The Winchester and Portsmouth Diocesan Guild of Church Bell Ringers will welcome around 200 counterparts from other dioceses for their annual conference over the Bank Holiday weekend. Over the weekend, they will travel to churches across south-east Hampshire and the Isle of Wight to see and hear the bells.
For the fifth year, Bishop Jonathan will lead a group of young people in pilgrimage to the Taizé Community where they will participate in a week of prayer, discussion and communal life.
On Sunday more than 3,000 people joined together for an evening of prayer and worship at Winchester Cathedral to mark Pentecost, one of the Church’s most important celebrations.
Inspired by the simple, powerful words of the Lord’s Prayer, the Thy Kingdom Come marathon of prayer will begin on the 6th of May and culminate at Pentecost on Sunday the 15th of May.
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.
Winchester Cathedral chosen as one of six national Beacons to celebrate ‘great wave of prayer’ across the country
On Pentecost Sunday, 15th May, more than 3,000 young people will join together for an evening of prayer and worship at Winchester Cathedral as one of six Beacon Events taking place across the country.