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Change is Always a Challenge

Most of our readers will know by now that, by the time you read this, St Nicholas church will have permanently closed and the site will up for sale. Change is always a challenge for us all. But it can be exciting too. The Church in every generation and in every era of its life has always had challenges to face because of the changing circumstances in which she finds herself. Our present age is no different.

The decision of the Church Council to ‘go for change and challenge’ has not been taken lightly.  I am grateful to the members of the PCC and the congregation of St Nicholas for the way they have thought about, prayed and importantly realised that, like many organisations, we have to restructure and step out in faith to move our mission to the centre of town based at Holy Trinity church. This will mean another challenge as we seek to look at ways in which we can best serve our community through our church building. This may mean transforming parts of Holy Trinity church inside to fulfil that mission.
Whatever challenges there may be, we always need to remember that it is God’s Church; we serve the Lord of the Church and the Church will prevail.

It is with much gratitude that we thank the Gracewell Community at Cross Roads who have allowed us to continue to worship at the far end of the parish every Wednesday with our Eucharist at 10am followed by our Lent Course as from the 7th March.  Also on the Third Sunday of each month at 8.30am - starting on Sunday 18th March when I will be pleased to celebrate the Eucharist.  Please come along to Gracewell where the cinema will become our chapel for these occasions and we shall be taking some of the precious symbols of St Nicholas with us. There will be an additional service at Gracewell on Easter Day 1st April at 8.30am.

We are not in the business of success but of faithfulness.  We are all called to be good stewards of all that God has provided and He himself with our cooperation will bring it to fulfilment.

Canon Andrew

23 February 2018

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  • 6 November 2018


    The Diocese of Salisbury has been declared the first Eco Diocese. In a first for the Church of England, the Diocese of Salisbury has been granted Eco Diocese Status.

    Andy Atkins, CEO of A Rocha UK the Christian based environmental charity which runs the green award scheme said: “Salisbury is the first diocese to be awarded Eco Diocese status and it's our very great pleasure to do so. When we launched Eco Church in 2016 we had high hopes and expectations. To have got this far so quickly is humbling, exciting and such a huge encouragement that so many churches in a diocese are working together to care for God's earth should be an encouragement to us all.”


  • 23 October 2018

    New Musical Director

    On Sunday 21st October 2018 it was announced that Alistair Dean is to take up the post of Musical Director at Holy Trinity church. Alistair was born and brought up in Weymouth and has a wealth of experience in music of all kinds.

    Our photo below shows the vicar, Canon Andrew, welcoming Alastair on the steps of Holy Trinity Church


  • 6 November 2018


    It is good to see some new members in the church choir. If anyone would like to join with a busy year of singing planned then please come along and speak to Alistair Dean our Musical Director or the vicar or contact the vicar’s office 01305 760354. All ages welcome with bursaries available for up to 6 young people. WE WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU


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Vicar’s letter for November 2018


Once again we come round to November, the month of Remembrance. On All Souls Day (2nd November) the Church gathers to remember the faithful departed. At Holy Trinity church on Friday, 2nd November at 10.30am we shall gather together for a Requiem Eucharist to remember all our departed loved ones and friends. We shall remember them publicly at the altar during the service. Please enter names you wish to be remembered on the list on the board in the organ transept.

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