Holy Trinity Coleford (BA3 5NG) and St Andrew’s Holcombe (BA3 5FR) have a variety of services over the Christmas period, and there is something to suit all ages and tastes.

There will be a Carol Service this Sunday, 17th December, 6 p.m. at Holy Trinity, Coleford.

A Blessing of the Crib (especially suitable for children) on Sunday, 24th December, 5 p.m. in Holy Trinity, Coleford.

Candlelit Midnight Mass on Sunday, 24th December, 11 p.m. in Holy Trinity Coleford (finishing after midnight on Christmas morning).

Christmas Morning Sung Eucharist on Monday, 25th December, 9 a.m. in Holy Trinity, Coleford.

Christmas Morning Family Holy Communion with Carols and Blessing of the Crib on Monday, 25th December, 10.30 a.m. in St Andrew’s, Holcombe.

There will be Carols at Holcombe Old Church (BA3 5ES) on Sunday, 31st December at 6.30 p.m. Please wear warm clothes and appropriate footwear to this service and be prepared to walk down the path or have a lift if you are not able to walk. There is no electricity and parking is limited.

We have been very well supported throughout the year from people in both villages and beyond, not only in our services but also in our fundraising, and should like to thank all who have given this support.