Fwd: Wight Church Newsletter No 580

Islandwide Church Noticeboard

No 580                Circulation:  406         26th July 2018
next issue 13th September    (deadline 11th September)

Events Summary

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Saturday 28th July - Bereavement Support Foundation Course

Saturday 28th July - You are invited to the World Premiere of the ‘Aspire Ryde Film’

Every Sunday until end of August - Worship in the Open Air -Rylstone Gardens

Every Sunday until end of September - Afternoon Teas at Holy Cross Church, Binstead

6th - 31st July - Christian Aid’s “Uprooted” exhibition at Godgshill

Saturday 28th July - Market Havenstreet

Sunday 29th July - Pet Service at St Peters Church Shorwell

Sunday 29th July - Seaside Songs of Praise - Lifeboat Station Bembridge

Sunday 29th July  -  Does God Care? - Q and A - with BBQ after


August  - at Carisbrooke Priory

Saturday 4th August - 100 years, 100 days – prayers for peace

Saturday 4th August -  Foodbank Monthly Clothing Sale

Sat 4th to Sat 11th August - Cowes Art Trail

Sunday 5th August - Ryan Young in Concert at St Catherine's Church Ventnor



Monday 6th to Wednesday 8th August - Holy Cowes Birmingham Road.

Saturday 11th August - Coffee Morning at St John's Church Hall Ryde

Monday 13th to Saturday 18th August - Annual JIGSAW PUZZLE FESTIVAL - East Cowes

Saturday 18th August - Wight Christian Walkers

Sunday 19th August -  Church Outdoors “Duver Praise”, St. Helens Duver

Wednesday 22nd August - Monthly Time Out Café at St John's Church Ryde

Friday 24th to Monday 27th August - Flower Festival at St Peter's Church Shorwell


Saturday 1st September - "Listen in" Course at Newport Congregational - NOTE Change of Venue

Sunday 2nd September - Clarinet Recital at St John's Newport

Saturday 8th September -  "Home for Good" Launch Event at Gunville Methodist Church
from 2 - 4pm.

Saturday 8th September - Autumn Fair and Barn Dance - St John's Newport

Saturday 8th September - Day of Prayer for Britain at New Vine Newport - see Video

Friday 14th September - Bible Prophecy Meeting in Newport

Tuesday 18th September - Dementia Conversations East Cowes

Friday 21st September onwards - Isle of Wight Youth for Christ dates for 2018/2019

Friday 21st September - Medina Voices and a Lithuanian Choir at St John's Newport

21st - 22nd September - European Creation Conference

Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd September - Isle of Wight CFI Conference at St Pauls Barton

Sunday 23 September - A NIGHT OF HOPE - Paul Jones and Fiona Hendley in Newport at Castlehold Baptist Church.

23rd September - Isle of Wight Songs of Praise - More Details to follow.


Sunday 7th October - Newport History Walk led by John Matthews

Thursday 11th to Sunday 14th October - The Bible Comes to Life Exhibition- St Pauls Barton

Next Year - 2019

25th January - All Island Celebration organised by the Wight Church Team - Details to follow.

Ongoing Events 

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Jesus On Line Ministries

Street Pastors - Could you be a Trustee or aSafeguarding Officer?

New Gap Year/Career Breakers Course with Altitude Mission and Will and Lara Sussman from the IOW

Open the Book Assemblies


Dougie Dug Dug - Christmas Angel for your congregation?

Visit Urban Saints Westbrook - this summer! Still one week left

Frozen Veg Warning
Part Time Office Church Administrator wanted

Report Anti-social Behaviour

Uzima - Sewing project

Paid Post - An opportunity arises to maintain our local heritage



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Bereavement Support Foundation Course 

This course is recognised by the National Counselling Society and is designed to develop the knowledge and basic counselling skills required to provide one to one support to bereaved adults.
Anyone interested in volunteering with Cruse will need to complete this 5 day training but the course is also open to those seeking to develop their own knowledge and skills.
You can learn more about the course and volunteering with Cruse at our Information Morning on:
Saturday 28th July 2018
9.30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Quay Arts Centre, Newport.
There will be presentations at 10 a.m. and 11.30 a.m.
The course fee is £250 (a bursary may be available) and application packs can be collected on the day. For more information contact

Aspire Ryde & Utility Films

Premier of an inspiring new documentary exploring the success behind Aspire Ryde & the stories of lives transformed as a result.

