 at 08:53

Carol Singing Watermoor House

Carol Singing at Watermoor House. Churches together will be leading the Carol singing at Watermoor House on Saturday 16th December at 10.00am until 11.00am. All are welcome, tea a...

Posted: Fri, 8 Dec 2017 at 08:51

Christingle Making

Parish Church Christingle Making: Dear All, I am after some eager volunteers to help me make the Christingles for this years’ service at the parish church which takes place at 5pm on F...

Posted: Fri, 1 Dec 2017 at 09:50

Mother's Union Christmas Meal

Mothers’ Union Christmas Meal this year is on Wednesday December 20th at

7 for 7.30pm in Watermoor Church Hall.  If you would like to attend please let me know,...

Posted: Fri, 1 Dec 2017 at 09:48

Prayer Morning 14th December

Prayer Morning - at 22 Abbey House on Thursday 14th December at 10.30am. I am sorry I can’t make the first Thursday of the month, I hope you can come and do stay for coffee ...

Posted: Fri, 24 Nov 2017 at 09:10

Men's Group Meal 5th December

Men’s Group will be meeting on Tuesday 5th December for a meal at Toro Lounge at 7.30pm. Please contac...

Posted: Fri, 24 Nov 2017 at 09:07

Peter Flaherty Retirement

Peter Flaherty, It is with great regret to announce that at the end of December Peter, our Parish church verger/caretaker is retiring. If you would like to give to his lea...

Posted: Fri, 17 Nov 2017 at 12:40

Foodbank Donations

Foodbank News – The total collected within the Parish for October was 139.1kg of food. Thank you for all your ongoing support.

Posted: Fri, 17 Nov 2017 at 12:39

Mothers Union Sale 1st December

Mothers’ Union is having a Coffee, Craft & Cake stall in the Parish Church on Friday December 1st from 10am until noon.  All money raised will go to MU projects bot...

Posted: Fri, 17 Nov 2017 at 12:36

Mary Gray Thanksgiving Service

MARY GRAY  -  Even though she had been part of this worshipping community for only a year, Mary was well known and well loved in this church.  Her unexpected death follo...

Posted: Fri, 10 Nov 2017 at 09:53

Mens Group Meeting 7th November

Our next Men's Group meeting will be held on Tuesday 7 November 2017, the venue (as usual) being the upstairs function room at The Crown, 17 West Market Place, Cirencester GL7 2NH:...

Posted: Fri, 3 Nov 2017 at 09:29

Moonrakers in Concert, Poulton Church, Saturday 11th November

Doors open at 7pm, concert starts 7.30pm. Refreshments available. Tickets £12.50 adult; £6.00 under 16 and are available from Poulton Village Shop.

Posted: Wed, 1 Nov 2017 at 15:43

Shoeboxes and All Age Service

Dear all,
Do come and join us for the Nov All Age Service on 5th November.  If you have filled a shoebox for children/families in Eastern Europe for Christmas, please do bring it to this service wh...

Posted: Mon, 30 Oct 2017 at 10:00

Mens Group Meeting

Our next Men's Group meeting will be held on Tuesday 7 November 2017, the venue (as usual) being the upstairs function room at The Crow...

Posted: Fri, 27 Oct 2017 at 09:57

All Souls Day

All Souls Day - the names of our deceased loved ones will be read out at Midday Eucharist on Thursday 2nd November.

Posted: Fri, 27 Oct 2017 at 09:48

Choral Music for Remembrance Concert

Abbey 900 - celebrations continue on Saturday 11th November with a concert of choral music for Remembrance at Cirencester Parish Church.  Cheltenham Bach Choir and the Northern Lights S...

Posted: Fri, 20 Oct 2017 at 11:22

Lotito in Ghana

Lolito in Ghana – We would like to work alongside Deer Park School, RAU, the Churn and Cirencester College to support the village of Lolito. To this purpose we have put out a box in ea...

