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

  • 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 – beginning June 27th 10.30 – 12 noon - 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 every month beginning  June 27th 10.30am – 12 noon At the Exchange, New Road, Brighstone. Further information from …
  • 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 …
  • 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 and Dedication - Bishop Christopher led a service to dedicate the bells on Sunday 16th July. ——————————————————————————————————– 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 …
  • 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 …