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Make your own Easter Garden

  Posted by Ellen Witt on 8th April 2020

Following on from the stir created with our Palm Crosses – guess what we are going to ask for next?! Easter Gardens of course! Please put your Easter Garden photos on our Facebook pages or email them to us and we will upload them to our website too. Our first one this year is from […]

Verwood Churches – Good Friday Service of Witness

  Posted by Ellen Witt on 6th April 2020

Coronavirus pandemic – In light of the Government guidance we will not be gathering at Ferrett Green on Good Friday for our CTiV Service of Witness. I would like to suggest that we use the time we would have met at 11am on Good Friday to pray for the healing of our world from Covid – 19. […]

Charli & Adam’s Wedding

  Posted by Sue on 27th March 2020

Congratulations to Charli and Adam who were married at St Michael’s by Deborah on Sunday afternoon, the 22nd March. We wish them well and pray for their future together.

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 […]

Church of England Announcement

  Posted by Ellen Witt on 24th March 2020

The Archbishops and Bishops of the Church of England have urged everyone to follow the instructions given by the Prime Minister to stay in their homes in a national effort to limit the transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19). But they called on the Church to “continue to pray, to love, to care for the vulnerable”. It […]

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 […]

Christmas Market – Saturday 17th November 2018

  Posted by Ellen Witt on 23rd November 2018

On Saturday 17th November St Michael’s Parish Centre was filled with laughter, conversation and Christmas music. The Christmas Market had a range of stalls to appeal to all tastes. This year the new addition of a bottle tombola proved as popular with the adults as the Teddy tombola was with the children! Thanks to the […]

The Big Pink Coffee Morning

  Posted by Ellen Witt on 22nd October 2018

The Big Pink Coffee Morning held on Thursday 18th October at All Saints Church raised £430.00 for this worthwhile cause. Thank you to everyone who supported this event – there is still a donation box in the Meeting Room at the front of St Michael’s should you wish to add to this amazing total. Thanks, […]

Harvest Donations 2018

  Posted by Ellen Witt on 18th October 2018

Collections from our recent Harvest service collection enabled us to donate 47.15kg of foodstuffs to Ringwood Foodbank. This is enough to feed 5 people, 3 meals a day for 3 days whilst they are in a crisis situation. Thank you to everyone for your generosity.