Cotswold Group Walk, Saturday 14th April

Led by Stephen Gutteridge, this walk starts at Latton Cross just outside Cricklade, and finishes at the village of Siddington near Cirencester. Join the walk at Latton Cross if using your own transport, or take the 9.10a.m. No. 51 bus to Latton Cross from the Promenade in Cheltenham, returning later on the No. 51 from Siddington to Cheltenham. This is a linear walk of about 6.5 miles, and the route will follow the course of the old canal, and should take about two and a half hours to complete – but please be aware that the canal footpath can be muddy in places, so please wear appropriate […]

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Bayshill Membership Service and AGM – 29th April

Our Membership Service and AGM due to be on 18th March hadto be postponed because of yet more snow! This Café Church Membership Service links nicely with Dr Kevin Watson’s 6th themed service (see below) and will be followed by Bayshill’s AGM after a short coffee break. Session 6: Everything is Holy Now – 29th April 2018 Where we explore what it means to be creedless, and revisit the values of our congregation.

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After Church Coffee Podcast – Now Live!

Recently at Cheltenham and Gloucester Unitarians we made the decision to start a podcast.  It’s very informal, with the simple idea of having ‘caffeinated discussion with a Unitarian flavour’. Click below to download or listen to the latest episode: Welcome to After Church Coffee (opens on blogspot.co.uk)

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Alternative Worship Experiences

We are again holding monthly Alternative Worship Experiences (A.W.E.) at Bayshill on the first Friday afternoon of each month between 4.00 pm and 5.30 pm. In November we had conversations on “Exploring Non-Duality”, and the next one will be on Friday 1st December, which will be “Reflections on Advent”, Cotswold Group newsletter – December 2017 – January 2018 17 led by Cressida Pryor. Our January A.W.E. on Friday 5th will allow us to walk a labyrinth as our start to the New Year, and on 2nd February we will reflect on the Celtic season of Imbolc as well as the Christian […]

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Understanding Our Identity – A Series of Themed Services

As previously mentioned Dr Kevin Watson is presenting six linked services helping us to understand our identity. There won’t be a session in December, but they will continue next year in January, February and March on the last Sundays in those months. Session 4: A Different Jesus – 28th January 2018 In which we explore our relationship with Jesus and liberal (and illiberal) Christianity. Session 5: New Directions – 25th February 2018 In which we explore some of the non-Christian aspects of our religious identity, celebrate diversity and share our holy texts.

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Calling all Unitarians:

If you are proud of this church, Become its advocate. If you are concerned for its future, Share its message. If its values resonate deeply within you, Give it a measure of your devotion. This church cannot survive without your faith, your confidence, your enthusiasm. Its destiny, the larger hope, rests in your hands. Words by Michael A. Schuler

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