Saturday 28
th July 2018, in the main hall at Aspire Ryde
       Doors open 7pm for drinks & nibbles
       Documentary Film Preview showing at 7:30pm
       Official launch 8:15pm followed by a time for questions with the filmmaker David George
       & Aspires Chief Executive & Founder Heath Monaghan.

The film is directed by well-known island filmmaker David George from Ventnor based Utility Films. It was shot over the last year at the Award winning & innovative Aspire Ryde project that took on the redundant former Holy Trinity Church on Dover Street in Ryde.

The documentary knits together the great story behind the saving of this much loved heritage building and more importantly the stories of transformation for people during the process of developing this much loved local charity that has had huge impact in such a short space of time.

The Aspire project has revitalised the local community whilst making great new uses of the former church building and the film focused upon this journey of transformation that has taken place not just to the building but also the human aspect of lives that have been transformed as a direct result of the Aspire Ryde project. It aims to show how community can be enabled to develop and become better.

Aspires Heath Monaghan said” its such a privilege to do this work I love that our local community have taken ownership of this amazing heritage asset and developed the place into a thriving community hub, used by many and is known to be creative in what takes place there. It has been a fantastic journey, being recognised for many awards are all down to the fabulous team at Aspire Ryde who every day – just simply show that they really care. We were thrilled when we were approached to film a documentary about our story & David has done it amazingly well telling the human story of love, how a community is protecting the future of this important building, the trust that has been developed throughout the community that has developed into hope and the perseverance that has enabled things to changed.

Everyone is welcome to attend the evening to watch this brilliant documentary that celebrates our community.”

Worship in the Open Air

Christians Working Together in Shanklin invite everyone to join them each Sunday evening at 7,30 pm at Rylstone Gardens, Shanklin
Download invites

Source: brianharley58@gmail.com


Sunday Afternoon Teas

Holy Cross Church, Binstead, is open for teas every Sunday afternoon from 2.30pm - 5.00pm.
Until end of September.
More space, more tables, same delicious cakes!!!

Source: margaret.shaw3@tesco.net


Christian Aid’s “Uprooted” exhibition is making a surprise but welcome visit to All Saints’ Godshill until July 31. The exhibition will give you the chance to hear displaced people tell their own stories. Through a series of powerful images and individual accounts, you will learn more about the global crisis of internal displacement, its consequences and the challenges displaced people face. The exhibition will also give you the opportunity to involve yourself in the campaign further.
Visit during church opening hours (normally 9am – 5pm)

Source: Stephen Dominy



Havenstreet Monthly Market

is being held at the Community Centre, Havenstreet,
from 10.00am - 12.30pm on Saturday July 28th.

Stalls include dairy, bakery, fresh produce, crafts etc. and refreshments will be available all morning.

Source:  Margie Shaw - tel 01983615021  margaret.shaw3@tesco.net
Social and fundraising St Peter's and Holy Cross.



Source:  Barbara
Brighstone, Brook with Mottistone, Shorwell with Kingston Benefice Administrator
Tel:      0747 4987 683


Church Outdoors, “Seaside songs of Praise” .

near the Lifeboat Station, Bembridge
Sunday 29th July, 3.00pm

Lively music and songs to sing along to

With the "STOP" band
Peter Wells and sketchboard - A Life" story

Some chairs provided
Bring one if you can and come and join us!

Source:  Bembridge and St Helens Christians Together



Source:  Pastor Bukky   07854232986   bukkseg@yahoo.com



Phone: 01983 523354
: opendoor@carisbrookepriory.org.uk


100 years, 100 days – prayers for peace
On 4th August 1918 King George V led the nation in prayer; 100 days later World War 1 ended. This year we are encouraging churches to mark the centenary of the 1918 National Day of Prayer by praying for peace in the 100 days from 4 August to Remembrance Sunday, 11 November 2018. We are calling this Remembrance 100.

