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Andover Street Pastors hold 5th Anniversary Celebrations

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The Andover Street Pastors this week celebrated more than five years of holding late night patrols to help keep Andover’s streets safe and happy. At a special anniversary service on Wednesday night, they were joined by the founder of Street Pastors, Rev Les Isaac OBE, to recognise their years of neighbourhood outreach and to commission new Street Pastor volunteers to go out into the community.

Rt Rev Tim Dakin

Statement from the Bishop of Winchester following yesterday’s earthquake in Myanmar

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“My thoughts and prayers are with the people of Myanmar following the earthquake which occurred in the region yesterday. The Diocese of Winchester has a longstanding partnership with the Province of Myanmar and we are already engaged with the development work following the flooding last year. I have sent a message to Archbishop Stephen assuring him of our continued support.”


Easter message from the Bishop of Southampton

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The part of the Holy Week story that gets overlooked is Saturday. It’s for anyone who’s ever been disappointed or let down in life. We may remember the donkey, Jesus washing rough and smelly feet and his last supper with friends. And possibly his betrayal, mockery and cruel death. But it’s what happens next, the… Read more »

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Easter message from the Bishop of Basingstoke

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On the first Easter Sunday morning the disciples who saw Jesus risen from the dead went running to tell the story. They had gone to mourn and Jesus met them that morning. It changed the lives of frightened and disillusioned men and women who went on to take the story to the ends of the… Read more »