Animal Service

An Animal Service will take place outside Chedworth Village Hall on Sunday 10th June at 4pm (in the hall if raining).

All animals – and their owners! – welcome! This is an opportunity to gather as all of God’s creatures together, to thank God for our animals, and to pray for animal welfare. Refreshments will be served afterwards.

Guest Preacher

At our Evensong on Sunday 17th June (6pm at Coln St Dennis), the Rev’d Dr Janet Williams, the Principal of the West of England Ministry Training Course, will be our guest preacher. Please do come to welcome Janet as she visits our Benefice.

Family Communion & Picnic – 1st July

On Sunday 1st July at 10.30 am, at Coln St Dennis, we will be having our Family Communion, Service at the church followed by picnic at Anchor Cottage, and games!. All welcome! Once again, we are grateful to Neil and Teresa for their hospitality.

Chedworth Games – 21st July
We are pleased to announce that the Chedworth Games will take place on Saturday 21st July at Chedworth Village Hall & Playing Field from 2pm.

After our success in previous years, St Andrew’s Church, Chedworth is running this popular event again – an afternoon of fun for the whole family, with novelty races (sack races, tyre races, egg throwing, family relay etc), cycle events, a cross country running event, rowing event, tug of war, side shows and many more. Cash prizes!

This is very much an event for the whole community, with the aim of raising funds for St Andrew’s Church, bringing people together across the village community for an afternoon of fun and friendly competition, and providing advertising for local businesses.

Entry fee: Adults – £1, Children – Free.

Advance Notice – Holiday Club

The Church Holiday Club for primary school aged children is scheduled this year for Wednesday 22nd August. Further details to follow.

Advance Notice – Day of Prayer & Reflection

A Day of Prayer and Reflection will be held at St Andrew’s Church, Chedworth on Saturday 22nd September from 10 am to 5pm. There will be prayer stations (suitable for all ages), ambient music and three short acts of worship during the day. Drop in at any point and stay as long as you like! Space for peace, reflection and prayer in a busy and fast moving world. Everyone welcome!

Chedworth Community Land Charity

The Chedworth Community Land Charity is a charity whose objective is to provide assistance to people in Chedworth parish facing particular urgent health or welfare needs or financial hardship. The Trustees consist of the Rector and two parish council nominees. The Chedworth Community Land Charity has helped various parishioners over the last few years, and invites applications from individuals in Chedworth facing urgent need or hardship.To apply, please contact Rev’d Stephen Goundrey-Smith (720392) or Bryan Bowley (720369). All applications are dealt with in the strictest confidence.

From the Registers

Marriage Blessing

“Let us love one another for love comes from God”. 1 John 4v.7

Romain Blanquet & Bradford – St Michael’s Church, Yanworth – 12th May

Baptism

“You are all children of the light and children of the day”. 1 Thessalonians 5v5

Oscar Blanquet Bradford – Baptism – St Michael’s Church, Yanworth – 12th May

Memorial Service

“Nothing in creation can separate us from the love of God”. Romans 8v39

James Barton – St Andrew’s Church, Coln Rogers – 11th May