Posted: Fri, 20 Oct 2017 at 11:17

Shoebox Appeal

Shoeboxes - Once again we will be collecting shoeboxes in the Parish for children/families in Eastern Europe – each shoebox is given to a vulnerable child or family ...

Posted: Fri, 13 Oct 2017 at 10:48

Bereavement Service 29th October

Bereavement Service – will be held at Holy Trinity Church on Sunday 29th October at 3.00pm. All are welcome.

Posted: Fri, 13 Oct 2017 at 10:39

Mothers Union Charity Lunch 18th October

Mothers’ Union is holding a Charity lunch in the Parish Centre on Wednesday October 18th from midday until 1.30pm. Join us for delicious home-made soup, bread & cheese, ...

Posted: Fri, 13 Oct 2017 at 10:21

Mens Group Oct 17

Posted: Fri, 29 Sep 2017 at 14:50

Mens Group - Sept 17

Following the August break, our next MG meeting will be held on Tuesday 5 September 2017

Posted: Mon, 21 Aug 2017 at 08:37

Men's Group July 2017

Next Men's Group Meeting: Tuesday 4 July 2017....Thank you to everyone who came along for the MG walk and meal earlier this month, we hope you enjoyed the ...

Posted: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 at 09:58

Mens Group - June 17

Men's Group Meal and Walk: Tuesday 6 June 2017....
First, we owe a huge thank you to Bill Irving and Peter Grace for our tour of the Cirencester Air Raid ...

Posted: Wed, 24 May 2017 at 17:03

Ciren Belles

Ciren Belles, women's groupPosted: Tue, 9 May 2017 at 16:13

Mens Group - May 17

Posted: Tue, 25 Apr 2017 at 08:21

APCM 2017


Posted: Mon, 27 Mar 2017 at 13:59

Mens Group Meeting - April 2017

Posted: Mon, 20 Mar 2017 at 11:45

Mens Group Meeting March 17

Posted: Mon, 6 Mar 2017 at 12:52

December Curry Night

Men's Group Curry Night: Tuesday 6 December 2016

Our next MG meeting will be held on Tuesday 6 December 2016 and will be an evening meal a...

Posted: Wed, 26 Oct 2016 at 09:49

HTW 2016 Dedication Service

Holy Trinity Dedication Evensong

Posted: Tue, 25 Oct 2016 at 16:11

Holy Trinity Sacristans

HELP PLEASE -Sacristans at Holy Trinity, Watermoor. There is a need for one or two couples to join the Sacristans team at Holy Trinity, Watermoor. Ideally we need two couples who cou...

Posted: Sun, 16 Oct 2016 at 17:44

November Organ Recitals

Free, lunchtime organ recitals in November - 13:10 – 13:50 - Following a successful summer series Anthony Hammond will be back in November with a series of three, free Monday lunchtime...

Posted: Thu, 29 Sep 2016 at 11:42

Men's Group Meeting

Next MG Meeting: Tuesday 4 October 2016....

Posted: Wed, 28 Sep 2016 at 15:37

Heritage Open Day

Heritage Open Day: Posted: Tue, 30 Aug 2016 at 14:06

Men's Group

Next MG Meeting: Tuesday 6 September 2016....

Thank you to everyone who came to our August meeting - and in particular, a huge thank you to&...

Posted: Fri, 26 Aug 2016 at 19:30

Music Theatre Group

Stage Smart in Cirencester are performing 'West Side Story' at the Bingham Hall from the 11th-13th August. They have an online deal on at the moment for £7.50 concessions for the Saturday Matinee....

Posted: Fri, 5 Aug 2016 at 13:47

Mens Group - Tuesday 2nd August

Thank you to everyone who attended our July curry night. We were pleased to see such a great turnout and hope everyone who came along enjoyed the evening.
Our next MG meeting will be held ...

Posted: Mon, 25 Jul 2016 at 20:38

Katie's 1st Mass

Father Marks Sermon - for Revd Katie's 1st Mass is available to read on our website. Please note that many of the sermons given throughout the year can be viewed here.