Prayers, Bible readings and reflections on peace, written by Christians across the denominational spectrum, are available free in a beautifully designed format to make it easy for churches and individuals to join the 100 Days of Peace and Hope. 
Source:  Rev Brian Harley  brianharley58@gmail.com


Source:  info@isleofwight.foodbank.org.uk






Ryan Young Concert

Island music promoters Vaguely Sunny are very pleased to be presenting a special warm-up concert for this years Ventnor Fringe Festival.

The concert takes place
at St.Catherine's Church. Church Street, Ventnor
at 7.30pm on Sunday, August 5th.

The concert features a really exciting young talent in Scottish traditional fiddle player Ryan Young. Ryan holds a first class honours degree and a Masters degree from the Conservatoire of Scotland.  He was nominated for the Horizon Award for Best Newcomer in this years BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and he was also voted Best Musician in the Folking.Com website awards.
Ryan focuses mainly on Scottish music, bringing new life to old tunes, and his playing is also very influenced by the strong musical tradition of County Clare, Ireland and you can detect a touch of the masterful Martin Hayes in his playing style, particularly in the slow-building tunes. His playing is expressive and emotive, innovative and inspiring.
With Ryan will be Jenn Butterworth from Scotland - an excellent collaborator - who is one of the foremost folk guitarists on the UK acoustic music scene.

Tickets are £12 each and can be booked in advance by phoning 01983-730930 or booked online




There will be a SONGS OF PRAISE SERVICE on Sunday 5th August at 6.00pm.

Monday 6th August from 9.30-11.30am will be STAY AND PLAY for toddlers and young

Tuesday to Friday 7th-10th August there will be a BOUNCY CASTLE in the church,
light refreshments served and live music on the forecourt.  

All welcome.

Source:  patchessell@tiscali.co.uk



Together, the Island NEST (New Evangelisation Strategy Team) and St Thomas's Church,
Cowes will be holding a 'Nightfever-Inspired' event to welcome others to experience our
Catholic Faith. It will be a night of candlelight, prayer, and reflective music to enable a
gentle encounter with God's Love; it is for anyone and everyone, from all across the Island.

The aim of the evening is to provide opportunities and possibilities which gently encourage
people to come into church, perhaps for the first time, to sit and be, and dwell with God.
This is about the atmosphere, wonder, and spiritual encounter of God in His Holy Trinity. To
encourage this we simply offer people the chance to light a candle - perhaps for personal
worries or happiness, maybe for world peace, maybe for a passed loved one, for very many
reasons. After lighting their candle individuals are welcome to sit and stay in the church if
they would like to.

There will be opportunities to write prayers, to read small pieces of Scripture or the wonderful
words of many saints, to hear music, and to experience however God may touch souls.
This NEST Outreach event is for everyone, those who are very far away from church, those
who have not attended church for a long time, the faithful from any Christian denomination,
those from other religions, and of course for Catholics too. The night will commence at 7pm
with Mass, and include Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament accompanied by reflective
music and will finish at 10pm.

To enable this to happen we're seeking volunteers to help us. We have many roles including
prayer teams, on-street greeters to offer a candle to passers-by, supporting teams to help
prepare and then tidy the church, and people to support the volunteers by providing

If you would like to get involved and volunteer please either get in touch by email

elizabeth@franciscanseculars.com and/or come along to St Thomas's Church, Cowes on
Friday 3rd August at 6:30pm to find out more. If you would like to come along for adoration
please join us on the Nightfever-Inspired evening commencing at with Mass at 7pm on
Monday 6th August.

This NEST external outreach initiative is about doing more than talking of our faith. It provides
us as volunteers the opportunity to make our faith more visible within our community. It's
about taking religion from our heads into our hearts and souls and then to let shine Christ to

To use a Franciscan phrase: what we hope to do is to go from "Gospel to Life" and from "Life
to Gospel”.

