Regular groups

An opportunity to get to know each other better and build our community...Photo of members of the choir singing

Exploring faith and the Bible groups

Tuesday afternoon group: meets fortnightly at Katy Bell's house on the High Street, Cricklade at 1.30pm for Bible study and fellowship.

Wednesday morning group: meets weekly (from January 2018) at Marilyn Sweet’s farm, Purton Road, 9.15-11am. All welcome, including people with young children - they can enjoy seeing the animals and tractors at the end of the group!

Wednesday Evening Group: meets fortnightly, 8.00-9.30pm at Alanna and Brock's home on Bath Road. All welcome. Speak to Matt Smith or Alanna Hemmings for more information. 

Dig Deeper group: meets on the last Wednesday of the month, 8-9.30pm. Transport is available from Ashton Keynes to Cricklade. Speak to Kate Crow or Shirley Danby for more information.

Big questions for Seniors:  meets on 2nd and 4th Thursdays in the Jenner Hall Cricklade, 4–5.15pm. With half the group coming from Ashton Keynes, transport is always available. We ask questions, explore how the Bible relates to our everyday lives and recently we've been learning about a variety of women in the Bible. Contact Revd Shirley Danby on (01793) 751463 or Pam Cowler on (01793) 750771.

Thursday evening Home Group: meets fortnightly at Graham Light's house. 

Praying the Papers:  monthly on the third Thursday afternoon from 2-4pm at Michael Potter's house, 54 High Street, Cricklade. Simply bring a current news issue that interests you. We will discuss the issue and later pray about it. We end with tea and cake. Contact Michael Potter for more information.  

There are York course notes and CDs available to borrow for anyone who would like to follow a course at home. Please speak to Marilyn Sweet. 

Social activities

Bell Ringing: in Cricklade, the bell-ringers practice on a Wednesday evening 8-9pm and ring from 9.30-10am on a Sunday morning. In Ashton Keynes, they practice on a Thursday 8-9pm and ring some Sunday mornings from 9.30-10am. New members are always welcome. Please speak to Brian Danby in Cricklade or Mike Seymour in Ashton Keynes.

Choir: St. Sampson’s has an active church choir who practice once a week at the church on Friday evenings from 7-8pm. We sing at services on Sunday and have been known to put on a recital! We welcome any new singers, no experience necessary, just a passion for music. We’re a friendly bunch and there’s no obligation to sign up – just come along and join in when you can. For more information, speak to Sarah Townsend (Organist) or any other members of the choir after the service.

Men’s Pub Group: Discussion, laughs and a pint or two at The Red Lion, High Street, Cricklade. Meets every other Thursday, 8pm. Just come along or for more information contact David Bell.

To find out specific dates for any of the above activities, please check the calendar.