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Church Services at present

With new coronavirus restrictions, from November 5th 2020, public worship in churches is not allowed. Churches continue to be open in the day for private prayer.

This weeks services – Sunday 15th November 2020

9:30am  A Benefice service of the word streamed to opens in a new windowFacebook Live
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Meeting ID: 857 6554 8316
Passcode: 968326
Or call  02034815240opens phone dialer,

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The service can also be listened to by telephone from Monday morning on 01453 708200.

Attending in Person is not currently possible in either church

Watching remotely:

  • The 9:30 service can be watched later on YouTube.
  • The service can also be listened to by telephone from Monday morning on 01453 708200.
  • If you have any feedback on the live streaming please email or call Fiona.
  • If you, or someone you know, would like any help with Facebook, Zoom or YouTube, please let us know and we’ll do our best.

The Week Ahead

  • Morning Prayer at 9.00 on Facebook Live continues through the week. If you have any prayer requests, please do let us know.
  • Life Group on Zoom Wednesday 7:30pm – followed by Night Prayer at 8.30pm.  opens in a new windowL opens in a new windowife Group (Meeting ID: 836 3215 6648. Passcode: 844256) 

Services on Sunday 22nd November

  • 9:30am Zoom Service of the Word (Live streamed to Facebook)
    No Service at St George or St Cyr

Parish Council Meetings

Stinchcombe Parish Council Meetings

Parish Council meetings are open for all residents to attend. The meeting Agenda can be downloaded from the Documents Section of the website. Together with the minutes of the previous meeting.

At present meetings are on Zoom. Members of the public are welcome to “attend” by requesting an invitation from the Parish Clerkcreate new email.

The Council is continuing to hold meetings remotely. Current issues raised are being discussed as normal.

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Look Out for Ash Dieback

The Parish Council has begun a survey of trees in the parish which may have been infected by this fungal disease, but this is a very big undertaking and as much help from residents as possible would be greatly appreciated. It would help greatly if while you’re out walking, you would keep a lookout for any signs of disease in mature ash trees in and around the village (See for more details and information on how to recognise it.) and let the Parish Council know ( new email) if you spot any trees you think are cause for concern. It is important to know where there are affected trees, both because of the potential danger of their falling and also because it may be possible to obtain funding for their replacement.  Enjoy your walks and thank you for keeping a lookout.

Upcoming Road Closure 20th July

The B4060 is due to be closed between Stancombe and North Nibley for bridge and retaining wall repair from 20th July to 7th August. It will be necessary to close the road completely to through traffic because of the excavation and size of machinery that will be used.

Parish Council Vacancy

Chris Snellock has recently stepped down from the Parish Council because of pressure of work and the Council would like to thank him for his valuable contribution over the last four years.

There is therefore now a vacancy for a new Councillor and this is an ideal opportunity for anyone who would like to take more part in village life – and perhaps a good way for someone new to Stinchcombe to become involved.

The response to Covid 19 in the village has been amazing with 35 people signing up to “do their bit” and it’s very encouraging to know that there is still such a community spirit here – is our next Parish Councillor in that group?

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