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Welcome to the website for the parishes of Brighstone, Brook with Mottistone, Shorwell & Chale.


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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.

  • Recent sermons can be found here.
  • Join us for daily prayer here.
  • For this week’s copy of The Link, 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.

We look forward to welcoming you.

 

Latest News and Events

  • Smugglers and Smuggling Talk by Tony Gale - Come to St Andrew’s Chale, Friday 8th August at 7pm, and hear about the smuggling ‘industry’ and what happened to some of those involved from court records. There will be an opportunity to speak with Tony over refreshments after his talk. Free entry but donations invited for St Andrew’s W.C. …
  • New local writing group soon to be launched! - Come on all you “budding” story-tellers, poets, playwrights and journalists….any age, any level of experience, any genre….only a keen interest needed. WE NEED YOU to take us all on a journey of inspiration and imagination! This group will be held in Brighstone; anyone across the five parishes is welcome!  For …
  • Carols for Christmas - If you would like to join others to sing some new carols, with a view to singing in our local churches as part of a Carol Service when invited by the resident priest, do please come and join us! We will meet at St Mary’s Church, Brighstone, at 11.00 am …
  • Ride and Stride 2014 - Ride and Stride takes place on Saturday 13th September. A list of all the IW Churches which are taking part, can be downloaded by clicking Isle of Wight Churches Registered for Ride and Stride 2014.  If you are able to participate and would like to know who else is taking …
  • Advance Notice of Services at Brighstone - There will be no Morning Worship at St Mary’s Brighstone for three consecutive weeks as from the 27th July. The 27th will be held at Brighstone Grange at 10:30am; the 3rd August is at Chale showground, beginning at 10:30am; and on the 10th August, there is a service at Grange …
  • Recent Access Improvements at Mottistone - The new improved access path has been recently completed and opened, allowing ease of access for wheelchair and less-able visitors.  A legacy has enabled a new opening in the West wall of the churchyard to be created, with the path widened and tarmacked to allow a wheelchair to use it, …
  • Joint singing and musicians practice – St Mary’s Brighstone - If you enjoy singing or playing, please join the Music Group and Augmented Choir on Friday July 18th @ 7.00pm in St Mary’s, Brighstone. Sarah Bromley and Beth Peckham have offered to lead this practice. It will be followed by a social time in the Bishops. Many thanks, Miriam Crewe …
  • AgeUK at The Exchange - Judith Stratton will again be at The Exchange between 9 and 12 noon this Wednesday – do pop in with any concerns or queries, or just for a chat!
  • Helping Someone Concert Success! – by Linda Edge - “WOW, WOW, WOW!! The Grand Total from Saturday’s Helping Someone Concert was £1,300!!  This is from very generous donations, CD sales, the raffle and auction. THANK YOU EVERYBODY for your amazing generosity! This amount had me in tears! There will be more money rolling in from further CD sales (they …
  • Chale’s 900th Anniversary Programme of Events - By clicking on this link, St Andrew’s 900th Anniversary Year Programme of Events, you can find out what is happening throughout this special year for St Andrew’s.  Do come and support these events, there is something for everyone.