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    Welcome to The Beacon Benefice. . . .

    We are a group of churches in the Church of England (which is  the officially Established Christian Church (Protestant)) centred around the large village of Painswick, on the Western edge of the Gloucestershire Cotswolds.  We have six congregations in six historic churches, and PSALMS, an activities programme for children, young people and familiesWe have our own Facebook group for upcoming events on https://www.facebook.com/groups/838401489638991/

     Psalms Beacon Newsletter- you can read it here:

    Good News: Archdeacon Jackie is coming to the Benefice this Sunday July 24th  and will be preaching at the 9:30 am Painswick Praise and the 11:00 am Edge Family Praise Services!


    From Our Vicar   . . . . .


    Dear Friends

    Right at the end of last month, on the 29th of June, was the feast of St Peter and St Paul.  One of the reasons we take such notice of this in the Church is that it is traditionally the time for ordinations.  A total of 21 people were ordained Deacon or Priest in our Cathedral.  Who said the Church is dying? 

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