Thursday 24th March to Sunday 27th March


Maundy Thursday

7.30pm Tenebrae  ‘Service of the Shadows’

Good Friday

2pm The Final Hour

Holy Saturday

7pm The Easter Vigil & Service of  Light 

Easter Day

– 7am Dawn Service of Holy Communion at Pan Tod Beacon

– 8am Holy Communion

– 9am The Great Easter Egg Hunt! and Bacon Rolls for Breakfast

-10am to 12pm Easter morning craft morning

– 11am Easter Day Communion Service

– 6.00 pm Easter Evensong


Good Friday – ‘The Walk with the Cross’ – starting at Lydbrook Church at 9.30am, via Ruardean Hill Baptist Church (approx. 11.30am) for prayer and hot cross buns arriving at Drybrook Church at approx. 1.00 pm

Lydbrook Church – Annual Christmas Tree Festival 11-13th December 11am-5pm

It’s a magical time again; the 7th Annual Christmas Tree Festival at our Benefice Church, The Church of the Holy Jesus, in Lydbrook. The church is aglow with 35 themed and decorated Christmas trees and it looks stunning and very Christmassy!
The church is open tomorrow on Saturday 12th December from 11am-5pm and delicious lunches are served from 12 noon onwards. There are cakes, a tombola, raffle and refreshments available all day too.
The church is also open on Sunday from 11am-5.00pm (after the 9.30am morning service) and light refreshments will be served.
On Monday evening, the 14th December, at 7.15pm the church will host the Lydbrook School Community Carol Service featuring the Lydbrook Training Band – all are warmly welcome.

The Famous Forest Church Christmas Concert Wednesday 9th December 7.15pm

You can tell Christmas is approaching as it’s almost time for the annual Forest Church Christmas Concert!
Tickets are still available for the festive fun-filled evening on Wednesday 9th December at 7.15pm and cost £6 each.
This year we have Cinderford Band, Drybrook Ladies Choir, Drybrook School choir, Drybrook Male Voice Choir and a special singing performance which will need to be seen to be believed!
Many people say that their Christmas officially starts with the concert and we hope to see you for an evening of fabulous music, laughter and refreshments!
For tickets contact The Rectory on 542232 or email revbromfield@btinternet.com or benefice-support@hotmail.co.uk. Tickets will be available on the night but to avoid disappointment reserve yours now!