Forest Church

Many people can describe transcendent moments in nature where they feel deeply connected to something bigger than themselves and Forest Church is a way to explore that connection within community

Forest Church is a fresh expression of church drawing on much older traditions when sacred places and practices were outside – but it is also drawing on contemporary research that highlights the benefits of spending time with nature in wild places.

Forest Church isn’t just normal church happening outside, instead it attempts to participate with creation. And it isn’t just a fellowship group doing an outside activity, we aim to learn, worship, meditate, pray and practice with the trees, at the spring, along the shore....


Forest Church Contact Form

Please contact us about anything Forest Church related – but if you're wondering if there is a group near you or how to start one read the Groups page listed above.




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Click here to visit the Forest Church Facebook group.

And click here for Mossy Church, where Forest and Messy Church meet for all-age nature connection.

Recent Forest Church Posts

Cheltenham Forest Church

We seek to learn how to meet with Christ in nature and the Bible. We desire to bring healing and wholeness to the relationship between humans and other species, the poorest communities of the world, and future generations. This includes reconciliation between groups that have been in conflict, such as Christians and Pagans, and the different denominational groupings in the Church. More ...

Wharfedale Forest Church

"Creating the space to find that we have already been found by God.." Many of us find this difficult. But we recognize the connection between the physical and the spiritual. As we play together, we open ourselves up to allow God to move and transform us. More ...

Forest Church Book

Forest Church: A Field Guide to Nature Connection For Groups and Individuals

Brimming with insights and packed with information, this book draws you out, quite literally, into nature to experience a new, well thought through pattern of spiritual practice. Bruce Stanley gives you all the resources you’ll need, both practical and theoretical, to get going with a group or on your own. More ...

Forest Church Tweets

MindfulWanderer:
Cheltenham Forest Church started in October 2014. Read more about us here mysticchrist.co.uk/blog/post/chel…
25 Nov 14

Livingitoutbook:
@shollinghurst Just read about Forest Church in Green Parent plus saw at Greenbelt - can you let us know of yr next meet once it's planned?
8 Nov 14

Gtrugs:
From formal beauty of a #requiem mass on #Remembrance Sunday, inspired also by #forest #church movement mysticchrist.co.uk/forest_church
13 Nov 14