Posted: Wed, 29 Jun 2016 at 13:57

Mens Group - July Meeting

Parish Mens Group
 First, a big thank you to everyone who attended our June meeting and in particular to Richard Hawes, local businessman (owner of Jesse Smith Butchers), tr...

Posted: Mon, 20 Jun 2016 at 09:04

Parish Mens Group - June Meeting

Next MG Meeting: Tuesday 7 June 2016…

This message is just the usual gentle reminder that our next MG meeting will be held on Tuesday 7 June 2016

Posted: Tue, 7 Jun 2016 at 09:29


Pewsheet - Dont forget to look at the pew sheet for events coming up in the Parish. These are available to look at online - look under Worship and Services.


Posted: Thu, 26 May 2016 at 13:17

Parish Mens Group June Meeting

Posted: Tue, 24 May 2016 at 17:39

Murder-Mystery Evening

A parish Murder-Mystery evening is planned for Saturday 21st May at 7.30pm in St Lawrence Church centre. Members of our congregations will be presenting 'Paranoia', a story of spies and intrigue. Tickets, wh...

Posted: Sun, 15 May 2016 at 08:42

EU Referendum Event

Posted: Tue, 10 May 2016 at 08:55

Parish Mens Group May Meeting

Next MG Meeting: Tuesday 3 May 2016…

This is just a reminder that our next MG meeting will be held on Tuesday 3 May 2016, the venue being...

Posted: Tue, 3 May 2016 at 13:49

Mothers Union Coffee Morning

Mothers Union Coffee Morning - Please come and join us for coffee and chat at 10am in the Parish Church on Friday 15th April.

Posted: Fri, 8 Apr 2016 at 13:13

Food Appeal for Syria

Food Appeal for Syria - syriaflyer.pdf

Posted: Fri, 1 Apr 2016 at 11:08

Next Mens Group Meeting: Tuesday 5 April 2016…

Posted: Fri, 1 Apr 2016 at 10:21

Pew Leaflet

Easter Sunday's pew leaflet can be viewed under

Please take a look to see what is happening in the Parish.

Posted: Wed, 23 Mar 2016 at 13:46

Holy Week Parish Services 2016

Parish Church

Monday 21st March   12 noon   Euc...

Posted: Mon, 21 Mar 2016 at 14:53

Cirencester Parish Funerals

Please note that the following two funerals will be taking place soon

Bryan Bennett - Holy Trinity - Thursday 24 March at 12.30pm

Revd Paul Pridgeon - Parish Church - Tuesday 29th March at 2p...

Posted: Fri, 18 Mar 2016 at 15:34

Parish Mens Group 5

Next MG Meeting: Tuesday 5 April 2016…

Thank you to everyone who came along to our March meeting for a very informative and eye-opening evening, courtesy of Gor...

Posted: Fri, 18 Mar 2016 at 15:32

Revd Paul Pridgeon

Some of you may remember Paul Pridgeon, who died this week following protracted ill health. Paul was an NSM in Cirencester between 1987 and 1997, and was for many years a member of the Parish Church Choir. H...

Posted: Wed, 9 Mar 2016 at 10:32

Parish Mens Group 4

Don't forget that our next MG meeting will be held on Tuesday 1 March 2016 in the upstairs function room at Posted: Sun, 28 Feb 2016 at 12:24

Plough Sunday 2016

Canon Andrew Bowden's sermon given at the Plough Sunday Service on 24th January 2016 can now be viewed and read online under 'talks/sermons'.

Posted: Tue, 23 Feb 2016 at 09:15

Messy Church

Good Friday Messy Church!

Watermoor Church Hall 10-12am
Friday 25th March
Crafts, worship and refreshments on an Easter theme.
Come and have fun and hear the Easter Message too.
For all families wha...

Posted: Mon, 15 Feb 2016 at 11:21

Ash Wednesday services

10th February, Ash Wednesday Services: Parish Church, 12 noon and 7.30pm  Eucharist with Imposition of Ashes and also Holy Trinity Church, 7pm:  Eucharist with Imposition of Ashes<...

