Winchester Nightshelter July-August 2017 Update

The Winchester Churches Nightshelter has been faithfully supported by Christians across the city since its inception. See below for an update on their work and how we can all help this summer. Summer at the Nightshelter Life at the Nightshelter never slows down, even during the summer. This month we’ve said goodbye to four residents […]

Tents on the Green & Thy Kingdom Come

Tents on the Green is a 48 hour worship festival taking place over the weekend of 2-4 June 2017. During the day, all the action takes place in the festival tent on the cathedral green and during the night, worship will continue inside Winchester Cathedral. Alongside the music, the festival will offer a series of […]

Thy Kingdom Come – 10 days of prayer between Ascension day and Pentecost

Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer initiative involving thousands of Christians across the UK and the world from 25 May – 4 June. For more information about Thy Kingdom Come, loads of resource and ideas to help you pray, click here In Winchester the ten days will culminate with a celebratory service at the cathedral to mark […]

Human Trafficking & other stories: Churches Together General Meeting, Tuesday 14 March

Come and find out about Winchester’s response to Human Trafficking and Slavery, including details about how to get involved with the forthcoming GIFT BOX awareness raising event outside the Cathedral in May. We’ll be sharing information about Thy Kingdom Come 2017, updates and stories from various Churches Together Champions, and a time of prayer led by the Anti […]

“GIFT BOX” Human Trafficking Awareness Raising Event

STOP THE TRAFFIK Southampton group are hosting a UN.GIFT box street installation at Winchester Cathedral on 13th & 14th May to raise awareness about Modern Slavery in Hampshire. To help run this event we need about 40 volunteers and we are hoping you will be able to help us with this community event. What is a UN.GIFT […]

Caring for Creation in a Lower-Carbon World

Coming up this month is a fascinating and challenging series of events called ‘Caring for Creation in a Lower-Carbon World.’  This series is brought to us by Winchester Cathedral and the Diocese of Winchester’s Environmental Group. Event details and booking information is below. Monday 19 September – After Paris 2015: Changing Hearts, Minds and the Church […]

Care of Our Common Home

Saturday 12 November sees a unique and important conference taking place in Winchester. ‘Care for Our Common Home’ is a Catholic Diocese conference aiming to provide a meeting place where the views of different faiths are expressed on how we care for our planet. Many of us will have been impressed by Pope Francis focus […]

Street Pastors – could you help?

Winchester is one of the many locations up and down the UK that have a dedicated Street Pastors team. Street Pastors are interdenominational teams that go into towns and cities late in the night to be on the streets and to offer care and help to people who they find in practical ways.  Street Pastors […]

Supporting Refugees

Over the past few years we have each been shocked and moved by the incredible migration of refugees from countries such as Syria into Europe.  The suffering of these everyday people suffering extraordinary trials has touched us all.In Winchester we can feel a long way from these issues but there have been many local people working to […]

Winchester Basics Bank

For many who are facing challenging times in their lives, the kindness of a charity or organisation can be life-changing.  Winchester Basics Bank is a provision at the heart of our city which acts as an emergency response for people who are struggling to cope with those challenging times.  Literally, they are a “life saver.” […]