A contactless Mothering Sunday?

Please read Exodus 2.1-10. So much has changed in just a few days. Coronavirus has gone from being something out there to something that’s right with us. From something that was affecting other people to something that’s affecting every one of us. There have been new measures from the Government practically every day. Businesses, the church… you name it – we’ve all been adapting, changing, catching up with new rules and ways of doing things. Desperate measures for desperate times. But there have been smiles, too. One of mine was hearing about a new way of delivering pizzas from Pizza Hut: ‘Our deliveries will be contact-free. This means that when we deliver your order, the delivery d

Corona COVID-19 virus

Along with other Church of England churches, we are taking very seriously the guidance which has been given to us by the Church of England in order to protect all church attendees and our community as best we can. The actions listed here are all based on this guidance, which draws on advice about best practice from the NHS and Public Health England. We will update this page whenever the guidance changes. If you would like to see the full information, which is updated whenever necessary, please go to https://www.churchofengland.org/more/media-centre/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-churches or https://www.winchester.anglican.org/coronavirus/ Handwashing: when you arrive and before you undertak

From the Curate - March 2020

Dear Friends I love March – I honestly think that it is the best month in the year, and this has nothing to do with the fact that it is my birthday month! March is a month of surprises – it feels like the beginning of spring but, as my mum likes to remind me, it snowed the week I was born. You never know what to expect in March. So far this year one verse of scripture has invaded my thoughts and I can’t seem to put it down. Perhaps it’s because of what this year brings for me personally or perhaps it’s because God wants me to really understand the concept. Isaiah 43 says: ‘See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it?’ Or, as The Message puts it: ‘Be alert, be pr

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