Posted: Thu, 4 Feb 2016 at 12:43

Parish Mens Group 3

Reminder: MG Meeting on Tuesday 2 February 2016…

This email is just a gentle reminder that our next MG meeting will be held on Tuesday 2 February 201...

Posted: Mon, 1 Feb 2016 at 10:26

Holocaust Memorial Day Service

The Holocaust Memorial Day Service will be held at the Parish Church at 1:00pm on Wednesday 27th January.

Posted: Mon, 21 Dec 2015 at 10:16

Songs of Praise

The Songs of Praise service will be held at the Parish Church on January 17th at 6pm.

Posted: Mon, 21 Dec 2015 at 10:12

ChristmasTree Festival

Our Christmas tree festival starts this weekend. Do pop in for a bit of Christmas magic!!!!

Posted: Tue, 24 Nov 2015 at 16:20

Renewal Service 2015

Renewal Service Posted: Fri, 23 Oct 2015 at 13:29

Parish Mens Group 2


Posted: Fri, 23 Oct 2015 at 13:28

Cirencester - Lights for Pancreatic Cancer

Churches in Cirencester and Kemble to turn purple to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer


Posted: Fri, 23 Oct 2015 at 13:17

Animal Service 2015

Thomas the Tank Engine is coming from the Island of Sodor to Holy Trinity on Sunday 18

Posted: Tue, 22 Sep 2015 at 18:51

Parish Mens Group 1

Cirencester Parish Men's Gro...

Posted: Tue, 22 Sep 2015 at 18:41

Parish Autumn Fayre

The Parish Autum Fayre took place on Saturday 12th September in the grounds of Holy Trinity Church.


Posted: Fri, 28 Aug 2015 at 11:49

Blaze Car Washing

Blaze will be car washing on the Parsonage Drive during the Parish Fayre on Saturday 12th September and again in the afternoon on Sunday 13th September. Please bring along your car and support them.

Posted: Fri, 28 Aug 2015 at 11:44

Parish Mens Group

The inaugural meeting of the new Parish Men's Group (MG) will be held in the function room at 'Somewhere Else' on Tuesday 1st September at 8pm for 8.30pm start. The speaker will be Prof Chris Gaskell  C...

Posted: Fri, 28 Aug 2015 at 11:39

Church closure Dates

**PLEASE NOTE the Parish Church will be closed all day on the following dates:-

Saturday 18th July

Wednesday 22nd July

Thursday 23rd July

Friday 24th Jul...

Posted: Thu, 16 Jul 2015 at 08:42

Parish fayre 2015

Parish Fayre - Holy Trinity grounds on September 12th 2015. Raffle tickets on sale now.

Posted: Thu, 2 Jul 2015 at 10:19

Messy Mass

Our next Messy Mass takes place on Sunday 12th July at 4pm in the Parish Church. Come and join us.

Posted: Thu, 2 Jul 2015 at 10:16

Blaze Praise

Please come and join us on Sunday 12th July at 6pm in the Parish Church for our first Blaze/Sing It! service.

Posted: Thu, 2 Jul 2015 at 10:14

Fr Leonard's Cameroon Sermons

Please take a look under our Worship and Service's section for the sermons that Father Leonard gave out in Cameroon.

Posted: Thu, 18 Jun 2015 at 16:17

Gloucestershire Choral Weekend

Tchaikovsky Vespers OP.52 in a new English version by Gregory Rose will be performed in the Parish Church on Sunday June 21st at 2.30pm. Gregory Rose will be the conductor and there will be ...

Posted: Fri, 12 Jun 2015 at 13:15

Stage Struck

Posted: Fri, 22 May 2015 at 12:40

Blaze Summer Camp

Blaze Summer Camp will sun from the 24th-28th of August in the Forest of Dean. We have a w...

