St Andrews – Diary Dates

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Red = Fundraising
Green = Special Services
Purple = Lent Lunches and Other Charitable Events
​Black = Other

3rd February: this list should now be complete, although I cannot sort the spacing properly. Please email me if you find any errors. ​If you would like to see dates for Holy Trinity, Coleford please click here.

Every Monday 11.00-12.00 St Andrew’s Open Hour in St Andrew’s Church, BA3 5FR

February
Friday 22nd February 1.30 Rehearsal for World Day of Prayer service in Holy Trinity Church BA3 5NG (see below under 1st March).

March
Friday 1st March 2.00 Wold Day of Prayer service in Holy Trinity Church BA3 5NG. This has been put together by the people of Slovenia and the theme is from St Luke’s Gospel – Come, Everything is Ready. The service is led by people from both Holy Trinity Coleford and St Andrew’s Holcombe and if you would like to do a short reading or anything please email Gay Curtis
Thursday 7th March 10.00 Ash Wednesday Holy Communion with Ashing, St Andrew’s
Thursday 14th March 12.30 Lent Lunch Holcombe Village Hall BA3 5EW in aid of Assistance Dogs UK
Thursday 28th March 12.30 Lent Lunch Holcombe Village Hall BA3 5EW in aid of Assistance Dogs UK
Saturday 30th March 10.30 – 12.00 Spring Sale in Holcombe Village Hall BA3 5EW. We will need lots of good items for sale. 

April
Sunday 7th April 11.15 Annual Meeting, St Andrew’s BA3 5FR
Thursday 11th April 12.30 Lent Lunch Holcombe Village Hall BA3 5EW in aid of Assistance Dogs UK
Sunday 14th April Palm Sunday
Thursday 18th April 7.00 Maundy Thursday Service, Holy Trinity BA3 5NG
Friday 19th April 11.15 Good Friday Service, St Andrew’s BA3 5FR
Sunday 21st April Easter Sunday
Monday 29th April Easter Lunch in the Hub, Coleford BA3 5NQ

May

June
Saturday 1st June 11.00 – 1.00 Gift Day and Fete at St Andrew’s Church BA3 5FR
Sunday 2nd June 6.30 Evensong in Holcombe Old Church BA3 5ES
Sunday 9th June Pet Service at 11.15 am in St Andrew’s Church BA3 5FR. Bring your pet to church. We have a short service with hymns and readings, and each pet is introduced and then blessed. Small animals (rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, cats etc) should come in cages or baskets, and all dogs must be on leads, and ponies etc with halters.

Saturday 15th June 2.00 – 4.00 The Vicarage Gardens (Coleford, BA3 5NG) open (we have over 200 roses, many of them David Austin – our fences are covered in climbers – as well as masses of other flowers). There will be Cream Teas. a Bring & Buy and a Raffle.

July
Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th July Gala Weekend – Festival of Childhood in St Andrew’s Church BA3 5FR 
Sunday 7th July 11.15 Gala Service in St Andrew’s Church BA3 5FR
Sunday 7th July 6.30 Evensong in Holcombe Old Church BA3 5ES

Friday 26th July St A Village Hall Dinner, Holcombe Village Hall BA3 5EW

Sunday 28th July 10.00 Deanery Service, St John’s Midsomer Norton BA3 2HZ (no service in St Andrew’s)

August
Sunday 4th August 6.30 Evensong in Holcombe Old Church BA3 5ES
Friday 16th August 7.30 Quiz in Holcombe Village Hall BA3 5EW
Saturday 17th August Ride and Ramble from Holcombe Village Hall BA3 5EW in aid of St Andrew’s Loo

September
Saturday 7th September 10.30 – 12.00 Jumble Sale in Holcombe Village Hall BA3 5EW

October
Sunday 6th October 11.15 Harvest Festival in St Andrew’s Church BA3 5FR, with sale of produce in aid of charity to be advised. Followed by bring and share lunch in Holcombe Village Hall BA3 5EW for congregation. 

Friday 11th October Concert in Holcombe Village Hall BA3 5EW, the Unravelling Wilburys 

November

Sunday 10th November Remembrance Sunday – service in St Andrew’s Church BA3 5FR at 11.15

Saturday 30th November 10.30 – 12.00 Christmas Fair in Holcombe Village Hall BA3 5EW

December

Friday 6th December 7.00 St Andrew’s Family Christmas Bingo  in Holcombe Village Hall BA3 5EW

Saturday 14th – Sunday 22nd December Christmas Tree Festival in St Andrew’s Church BA3 5FR

Thursday 19th – 6.00 Deanery Carol Service in St John’s Midsomer Norton BA3 2HZ

Wednesday 25th December 10.30 Christmas Family Holy Communion in St Andrew’s Church BA3 5FR

Sunday 29th December 6.30 Carol Service at Holcombe Old Church BA3 5ES