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

Bradford SoulSpace Forest Church

Bradford SoulSpace Forest Church, a part of Bradford SoulSpace, a "Fresh Expression" of church, aiming to journey together within the Christ tradition. More ...

Earthed: Christian Perspectives on Nature Connection

This substantial collection of essays is a resource for anyone practically exploring the relationship between spirituality and nature connection, written by authors from the Christ Tradition who’ve taken literally Jesus’ words, ‘I am sending you out ...’  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

embody_uk:
Nature Connection Will Be the Next Big Human Trend huff.to/1ADFDtY
30 Aug 14

forestchurch:
Looks like something is starting up in Sheffield. See FB Forest Church group for news.
28 Aug 14

forestchurch:
@ColeMoreton an aside, you mightn't remember but we go way back: Two Across Physical Theatre GB circa 1993 ish. You and Paul P hosting.
27 Aug 14