Through faith-full commitment by offering others a candle we can be little holy lights shining
to enlighten others. If we try to keep our focus true and faithful, then through our example
we can reflect the light of Christ to those we meet — this is what I hope together we can
aim to do during the night of 6th August 2018.

Elizabeth Wolfendale
NEST - New Evangelisation Strategy Team
Island Franciscan Group
To read a little more information and see a video of a Nightfever event visit the Web Site

Please feel free to share this leaflet with anyone who might be interested to offer support or just to come along on the evening.



All welcome, and we would also be very grateful for volunteers (serving tea, washing up, helping out...), cakes and prayer! 

Contact: Rachel Beasley  rachelcowler@hotmail.com   on 280177.


Coffee Morning
in the St John's Church Hall on High Park Road Ryde.

Saturday 11 August, from 10am to noon:    
There will be refreshments with cakes, books and bric-a-brac on sale. 
All proceeds for church funds.

Source: Mike Brooke,  mclabrooke@aol.com   St John's Ryde




St. James Church, Church Path, East Cowes (PO32 6RL),
from Monday 13th to Saturday 18th August.

Opening times: 10am - 4pm daily plus Wednesday & Thursday evenings from 6:30pm - 8:30pm.

Admission: Adults £1-50; Children 50p - FREE if accompanied by an adult.

Hundreds of made-up completed Jigsaw Puzzles will be on display and for sale.

Refreshments will be available in the Church Hall at moderate charges.
Contact:  Tele: 294075 (Rose Mitchell). rosejmitchell@googlemail.com



Wight Christian Walkers

Aug 18th The Wight Christian Walkers will be taking a gentle 3 mile stroll to see Niton Waterfall. Optional pub lunch. Contact julie.croydon@icloud.com by Aug 11th if you would like to join us.
Sept 15th The Wight Christian Walkers will be taking a 4.5 mile walk along the River Medina (bus or walk back). Optional lunch beforehand at The Bargeman's Rest. Contact julie.croydon@icloud.com by Sept 8th if you would like to join us.
Oct 13th The Wight Christian Walkers will be having a picnic lunch in the middle of their 7 mile walk on the Tennyson Trail. Contact julie.croydon@icloud.com by Oct 6th if you would like to join us.

Source:  julie.croydon@icloud.com



Church Outdoors - Duver Praise

St. Helens Duver, by the Old Church Tower.
Sunday 19th August at 3-00pm

Old and New Hymns,
The "Stop" Band,
A Life Story, Peter Wells and Sketchboard.

Seating available, All Welcome!

Source:  Bembridge and St Helens Christians Together bern-jean@tiscali.co.uk



Time Out Café

Wednesday 22 August from 1pm to 3.30pm
at St John's Church Ryde
Feeling lonely or bored, just need to get out? Or do you help look after your husband, wife, parent, friend or neighbour? Then why not come along, with or without them, to enjoy our a light lunch, fun and friendship.
Source: Mike Brooke,  mclabrooke@aol.com   St John's Ryde


Source:  Barbara
Brighstone, Brook with Mottistone, Shorwell with Kingston Benefice Administrator
Tel:      0747 4987 683



Listen In training 

We are running a one day Acorn "Listen in" course 
on 1st September at 10am to 4pm 

at Newport Congregational Church         NOTE Change of Venue

Cost £5 per person. Closing Date - 15th August
However if you apply to volunteer once or twice a month at the Living Room in Newport if selected then we will refund the £5. 

For more information contact Nava for application forms on 852680 or 
You can also contact Revive Newport at 82-83 High Street, Newport PO30 1BH


Source:  liztstjohn@gmail.com



Home For Good Launch Event

It will be a family friendly event with craft activities, outdoor games (dependant on weather) and refreshments. There will be a short time of worship at the end. Please keep the date free in your diary and join us if possible. It will be lovely to welcome folk from around the Island who may have an interest in this whole area of life!




