From the Vicarage: May 2021

Over recent weeks it has been a joy to welcome some of you back to our services. There are still limits on how many of us can meet together and what we can do. Not being able to sing leaves a big gap in a shared worship, but we have been encouraged by being together....

Christmas 2020

Attended church services are currently permitted, even in Tier 3 and 4. However, please note that if you attend a service, you must not interact with anyone outside of your household or support bubble whilst in the building. We expect to be able to find a seat for...

From the Vicarage: December

Christmas can’t come too early Every year it happens. I hear Christians lamenting how ‘Christmas comes earlier every year.’ Since this September (or before!) supermarkets, shops and garden centres have been selling Christmas jumpers, socks and pyjamas and all kinds of...

From the Vicarage: November

I’d firstly like to thank you all for your welcome and support over the last few months and for your messages and prayers for my ordination in October. It has certainly been a strange time, especially trying to settle somewhere new and learn about the pattern of life...

From the Vicarage: October

“It is not a sprint, it’s a marathon. No it’s not, it’s a triathlon.” So commented another Vicar in the Diocese recently as we come to terms with entering autumn and winter with Coronavirus increasing in prevalence and all that that brings with it. At Christ Church we...

Annual Meeting

The Meeting of Parishioners (to elect churchwardens) and the Annual Parochial Church Meeting for the parish of Purbrook will take place from 10am on Sunday 18th October (venue tbc). There are vacancies for: Two churchwardensTwo members of Deanery SynodSix members of...