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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 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

  • Celebrate Pancake Day Tuesday 28th February – The Wilberforce Hall - Join your friends from St Mary’s on Shrove Tuesday; for freshly cooked pancakes with a choice of toppings. Entertainment for the children – Andy Dorning and team. All welcome. Donations to SWAY South Wight Area Youth 17:30 – 19:00.
  • All Age Worship – Sunday 5th March 2017 10:30am Scout Centre - Please join us for an ‘All Age Worship’ Service on 5th March with our uniformed organisations.
  • Lent Lunches 2017 - LENT LUNCHES Please come along and enjoy some homemade soup and fellowship while supporting the charities. The weekly Lent lunches will start on the 4th March and will run up to and including 8th April.  The venues and charities are listed below:- LUNCHES SERVED BETWEEN 12 – 2PM 4TH MARCH            BRIGHSTONE SCOUT …
  • Brighstone Bells - The two extra bells for Brighstone were cast at the Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London last Friday, 3rd February. I’ve put some photos and a movie file of the casting on my web page, http://www.noyes.org.uk/augmentation/brighstonetrebles.htm There is also a link there to a YouTube video on how bells are made …
  • Lent Courses by the Bishop and Revd. Linda - The Bishop will hold a Lent Course in Newport Minster on Wednesday evenings, that is the evenings of March 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5 – refreshments from 1845 with 1900 to 2000 course. ALL WELCOME. This is part of his response to the Minster Review and the commitment for …
  • 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 …
  • Syrian refugee families – Community Action Isle of Wight - You may be aware that the Isle of Wight has agreed to take 5 Syrian refugee families.  Thus far we have only secured 1 house and we still need more.  We need private offers of accommodation that meets the standard required by IW Council and landlords who are willing to …
  • 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 …