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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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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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Hong Kong migrants given warm Christmas welcome at Winchester Cathedral
16th Dec 2022 / 2 Minute Read

Hong Kong migrants given warm Christmas welcome at Winchester Cathedral

A group of over 100 migrants from Hong Kong were welcomed to Winchester Cathedral this week and hosted by Bishop Debbie Sellin. They were given a historical tour of...

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Bishop Debbie’s Christmas 2022 message
16th Dec 2022 / 2 Minute Read

Bishop Debbie’s Christmas 2022 message

To view this message on YouTube click here. Dear Friends, I wonder if like me you look forward to the TV adverts at Christmas time? I’ve been interested to...

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From wasteland to prayer space: new spiritual garden opens at Bursledon Infant School
15th Dec 2022 / 2 Minute Read

From wasteland to prayer space: new spiritual garden opens at Bursledon Infant School

Last week Bishop Debbie visited Burseldon Infant School to open their new spiritual garden. The previously overgrown outdoor space has been funded by community donations, including materials like wood,...

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The Diocesan team visit SCRATCH Southampton
9th Dec 2022 / 2 Minute Read

The Diocesan team visit SCRATCH Southampton

It was a real joy for Bishop Debbie and the Parish Support team to visit SCRATCH Southampton, a local Christian charity who, at Christmas-time, provides toys and gifts to...

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PRESS STATEMENT: Stephen Sizer Tribunal Decision
6th Dec 2022 / 2 Minute Read

PRESS STATEMENT: Stephen Sizer Tribunal Decision

Statement from the Acting Bishop of Winchester, the Rt Revd Debbie Sellin The Acting Bishop of Winchester, the Rt Revd Debbie Sellin, has received the judgment of the Bishop’s...

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Faith Groups Recognised as Vital to Social Care in Southampton
6th Dec 2022 / 2 Minute Read

Faith Groups Recognised as Vital to Social Care in Southampton

On Wed 30 November, representatives from faith communities met with Southampton City Council to sign a new ‘All Parliamentary Group on Faith Society’s (APPG)’ ‘Faith Covenant’, affirming their commitment to...

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Paint Pots Preschool at Harefield, Southampton rated “Outstanding” by Ofsted
6th Dec 2022 / 2 Minute Read

Paint Pots Preschool at Harefield, Southampton rated “Outstanding” by Ofsted

A preschool in Southampton has received the highest-possible rating by Ofsted in their first inspection since moving to a new premises in September 2020 (a full copy of the...

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