Mission of the Month: School Pastors

SCHOOL PASTORS IN THE CITY ‘School Pastors’ was born out of the Street Pastors movement, and introduced to the city by Portsmouth’s ‘One Body’ in 2016, to provide Christian ‘friendship, safety, and care’ to local secondary schools. Since May 2018 I have been employed...

Christmas 2021

CHRISTMAS GIFTS We are once more collecting Christmas gifts for three local organisations: The Roberts Centre: toys and toiletries for young families (unwrapped).All Saints Hostel: toiletries and clothes (e.g. socks, hats, gloves) (unwrapped) for young people (aged...

From the Vicarage: December 2021

Advent, it seems to me, can often be time of huge contrast. In many ways it seems to be a time in which life steps up a gear, that the drive towards Christmas really gets going with gusto! It’s busy, it’s demanding, there seems like a thousand things to do and not...

Mission of the Month: The Children’s Society

Molly’s Story Since 10 years old, Molly has looked after her mum, dad, nan and step dad. But she hasn’t let caring get in the way of a bright future. Since joining our young carer programme, Molly has become more focused on her dreams and she regularly speaks...

Mission of the Month: The Simeon’s Trust

He was born at Reading, Berkshire, in 1759 and baptised at St Laurence’s parish church on 24 October of that year. He was the fourth and youngest son of Richard Simeon (died 1784) and Elizabeth Hutton.[3] His eldest brother, named Richard after their...

From the Vicarage: November 2021

During November we travel through the period between All Saints Day and Advent, sometimes known as ‘Kingdom Season’. On these Sundays before Advent Sunday we are encouraged to celebrate and reflect on the reign of Christ in earth and in heaven. This culminates on the...