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St Mary de Crypt Church has now

re-opened for the summer

season, Monday - Saturday

12 noon - 2.00pm

Weekly services take place in church

on Fridays at 1.00pm between April

and September when we will pray for our


On Friday 5 May, we welcome

members of the Gloucestershire

Regimental Association,

Gloucester Branch as we lay up a

standard and dedicate a new one.

All are very welcome to this short service.

Summer Season Events 2017 will include…..

concerts, theatre, poetry, exhibitions,

family treasure trails,

storytelling, art workshops…

click here to download a list of

summer season events.

This week’s Pew Sheet

We are very happy to carry out

christenings, weddings and funerals for all

those who live within our parish boundary,

or have a connection with our churches.

If you would like to have your child

christened or to be married in one of our

churches, then please contact the Rector,

Canon Nikki Arthy on 01452 523808 or

email her on:


Christians have worshipped in Gloucester for many centuries.

Here in the Parish of Hempsted with St Mary de Lode and

St Mary de Crypt,Gloucester we are proud of the fact that we have

care of the oldest parish church in the city, St Mary de Lode.

Along with the other churches in the parish, St Mary de Crypt and

St Swithun’s, we are part of the Church of England in the Anglican

diocese of Gloucester. Parish life is centred around the weekly

celebration of the Eucharist as we continue to witness to the love

of God in Jesus Christ in the city centre and Hempsted. We do

this in a growing partnership with Gloucester Cathedral as

together we serve the city. In everything we do,we seek to reach

out to the communities around us.

We welcome people who are established in their faith and those

who would like to know more.

Do come and see.

Canon Nikki Arthy, Rector

God of tradition and of change,

you lead your people ever onwards with gentle touch yet

insistent Word.

Give us the grace to seek you,

the honesty to engage with you and the courage to


the Gospel to your world;

through Jesus Christ. Amen.


Weekdays Services

St Swithun’s Hempsted

9.15am Morning Prayer (Friday)

10.15am Holy Communion 2nd and 4th Wednesday

St Mary de Lode

8.45am Morning Prayer (Tuesday)

10.15am Holy Communion 1st and 3rd Wednesday

St Mary de Crypt

1.00pm Sacred Space (Friday)

Holy Communion on last Friday of the month

(April - September only)

Sunday Services for April

Church Services

Church Events....

Parish Dates 2017

Discover DeCrypt Project

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