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St Peter’s Gardens Reimagined Project 2020 Update from our Church Warden Jane Styslinger

St Peters Churchyard-Re-imagined St Peter’s has partnered with Dorset Wildlife Trusts’ “Urban Green” initiative (“DWT”) to re-imagine our environs closest to St Peter’s church to turn this terribly neglected and unkempt space into a sanctuary for wildlife and an attractive and safe area that will delight visitors, residents and congregation members. We were awarded an initial […]

Welcome to our Eleventh Sunday After Trinity Webcast Service and Message from the Rector – 23rd August 2020

Dear Friends,                                                                                                                            Welcome again to our webcast video service, to be found by way of this link: I am delighted today to welcome again Bishop David Williams, the Bishop of Basingstoke, to share a reflection with us. At St Peter’s, at 10am, Canon Sue Wallace is presiding at the Eucharist and preaching. At St Stephen’s, at 10.45am, […]

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

Message from the Rector 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 […]

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 […]