Meon Valley Food Bank

Meon Valley Foodbank 07956 375447 www.meonvalleyfoodbank.co.uk Follow us on twitter @MeonValleyFB  Registered Charity in England and Wales 1190417 Wickham Centre, Mill Lane Wickham PO17 5AL Thank you very much for your continued support. The following items are needed before Monday, 13th February 2023: Tinned meat meals of all types Tinned and instant potatoes Tinned Spam […]

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Opportunities in RN Christian Charity in Portsmouth

Aggie Weston’s (http://www.aggies.org.uk/ ) is a Christian Charity that supports the Royal Navy, Royal Marines, Royal Fleet Auxiliary and their families through the provision of Pastoral Workers in military bases and establishments around the country.   We are now looking to recruit several people to join a couple of our teams based in the Portsmouth […]

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Remembering a fatal night in April 1944

1045, Monday, 4th April 2022 – Peak Farm, Warnford In 1943 the 7th Battalion, King’s Own Scottish Borderers  (KOSB) was converted to the Airborne Infantry role; utilizing Gliders.  The Battalion was part of the  1st Airlanding Brigade within the 1st Airborne Division.  The Battalion fought at Arnhem as part of Operation Market Garden ‘ A […]

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Annual Parochial Meetings

Deepening Faith ~ Seeking to Serve Growing for God ~ Welcoming All Praying Together Advance Notice is hereby given of the planned Parochial Meetings within the Benefice. Other ordinary meetings may be called as required and when in accordance with the Church Representation Rules (Appendix 2 [General Provisions]– Items 2, 3 and 4).  The Chair […]

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W(h)ither the Church?

W(h)ither the Church? I have been struck recently by two events and a set of data that have reminded me that the relationship between the rural church and its community is far from dead, in fact, even to say its significance has withered would be going too far. In our benefice, an average of 4% […]

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Pop In (for Coffee and Chat) and Book Out

Pop-In for Coffee The Meonstoke ‘Pop-In’ starts again from 1st September in St Andrew’s Church on the first and third Wednesday of the month from 10 am until noon. All very welcome. The informal library ‘Book Out’ is also available too.

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Wilfrid’s Café has re-opened

Wilfrid’s Café has re-opened Delicious coffee and cakes and much more The Café is open on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Mondays from 10.00a.m. to 12.30 p.m. Also, Wilfrid’s is still offering takeaways and we can now offer you a choice of indoor or outdoor tables and seating. Indoor seating is available from 1045 on Thursdays […]

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Meonstoke & Corhampton: Donate on-line

You can now make donations on-line to the Parish of St Andrew, Meonstoke and Corhampton. Help us to Save our Beautiful Saxon and Medieval Churches, Serve our wonderful Community and Conserve our splendid Church Green Scan the QR Code Click on the Button Or follow the link: https://cafdonate.cafonline.org/14912 to the PCC of St Andrew – Meonstoke […]

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News: The Rev’d Samantha Martell

The Bishop of Portsmouth, together with Team Rector Richard England have appointed Mother Samantha Martell, formerly Curate in our Benefice, to one of two newly created roles of Team Vicar in Gosport North Team Ministry.  This is a key part of the Diocesan vision and an exciting opportunity for her to help grow the church […]

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