A warm welcome to Minchinhampton Parish Church
where 'we accept and share the generosity of God's Love'
 
Holy Trinity, Minchinhampton forms part of the Benefice of Minchinhampton with Box and Amberley
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TRINITY SUNDAY

Today we celebrate Trinity Sunday, which is the closest to a Patronal festival that both Holy Trinity Churches in Amberley and Minchinhampton get. Box is not forgotten, as its own Patronal festival of St Barnabas falls on 11th June. We have traditionally used this Sunday as a time to get together and celebrate our own 'trinity of churches' as we share our life in this benefice. Today is special for another reason: we are using it to celebrate vocations, and in particular the fact that this year it is 150 years of Reader ministry. A special joint service at 10am in Minchinhampton, followed by lunch together, means that we gather together this morning to remind ourselves of how God calls each and every one of us to serve him. In particular we give thanks for all that Reader ministry brings to the life of the Church, and we give thanks that we have enjoyed our own share of strong Reader ministry here in the benefice. I have written extensively about the vocations that I believe each of us have in the Rector's Letter for the April magazine. I hope that today will enable us to have some sort of 'Vocations Sunday' each year, where we focus on what call might be, and how we respond. But today we give thanks for that special call to Reader ministry, and for those in our midst who have served in this way. This evening we gather at Amberley Church, at 5.30pm, to celebrate Trinity Sunday - do come and join us for a reflective and beautiful end to a special day.

To Todays Readings

Services at Parish Church of The Holy Trinity, Minchinhampton

SUNDAY
8.00 a.m. Said Eucharist
10.00 a.m. Sung Parish Eucharist except First Sunday - All Age Service.
5.30 p.m. First & Third Sunday: Evensong (BCP).
Second, Fourth & Fifth Sunday: Said Evening Prayer - Common Worship

WEEKDAYS
8.00 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday to Saturday: - Said Eucharist
11.00 a.m. Wednesday: Eucharist (BCP)
4.30 p.m. Friday: Said Evening Prayer in the Lady Chapel
5.30 p.m. Monday Thursday and Saturday:- Said Evening Prayer in the Lady Chapel

For additional services please use the Calendar.

Services at St Barnabas, Box

SUNDAY
9.00 a.m. Eucharist with hymns.

WEEKDAYS
8.00 a.m. Wednesday – Eucharist

For additional services please use the Calendar.

Do You Enjoy Singing?

We are looking to grow our choirs! Please consider joining at the level of commitment / frequency you feel able to offer. The choirs (adult & junior) sing a wide range of music not only for regular church services but also for weddings, funerals, carols in church, special events and even a recent film! Junior singers are trained according to the RSCM's Voice for life scheme – recently a chorister was accepted by Gloucester Cathedral choir. Choral scholarships available for over 16-year-olds still in full-time education. Adults singers commit only to what they are able to do. Details on the church website and on the Choirminch Facebook page. If you think you might enjoy singing, contact Julian Elloway for an informal chat

Wednesday Cuppa

Wednesday Cuppa
 
Takes place every week from 2:30 until 4:00pm in the Porch Room or if really nice weather outside the church as in the picture.
 
Church members attend as well as non-church goers and a warm welcome and good cake awaits you. The Wednesday walkers often join us as they finish ready for a sit down and a cuppa. It is a good social gathering of friends and all are welcome to come and chat and meet new people.
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MESSY CHURCH AT MINCHINHAMPTON
Wednesday 6 July 2016
at 3.30pm
Theme - Sporty Messy Church
What to expect:
A warm welcome – Refreshments – Craft activities – Celebration worship
A story – Songs – Prayer
Messy church is something different.
It's about people who want to do church differently and want to
share it with others.
Children must be accompanied by a parent of guardian.

Annual Reports 2015-2016

Annual Reports are available and can be downloaded by clicking on the item you require.

Letters and Notes from Ministry Team

Each month our rector writes a letter to the Parish and this is published on this website and in the Parish Magazine. In addition Notes are produced in which you will find information on events and happenings that have taken place or are to take place in the near future. To view these publications Click Here
 

Parish Magazine Articles

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A selection of articles, including Greenfingers is chosen each month and can be viewed by clicking here.

Sermons

The sermon delivered at the Sung Eucharist Service held on Sundays at 10.00am is usually recorded and an MP3 version posted to this website. Normally the recordings are available for up to three months before being removed and if you wish to listen to any of them please go to our Sermons page.
 

Daily Prayer

The Church has a tradition of daily prayer which embraces the three key elements of praise, intercession and engagement with scripture.

This page links to the C of E Daily Prayer website allowing us all to join in this daily pattern of prayer. When using the Offices individually read both the priest's and people's part.

The Offices are from the Book of Common Worship for today GMT.

Verse of the Day