Welcome to the website for Hope Cirencseter
We run a drop in space called Hope Cirencester at, C/o Salvation army 10 Thomas Street, Cirencester, GL7 2AX which is open on Monday, Games Club and drop in Tuesday Exploring the Arts and Thursday Literacy and drop in from 10am-12pm The first Thursday of the month at 12pm we celebrate a communion service together Church Of England ; we listen, offer prayer for those who want it for comfort or healing, and welcome everyone with a cuppa. We eat together, journey through life together and help one another when times are tough.
Hope Cirencester is a charity run with a Christian ethos, which provides practical and relational support for people in the local area who may find life tough.
We run programmes to meet the requests or needs of those who meet regularly with us. This year we are running planned activities with an Exploring the Arts project, a Literacy Programme and Games Sessions. We also run out annual Summer Play Scheme every Thursday in August from 10am – 12pm at St. Lawrence Church Hall.
We signpost people to various local agencies and offer advocacy and accompany people to appointments if asked, We also pray with people and offer spiritual support in the Christian faith tradition. We celebrate achievements and birthdays together. Importantly, we listen and support each other at times of need.
We hope you find something useful or thought provoking here on this site. Thanks for sharing a part of your journey with us.
We are a registered charity, number 1095438. Our charitable objects are to show the love of Jesus and alleviate need and distress in Cirencester and elsewhere. We are a part of The Church of England, holding a Bishops Mission Order to carry out our work. We have a Board of Trustees and a Council of Reference with a Bishops Visitor (Rev Canon Dr Andrew Braddock).
Hope Cirencester at St John The Baptist Church today.
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Prayer for new beginning
Bernie Mann Dear Lord thank you for your Grace and love for us all and that no one is left behind. Please aid us to help others on their journey of discovery. AmenRead the full story
The Gentleness of God
Today I’ve been reading Psalm 107 and Hosea 11. Both have reduced me to tears as they communicate the gentleness and care of God for us, his people. I was raised in a tradition that emphasised continually the wrath of God and his fierce anger due to our misdeeds. But no-one ever drew my attention […]Read the full story
HELP! We need financial help! Could you consider setting up a Standing Order for £10 a month to the Upper Room? See the form attached Registered Charity Number 1095438 Title Forename Surname Address Date Email address: I am happy to receive a newsletter by email Y/N Please let us know what you […]Read the full story
Baptism & Confirmation at a Bishops Mission Order
Last week we had the joy of seeing Bishop Rachel baptising 7 and confirming 4 people into God’s church during the summer playscheme. Here is the short liturgy we put together for the occasion. It was designed to be fit for purpose in a large setting where many people were unfamiliar; to communicate the welcome […]Read the full story
Blog Post from Amber on Volunteering
Blog about my personal view of volunteering I have been volunteering at Scope charity shop which is a charity for disabled people and their families. I have been working there just over 7 months. I enjoy working in a team and taking on responsibilities in new roles and making customers happy. I volunteer because I […]Read the full story