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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

  • Lent Lunches 2018 dates and venues - Throughout Lent, every Saturday, lunches are served at different venues; the Scout Centre in Brighstone, the Seely Hall in Brook, the Wilberforce Hall in Brighstone and the Parish Hall in Shorwell.  Various groups of people organise each lunch, raising money for their chosen charity.
  • Concert Dates for your diary 2018 - Sunday 25th March – Band Concert, St Mary’s Brighstone, 2pm. Monday 16th April -Cowes Concert Brass Band, Shorwell Parish Hall, 7pm. Thursday 24th May- Vectis Band Concert, St Mary’s Brighstone, 7:30pm.
  • BBC 1 Inside Out South programme on the Flying Boat Disaster and Service - Watch the documentary on iplayer (catch up tv) from about half way through. https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b09p2rlb/inside-out-south-22012018 The very moving service was held at Brook Church on 18th November 2017.
  • The Brighstone Christmas Tree Festival 2017 - The Brighstone Christmas Tree Festival has raised a phenomenal amount again for charity –a total of £10,782 which puts the total raised over 21 years to a staggering £120,197.17 . Our prayers were answered in many ways and I hope that people saw God in the warm welcome, in the …
  • Brenda Rowe’s LPA Commissioning Sunday 14th January 2018, 11am St Peter’s Church, Shorwell - Please join us for Morning Worship in Shorwell on Sunday at 11am for the commissioning service of Brenda becoming a Lay Pastoral Assistant (LPA) all LPA’s are warmly welcome.
  • Winter Heart Warmer Charity Dance – St Mary’s Brighstone 13th January 7pm – 10pm - Join us for a ‘Winter Heart Warmer’ Charity Dance at St Mary’s Brighstone on Saturday 13th January from 7pm – 10pm, in aid of Burburi Health Clinic, Kenya. There will be alternating sessions of barn dancing (with a caller) and live music and dancing with Hannah Robinson. Seniors/Children £5 Adults …
  • Happy New Year & New Appointments Announcement - We are delighted to announce the appointment of two clergy to the West Wight, who will begin with us the exciting process of developing a new Team and emerging Mission Community. The Revd Clive Todd, currently Rector of the Lower Swale in North Yorkshire  with responsibility for eight churches will …
  • Isle of Wight Pearl New Year’s Eve Service 2017 - As part of the Christians Together for Brighstone and a joint Benefice Service we worshipped at the Isle of Wight Pearl Conservatory surrounded by amazing Christmas Trees from the festival. It was so popular that we almost ran out of chairs and space!  Click this link to view photos from …
  • Brighstone Nativity Pageant 2017 - The Nativity Pageant was performed on Sunday of the the Christmas Tree Festival in December. Here are a few photos of the afternoon:        
  • Orpheus Singers – A Thank you - Orpheus Singers – A Thank you  We hope you enjoyed our WOLCUM HEVENÈ KING concert at Brighstone Church on 25th November. It was a very atmospheric evening, with works performed by candlelight to a full church. Thank you for supporting us and for your help with the arrangements and making …