A new vicar cometh!

Following a successful recruitment process we are delighted to announce that the Reverend Jackie Maw has accepted the Bishop’s invitation to be Team Rector of the West Wight Mission Community. You can find out a little bit more about Jackie in the short biography below and we hope to be able to confirm a licensing […]

It’s a wrap!

As the rate of the infection on the Island continues to rise, we have taken the decision to postpone the holding of services in the Church at Shalfleet. However, while we wait for things to improve, we have been experimenting with some video versions of our beloved services. Last Sunday we held a very special […]

Friends of Shalfleet Church Newsletter 6

Welcome to our December 2020 newsletter. A very Happy Christmas to your families and best wishes for 2021, let’s hope it will be an improvement on this year! I have no idea what we are to expect after such an unusual and challenging year. One likes to hope that, with the arrival of a vaccine, […]

Carol Service – fully booked

Demand for places at our annual carol service have been in great demand, as you might expect, and we have now had to close our list. If you wish to be placed on the waiting list, please fill in the registration form here and we will contact you if a place becomes available. Our service […]

We will remember them

Our annual Remembrance Sunday service had to be cancelled, due to the Covid lockdown, but a short time of private prayer in the church was enjoyed by a healthy number from the parish. The roll of honour was called by Henry Blacksell, and at 11am we stood in silence as the Last Post rang out, […]

Annual Meetings

After a delay of some 6 months or more, the annual meetings of the PCC, the Fabric Trust and the Village Hall committee took place at last on the evening of 29th October, by zoom. Our amazing secretary Prue came over to Ningwood with Chloe, and your IT guru/Churchwarden managed to make the system work […]

Friends of Shalfleet Newsletter 5

Welcome to our fifth Newsletter, well, I say fifth, but I did count the update on the works on the East Window as our fourth. The Friends of Shalfleet Church have now completed its first year, and many thanks to all those who set up a standing order last year, the subscriptions for the coming […]

Back at last!

It was a huge pleasure to be back in church on Sunday for a lovely service of Evensong from the Book of Common Prayer. After months and months of lockdown, at long last we were back in our beautiful church, and a hearty congregation of 24 enjoyed this timeless service, which our friend Peter Johnson […]