Source:  liztstjohn@gmail.com


In conjunction with
David Hathaway's Day of prayer for Britain: brexit, unity & reformation

Sat. 8th Sept. 2018.
True Vine Church 26a High Street Newport PO30 1SS
will be open for prayer from 10am through to 7pm that day.

For further details phone Keith on 07885286795
See the Video
Source: Keith Joyce  kandpjoyce@hotmail.co.uk





Medina Voices and A Choir from Lithuania 

will give a Concert in St. John's Church Newport
on Friday 21st September

Donations to the 2020 Vision Project.  More information to follow, including time.
For further information please see Web Site

Source:  liztstjohn@gmail.com



Source:  isleofwightyfc@gmail.com


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Source:   Andrew Day  andrew@iwpianotuner.co.uk            Further Information



Source:  lindsey.besley@gmail.com    or   events@castlehold.com





A Newport History Walk led by John Matthews

Sunday 7th October, 15.00 hours:
followed by refreshments in St. John's Hall Newport. 

Donations  in aid of our 2020 Vision Project.

For further information please see Web Site

Source:  liztstjohn@gmail.com


This unique exhibition gives a multi-sensory insight into the Biblical world.  It features a spectacular 3 x 2m model of the Jewish Temple in the time of Jesus, a 2 x 1m scale model of the Desert Tabernacle, many ‘Jewish Life’ artefacts and a collection of Middle Eastern clothing, some dating back 150 years and much more!

The exhibition will be open to the public over the weekend; further details of the opening times will be available in September.

The exhibition is also perfect for School visits and connects well with the curriculum.  School groups are welcome to book sessions on Thursday 11th & Friday 12th October.

Please keep a look out for further details regarding opening times but if you are a school and would like to take part in the Exhibition please do get in touch, either via our ‘Contact us’ page on the
web site or by phoning 07817610561 and leaving a message.

Source:   andrew@iwpianotuner.co.uk

Any "Notices" or "Items for Sale or Wanted" submitted to us will be included in two consecutive issues of the Wight Church Newsletter. If after this you want it to appear again you must resubmit it with a request to continue. The reason for this is that few people let us know when an item is sold or a notice no longer needed..

Jesus Online Ministries

Our website contains content from Bill Bright, the founder of Campus Crusade For Christ (in case you haven't heard of us, we're on 1,740 college campuses and have around 25,000 missionaries in 191 countries).  A lot of it is stuff he actually wrote on his death bed.

Try the Web Site

It provides a variety of resources for all stages of spiritual growth that I think you will find really interesting.

Source:  Larry Winhold  larry.w@jesusonline.co     Jesus Online Ministries



Isle of Wight Street and School Pastors

Street Pastors are actively looking for new trustees to help lead the charity as a few of our long-standing trustees have had to step down recently. Without a diverse range of trustees, the charity cannot keep operating.

If you are interested in finding out more, please contact us via the office on either sp@iowstreetpastors.org.uk or 07874098528.  Finding out more about the role doesn't commit you to anything, do please get in touch. If you know of someone else who may be suitable, please do pass on information.

We are also actively looking for a Safeguarding Officer to help with the charity as our current safeguarding Officer is stepping down from the role. Without a Safeguarding Officer the charity cannot keep operating.

If you are interested in finding out more, please contact us via the office on either sp@iowstreetpastors.org.uk or 07874098528.  Finding out more about the role doesn't commit you to anything, do please get in touch. If you know of someone else who may be suitable, please do pass on information.



New Gap Year/Career Breakers Course with Altitude Mission and Will and Lara Sussman from the IOW

Take a look at the Web Site
Apart from skiers for the course, we are also looking for a discipleship couple, Cook and driver.

Altitude Mission is being launched by Will and Lara Sussman.

We have been running a catered ski chalet business in Meribel for 18 years. About 8 years ago Lara became a Christian, and Will followed a year later – it usually takes him a while to catch up with Lara.

