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

St Albans Forest Church

We are an 'Urban Forest Church' as we meet in the centre of St Albans in the church yard of St Peter's Church. That said, it is a large and leafy space with a wild area, growing apple orchard and other things that make it a natural oasis in the city. More ...

Wychwood Forest Church

Wychwood Forest Church are a small group of Christians meeting outside of a 'church' building and actually very happy to be outside, finding God by relating to the natural world. We'd like others, Christians or not, to join us on this journey of exploration. 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

forestchurch:
Mid Wales #forestchurch sun, babbling stream, 3 generations, cream tea, nature connection, tea ceremony. pic.twitter.com/ZWLs1vcD69
20 Jul 14

shollinghurst:
St Albans Forest Church Lammas Celebration 2nd August 4pm - games and crafts for all the family - local ale bread... fb.me/6Br6dsZfh
20 Jul 14

mattdfreer:
Good time introducing #forestchurch type things to a lovely group from Guildford diocese yesterday @CofEGuildford pic.twitter.com/i9WNyGj5lB
17 Jul 14