To celebrate Gloucester Pride this weekend, I asked the wonderful Simon Culley to share some thoughts on his work connecting the local LGBT+ community with places of faith, such as the Church of St Mary De Crypt, and vice versa. Here’s what he had to share – I hope you enjoy! – Zoe: It was […]
Having just turned 26, I’ll admit that thinking about my death, and what I would like to happen to mark the end of my life, hasn’t really featured highly on my agenda. I sense that this isn’t just an age thing, rather, it’s often not until we’re confronted with the imminent death of either ourselves […]
Having already written about sneak peeks that I’d been fortunate enough to have before the official re-opening this weekend, there was plenty left over to surprise and delight me at the church’s Open Day Event on Saturday March 23rd. Read my latest blog to find out my highlights from the event – Zoe.
This afternoon (Saturday 9th March), the Church of St. Mary de Crypt opened its doors to around forty volunteers and visitors ahead of its official reopening in two weeks’ time. Young and old were treated to a warm welcome from the Rector, Rev. Canon Nikki Arthy, who praised the efforts of everyone involved in the […]
It wasn’t a typical office lunchtime when I donned a hard hat, his-vis jacket, and steel capped boots to see the final reconstruction work at The Gloucester DeCrypt project, but nevertheless it was an effort worth taking. I moved to Gloucester around eighteen months ago, so for the entire time I’ve lived in the city […]