A September Diary

September in Winchester churches – lots happening. 5th – 9th The Cathedral has the flower festival running (tickets required). 9th Winbap starts a Sunday afternoon all age gathering with crafts, activities, stories and worship, finishing with a bring and share tea. Commences 3.30 p.m.   10th The Baptist church starts a new CAP money course. […]

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Run the Winchester Half Marathon!

The Reverend George Watkinson, curate at Christ Church, is to run the Winchester Half Marathon to raise money for the city’s proposed hospice and has called for other Christians to join his race. The Winchester Half Marathon takes place on Sunday 23rd September. George said, “Fifteen worshipers from Christ Church have already signed up and […]

Churches Together in Winchester tackles addiction in the city

Churches Together in Winchester is promoting a series of events aimed at tackling the scourge of addictions. The government’s 2017 Drug Strategy[1] estimated the social and economic cost of drug supply in England and Wales at £10.7 billion and 2.7 million people aged 16-59 reported using a drug in the past year. The NHS[2] estimated […]

May – a busy month in Winchester Churches!

May is a busy time for Churches Together in Winchester. Our AGM is coming up fast on Monday 14 May. There will be a talk from Chrissie Bye who works with Alcoholics Anonymous, updates from all our Champions about work in their areas of concern, along with a more in-depth update about work with older […]

Water Harvest seeks fundraiser – charity job opportunity in Winchester

Water Harvest, a Winchester-based charity, works with rural communities in India to harvest the monsoon rains, enabling the poorest people to reap the benefits of safer and sustainable water. It is looking for a part-time Trust and Foundation Fundraiser to work in its Winnall office. 15-20 hours a week, £25,000 pro-rata. For more details and information on […]

Winchester Basics Bank need an Operations Manager

Winchester Basics Bank is seeking an exceptional person for the position of Operations Manager to help the charity provide and develop the essential management and administrative support to ensure high quality delivery of our services in a safe, efficiently organised and welcoming environment. The successful applicant should be an effective administrator, have good people skills, […]

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Modern slavery challenged at two Winchester church events

Winchester churches have run two events this week to focus attention on trafficking, modern slavery and the support available to trafficked people in Hampshire. On Wednesday [7 February], Winchester Vineyard played host to the True Cost Clothes Swap. Over  80 women watched True Cost, a film which shone light onto the appalling working conditions of […]

Unity Service prays for hopes and dreams for Winchester in 2018

On Sunday 21 January, Christians from around the city gathered to celebrate our shared ministry in the Week of Christian Unity. Winchester Cathedral did its best to look majestic on a sodden evening, as the street lights picked out the relentless dripping of the rain. Any hint of smugness, that we had braved the elements […]

Unity Service 2018

Come and join us at the Cathedral on Sunday 21 January 2018 at 6.30. p.m. Our speaker is Bishop Angaelos, General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church. A chance to mix with Christians from across the city and hear more of what is going on in our wider church community.