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  • A Waterfall of Poppies

    One day last year, thinking ahead to the Armistice commemorations in November 2018, Gill Donnelly, a Winchfield resident, had the bright idea that a waterfall of poppies tumbling over St Mary’s Church, Winchfield, could look wonderful and would properly commemorate the fallen from the First World War and subsequent conflicts. Read more

  • 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

  • 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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  • 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

  • Bishop of Winchester supports marathon runners raising funds for Winchester Hospice

    On Sunday members of Winchester Churches Together took part in the Winchester Half Marathon in support of Winchester Hospice. Read more

  • Diocese of Winchester leads the way as local people pursue vocations to join the priesthood

    As the Diocese of Winchester’s locally-based training programme for ordinands commences its second year, the Diocese has seen a 50% increase in the number of people commencing training to become ordained clergy since 2016. Read more

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