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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Facebook

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

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 ...

Wilcume Forest Church

Wilcumestow was the Saxon name for Walthamstow, meaning place of welcome. We seek to be a welcoming community for all who feel close to God when outside. 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:
@praycelticdaily taste and see that the Lord is good.
9 Jan

Ringsfieldhall:
2.30pm on Sunday 11th January Forest Church at Ringsfield Hall, connecting with the spiritual through immersion in nature.
7 Jan

shollinghurst:
@RevRichardColes St Albans Forest church will celebrate outdoors with Herricks carol Christmas tree bonfire candle lighting and festive fare
4 Jan