Benefice News

As you will know from last week’s edition the PCCs of BCI have taken the decision to part ways with Rowlands Castle and to have a Part Time Stipendiary priest to serve BCI.

This week the Archdeacon took the PCCs through the procedures both of a vacancy and also through how an appointment was to be made. As a result, a Parish/Benefice profile will now have to be drafted and written by a small group on behalf of the PCCs. The Archdeacon also underlined that Churchwardens were responsible for the smooth running of the Benefice with the support of clergy.

Please pray for all our Churchwardens, volunteers and PCC members as they begin this latest phase of our journey together.

Revd Joy Windsor
Assistant Minister
07730 168291

We worship together on Sunday mornings, and are involved in many other aspects of church and village life.  We would love to welcome you to any of our churches and get to know you, so please click on the links to find out more.

With a wealth of history to explore, and many unique and beautiful features we are well worth a visit.

Latest News and Upcoming Events

Here is the weekly news sheet for w/b 3rd March.

Lent Course. Holy Habits

Our Lent Course this year is based on the Holy Habits: Following Jesus course from BRF Ministries. In a series of short videos presented by Andrew Roberts looking at the ten habits we can adopt as disciples of Jesus. Dawn and Joy will be running two separate sessions so that you can attend the one of your choice. Dates and times to follow…

About our Churches

Thank you for visiting our website which I hope you will find both welcoming and useful. The BCI Churches are a benefice of Holy Trinity in Blendworth, Saint Michael and All Angels in Chalton and Saint Hubert’s in Idsworth. However, we are more than just buildings; we are a community of people who are inspired by our faith in God, to learn from the teachings of Jesus and seek to be led by the Holy Spirit, to love and serve the community around us.

Our Safeguarding Policy

The BCI Churches are fully committed to the Church of England’s Safeguarding Policies. Our parish safeguarding statement to this effect can be read here.

Any safeguarding concerns about either children or vulnerable adults should be brought to the immediate attention of Ms Janet Laws, our Safeguarding Officer.

Registered Address:
Benefice Office,
Blendworth Lane,
Waterlooville, PO8 0AA

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