Family, Children and Youth
The Diocese of Winchester is passionate about promoting and supporting good work with families, children and young people; we believe that this ministry lies at the heart of the church's mission.
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Mr Andy Saunders
Children & Families Adviser
Andy supports parishes in their ministry to children and families. He offers consultancy and training for those engaged in this work and makes them aware of new and appropriate resources. He works alongside parishes in running events for children and families and plans and delivers children’s events at a Diocesan level.
01962 710972 / 07703 186693
Mr Pete Maidment
Diocesan Youth Officer
Pete provides support, training and resources for those engaged in youth ministry including clergy, employed youth workers and volunteers. He advises parishes in this area of work and in particular encourages understanding of youth culture and the theological foundations of mission to young people. He runs events for those engaged in this work and also events for young people at a Diocesan level.
01962 710971 / 07841 517519
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The General Synod has enacted the measure enabling women to be ordained as Bishops in the Church of England.
Debbie Thrower has been installed as an honorary lay Canon and member of Winchester Cathedral Chapter
The Bishop of Winchester recently returned from an official visit to East Africa in his capacity as the Church of England’s spokesperson on further and higher education.
On Saturday 8 November Diocesan Synod appointed a new Chair of the House of Clergy
This summer, with the agreement of the Bishop’s Council and in line with other dioceses, we have started to use the term ‘Licensed Lay Minister’ (LLM) rather than ‘Reader’ for all those exercising this important ministry.
Local Bishops will commemorate outbreak of World War One alongside communities in Winchester, Southampton and Basingstoke
We are sorry to announce the death of the former Bishop of Winchester, the Right Reverend Michael Scott-Joynt.
The Reverend Canon David Williams consecrated by the Most Reverend Justin Welby , the Archbishop of Canterbury, at Winchester Cathedral
Rev Canon Dr Paul Moore joins Diocesan team
HM Lord-Lieutenant Open Winchester Cathedral's Refurbished Learning Centre