Posted: Mon, 11 May 2015 at 12:07

The Open Door - Corinium Radio

Corinium Radio's 'The Open Door' at 1pm on Saturday 2nd May and Sunday 3rd May at 2pm. The programme includes the celebration of spr...

Posted: Thu, 2 Apr 2015 at 17:59

Prescription for Murder by Norman Robbins

Prescription for Murder, a play by Norman Robbins, is being presented by Stratton Drama Group at St Peter's Hall, St Peter's Road from 22nd - 25th April. On Wednesday 22nd April the performa...

Posted: Thu, 2 Apr 2015 at 11:30

Christian Aid Week

Christian Aid Week. 10 to 16 May 2015. It is not long to this year's Christian Aid Week. Each year well over £10,000 is raised in and around Cirencester by volunteers who help with the...

Posted: Thu, 2 Apr 2015 at 11:23


Mix M Up  Our next meeting is on Wednesday April 15th at 8pm in the Parish centre. Our guest speaker is Captain Barbara Lang from the Salvation Army. All are welcome, refreshments will ...

Posted: Thu, 2 Apr 2015 at 11:18

Lady Day

WEDNESDAY 25TH MARCH - after the Corporate Communion, the Mothers' Union are holding a bring and share lunch in the North Aisle. All are very welcome.

Posted: Tue, 24 Mar 2015 at 11:23

Stations of the Cross at Holy Trinity

We will be visiting the Stations of the Cross at 6.30pm prior to the 7pm Eucharist at Holy Trinity Church in Watermoor on Wednesday evenings during Lent

Posted: Sat, 28 Feb 2015 at 09:48

Lent Seminar with Revd H Dickinson

Lent Seminar with Revd H Dickinson - Indigestible Doctrines. There are two spaces still available for the groups with Hugh Dickinson. 

Posted: Fri, 6 Feb 2015 at 14:05

Watermoor C of E Primary School

Watermoor C of E Primary School will shortly be moving into our new school building at Kingshill. Prior to this the Head Teacher and Governors would like to invite the congregations of our three churches to ...

Posted: Fri, 30 Jan 2015 at 09:36


Cirencester Foodbank would be very grateful for items such as sugar (1kg and 0.5kg), long life fruit juice, tinned sponge puddings and instant mash. At present we are also in need of toiletries like shampoo,...

Posted: Fri, 23 Jan 2015 at 09:36

CIOF 2015

Between 18th and 25th April 2015 Cirencester Parish Church will be hosting its fourth organ festival and second with international status. The 2015 festival opens with a gala recital performed by virtuoso or...

Posted: Fri, 16 Jan 2015 at 13:18

Children's and Youth worker

We will welcome applications for the two posts of Children's worker and Youth worker. Details can be found on our jobs page.

Posted: Thu, 18 Dec 2014 at 11:04

Church Shop

Please come and visit the shop which now has a selection of wonderful Christmas Gifts, Advent Calendars and Candles and cards for sale.

Posted: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 at 12:35

Christmas Tree Festival

This year's Christmas Tree Festival takes place from 26th November until 12th December. There will be 30 in place which will look stunning. Come and visit after the fireworks on 29th November when the C...

Posted: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 at 12:29

Last Social Event

The last Social event was on Saturday 22nd November.  Over sixty people attended and were entertained by MJ-UK and samples various wines.

Posted: Mon, 3 Nov 2014 at 12:51

A Night at the Cinema

A Night at the Cinema in 1914 – tickets are now on sale for the Cirencester Commemorates silent film night, sponsored by the Friends of Cirencester Parish Church. Friday 7th...

Posted: Thu, 9 Oct 2014 at 11:19

Farewell to the Hares

Farewell to the Hares - on Sunday 14th September at 6pm - many of the hares from the town were gathered in the Church and there was a special service to say farewell to them before they went to be auctioned....

Posted: Fri, 12 Sep 2014 at 08:52

Alpha Course

Posted: Thu, 28 Aug 2014 at 15:40

Congratulations to the Coopers

Many congratulations to Olly and Francesca upon the safe arrival of their baby daughter Tessa Ruth, born 4.48am on Tues 26/08/14 weighing 7lbs, 3oz.  

