Mission of the Month: Care for the Family

We are a national charity which aims to promote strong family life and to help those who face family difficulties. Since 1988, Care for the Family has sought to promote strong family life and help those who face family difficulties. Our work has been focused on the UK...

From the Vicarage: October

“It is not a sprint, it’s a marathon. No it’s not, it’s a triathlon.” So commented another Vicar in the Diocese recently as we come to terms with entering autumn and winter with Coronavirus increasing in prevalence and all that that brings with it. At Christ Church we...

Annual Meeting

The Meeting of Parishioners (to elect churchwardens) and the Annual Parochial Church Meeting for the parish of Portsdown will take place from 7.30pm on Wednesday 14th October at Christ Church. There are vacancies for: Two churchwardensTwo members of Deanery SynodFour...

Mission of the Month: Church Army

STORIES FROM THE FRONTLINE Southampton We love hearing stories of where our workers are pushing through the current obstacles and even using them to be God’s hands and feet to people where they live and work. It’s even better when we get to hear those stories first...

From the Vicarage: September

September is usually the month when everything starts again. Many of our activities pause for August and start up again in September. Except that this year is different. Most of our groups have not met since March and we don’t know when it will be safe for them to...

From the Vicarage: August

Compared with every other year I have known, moving into August feels very different this year. Usually in August many families are setting off for an overseas holiday, others are planning time away in large family groups. Some are looking forward to music festivals....