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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

  • Alzheimer’s Information Point – Lord Louis Library, Newport - The Alzheimer’s Society in process of opening and a new Information (Drop In) Stand in Newport Supported by Ali Machin 3rd Wednesday of the month Start date 15th February 2017 Venue – Lord Louis Library, Orchard Street, Newport 1.30pm to 3.30pm Should you have any questions in relation to this …
  • Christingle Service at the January Moot Shorwell 2017 - Christingle – meaning ‘Christ Light’ – is a symbol of the Christian Faith. For many years churches all over the world have made Christingles to remind them that Christ is the light who came into the world at Christmas. The Christingle orange represents the world, John reminds us that ‘Jesus …
  • 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 …
  • Confirmations and Baptisms by Bishop Christopher 2016 - A beautiful sunny Saturday in September saw five young people and myself heading off to St John’s Church in Ryde to be with Bishop Christopher for the confirmation service.  It was a privilege to be a part of these young peoples first steps on the road into their Christian Faith.  …
  • Singing with John Rutter – 1st October 2016 - A star-struck posse from the Church Choirs of St Mary’s Brighstone and St Peter’s Shorwell, headed to Sussex to take part in a  wonderful day of singing with the amazing composer John Rutter. So much of the music we use during the year is the work of this incredibly talented …
  • 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.
  • Arrangements During the Interregnum - During the interregnum the legal responsibility for worship, occasional offices, pastoral care, mission and so on falls to the churchwardens and Area Dean, rather than other licensed clergy or readers. The JPCC has agreed Nick Dorley-Brown will liaise with the diocese over the Rectory and work with Barbara to convene …