Dear Friends ‘What are you doing for Lent?’ It’s interesting... the question seems to have changed. It used to be ‘what are you giving up for Lent?’ Perhaps it still is for you... It doesn’t seem that long since Christmas, but Easter is early this year so Lent is almost upon us. I mentioned this to our church on Sunday and said people might like to borrow one of the church library books for some special reading and reflection during Lent; I put some particularly appropria
(continued from October 2017) Life lessons from Exodus chapters 16 and 17... They moaned endlessly, complained bitterly. After all the amazing events they had witnessed, trusting God should have been the first – not the last – port of call. But it began with the hunger, then the thirst. After that came nomadic raiders, the Amalekites... Oh, to be back in Egypt as slaves! Every morning, after the dew had evaporated, they were to collect thin, frost-like flakes from the gro
Thank you to everyone who attended or gave donations and generally helped to make the event on 14th January 2018 such a success. Thank you to Jenny, Ann, Sheila, Jill and Dorothy for providing super desserts (again), and thanks to Anne Winstanley for making soup. Numbers were down this year, but the enthusiasm to help, and the interest in, the Winchester Night Shelter has not diminished over the years. The total amount raised was £185.