From the Vicarage: April

There are not really words that are adequate to describe the times that we are living through. The Coronavirus pandemic has brought with it confusion and fear across the world. We have followed the instructions from the Archbishops and the Bishop of Portsmouth and...

Mission of the Month: Mission Aviation Fund

With the ever-increasing impacts of globalisation, languages are increasingly under threat. In fact, every two weeks an indigenous language disappears, taking with it an entire cultural and intellectual heritage. In Wanakipa, a bush village deep in the mountains of...

Sunday Worship

The church is not about our buildings. The church is about people. Although the expression of church is changed, we are still a community. Today (Sunday) at 10.30am, I will be broadcasting a short service on Facebook Live. Whilst no-one is allowed to physically...

Coronavirus

The Archbishops of Canterbury and York are calling for Church of England churches to put public worship on hold and become a “different sort of church” in the coming months to face the challenge of coronavirus. In a joint letter, Archbishops Justin Welby and John...

Just One

Canon J John Churches across Portsmouth are hosting evangelist Canon J John to speak at Portsmouth Guildhall on 4th and 5th April (7.30pm). This is a great opportunity to invite just one relative, friend, neighbour or colleague to hear the life changing message of...

From the Vicarage: March

We are now into the season of Lent and one of the traditional disciplines of Lent is giving to those who have need. Ever since Jesus suggested that his followers should sell possessions in order to give to the poor, charitable giving has been at the heart of how...