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Serving older people through play and presence in Southampton
27th Jan 2023 / 2 Minute Read

Serving older people through play and presence in Southampton

Caraway is a ministry to older people operating in Southampton and the surrounding area that involves many of our churches, aiming to have a Caraway volunteer in every parish....

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The growing need for Anna Chaplains to offer spiritual support to older people
26th Jan 2023 / 2 Minute Read

The growing need for Anna Chaplains to offer spiritual support to older people

Debbie Thrower (pictured above), founder of Anna Chaplaincy writes… ‘What makes life worth living for you?’ It’s a good opening question when chatting to someone getting on in years....

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St Mary’s Church in Bishopstoke become a Bronze Eco Church
20th Jan 2023 / 2 Minute Read

St Mary’s Church in Bishopstoke become a Bronze Eco Church

To become given a Bronze Award by Christian environment charity A Rocha, St Mary’s Church had to make a number of changes. Firstly, in summer 2021, the church formed...

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St Paul’s Throop welcome local resident Harry Redknapp to reopen the refurbished Community Café
19th Jan 2023 / 2 Minute Read

St Paul’s Throop welcome local resident Harry Redknapp to reopen the refurbished Community Café

On Thursday January 5th St Paul’s Church were thrilled to be re-opening their community café after a long period of closure due to a kitchen refurbishment. Back in October...

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St Mark’s Kempshott installs new green heating system reducing CO2 emissions by up to 85%
18th Jan 2023 / 2 Minute Read

St Mark’s Kempshott installs new green heating system reducing CO2 emissions by up to 85%

When the heating system at Saint Mark’s Church Kempshott was condemned as unsafe, the PCC knew they had an expensive problem, and one which would limit the building’s use...

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Weston churches secure funding to impact Estate community
18th Jan 2023 / 2 Minute Read

Weston churches secure funding to impact Estate community

Holy Trinity Weston, working in an ecumenical partnership with Kings Community Church in Southampton, has won a funding bid to help them further love and serve the local people...

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Churches and schools around the Diocese celebrating Epiphany
12th Jan 2023 / 2 Minute Read

Churches and schools around the Diocese celebrating Epiphany

Epiphany (6th January) was marked joyfully around our diocese, with churches, schools and communities celebrating the season in different ways. Here are some photos of what went on… Bishop...

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All invited to join Winchester School of Mission for a bible-packed study day
11th Jan 2023 / 2 Minute Read

All invited to join Winchester School of Mission for a bible-packed study day

The Winchester School of Mission was delighted to start 2023 with all the students gathering for a fantastic bible-packed study day (with another date planned for 25th February). The morning...

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Diocese partners with Church Army to revitalise evangelism in Southampton
11th Jan 2023 / 2 Minute Read

Diocese partners with Church Army to revitalise evangelism in Southampton

The Diocese of Winchester and Church Army have teamed up and are working together to serve and share the good news of Jesus Christ to the local communities around...

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