The Civic and Parish Church of Bournemouth

Welcome to our Twelfth Sunday After Trinity Webcast Service and Message from the Rector – 30th August 2020

Dear Friends Welcome to our webcast video service for Sunday, 30th August.  It can be accessed by way of this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBJg01IGMDo or  This morning my colleague, the Reverend Bryan Apps will share with us some reflections on the Scriptures and how they point us to God’s action in our lives. Next Sunday, 6th September, Bryan will also be […]

Welcome to our Tenth Sunday After Trinity Webcast Service and Message from the Rector – 16th August 2020

Dear Friends, Welcome to our webcast video service, to be found by way of this link: I am delighted today to welcome Bishop David Williams, the Bishop of Basingstoke, to share a reflection with us. At St Peter’s, Canon Sue Wallace is presiding at the Eucharist and preaching. At St Stephen’s, The Rev’d John Staples will preside and preach. Next Sunday, 23rd August, Canon […]

Welcome to our Eighth Sunday After Trinity Webcast Service, Sermon and Message from the Rector – 2nd August 2020

Dear Friends,                                             Welcome to our video service, which you’ll find here: People sometimes say to me, ‘How do I get close to God?’.   Now, immediately I feel inadequate to reply meaningfully.  I am a fellow explorer, seeking the way, not an expert.  Indeed, the people I respect most in these matters are very suspicious of anyone who […]

A sermon for the Sixth Sunday After Trinity from the Rev’s Bryan Apps and a Message from the Rector – 19th July 2020

Dear Friends,                                                                                                                         It has been so amazingly good to see very many of back at church again!  This past four months … !? There is no reason at all why you should not set aside a bit of time each week to carry-on joining our video services, as well as coming to church in our holy […]

St Peter’s Day Webcast Service – Sunday 5th July 2020

A message from the rector Dear Friends,                              Today we reopen St Peter’s Church at 10am to celebrate a Eucharist of thanksgiving for St Peter.  We transferred this from 28th June (the usual date) so that this could be our prayerful focus on this first Sunday when public worship opens-up our churches again throughout the UK.  I am delighted […]