Play sports, talk life. Run by Christians. Open to all. Sportily is the new name selected by children and young people for the sports ministry programme in our Diocese.Continue reading
Message from Bishop Robert
“But I have not done enough.” These words were said to me some years ago by a member of the congregation in the church of which I was the Rector, to explain why they could not go ahead and be confirmed. ‘I have not done enough… I don’t deserve it…’ of course, as I tried gently to explain, if any of us waited until we have done enough to be confirmed no one would ever be!
Bishop Rachel speaks on inclusivity
Bishop Rachel gave a speech in the House of Lords today, during a debate on an inclusive society. She spoke on three areas: children and young people, churches and faithContinue reading
Inclusive Communities Workshops for Gloucestershire
Fun, free and interactive workshops and discussion groups to help your faith community on its inclusion journey.
Possible World course from CMS
This has been spotted on huge discount which may well be of interest as it is an excellent study guide for churches wanting to look outwards, exploring the breadth ofContinue reading
Tom’s inclusion story
New deacon Tom Cook is passionate about inclusion, both in the Church and more widely. His vision is for a world that does not discriminate on grounds of age, gender,Continue reading
Bishops sign two-child limit letter
Bishop Rachel and Bishop Robert have signed a letter to the Times, expressing concern about the effect of the two child limit policy for tax credit and universal credit. ItContinue reading
Talking about gender justice…
Six inspirational speakers, all driving change for women around the world
Dementia friendly carol service
This has been produced by Exeter Diocese and may be of value to those wanting to ensure that their carol services are dementia friendly, or putting on special dementia friendlyContinue reading
Creative connections between churches and schools
Jan van der Lely, Vicar at Thornbury telling her #ourLIFEstory We recently had an outdoor service at St Mary’s School in Thornbury. For the first time we used the newContinue reading
Gloucester City Faith Outreach and Provisions
Across Gloucester city food assistance is provided for homeless people in the following locations: Monday noon Salvation Army, 9pm soup run Eastgate Street pedestrian area. Tuesday Continue reading
Be Bold For Change: the speeches
Six organisations stand together with the Diocese of Gloucester to bring a challenge to the House of Lords
Bishop Rachel visits Indian link dioceses
Tweets from Bishop Rachel’s visit to our partner dioceses in India.
Working in partnership to drive change for women
Inspirational speeches made challenging MPs and guests at an event in the House of Lords – watch the video here
Bishop of Gloucester to challenge MPs to #BeBoldForChange
Bishop Rachel will be inspiring and challenging MPs and guests at an event in the House of Lords to mark International Women’s Day.
Bishop Rachel says Synod debate was excellent
The General Synod’s vote “not to take note” of a Report by the House of Bishops on the report on Marriage and Same-Sex Relationships : Contrary to headlines in the media,Continue reading
How can digital technology be more … humanish?
Sam, our new communications officer, talks about our website developments: Although my background’s more concept graphics than web design, I find web accessibility really interesting because it’s all about how humansContinue reading