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2017 Church Diary


Our Sunday services are normally at Forest Of Dean Community Church, Station Street, Cinderford, Gloucestershire, GL14 2JT and our speaker will usually be Pastor Tim Cracknell, unless otherwise stated.


The Forest High School Tuesday 26th September Open Event 5pm-8pm

Presentation from the Head teacher and scheduled tour of the school.


Saturday 30th September Drybrook & District Male Voice Choir.

At Station Street 7:30pm. Tickets £5 from The Forester Office or Anita 07565909492.


Shalom Gatherings Saturday 30th September 10:30pm-5pm

£10 includes lunch and activities at Viney Hill Christian Adventure Centre

Everyone welcome – All ages

Booking Required - Contact Shona Marshall on 07765111405 for tickets.


Next Sunday 1st October:

We will be having a Prayer meeting at 9.45am,

followed by our morning service at 10.30am,

Week 3 of 40 days of real change. Tim Cracknell "Thorns".

In this special season, we will be focusing on how we can

cooperate with the Holy Spirit to become more like Jesus

in our everyday life. Now is a great time to join a homegroup as this will involve Sunday service, homegroups and our daily devotions.

Both services will be at Station Street.


40 Days of Real Change – important dates!

• Choir rehearsal: Sat 7th Oct @ 10am-12noon with Fiona.

• Week 4 (Sun 8th Oct) Choir to perform – sign up sheet available at church.

• Drama group rehearsal: Sat 14th Oct @ 10am-12noon with Andy.

• Week 5 (Sun 15th Oct) Drama group to perform – sign up sheet available at church.

Harvest: 15th October our 40 day subject will be 'Fruit' and this service will include our harvest, so bring any produce along that you have. Perishable goods will be for sale at the end of the service and the rest will go to the Foodbank.

• Craft workshops: Sat 21st Oct @ 10am with Eunice.

• Week 6 (Sun 22nd Oct) Craft Group Exhibition – sign up sheet available at church.

Next church meal: After the service on the 22nd October there will be a cooked meal at the church. Everyone is welcome and if you would like to join us, please book in with Lin Partis.


More information here.


An Evening with Alan Pilbeam Four Famous Forest of Dean Footpaths

At Greenbottom Baptist Church on Friday 20th October at 7pm.

Admission is tickets only £7 includes admission and bread and cheese supper.

Contact 01594 825012 or 01594 827936.


27-29 October Counties weekend conference: Steve McQuoid is the speaker. Now fully booked.


Friday 3rd November Bonfire Night 7pm £5 Adults & children free.


Saturday 18th November One Church Fresh Outpouring.

Bringing Christians in the Forest Together.

10am - 5pm at Viney Hill Christian Adventure Centre.

For more information and to register for free tickets, contact 01594 516162 during office hours.


Parking: If you are going to an event at Church hall in Station Street you can use the  Parragate Road entrance for parking.






Lizzie and James enjoying our Community Open Day. Nathan getting in on the act with his photobomb! 03/09/17

Mike and Fiona enjoying Nataley's music at the Community Open Day 03/09/17

Verse of the week:

Don't copy the behaviour and customs of this world

   but let God transform you.”

                                                                                Romans 12:2