Deanery Events

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Diocesan Safeguarding Training

The Diocesan are hosting training events for PCC members, church wardens, bell tower captains and their deputies, pastoral visitors, nominated people and those helping or leading groups for children or vulnerable adults.

Sessions are planned in Stroud Deanery on

        Wednesday 12 July 2017, Bisley Village Hall 7pm-9.30pm
Wednesday 6 September, St George’s Parish Room, Nailsworth, 7-9.30pm

We would be grateful if you could help us encourage people to attend as we would like as many people to come along as possible.

To book a place please email Becky Smith, Safeguarding Assistant, on:

Diocesan Digital Media Training

Sharing our stories in new and different ways, including through digital media is one of the priorities
that came from the LIFE vision. Many of you have approached the Communications Team saying that you would welcome help
and training in this area, whether it’s to develop what you are currently doing and reach new audiences or to take those first steps
into creating a welcoming digital presence. 

The Communications Team is putting on a free 90-minute training  session in every deanery and all are welcome to come along,
just email to book your place.  You can find the latest details of all the trainings under
Social Media Training Dates’ on 

18 September, 6.30pm to 8pm, Parish Rooms Highnam

16 October, 6.30pm to 8pm, Holy Trinity Church Hall, Tewkesbury

6 November, 6.30pm to 8pm, Holy Trinity, Stroud

5 March 2018  6pm to 7.30pm, St Lawrence Parish Rooms, Barnwood,   Gloucester

23 April 2018, 6.30pm to 8pm, Parish Centre, St James the Great, Dursley.


Crib Exhibition

​St Bartholomew's Church, Oakridge
Friday 30th November 2-4pm
​Saturday 1st December 10.30am - 4.00pm
Sunday 2nd December 11.30am - 3.30pm

A warm welcome to all


To find out more about the deanery, please contact Mrs Sally Withers, our Deanery Administrator...

Tel: 07808 294910 | Email:

Address: The Church Office, The Shambles, High Street, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 1AP.

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