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Welcome to the website for the parishes of Brighstone, Brook with Mottistone, Shorwell with Kingston.

Here you can find out about the services, events and groups associated with the churches, as well as information about the church buildings, and how we might be able to support you.We look forward to welcoming you.

  • The Five Churches Annual Parochial Church Reports can be read here.
  • Recent sermons can be found here.
  • Join us for daily prayer here.
  • For this week’s copy of The Link, click here.
  • To view each of our churches individual newsletters, click here.
  • To request a visit, please click here.
  • To request a prayer, please click here.
  • Details of the five churches fundraising commitments, including Ride and Stride can be found by clicking here.

 

Latest News and Events

  • The Exchange – Grand Re-opening 5pm on Friday 28th April – TODAY! - The Exchange will re-open today at 5pm on 28th April, it will involve a short time of speaking, singing and prayers, before some food and drinks and a chance to look round the freshly refurbished environs of the exchange – a place for all in Brighstone and area to meet …
  • DAILY PRAYER GUIDE – Portsmouth Diocese - You will find the ‘Daily Prayer Guide’ in the News and Events section of this new website. The new web link, which you may want to bookmark is: www.portsmouth.anglican.org/news-and-events/prayer-diary/. March’s Prayer Diary is available to download from that page.
  • Brighstone Bells Update - Brighstone now has eight bells, but we can only ring five for the next couple of weeks.  The frame for the other three bells has been concreted in and needs to cure, then the bell hanger will be back on Monday 24th April to setup all eight bells for ringing. …
  • Lay Pastoral Assistants - Lay Pastoral Assistants are licensed by the Bishop, trained and commissioned by the Diocese, and authorised to engage in pastoral ministry, on a voluntary basis, on behalf of the local church.  Working under the direction of the Minister or Local Lay Minister, they support many areas of parish life.  In …
  • Update to the Christmas Tree Festival 2016 Bulletin - The final total now stands at £11,205.74! We will be able to help a lot of charities. Having said that, some charities have noticed that we have a problem with our roof and have asked for their donations to be redirected to the ‘Roof Appeal’ We are grateful for their …
  • Update on SWAY – South Wight Area Youth - The funding from the council runs out in March 2017. We have enough finances to see us through to the middle of the year. The running costs of sway annually are around £40,000. We have a very good reputation with the council in terms of what we do. Across the …
  • 2016 Age Friendly Team Award for the Community Project – Age UK IW - Congratulations to the churches, Judith Stratton and all the volunteers involved during the last year in making this local project so successful.  The award was presented on Thursday evening at the Lakeside Hotel and a prize of £100 was received – to be shared across the various projects for their …
  • A Note from Steve Sutcliffe - To My Dear friends, Thank you so much, for all your love and support that you’ve given me. Your wonderful collection really has moved me beyond words, for once! With the incredible sum that you donated, I am delighted to say that I have purchased a new Apple MacBook Pro and …
  • Photos of Steve’s leaving party and service - Click here for the photo’s of the party – the pdf will download Click here for the photo’s of Steve’s farewell service – the pdf will download
  • BIG Worship – Brighstone - The BIG Worship will only happen on the 2nd and 4th (or 5th if it occurs) Sunday of the month from now on.