Posted: Wed, 27 Aug 2014 at 12:33

October edition of Parish Life is now online

The October edition of 'Parish Life', the Parish magazine is now online. The paper versions will be in churches at the end of the month. If you would like to have you...

Posted: Sat, 23 Aug 2014 at 09:35

Bishop of Gloucester

As most of you will know, Bp Michael withdrew from his public ministry on Fri 1/8/14. It has since emerged on public news that allegations have been made against him about 2 indecent assaults on women some 3...

Posted: Wed, 6 Aug 2014 at 15:37



Posted: Wed, 30 Jul 2014 at 08:45


The Royal British Legion invites you to take part in LIGHTS OUT, to remember those Commonwealth service men and women who lost their lives in the 1st World War. A UK-wide event, L...

Posted: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 at 18:59

WW1 Concert


Posted: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 at 18:58

Baby News

Fr Leonard is now a 'Pops'. He and Lynne became grandparents to a baby girl at 6.35pm on 10th July - Thea Ann Heather Shire. Congratulations to new mum Rebecca and to all the new family. xx

Posted: Fri, 11 Jul 2014 at 08:35

Garden Open - 33 The Whiteway

Pat & John Dew are holding a garden opening afternoon with tea and cakes on Friday 18th July from 2.30pm onwards. Proceeds will be towards Mothers Union Fundraising. All are welcome to come and join us, ...

Posted: Thu, 10 Jul 2014 at 14:18

Corner Stone Premises

Corner Stone Premises - are now available for hire. Please contact Katie at the Parish Office to discuss rates and availability.

Posted: Sat, 28 Jun 2014 at 09:28

Church Shop

The new email address for the Church Shop is Messages can be left for Tina and Caroline at the Parish Office on 659317 or with K...

Posted: Sat, 28 Jun 2014 at 09:26

Coach to Gloucester Cathedral

Final notice re the coach - the cost will be £8 please. Please pay in the office if possible before saturday - if not, pleae pay with the correct money on the coach. Many thanks

Posted: Sat, 28 Jun 2014 at 09:22

Riding for Cancer Care

A member of our congregation, Will Clayton, has embarked on a charity cycle ride from London to Florence. It is self funded and all the money raised will go directly to the charity, Ovaraian Cancer Research,...

Posted: Thu, 29 May 2014 at 16:07

Revd Gary Grady

Revd Gary is being ordained as a Priest in Gloucester Cathedral at 3pm on Saturday 5th July. We will be organising a coach to go from Cirencester. The cost will be dependant on numbers - if you are intereste...

Posted: Wed, 7 May 2014 at 18:49

Parish Outing

Outing to Lydiard Park and House on Sunday 15th June. Details in the pew leaflet. Meet at Lydiard Park at 12.30pm for a picnic. Minibus spaces are available.

Posted: Wed, 7 May 2014 at 17:41

Churches Together in Cirencester

At 6pm on Sunday 11th May, there will be an ecumenical service in the Parish Church celebrating the life and work of Churches Together in Cirencester. The service is being led by Matt Frost, Cirencester Bapt...

Posted: Wed, 7 May 2014 at 17:37

BBC Radio Gloucestershire

You may like to know that there is an interview on BBC Radio Gloucestershire this Sunday (27th April) between 7-10am with Bishop Dibo, the Bishop of Cameroon. This will be aired during the religious program...

Posted: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 at 12:21

Upcoming School of Faith Courses

A note to remind everyone about the two courses that will be taking place soon;-

The Four Western 'Doctors' of the Church

This starts on Monday 28th April in the Cornerstone at 7.30pm led b...

Posted: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 at 10:09

Annual Parochial Church Meeting

A further reminder that the APCM is being held on Tuesday 29th April at St Lawrence Church at 7.15pm. All welcome to attend.

