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  • Archbishop of York brings hope to Northumberland

    The Bishop of Winchester, the Bishop of Southampton and the Bishop of Basingstoke travelled to the Northumberland coast this weekend to join the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, in his launch of the Pathways Mission in the Diocese of Newcastle.

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  • The Society of St James - Big Sleep Out

    Homelessness charity The Society of St James (SSJ) is hosting its annual Big Sleep Out on 19th October to raise awareness of the devastating impact homelessness has on people’s lives. Read more

  • Holiday at Home

    Five Fordingbridge Families accepted the invitation to ‘Holiday at Home’ during the summer holidays: A total of 27 guests attended, ranging from a six week-old baby to a grandma! Read more

  • Canon Mark in Rwanda

    The first time I went to Rwanda was 26 years ago, 2 years before the genocide during which over 1.1 million people were killed within the space of 100 days. Once law-and-order was restored investigations revealed that the genocide was premeditated, planned and the result of decades of colonial misrule that incited division and hatred between artificially constructed tribes. Read more

  • Illumination - Festival of Flowers

    Winchester Cathedral Flower Festival returns this year with Illumination: A Festival of Flowers from 5 to 9 September. This year’s Flower Festival will feature a stunning array of flower arrangements inspired by the magnificent Winchester Bible, the largest and finest surviving 12th-century English bible. Read more

  • Kerala floods: Local churches praying and giving as Christian Aid delivers life-saving help

    Churches across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight will be praying and giving this Sunday as the scale and extent of the impact of Kerala’s exceptionally destructive and deadly floods become apparent. Read more

  • Pilgrimage to Jerusalem

    I stood in the Sea of Galilee. It was here, in this area, that Jesus and his friends planned their next missional move together. Read more

  • 5500 UK Churches switch to renewable energy

    More than 5,500 churches across the UK, including several famous cathedrals, have converted to renewable power to help combat climate change. Read more

  • Celebrating 30 years together

    Our link with Newcastle Diocese began in 1988 as a result of Faith in the City report when Bishop John V. Taylor challenged the Diocese of Winchester to raise an equivelant... Read more

  • Together we’re powerful

    This Harvest, we stand together with women like Aster in Ethiopia, to rejoice and call for gender justice through Christian Aid’s 2018 Harvest Appeal. As we celebrate and praise God for providing all we need, we also stand with our sisters whose harvests are uncertain. Read more

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