In this section you will find articles by our Rector, our Reader, links to news from the parish, and updates on Covid-19 measures affecting church access.

Recent posts can be found using the links in the right hand column of this page (if you are using a computer) or at the end (if you are using a tablet or phone) to read recent posts.

Thanks for visiting the website and we hope to welcome you to one of our churches in the near future.

Services in November and December 2021

  • The Church will be open daily for private prayer between 10.00am and 3.00pm.
  • Livestream for our Sunday 9.30am service (this will open a new window on YouTube)
  • Advent and Christmas services 2021 - you can share the list with direct web link
  • Services in the Church: Not everything is back to normal! Please bring your face mask and be prepared to wear it – this will help to protect you and your neighbours while the Covid virus  remains a matter for concern nationally and locally. Communion is presently in the form of  bread alone. In the Parish Church, please enter by the North Door, and exit via the West Door. 
  • Music for November 2021 (a PDF file will open in a new window)

The following have resumed:

  • Coffee after the 09.30am Service - restarted on 29 August 2021

  • Wednesday morning Holy Communion - the 10.30am service resumes on 1 September 2021 in the Parish Church.

  • Junior Church (‘Sunday School’) -  resumed on 5 September 2021

  • Tea and coffee drop-in at the Parish Hall - resumed only on Mondays from 6 September 2021. Open from 10.00am to 12 noon. 

News and notices

A web version of the weekly pew sheet is available in our news section


Some of our events and special services

Climate Sunday 2021 - the altar decorated with messages


Climate Sunday 2021

Prayers were offered on boats, following the thought from Christian Aid "The climate crisis is a storm that affects us all, but we are not all in the same boat." 





Remembrance Sunday 2021


Remembrance Sunday

Wreaths were laid once again at the memorial in Westbourne as a crowd gathered for the Act of Remembrance, November 2021.

Remembrance Sunday 2020 (this opens in a new window and goes to a member of the congregation's YouTube video)







Candles lit at the altar


Supporting those who have lost friends and loved ones

Candles lit in memory of those who died in the last two years at the Friends & Relatives Remembrance Service, November 2021.











Easter flowers display in church


Floral displays

The church has a wonderful group of flower arrangers. This is an example of their work from Easter 2021.

We are collecting more images of the flowers from special events, please do share them with us.

Christmas 2020 flowers

Easter 2021 online photo competition





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Easter 2019 highlights

APCM 2019

February 2019 - Rector's Ramblings

December 2018 - Rector's Ramblings

Follow the Star at Westbourne

November 2018 - Rector's Ramblings

October 2018 - Rector's Ramblings

Mission Action Plan 2018

September 2018 - Rector's Ramblings

August 2018 - Rector's Ramblings