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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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Christmas is coming around Winchester Diocese
14th Dec 2022 / 2 Minute Read

Christmas is coming around Winchester Diocese

Over the past weeks, churches from Basingstoke to Bournemouth have been working hard to offer their communities many opportunities to mark Advent and get ready for Christmas, with Christingle...

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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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Warm Spaces in our Diocese
9th Dec 2022 / 2 Minute Read

Warm Spaces in our Diocese

As the weather gets colder and the cost of living remains intolerably high for many households, a large number of churches in our diocese are creating ‘warm spaces’ within...

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Christmas Wreath-making at St Mary’s Southampton raises money for Amber Chaplains
8th Dec 2022 / 2 Minute Read

Christmas Wreath-making at St Mary’s Southampton raises money for Amber Chaplains

Last Friday 2 December, St Mary’s Southampton hosted a Christmas wreath-making event to fundraise for Amber Chaplains, a Southampton based Christian chaplaincy service for women involved in the sex...

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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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Ukrainian Teenagers Learn the Ropes of Sailing
2nd Dec 2022 / 2 Minute Read

Ukrainian Teenagers Learn the Ropes of Sailing

This weekend youth worker, Helen Chatfield from the benefice of North Hampshire Downs took a group of nine Ukrainian teenagers, who are part of her youth group at All...

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