St George, Tuffley

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Benefice Mission Statement

"To make known God's love, hope, light and teaching throughout this community"

St George's is a modern church built in Grange Road in the expanding estate of Tuffley.  The site was acquired in 1942 and a temporary building was erected. In 1946 a new, but still temporary, building was erected beside the first hall.  This was to be the first church, and in 1950 it was extended and the church was dedicated to St. George.  In 1956 the foundation stone was laid for a new church hall, which was to be connected to a large new church by a cloister.  Eventually, however, plans for a great new church were seen to be unrealistic, so the new building became the church and the old church, with a kitchen and toilets added, became the church hall.

In 1971 the church hall was demolished to make way for the present hall, meeting rooms, servery and toilets.  St George's Centre, the name of the new complex, is a very important and widely valued resource for the area.

In 1979-80 the Parish decided that the church needed to be fundamentally reordered, and was changed from a long narrow building to a wide space with the chairs set in a curve, a space in which, hopefully, to provide a more inclusive feeling for members of the congregation.  A large part of the west wall was knocked down and a new sanctuary was built, together with a new Lady Chapel.  At the same time internal partition walls were demolished to form a much more open area.  Now the sun, rising over Robinswood Hill, bathes the congregation in morning light and highlights the magnificent Last Supper Reredos carved by Bryant Fedden.  Many of the furnishings for the reordered church were made by members of the Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen.  The new areas of the church were dedicated in 1981 by the Bishop of Gloucester.

Only this year we have replaced all the wooden chairs in the main body of the church with metal framed upholstered chairs which immediately made the church an even more welcoming place of worship.  All this this was funded through church member donations.

A significant number of members of the congregation participate in aspects of the regular Sunday worship, led by the clergy, reader and members of the Local Ministry Team.  The church also offers other services, on other days of the week.  Members of the PCC, led by the Churchwardens, work hard to raise funds, organise social events and to enhance the church and its surroundings.

As a Millennium project, the Parish raised the money to build a new entrance to St George's Centre, with improved access for the disabled, new toilet facilities, a new Parish office and other improvements.

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VACANCY
St George's Vicarage
Grange Road
Tuffley
Gloucester
GL4 0PE
01452 or 01452 307456 (Parish Administrator)
No email contact is available, please try our website.
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Carol Service at St George's
A traditional lessons and carols service but with a St George's twist
Sunday 18th December 2016 at 6:00 PM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Christmas Carols
 
Carol Service at St Margaret's
A traditional lessons and carols service but with a St George's twist
Friday 23rd December 2016 at 7:00 PM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Christmas Carols
 
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Carol Service at St George's
A traditional lessons and carols service but with a St George's twist
Sunday 18th December 2016 at 6:00 PM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Christmas Carols
Carol Service at St Margaret's
A traditional lessons and carols service but with a St George's twist
Friday 23rd December 2016 at 7:00 PM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Christmas Carols
Messy Crib Service
A short service telling the Christmas story that all members of the family, both young and old, can enjoy . This service is lead by our Messy Church team so expect anything!!
Saturday 24th December 2016 at 4:00 PM for ¾ hour
Family Friendly Refreshments
Midnight Service
Celebrate your first communion on Christmas Day with this tradition service.
Saturday 24th December 2016 at 11:30 PM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Common Worship
Said Eucharist on Christmas morning at St George's
A said communion with carols for Christmas morning.
Sunday 25th December 2016 at 9:00 AM for ¾ hour
Family Friendly Common Worship Christmas Carols
Christmas Praise at St Margaret's followed by Communion
Family Friendly service with a Communion for those who would like to enjoy starting Christmas with the holy sacraments
Sunday 25th December 2016 at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly
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Sunday

Parish Eucharist
Every 4th Sunday the ministry of healing takes place during this service
Every first second fourth and fifth Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Family Friendly Refreshments Common Worship
Family Eucharist
Every third Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Refreshments

