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.” […]

Celebrating the Hat Fair

The first weekend of July saw the annual Hat Fair take place across Winchester. If you were in our city this weekend it would have been hard to miss it.  This unique event is the largest busking festival in the whole of the UK and has an international reputation. Performers of all types and styles […]

Great night at our Champions Fayre and AGM

We were thrilled by the turnout and enthusiasm at our Champions Fayre and Annual AGM which took place at ChristChurch on Tuesday 7 June. The evening was deliberately different in format with stands for each of our Churches Together Champions and then a short gathering to share what’s been going on and what the future […]

Silent Vigil in Solidarity with Refugees

Winchester’s Quakers are hosting a silent vigil to show solidarity with refugees on Wednesday 22nd June.  The vigil will take place between 11am and 12 noon at the Buttercross in Winchester High Street. Organisers are encouraging people to attend either for a few minutes, for the whole time or something in between.  If you’d like […]