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 […]

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 […]

A Vision for Winchester – we interview Nigel Hemming

Churches Together in Winchester is led by Nigel Hemming, the leader of Winchester Vineyard Church and champion for church unity across the city.  We caught up with Nigel to ask him what the vision for Churches Together looks like going forward. Hi Nigel.  How did you feel God call you to take on the role […]

Champions Fayre and AGM

We gather on Tuesday 7 June at 7.15pm for our AGM, this time with a twist. The evening will be dedicated to our Champions who work to connect the efforts of local churches in key areas of ministry.  You’ll be able to meet them and engage with each area including our work with Refugees, Business, […]

Three thousand gather in Winchester for Pentecost

Winchester Cathedral hosted a celebratory event at the event of a period of sustained prayer and mission across the Diocese and across the UK as part of Thy Kingdom Come. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby had called churches to a wave of prayer and mission at Pentecost and this culminated with five Cathedral celebrations in […]

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Winchester’s Pentecost Prayers

As Pentecost Sunday dawns the Winchester area is drawing to a close a season of prayer and celebration which it is hoped will have a long lasting affect on the city and it’s people. Thy Kingdom Come is a national initiative mixing local prayer with ‘beacon’ celebration events in Cathedrals as a focus this Pentecost. Answering […]

Pray for Local Elections in Winchester this week

This Thursday 5 May, Winchester residents go to the polls in Local and Parish elections and to elect a Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire. As ever these local elections remind us of those who serve in local government in our region and of the importance of our involvement in these processes. As the elections […]