Posted: Fri, 23 Oct 2015 at 13:17
Readings for next Sunday: 27th August, 2017
11th Sunday after Trinity
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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
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 ...
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ANNUAL PAROCHIAL CHURCH MEETING (APCM) 18th April
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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
Holy Trinity Dedication Evensong
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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
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
Next MG Meeting: Tuesday 4 October 2016....
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Heritage Open Day: Posted: Tue, 30 Aug 2016 at 14:06
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
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
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
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.
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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.
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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...
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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 - Please come and join us for coffee and chat at 10am in the Parish Church on Friday 15th April.
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Easter Sunday's pew leaflet can be viewed under www.cirenparish.co.uk/worship/pew-leaflet
Please take a look to see what is happening in the Parish.
Posted: Wed, 23 Mar 2016 at 13:46
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Posted: Mon, 21 Mar 2016 at 14:53
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
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
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
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
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
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...
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
Reminder: MG Meeting on Tuesday 2 February 2016…
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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
The Songs of Praise service will be held at the Parish Church on January 17th at 6pm.
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Our Christmas tree festival starts this weekend. Do pop in for a bit of Christmas magic!!!!
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Renewal Service Posted: Fri, 23 Oct 2015 at 13:29
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Churches in Cirencester and Kemble to turn purple to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer
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
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Cirencester Parish Men's Gro...
Posted: Tue, 22 Sep 2015 at 18:41
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 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
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
**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 - Holy Trinity grounds on September 12th 2015. Raffle tickets on sale now.
Posted: Thu, 2 Jul 2015 at 10:19
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
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
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
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 ...
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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
Corinium Radio's 'The Open Door' www.coriniumradio.co.uk 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, 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. 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
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
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 - 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 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
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
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
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
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
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 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 - 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....
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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
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
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
ALL ARE VERY WELCOME TO JOIN US AT ST LAWRENCE ON SUNDAY 10TH AUGUST AT 3PM FOR TEA AND CAKE.
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 COMMEMORATIVE CONCERT - 7.30PM FRIDAY 8TH AUGUST IN THE PARISH CHURCH. ALL WELCOME TO ATTEND.
Posted: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 at 18:58
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
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 - 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
The new email address for the Church Shop is email@example.com 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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
The programme of Social Events are now available on the Social Events page under Community & What's On.
Posted: Wed, 29 Jan 2014 at 15:56
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
Sunday 5th January
10am at the Parish Church: Epiphany Sunday with a procession of the kings
Posted: Fri, 27 Dec 2013 at 14:31
Christmas services at the Parish Church, Holy Trinity and St Lawrence
Posted: Mon, 16 Dec 2013 at 10:22
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
The Sing4Sue concert planned for Friday 6th December has been cancelled.
Posted: Tue, 3 Dec 2013 at 17:09
Eric Sutcliffe was formerly at Abbeydale ...
Posted: Wed, 23 Oct 2013 at 09:33
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
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
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
Sunday October 6th at 7.30pm in the Parish Hall, Watermoor
Posted: Thu, 19 Sep 2013 at 09:29
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
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
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
Have your car washed!
Second Annual Blaze Car Wash
Final push for Blaze to raise funds...
Posted: Tue, 16 Jul 2013 at 11:55
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.
Posted: Mon, 1 Jul 2013 at 09:55
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!
Posted: Mon, 17 Jun 2013 at 15:49
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
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 on Saturday 18th May
This is in aid of the Holy Trinity Heating fund.
£5 to include light supper - br...
Posted: Wed, 24 Apr 2013 at 12:54
The Annual Report to the PCC for 2012/13 is now available in the churches.
Posted: Thu, 18 Apr 2013 at 11:47
Cirencester Organ Festival Gains 'International' Status 20th-27th April
Posted: Fri, 1 Feb 2013 at 11:47
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
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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
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
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
The School of Faith Programme is now published. Courses this year include:
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
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