The Diocese of Winchester is very sorry to learn of the death of Andrew Johnson, the Diocesan Registrar.
The Church of England has issued the following prayers in response to the Paris terror attack.
Churches and the public across the Diocese of Winchester have been thanked by Christian Aid after donating over £14,000 so far to the charity’s Ebola Crisis Appeal.
Celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ, we remember that he is the light who brings us out of darkness. As it says in Isaiah: “The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who dwelt in a land of deep darkness, on them has light shined” (Isaiah 9:2).
Love Southampton, an initiative of the churches in the city, will be hosting a Christmas Street Party on Saturday 13 December, from 4pm ‘til 7pm in Guildhall Square, Southampton.
Over 2,700 volunteers supporting children, young people and families through churches across Hampshire and East Dorset
Official statistics released by the Church of England show that 2,736 volunteers are supporting communities across the Diocese of Winchester. Activities supported include parent and toddler groups, youth clubs and school-based clubs. This figure represents nearly 1,000 more volunteers than the national average.