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...

From the Vicarage: September

September is usually the month when everything starts again. Many of our activities pause for August and start up again in September. Except that this year is different. Most of our groups have not met since March and we don’t know when it will be safe for them to...

From the Vicarage: August

Compared with every other year I have known, moving into August feels very different this year. Usually in August many families are setting off for an overseas holiday, others are planning time away in large family groups. Some are looking forward to music festivals....

New Wine 2020

There is no New Wine summer conference this year, but instead we can join in with United Breaks Out – New Wine online. It runs from this Thursday 30th July until Monday 3rd August. There are sessions for all ages and the YouTube sessions will remain online to be...