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Face Coverings Mandatory in Places of Worship

  Posted by Ellen Witt on 7th August 2020

From Friday 8th August face coverings must be worn by all those attending a place of worship where there may be other people present; remembering that they are mainly intended to protect other people, not the wearer, from coronavirus COVID-19 and that they are not a replacement for physical distancing and regular hand washing.   […]


The Revd Patricia Ellen Miles 1956 – 2020

  Posted by Sue on 18th July 2020

The Revd Patricia Ellen Miles 1956 – 2020 Associate Priest in the Parish of Verwood. Remembering Pat, our dear Sister in Christ who died on Friday 10th July. Pat has been a cherished friend and will be missed by us all.   Pat’s funeral took place on Tuesday 28th July at 11.00am in St. Michael’s […]


Public Worship Services at St Michael’s Church

  Posted by Ellen Witt on 8th July 2020

Please Note   As there are still restrictions with regards to the numbers allowed in church, you will be unable to attend the service unless you have been contacted to confirm that you have a place. The completion of the questionnaire that was sent out does not automatically confirm a place for the service each week. […]


NEW!!! Children & Youth Ministry

  Posted by Sue on 5th July 2020

From Sunday 5th July, our Children and Youth Minister, Helen, will be uploading videos reaching out to our church family and beyond. Click here for her first playlist – Matt 11: Burdens. 


Opening St Michael’s Church for Public Worship

  Posted by Ellen Witt on 3rd July 2020

Please note that church is not open to the public for worship or for private prayer on Sunday 5th July St Michael’s will still be open for private prayer on Wednesday 8th July between 10-11am.   Thank you to everyone who has completed and returned a questionnaire regarding the return to church services.  Please note […]


Faith at Home

  Posted by Ellen Witt on 3rd June 2020

Faith at Home is a national campaign that builds on the work of Growing Faith and Everyday Faith to support the faith development and pastoral care of children and young people. It seeks to provide: Experiences that inspire parents and families to grow in faith together in the ‘new daily normal’ of the home Resources that equip […]


Daily Prayer at Home

  Posted by Ellen Witt on 26th March 2020

Some of us from Verwood will be ‘meeting’ together figuratively speaking  to pray for our loved ones and our community during the coronavirus outbreak.   We look to do this in our own homes between 6 and 6.30pm each day, and invite you to join us as often, and for as many minutes as you […]


Light Party – 31st October 2019

  Posted by Ellen Witt on 13th November 2019

A Big Thank You!! We wanted to thank you for your support, prayers and bottles! We were joined by over 100 people, 52 of whom were children at our Light Party. The children dressed in their best fancy dress to celebrate the Light in the world, Jesus. There were lots of games, craft, food and […]


Christmas Market – Saturday 30th November 2019

  Posted by Ellen Witt on 4th November 2019

We managed to raise a fantastic £800.40 for the church.  Thank you to everyone who donated raffle prizes, bottles, cakes, sandwiches and a massive thank you to all of you who gave up your time to man a stall, provide the refreshments or help with the children’s work.  You are all very kind. The Youth […]


Harvest Service Sunday 6th October 2019

  Posted by Ellen Witt on 10th October 2019

Thank you to everyone for your very generous gifts during our Harvest services on 6th October 2019. Your donations have been distributed to the Salisbury Women’s Refuge and the Ringwood Foodbank.   Your very generous donations to the Foodbank will feed about: 5 people 3 meals a day for 3 days while they are in a […]


Pet Blessing Service Sunday 6th October 2019

  Posted by Ellen Witt on 8th October 2019

All Creatures Great and Small whether it be fur, feather or fin(and their owners) came along to our Annual Pet Blessing Service at 3pm on Sunday 6th October at St Michael’s.   A wonderful time was had by all!


Children and Youth

  Posted by Ellen Witt on 16th September 2019

We are so excited to see so many young people in church here at St Michaels and All Saints, and as our new Youth and Children’s minister begins to build relationships with the local schools we expect to see even more join us to worship here at church. We want to maximise the time we […]


Forest Praise Sunday 14th July 2019

  Posted by Ellen Witt on 18th July 2019

On July 14th our Networks Praise service was held on the area of flat ground just below Stephen’s Castle. We completed a very successful litter pick as we walked up to Stephen’s Castle and our service included a treasure hunt for the children. The service was followed by a picnic that everyone enjoyed in the glorious […]


New Wine 2019

  Posted by Ellen Witt on 14th May 2019

Every year, a group of up to 70 people from St Michael’s Church have attended New Wine. This year, for the first time, we will be camping and caravanning for the week at the East of England Showground, Peterborough from the 4th to the 10th of August.  See the event details here. If you are […]


Music Festival Saturday 25th May 2019 – Programme of Events

  Posted by Ellen Witt on 13th May 2019

Music Festival Saturday 25th May 2019 – Programme of Events   10.00 Brian Cox – keyboard 10.10 Clive Buswell – organ solo 10.15 Jazz Pianist – Lorenzo Camilleri 10.35 Children’ Nursery Rhyme time 11.00 Mandolin Group 11.30 Noah’s Ark Puppets 12.00 Folk Trio 12.20 Ken Palmer – Vocal solo 12.25 Clive Buswell – Organ solo […]


Regular Giving to support your Church

  Posted by Ellen Witt on 10th April 2019

If you don’t currently support your Church and would like to start regular (or even occasional) giving, please get in touch or, pick up a Parish Giving Scheme form in the box labelled ‘New Church Donors’ on the left side of the main Church entry doors. Our Donations Secretary can then help and set up the […]