Posted: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 at 10:03

Annual Parochial Church Meeting 2014

This year's Annual Parochial Church Meeting is on Tuesday 29th April commencing at 7.15pm. Please do attend. All welcome

Posted: Wed, 26 Mar 2014 at 10:33

Stations of the Cross

A short service of The Stations of the Cross will be held at 6.30pm at Holy Trinity Church, prior to the 7pm Eucharist, for the duration of Lent. All are welcome to attend.

Posted: Tue, 11 Mar 2014 at 08:51

Lent and easter activities.

We have many different activities going on throughout the Parish for Lent and leading up to Easter.

Fr Leonard's Housegroup starts on Tuesday 18th March and takes place at the Vicarage starting at 7....

Posted: Wed, 5 Mar 2014 at 17:21

Revd Canon Michael St John Channel

Revd Canon Michael St.John Channell. It is with sadness that we have heard about the sudden and early death of Fr Michael. He was the Vicar in Cirencester from 1999 to 2006 then moving on to become...

Posted: Mon, 24 Feb 2014 at 09:14

Social Events 2014

The programme of Social Events are now available on the Social Events page under Community & What's On.

Link below:

Posted: Wed, 29 Jan 2014 at 15:56

First Social Event for 2014

Murder Mystery, February 1st : A Model for Murder. Our Parish Social events for 2014 begin with a Murder Mystery play. Franklin Jessup owner of Cheyne Manor, Bucks, is not a popular man. Members of his famil...

Posted: Sat, 18 Jan 2014 at 12:10

January 2014 in our churches

January 2014 in our churches

Sunday 5th January

10am at the Parish Church:  Epiphany Sunday with a procession of the kings

Posted: Fri, 27 Dec 2013 at 14:31

Advent and Christmas services

Christmas services at the Parish Church, Holy Trinity and St Lawrence

Posted: Mon, 16 Dec 2013 at 10:22

Parish Life

December/January Parish Life, the monthly magazine for the Parish of Cirencester, is now available in the churches or one line.

Posted: Wed, 4 Dec 2013 at 12:21

Concert Cancelled

The Sing4Sue concert planned for Friday 6th December has been cancelled.

Posted: Tue, 3 Dec 2013 at 17:09

Celebrating 50 years!

Eric Sutcliffe was formerly at Abbeydale ...

Posted: Wed, 23 Oct 2013 at 09:33

Renewal Service

Renewal Service – on Weds 30th October. We are repeating the very successful renewal service in the Parish Church. The speaker is Paul Springate,and the theme is ‘Insp...

Posted: Mon, 21 Oct 2013 at 11:14

Choir from Koln to sing Evensong

On 20th October at 6pm a choir from Koln (Cologne) will be singing Evensong in the Parish Church.

Posted: Thu, 17 Oct 2013 at 14:27

Hand bell Ringing

Are you interested in handbell ringing? If so the the Cirencester Parish Handbell ringers are seeking new members and would love to hear from you. Practice is on Friday evening from 7.30 - 9pm. No need to be...

Posted: Thu, 10 Oct 2013 at 09:13

David Briggs Organ Recital and Harvest Supper nights

David Briggs Organ Recital
Saturday 5th October at 7.30pm in the Parish Church.

Sunday October 6th at 7.30pm in the Parish Hall, Watermoor
A simple Ploughm...

Posted: Thu, 19 Sep 2013 at 09:29

Forthcoming events

Gala Organ recital by David Briggs on Saturday 5th October at 7.30pm at the Parish Church

RAISE THE HEAT - A Concert by Maria Jagusz raising funds for the Holy Trini...

Posted: Sun, 8 Sep 2013 at 12:57

Tower Open Day

The Parish Church tower is open to visitors on Saturday 24th August between 10am and 4pm. Each person making the trip up and down the spiral staircase will receive a certificate. Stop half way to see the bel...

Posted: Sun, 18 Aug 2013 at 09:09

Parish review

The Parish review led by Joanna Noles is now available on line or as a hard copy from the Parish office.