We have now had two successful seasons running the church. The services are led by visiting chaplains from the UK arranged by CORA. Our chaplains come in many shapes and sizes, and all share a passion to see God at work in the mountains. We are a non-denominational Bible-centred ministry. Our average congregation size is anything from 12 – 20. On Christmas and Easter the chapel is packed, with about 60 people. We have had some great “God moments”, answers to prayer, wonderful fellowship, and a very real sense that his Spirit is moving in the chapel.
Our vision is to build up the church in Meribel, for there to be a vibrant church community, with lively worship, and a fellowship of believers who will go out and serve Meribel, and witness to the resort. By being loving and welcoming, by being active in resort, and servant-hearted, we want to reach out to seasonnaires, residents and holiday-makers in Meribel who haven’t yet felt God’s love for themselves.
We really want our Altitude students to embrace life out here, to get immersed in the church, the skiing, and the resort life, whilst always focussing on God, and being a light on the hill. It really will be an amazing action-packed, Bible-led, spirit-filled 5 months.
Meribel is a seasonal resort, open for winter and a couple of months in the summer too. We hope to spend our winters in Meribel, and the rest of the year we live on the Isle of Wight. We have 4 children (aged 10 – 20) who are now better skiers than us. We go to St James Church in Ryde, with a wonderful fellowship, and solid Bible based teaching.
We would love for you to come and join us in Meribel.
 Lara and Will Sussman  Email:  larasussman@gmail.com



Open the Book Assembly

Open the Book Assembly is a national organisation taking the stories of the Bible to schools. There are five groups on the Island at present. The Newport team visit four schools but unfortunately four of our members have had to leave due to relocating out of the area.
We are desperate to gain some new volunteers to enable us to continue this vital outreach. Can you help?
If you would like to know more please email Sean. seanluther8@gmail.com.
Source: Yvonne Good (yvonnefrancesgood@gmail.com



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We have large quantities of disposable cups for both hot and cold drinks to give away if you need any for church events this summer.
(Free, but donations accepted to our partner charities).

Contact Tony 07584667879 or ctriow@gmail.com



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The Christmas Angel


To contact Duggie Dug Dug - email us at duggiedugdug@clara.net
Tel: 01932 260 060 
Mail: Unit 3, Nauticalia Ltd, The Ferry Point, Lane, Shepperton, Middlesex TW179LQ



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Visit Urban Saints Westbrook - this summer!

There's one week still available over the summer. It’s perfect for a last-minute opportunity to get away together with your youth, church or community group.
Contact Andy on 01983 811118 or westbrook@urbansaints.org for more information



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Frozen Veg Warning

I have just seen this rather alarming item, and having checked it out with Sainsburys, Waitrose etc can confirm it is authentic. Do you think it would be a good idea, in the spirit of pastoral caring to send this out to all through your website newsletter?
Here is the link
Whilst avoiding panic, and in view of the fatalities that have occurred, I think warning people in any way possible to just check their freezers against the list in the article may be prudent. What do you think?
Chris Goodman   chris@brighstone.org



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Safeguarding Training


Jigsaw Training and Development Services  run Ofqual regulated Level 2 and Level 3 Safeguarding Children, Young People and Vulnerable Adults courses from £32pp. 
We can also offer training in first aid and food safety.
Non certificated awareness courses are available from £10pp

Web Site 

Contact Carole Smith jigsawtads@gmail.com    07708716725
Operations Manager  
Jigsaw Training and Development Services
Unit B3, Spithead Business Centre, Newport Road, Lake, isle of Wight PO36 9PH



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FREE - Wyvern Electronic Organ, Pedal Board, Bench Music Seat,

Very good condition.  Free to anyone, own transport needed to take it away.

Call Marguerite Hartland on 01983 296185

Volunteers for Yarmouth Scout Group
Due to the moving and leaving of some of our leaders we find ourselves in need of 3 new leaders, one for each of the units except Explorers. They would form a team with existing Warranted volunteers . We are now faced with the possibility of shutting one or more of the units if we do not recruit soon. 

The scouting movement is all about giving our young people life skills and opportunities to meet friends and have fun. We  here at Yarmouth feel passionately about keeping the unit going forward so many more of our local young people can experience the same kind of friendships, build confidence , learn new skills and find passions in themselves and would be very grateful if you could help us in our search.

