Parish Church News

A Lent Course will run in Gotherington at The Old Chapel on Tuesday afternoons, starting on 3rd March. If this is not a convenient time or day, there are also sessions in Bishops Cleeve. All are welcome.

The World Day of Prayer celebration is on Friday 6th March at 2pm in The Old Chapel. The venue is always decorated to reflect the country preparing the service – Zimbabwe this year – and there is an opportunity to enjoy refreshments afterwards. Please note that the event is no longer only for women.

The Spring Coffee Morning will be held in The Old Chapel on Saturday 14th March from 10.30am. Free entry, delicious refreshments, Fair Trade goods, gifts, raffle and as always a large selection of recycled cards suitable for all occasions.

Café Church continues on Sunday 15th March, opening at 10.30 with a brief service at 11am.

Open The Book now runs once a month in Gotherington School. Volunteers will be very welcome to join the teams both at this storytelling session or any of those held in the primary schools at Bishops Cleeve and Woodmancote. More information from Pauline Bower, the Parish Safeguarding Officer.