Posts from March 2015

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From the Vicarage

by mattsaville

The start of 2015 has been different from any other year for me.  From January to March I was privileged to be given a break from my regular ministry for a time of Ministerial Development – what we used to call a sabbatical. So, what have I been up to? The aim of this time […]

Pilgrimage to Taize

by mattsaville

Portsmouth Diocesan is involved with this again this summer. Anyone between 15-29yrs is welcome to apply, but spaces are limited. Please talk with Annie if this is something which may interest you.   Read more about the Portsmouth Diocese pilgrimages here.

Good Neighbours Open Day

by mattsaville

A really good day at “The Hampshire Rose” Widley – quite a number of volunteers turned up and talked to a steady stream of people from the community who came to find out more about what we do and what it means to become a Good Neighbour Volunteer.  There was lots of sitting about in […]

Our Tower

by mattsaville

Have you ever wondered what they view is like from the top of the tower and what’s in it? Thanks go to Stuart Davies for the photographs. Our single bell in the tower:   The view to the north (towards Waterlooville) from the roof of the tower:    

Holy Week and Easter Services

by mattsaville

Please find the Holy Week and Easter Services for Portsdown Cluster detailed below: Palm Sunday 29 March 8.00am: Holy Communion, Christ Church 8.00am: Holy Communion, St John’s 9.45am: Palm Sunday Procession (from the bottom of Marrelswood Gardens) and Holy Communion followed by lunch, St John’s 10.00am: Morning Worship, CoGS 10.30am: Family Service, Christ Church 3.30pm: Messy Church, Berewood Primary School […]

Good Neighbours: Spread a little happiness…..

by mattsaville

Spread a little happiness….. Research shows that those who volunteer live longer than those who don’t, and are not only happier themselves but make others happier too.  If this sounds appealing, we have the perfect volunteering opportunity for you! The Christ Church Portsdown Good Neighbours team are looking for new members to support the increasing […]

Christ Church Needs You

by mattsaville

Do you regularly worship at Christ Church and do you feel part of the family?  If you can say yes to these two questions, then if you aren’t already on it, would you consider coming onto the church electoral roll? To be eligible to be included on the church electoral roll couldn’t be simpler, you […]

Mission of the Month: Tearfund

by mattsaville

  WE’RE CHRISTIANS PASSIONATE ABOUT ENDING POVERTY We’re following Jesus where need is greatest, working through local churches to unlock people’s potential and helping them to discover that the answer to poverty is within themselves. When disasters strike, we respond quickly. We won’t stop until poverty stops. SPIRITUAL PASSION We’re Christians committed to following Jesus […]