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

The Duke of Edinburgh 1921-2021


We join with the rest of the United Kingdom and the Commonwealth in mourning the loss of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, and give thanks to God for his extraordinary life of dedicated service. We offer our deepest condolences to the Queen and the Royal Family as we pray for them to know God’s comfort in the days and weeks ahead. Prince Philip consistently put the interests of others ahead of his own and, in so doing, provided an outstanding example of Christian service – something that could not be more important in these difficult times for our nation.

A national Book of Remembrance is available at https://www.churchofengland.org/remembering-his-royal-highness-prince-philip. The Union Flag will fly at half mast and prayers said at our services during the eight days of official mourning. The bell is tolled in his memory at noon on Saturday 10th April.

We are yet to return to what was our normal pattern for Services
and you will find below details for the week ahead.
Please remember Social Distancing rules are still in place and chairs are set out to meet this requirement.
Please do not move them and please remember to sanitise your hands on arrival and to wear a mask.

As restrictions are easing, the rules for weddings, funerals and baptisms are changing.
Please get in touch with the Church Office on 01453 889004 to discuss what is possible.

Services for week beginning 11 April 2021 

Sunday 11 April 2021

8.00am Traditional Eucharist at Minchinhampton Church      

9.00am Eucharist at Box Church

10.00am  Sung Eucharist at Minchinhampton Church and on You Tube 

5.30pm Evensong on Zoom

Service Booklet for Easter Day 9am Service             

Monday 12 April 2021

11.00am Funeral and Burial Service - Brendan Clements at Minchinhampton Church

Wednesday - 14 April 2021 

11.00am BCP Holy Communion at Minchinhampton Church 

Friday 16 April 2021

11.00am Graveside Funeral Service at Minchinhampton Church

Saturday 17 April 2021

2.00pm Wedding Service - Richard Atkinson and Laura Tonks at Minchinhampton Church

Baptism of Charlotte and Elliott Atkinson

Details of how to access Services on Zoom

A response to our community, for and on behalf of the
Minchinhampton Parochial Church Council,
regarding Churchyard Regulations, 18th March 2021

The church is very aware that the present works in the churchyard are causing distress to many, and in particular the timing of this. We have heard people’s concerns, both about this and lack of clarity about what the rules state so we hope that this response and information helps.

Churchyards are a place of solace and dignity where people can remember their loved ones and feel close to God. Each memorial is a private commemoration, but a churchyard is a public space of remembrance and reflection. By taking care of the churchyard we show our respect and concern for all families’ graves and memorials.

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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.


This Parish has adopted policies in accordance with guidance as set out on the Diocese of Gloucester's Safeguarding webpages.
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.



Diocesan Publication: 


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