Tuesday

Eucharist
Every Tuesday at 9:30 AM for ½ hour
Refreshments Common Worship
Mothers' Union meeting
An informal meeting in St George's Centre for women and for men, usually involving a speaker. Tea/coffee available
Every second Tuesday at 2:30 PM for 1½ hours
Printer friendly list of events
Carol Service at St George's
A traditional lessons and carols service but with a St George's twist
Sunday 18th December 2016 at 6:00 PM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Christmas Carols
Carol Service at St Margaret's
A traditional lessons and carols service but with a St George's twist
Friday 23rd December 2016 at 7:00 PM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Christmas Carols
Messy Crib Service
A short service telling the Christmas story that all members of the family, both young and old, can enjoy . This service is lead by our Messy Church team so expect anything!!
Saturday 24th December 2016 at 4:00 PM for ¾ hour
Family Friendly Refreshments
Midnight Service
Celebrate your first communion on Christmas Day with this tradition service.
Saturday 24th December 2016 at 11:30 PM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Common Worship
Said Eucharist on Christmas morning at St George's
A said communion with carols for Christmas morning.
Sunday 25th December 2016 at 9:00 AM for ¾ hour
Family Friendly Common Worship Christmas Carols
Christmas Praise at St Margaret's followed by Communion
Family Friendly service with a Communion for those who would like to enjoy starting Christmas with the holy sacraments
Sunday 25th December 2016 at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly
Epiphany Service
Sunday 8th January 2017 at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Refreshments Common Worship
An adaptaion of the story of Snow White
Provisional date for the St George's Entertainers next Pantomime production. Loads of fun for all the family
Friday 17th February 2017 at 7:30 PM for 2 hours
Family Friendly Refreshments
An adaptaion of the story of Snow White
Provisional date for St George's Entertainers next Pantomime production. Loads of fun for all the family
Saturday 18th February 2017 at 2:00 PM for 2 hours
Family Friendly Refreshments
An adaptaion of the story of Snow White
Provisional date for St George's Entertainers next Pantomime production. Loads of fun for all the family.
Saturday 18th February 2017 at 7:30 PM for 2 hours
Family Friendly Refreshments
Annual Choir Day
A day where our focus is on St George's Singing Group. The 10.30am Eucharist will be lead by the choir. Following a bring and shre lunch the choir will spend the afternoon together rehearsing and recording. Following a tea the choir will lead Evensong.
Sunday 14th May 2017 at 10:30 AM
All Day Event
Family Friendly
St Margaret's Parish Picnic
Bring along something to eat and drink; don't forget something to sit on. Picnic will take place in the churchyard of St Margaret's, Church Lane, Whaddon, Gloucester and will be followed by an act of worship. If wet the picnic will be moved into St Margaret's Church
Sunday 30th July 2017 at 3:00 PM for 2 hours
Famous Five Summer Tea
Sandwiches, scones, toasted tea cakes, tea and coffee
Sunday 13th August 2017 at 4:30 PM for 2 hours
Harvest Praise at St Margaret's
Sunday 1st October 2017 at 10:30 AM for ¾ hour
Harvest Festival Eucharist
A service celebrating both the Eucharist and the harvest season
Sunday 8th October 2017 at 10:30 AM for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Family Friendly Refreshments
Remembrance Sunday
A service of remembrance with the laying of a poppy wreath at the foot of the cross in the Church grounds. This service is usually supported by our uniformed groups. The service will be followed by a said Eucharist.
Sunday 12th November 2017 at 10:30 AM for 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Family Friendly Refreshments

Features

Toilets

Wheelchair accessible toilets

Designated wider space(s) for people with a disabled parking badge

(Hymn Books / Orders of Service etc.)

(Hymn Books / Orders of Service etc.)
Stained Glass Wall Paintings
Organ

 
     
Cafe / Restaurant
Church Open St Georges Church is open from 9.30am until 5.00pm most days of the week.
Audio-Visual
www.backtochurch.com
Other information
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 14153
Built: 1964
Style of worship: Modern Catholic
Our Patron: The Bishop of Gloucester
Archdeaconry: GLOUCESTER (161)
Deanery: GLOUCESTER CITY (16105)
Benefice: Glouc St Geo w Whaddon (16/108BH)
Parish Legal Name: Gloucester St. George (160120 )
CofE Church Info: (616120 16/120)
Short URL: acny.uk/14153/
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The current editor is: Darrell Stevens

This page was last updated on Wednesday 30th November 2016
 
 
 
St George : Grange Road, Tuffley, Gloucestershire, GL4 0PE

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