Crib Festival this weekend 3rd & 4th December


Please come and join us at the Cathedral of the Forest for our Crib Festival – we have 20 displays and a variety of Craft stalls.  Light refreshments will be served all weekend.

Children from St John’s Academy and Redbrook primary school will be joining us at the Crib Celebration service on Sunday to sing some Christmas songs.

We look forward to welcoming you!

Meet the Authors – Friday 4th November 2016


Services for the Mid Wyedean Churches 30th October

There is a United Parish Eucharist at 10.30am @ All Saints Church, Newland on Sunday 30th October.  This is a service where all the congregations in the Parish come together to worship in one united service.  All Welcome. Please note that this is the only service in the parish this morning.

There will be an All Souls Service at The Good Shepherd, Broadwell at 4pm on the afternoon of the 30th October where we come together to remember those loved ones who have died.  All Welcome.



Service times for 23rd October 2016

Place 23rd October 2016
All Saints Newland 9.30
All Saints Staunton No service
St J’s @ St MM Coleford 9.30
Good Shepherd B’well 11.00
St Peter’s Clearwell 11.00
St Saviour’s Redbrook No service

Special Edition of the Parish Magazine

There is a Special Edition of the Parish Magazine which celebrates the life of St John’s Church and explains the reasons why the Parish Church has now been closed for Regular Public Worship.  To read the whole magazine please go to the resources tab on the home page of the website or click on the link below the picture.




Pudding Evening 11th October at St Margaret Mary Hall

We are having a pudding evening in aid of church funds tomorrow evening, 11th October, 7pm at St Margaret Mary Hall!!

All Welcome with or without pudding!!


Service times this week 9th October

  Place This week
  All Saints Newland 9.30am
  All Saints Staunton No service
  St J’s @ St MM Coleford 9.30am
  Good Shepherd B’well 11am
  St Peter’s Clearwell 11am Baptism Service
  St Saviour’s Redbrook No service

Event to mark the closure for regular worship of St John’s Church, Coleford.


2pm – 4pm 
Sunday 2nd October 2016
in the church grounds
Public Event to mark the 
Closure for regular public worship of the 
Church of St. John the Evangelist, Coleford

An opportunity to talk or ask questions, to light a candle, sign a remembrance book and receive a special remembrance edition of our parish magazine.

Also, to hear about our Heritage Project collecting memories of St John’s over the years.
Final outdoor service of 
Remembrance and Thanksgiving for St John’s
starting around 3:30pm.


United Parish Service – 10:30am Sunday 25th September

This is the only service in the parish this Sunday.
Joint Harvest Festival at St Saviour’s Redbrook, 10:30 am.  All welcome!


Musical Evening on 10th September

Cancer Research Musical evening

At Church of The Good Shepherd, Broadwell.

On Saturday 10th September 2016

At 7pm – 9.30pm

All welcome

£4 per ticket (includes a Raffle ticket)