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

Services at Holy Trinity, Minchinhampton

Services at St Barnabas Box

  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
  9.00 a.m. Tuesday, Thursday & Friday: - Said Eucharist
  8.30 a.m. 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.
  SUNDAY
  9.00 a.m. Eucharist with hymns.
  WEEKDAYS
  8.00 a.m. Wednesday – Eucharist
  For additional services please use the Calendar.

Vacancy - Director of Music and Organist

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Director of Music and Organist: Person and Job Specifications

Minchinhampton Parish Director of Music Job Specification:

  • Enjoy playing our renowned organ for Sunday morning Eucharist services, and Choral Evensong twice monthly
  • Help raise funds for and develop a specification for the imminent refurbishment of the organ
  • Develop the quality and size of our choir who rehearse weekly
  • Composite B 300dpiWe believe that music should be central to our mission in the parish, so you will need to work with the Rector to develop new initiatives, including developing a new children’s choir to integrate with the existing choir
  • Make sure that choir continues to be joyful for both the members and the congregation
  • Work with the Rector to develop our building as a venue for musical events, and develop musical links with the local community
  • Oversee and care for all church instruments, including our recently acquired Grand Piano
  • Plan for the music (hymns and anthems etc) as appropriate to each service
  • Work with the parish administrator to ensure there is an organist for weddings and funerals
  • To appoint and manage choral scholars and/or an organ scholar

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Person Specification:

The successful candidate will:
1. be a skilled choral director
2. have good interpersonal skills
3. be able to train and motivate those who offer music in worship
4. have leadership skills, but also able to celebrate others’ gifts and work with other musicians collaboratively
5. be a good and liturgically sensitive organist

Links to Parish Profile,  Director of Music Candidate Letter and
Papers for Potential Applicants in pdf format


The Lady Chapel Altar’s journey to Paris and installation in an excellent new home. 

A precarious start! Mind the Wedding Dresses!
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It took seven builders to move it during the reordering This time it's 8 good men and true
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Team work and success
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Parish Breakfast

Parish breakfasts take place on the first Sunday of each month in the Porch Room. Apart from the luxury of having your breakfast made for you, this is a great chance for the 8 o’clock congregation to meet up with those who attend the 10 o’clock service, enjoy a chat and get to know each other. On offer each month is delicious porridge, a range of cereals, bacon rolls, croissants, toast as well as tea, coffee, juice and much more.
All proceeds from the donations go to charity.

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MESSY CHURCH AT MINCHINHAMPTON
 
is due to take place on
 
Wednesday 23 October at 3.30pm
in the Porch Room and Church.

THEME: 

Hope you can join us then.
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.
Future dates:  

Wednesday Cuppa 

Cuppa
 
Takes place every week from 2:30 until 4:00pm in the Porch Room. 
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.

We have grown our choir!

It is great that we have been joined by four new sopranos this year. But this means that we need more voices in the other parts to balance. If you are an alto, tenor or bass (especially bass!) and think that you might be interested in singing with us, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or any member of the choir.

LIFE prayer

God of hope and transformation,
who in our Lord Jesus Christ offers the gift of life in all its fullness,
send your Holy Spirit and grant us
joy in our following and vision in our leadership.
May we be rich in imagination,
confident in faith,
and courageous in our engagement
with the people and places of this diocese.
As we share your life with the world,
keep us rooted and grounded in love
as we bear witness to your glory
and pray for your Kingdom to come.
Amen.

SAFEGUARDING

This Parish has adopted policies in accordance with guidance as set out on the Diocese of Gloucester's Safeguarding webpage.
For copies of our current Safeguarding Notice and Policy Documents please click on the following links:
Safeguarding Notice
Safeguarding Policy for Children and Young People
Safeguarding Policy for Vulnerable Adults

The Diocese of Gloucester’s vision for the next five years is LIFE.

Vision

 

Diocesan Publication: 

Messenger

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