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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

  • 2017 Global Prayer Initiative 25th May – 4th June - What’s happening locally: Shorwell At St Peter’s Church there will be a Prayer station for each of the sections of the Lord’s Prayer for people to sit and reflect upon, using Thy Kingdom Come (TKC)  resources, from May 25th – 4th June. Brighstone Over the weekend of 3rd-4th June at …
  • Concert at St Mary’s Brighstone – 17th June 7:30pm -  Make a date for your diary. On Saturday 17th June 7.30pm The Island Concert Band is back by popular demand, in St Mary’s Church Brighstone. Admission is free but there will be a retiring collection in aid of The Church Roof Fund. So, if you like your music catchy and …
  • Pentecost Prayer & Praise, 4th June 3:30pm Full Circle Restaurant, St Mary’s Hospital - We are invited to celebrate 25 years of Healthcare Chaplaincy in the Isle of Wight Trust at St Mary’s Hospital by Rev Kelvin Burke. Join the celebration:      ……. in thanking God for spiritual care provision in our NHS,      ……. in praying for our NHS Trust,      ……. in praying for people …
  • 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 - 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 …