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  • Grave Talk

    Grave Talk was launched through the Church of England and builds on the work done for centuries by them, in helping people to think about these big questions. The discussion is helped by conversation cards which are on the table and contain 52 questions covering five key areas. Read more

  • Ringing Remembers

    When the country's bells rang out on 11th November 1918 they announced the end of the most catastrophic war the world had seen yet. Bells were at the heart of the community, marking events of great significance and communicating to the people. Read more

  • Bishop of Winchester’s Christmas Appeal 2018

    This Christmas the Bishop of Winchester is asking for donations to Winchester Hospice, as part of the effort to raise over £2.5 million to renovate Burrell House in the grounds of the Royal Hampshire County Hospital and turn it into a hospice. Read more

  • Saint Mary’s Southampton Resource Church

    Over 400 people packed into Saint Mary's Southampton to see the revitalisation of this historic church, which has been a site of worship since AD 634. Jon and Hannah Finch, who are leading the revitalisation, were supported by the Bishop of Southampton and church leaders across the city and Diocese of Winchester to celebrate this new city centre resource church in the heart of Southampton. Read more

  • Over one hundred lay people take on new roles in the Diocese of Winchester

    The Right Reverend Tim Dakin, Bishop of Winchester, licensed 10 new Licensed Lay Ministers and Workers (LLMs and LLWs), and commissioned 102 new members of the Bishop’s Commission for Mission (BCM) this weekend at Winchester Cathedral. Read more

  • Caraway

    Older people matter! Celebrating the wisdom and richness of old age, Caraway is a Christian charity advocating for older people across the city of Southampton. Read more

  • Kick off for St Win’s at AFC Totton

    St Winfrid’s Church, Totton, is building for the future.

    With a beautiful but poorly-built listed building to take into account, the congregation of St Winfrid’s have taken the brave decision to close their building for 2-3 years for total refurbishment, reopening in 2021 in a building which will by then be fit for purpose – for community and church use alike. Read more

  • Reconcilers Together

    New Christian network to inspire and equip Christian leaders for reconciliation in their churches and communities
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  • Try Praying

    Try Praying is a prayer guide with a difference. It’s for friends, family, neighbours and anyone else asking questions about God and faith. The pocket-sized booklet features real-life stories, words of wisdom, and prayers that anyone can pray. Try Praying is a seven-day exploration of faith, which doesn’t shy away from the tough questions about suffering, or prayers that haven’t been answered. The day by day format introduces the idea of a relationship with God, explains who Jesus is, and why we all need him in our life. Read more

  • New school building opened by Councillor, local MP and Bishop of Southampton

    A ribbon-cutting ceremony and blessing marked the official opening of a new school extension at St James Church of England Primary School in West End (24 September 2018) increasing the school’s capacity from 420 to 630 pupils. Read more

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