Events & Latest News

Latest News


Wednesday 26th February, Service of Ashing, St. Giles, 7pm.

If anyone is able to help with arranging the flowers in church on a Friday morning 10am - 12am could they please contact Les Brown on 878950 for more information.

Each year we have to complete a revision of the Electoral Roll and there is a notice to this effect at the back of church along with a privacy notice.
Anybody who is on the current roll need do nothing; you will remain on it for the next five years unless you tell me otherwise. A list of names on the current roll is at the back of church. This is an opportunity for anyone who is not on the roll to join and forms are available from me or at the back of church. The roll will be revised from 16th February and completed on 8th March. Mike Pickwell.

Every Thursday morning at 9:30am in the large hall. Come along and gently exercise your mind and body
with Val Mayes. All proceeds to church funds.

The World Day of Prayer is Friday 6th March. Our service this year will be at the Methodist church at 7 p.m.
Could anyone interested in being involved sign up on the notice board or speak to Heather Morton.

CHARITY OF THE MONTH - Freedom from Torture
A date for your diaries! Friday 21st February Small Hall. Please note that Martin Vickers’ talk will now start at 7.30pm. Food and drink provided by Michael and Heather Pickwell. £4 entrance on the door.

If you wish to nominate a charity and organise an event between April 2020 and March 2021, would you please let Sandra Wood, PCC secretary, have the following details as soon as possible. Name of Charity, name of event organiser, is the charity local, national or international and your preferred month.

We will be running our 2nd bereavement support group starting in early March. This is aimed at people who have been bereaved for some time, but who feel they have not yet been able to come to terms with what has happened to them – and who feel that exploring this in a small, supportive group might be helpful. Please speak to Heather Morton, Cath Gregory or to Rev Sheena, by the end of February if you feel this might be for you.

Why not give the church magazine a try. It has lots of interesting articles, group reports, recipes, puzzles and lots of information to do with the parish. If you are interested you can contact Les Brown on 878950.

Helping us explore how we are all made uniquely by God and are loved and liked by God. Sponsored by the Diocese of Gloucester and written by Peter Hill, more details available at :-
We are offering two alternative locations and times; at Pete and Kath Whitlam’s home, 26 Louth Road, Wednesdays, 10am (starting on Wed 4th March) or at St. Matthew’s Vicarage, 8 Thirlmere Avenue on Tuesdays, 7pm (starting on Tues 3rd March).

Special Events

Friday 21st February Charity of the Month - For Freedom from Torture
A talk by Martin Vickers M.P. about his life in Westminster. Food and drink provided by Michael and Heather Pickwell. £4 entrance on the door.
7:30pm Small Church Hall
Wednesday 26th February Service of Ashing 7:00pm St Giles
Tuesday 3rd March
weekly to 31st March
LENT COURSE: LOVED + LIKED 7:00pm St. Matthew’s Vicarage,
8 Thirlmere Avenue
Wednesday 4th March
weekly to 1st April
LENT COURSE: LOVED + LIKED 10:00am Pete and Kath Whitlam's
26 Louth Road
Friday 6th March WORLD DAY OF PRAYER
Could anyone interested in being involved in this service, sign up on the notice board or speak to Heather Morton.
7:00pm Methodist Church


Regular Events

2nd & 4th Wednesdays
(Not on 26th Feb)
Vestry Hour St Giles Church 6:30pm
Every Thursday Pop-in Social Group Small Hall   after the Service
Every Thursday VAL’S TAI CHI CLASS Large Hall   9:30 - 10:30am
Every Thursday Lunch Club Large Hall 12:00noon