We have all been stunned by Friday’s tragic events in Paris and our thoughts and prayers are with the victims, families of the victims and those who survived what was a wicked and horrific act.
Following the tragic events which have taken place in Paris, the Church of England has shared some prayers for peace.
Local Bishops will pay tribute to all those who served in the two World Wars and later conflicts alongside communities in Winchester, Southampton and Basingstoke.
Following recent elections to the Church of England’s General Synod, commonly known as the Church’s Parliament, nine representatives from the Diocese of Winchester have been chosen by the local Church to represent Hampshire and East Dorset. The General Synod is the national assembly of the Church of England, commonly referred to as the Church’s Parliament…. Read more »
On Saturday 10 October 2015 the Right Reverend Tim Dakin, Bishop of Winchester, the Right Reverend David Williams, Bishop of Basingstoke and the Right Reverend Jonathan Frost, Bishop of Southampton, were delighted to licence ten new Licensed Lay Ministers (LLM) to the Diocese, at a joyful service in Winchester Cathedral.
The Diocese of Winchester has today announced that the Reverend Canon Richard Brand has been appointed as the new Archdeacon of Winchester.