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 […]

Friends of Shalfleet Church, Newsletter 3

Welcome to our third newsletter; it’s been a bit slow coming as a result of the challenges that we are all facing due to the current COVID 19 lockdown.  It’s worrying times for us all, but we are fortunate in many ways that most of us have access to gardens and that West Wight is […]

Services this Sunday

Dear all, I suppose we should not be surprised, but the Church is responding well to the growth in Zoom (and similar) technology, and even in the West Wight we can do it! Our Easter Sunday service from Brighstone had over 50 participants, and the plan is to keep the format going, so do be […]