Posted: Fri, 19 Jul 2013 at 09:56

Car Wash

Have your car washed!

Second Annual Blaze Car Wash
23rd July, 10am-4pm.

Final push for Blaze to raise funds...

Posted: Tue, 16 Jul 2013 at 11:55

Pilgrim People

July 13th - Pilgrim People Walk

Here are the details of our next pilgrimage walk, on July 13th, from Great Rissington to Southrop - just over 10 miles in total. 

09:00  &nbs...

Posted: Mon, 1 Jul 2013 at 09:55

Parsonage Garden Party Sunday 23rd June 3-5pm

Come and enjoy a relaxing afternoon in the parsonage garden. Cream teas will be available, along with a treasure hunt, garden games and hopefully plenty of sunshine!

This is...

Posted: Mon, 17 Jun 2013 at 15:49

Oak Apple Day

For those who were wondering why the Parish Church bells were ringing at 6.30pm on 29th May, it was because the Bell Ringers were following an old tradition. Oak Apple Day or Royal O...

Posted: Thu, 30 May 2013 at 11:34

Ordination of Revd Gary Grady

The Revd Gary Grady’s ordination is at 10.15am on June 30th in Gloucester Cathedral. If anyone would like to attend the service and go by coach, please contact the Parish office staff. If there are suf...

Posted: Thu, 23 May 2013 at 11:15

Quiz Night

Quiz Night on Saturday 18th May

This is in aid of the Holy Trinity Heating fund.
7pm for a 7.30pm start at the Parish Hall, Watermoor.

£5 to include light supper - br...

Posted: Wed, 24 Apr 2013 at 12:54

Annual report 2013

The Annual Report to the PCC for 2012/13 is now available in the churches.

Posted: Thu, 18 Apr 2013 at 11:47

International Organ Festival

Cirencester Organ Festival Gains 'International' Status 20th-27th April
Between 20th and 27th April 2013 Cirencester Parish Church will be hosting its third organ fest...

Posted: Fri, 1 Feb 2013 at 11:47

Murder Mystery for Christian Aid

This week is the last chance to buy your ticket for the murder-mystery evening,  a fund-rasing event for Christian Aid, to be held at the Parish Hall, Holy Trinity Church, Watermoor on February 2

Posted: Tue, 8 Jan 2013 at 11:13

School of Faith - book now!

We are taking bookings for the School of Faith courses for 2013. If you would like to reserve a place on one or more courses then please contact Howard at the Parish office (01285 659317) or return the booki...

Posted: Thu, 20 Dec 2012 at 11:25

Christmas Services

Details of Christmas services are listed in the monthly calendar and show who is presiding and preaching at each.

Posted: Wed, 12 Dec 2012 at 10:53

Christmas Tree Festival

The Christmas Tree Festival is currently in the Parish Church of St John Baptist. A number of local businesses and groups have sponsored a tree and have decorated them in their own individual style. Well wor...

Posted: Fri, 7 Dec 2012 at 09:49

School of Faith 2013

The School of Faith Programme is now published. Courses this year include:

  • Bishop John's series of talks on St Luke's gospel,
  • a lecture on St...

    Posted: Tue, 13 Nov 2012 at 11:38

Holy Trinity heating appeal

On Sunday 4th November amidst rain and sleet, the appeal for replacement heating was launched. The cost will probably be in the region of some thousands so if anyone has a good idea on a fund raising event p...

Posted: Sun, 4 Nov 2012 at 17:54

New appointments

New curate

I am delighted to announce that Gary Grady has been selected as a new curate to start work here in July of 2013. Gary is married to Maggie, and they have 2 children, Erin aged 14 and Rob...

Posted: Thu, 1 Nov 2012 at 12:51

South porch restoration complete!

Read about the restoration of the tower, the Parish Church floor, the Father Willis Organ and see the time-lapse photographs of work as it prog...

Posted: Mon, 3 Sep 2012 at 13:39

Contact details

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

Tel: 01285 659317

Children's activities are available during the 10am Sunday morning services.