Source: Kimberley Moore kimberleyjmoore@gmail.com


Castlehold Baptist Church is a busy, lively church at the 'top of the town' in Newport.

A vacancy has arisen for an office administrator to work part time – 10 hours basic plus occasional paid overtime.

The successful applicant will have good skills in all aspects of administration and it is essential that the person is in sympathy with the aims and expectations of the Christian faith.

For a full job specification please either write with a C.V. to the church office [High Street, Newport, I.W. PO30 1BH] or email our treasurer on



Uzima  Sewing Project     

Source:  Joy Mowle 


An opportunity arises to maintain our local heritage for an experienced person with a keen interest in conservation  and maintenance of ancient buildings.  

Requires 3/4 hours a week of dedicated Domestic Cleaning.    Paid Post.

This first Residence to be Listed on the Island for its Architectural Merit and Historic Interest by the Ministry of Works, central to the AONB, within the Carisbrooke, Gunville, Chillerton and Rookley radius, the No. 6 bus stopping outside.

This earliest Settlement of the Bronze Age and Neolithic Period,  with Godric the Priest arriving from Normandy in the 11th Century, through Geoffrey Chaucer’s daughter’s residence, Dame Alice Pole, John Churchill,  Sir Edward Worsley, who master-minded King Charles’ escape from Carisbrooke Castle, John Churchill, M.P., to the visits of General Wolfe from Albany Barracks, with a glance of the Duke of Wellington,  into the 19th century  when the Revd. Hughes, father and son, took up sequential residence with their talented R.A. daughter. Alice, undertaking and recording, hand-written, the historic research with water colours and oils, its local scenery.

Please write why you are the right person for this permanent post, with your CV and references to
annpembroke@outlook.com.   Good Luck!”
Two Comfortable Gites in France

In the grounds of La Charpenterie, parts of which date back to the 15th Century.
Great for all year round breaks; both with Wood Burning Stoves. Pet friendly

Situated midway between
Futurascope, The Loire Vally Chateaux and Puy du Fou,

èbènisterie is refurbished Stone Cottage for up to 5 persons.

Le Petit Toit is a lovingly restored rural gite for 2 persons

Landline:  0033 549699146
Mobile:  0033 649699146

Web Site 
Contact Helen Rogers 

Steve and Helen were formerly members of the Church on the Isle of Wight
Wonky Doodle Designs by Suezi Anderson

Her greetings card range goes from Christmas to Birthday celebrations and a percentage of each card sold goes to support charity.

Please browse her
Web Site and see if there's anything you would like for that special someone.  Contact Suezi: suezi@mail.com

Free Listening Service

A Free Confidential Service
Is something worrying you. Want someone to listen to you. Why not come to the Living Room in Newport (next to the Baptist church) for chat over a cup of coffee. We have someone here you can chat to every Monday from 11am - 2pm.
Source: Nava Young Navayoung@aol.com


We have a great selection of food and drink, at fair prices and made with love to be enjoyed in our cosy cafe. Why not pop in and say hello.prices.

Don't forget our amazing book and gift shop; we sell a variety of Christian books, CDS and gifts. We can also order Christian material into Store.

We have a Facebook page. If you have Facebook then please give us a like, to see what we are up to on the Facebook Page

Source: charlemagnehollis@icloud.com

The Greenhouse is a Place of Prayer and Worship. A place of Enounter with God. A Place Where You Can Grow
The Greenhouse Christian Centre is situated between Poole and Bournemouth and just a 20 minute walk to the beach. The Centre holds Led and Silent Retreats, Quiet Days, Healing Services, Art Weeks, Discipleship Training Days and so much more.
More information can be found on the website.
Are you lonely and not particularly enjoying facing life on your own? Do you wish God would answer your prayers for a soul mate? Then you should contact Friends1st the off-line Christian friendship and introductory agency who've been introducing Christians to each other since 1999.
Click here to find out more.