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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 APCM Report 2017 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

  • Foodbank donations for Christmas 2017 - Following a huge thank you from the Island Foodbank for the Harvest donations from our churches, we were told that they collected a staggering 27 stones in total from the Benefice! We have been asked to bring our December donations forward to November, as this will help the Foodbank with …
  • Harvest Services and celebrations in our churches and beyond - A huge thank you to those who donated to the Food Bank at the Harvest Festivals at Brook, Brighstone and Shorwell. Total donations weighed in at an incredible 27 stones of food! Thank you too for all of those who attended and helped with Shorwell’s Harvest Festival last Sunday, and …
  • Concert in aid of The Roof Fund – Friday 6th October – St Mary’s Brighstone - Friday 6th October saw a good sized audience enjoy a varied evening of entertainment, organised by Maggie Courtney. The range and depth of talent within our community was most impressive. The retiring collection raised £335 towards the St Mary’s Church Roof Fund. Our thanks goes to the organisers, participants and …
  • 2017 Flower Festival at St Peter’s Church, Shorwell - Our thanks to all who helped with the flower festival, with the theme of  “PEACE”Here are some photos from the Flower Festival:                  
  • Benefice Pet Service July 2017 - Here are a few photos from the Benefice Pet Service at St Peter’s Shorwell.    Revd. Linda spoke to many pet owners about their pets or special cuddlies they’d brought along. We gave praise to God for all his creation with church members from our Benefice.  
  • The Positively Refreshing Coffee Morning – 28th October 10.30 – 12 noon, The Exchange, Brighstone - With so much negativity in the world, come to a coffee morning with a difference! A chance to share in happy things, however small they might seem. ☺ The last Thursday of the month, next one on 28th October 10.30am – 12 noon At the Exchange, New Road, Brighstone.
  • Morning Holy Communion Shorwell from June 2017 - We welcome the start of an 11am Holy Communion at St Peter’s Shorwell on the first Sunday of the month.
  • Young People’s Big Breakfast – The Exchange 10:45am - A regular event for the young people on the second and fourth Sunday of every month 10:45am at the Exchange, Brighstone.
  • Concert at St Mary’s Brighstone – Saturday 17th June 7:30pm - A BIG THANK YOU to all who came and enjoyed the excellent entertainment on Saturday 17th June, by The Island Concert Band. The contributions towards the Church Roof Fund totalled £285.
  • The Exchange – Grand Re-opening - Thank you to all those involved in the The Exchange refurbishment and re-opening ceremony. 28th April, and to Council Leader Dave Stewart and Local Councillor Bob Seely for attending. The space has been totally transformed! If you would like to use The Exchange, please book through Barbara for a donation …