Next June we will welcome a new curate to our parish. His name is Rajiv Sidhu. He comes with his wife, Freya, daughter Ranjini and son Rajvir, twins aged 5.
At the moment he is studying in Oxford. He will be ordained as a Deacon on arrival and then as a Priest after a year. He will work with us full time. Hooray!
The family are planning to visit us in October. Would you like to ask any of them a question? then let Allie know and she will find out the answer for you.
PEREGRINE FALCON VISITORS 2020
In the spring of 2020, a pair of Peregrine Falcons took residence, nesting on the tower of St. Cuthbert’s Church.
The male bird was ringed, ‘black 67’ at Chichester Cathedral on May 17th 2016.
He is therefore 4 years old. The female was not ringed.
GOLDEN WEDDING ANNIVERSARY
Two members of St. Cuthbert’s church, Richard & Sheila Martin Celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary during the 10 am Holy Communion Service in which they renewed their Wedding Vows.
Revd. Kate Marlow (Assistant Priest) led prayers of thanksgiving for the couple and gave a Blessing to Richard & Sheila’s marriage.
Following the service friends, family and members of the congregation enjoyed a buffet lunch in church.
ALLIE KERR INDUCTED AS OUR VICAR
Revd. Allie Ker was Inducted as Vicar of St. Cuthbert’s Copnor, on Tuesday 16th July, by The Rt Revd Christopher Foster, Bishop of Portsmouth.
REVD. JULIE MINTER
Revd. Julie Minter formerly a member of St. Cuthbert’s Church was Ordained Priest in Portsmouth Cathedral and she will continue her Ministry as an Assistant Priest at St. Wilfrid’s Church, Cowplain.
Photos by Barry Day (Left) Julie with Bishop Christopher and (right) with her Mother Denise and her brother Darren.
ORDINATION DAY JUNE 2019
REVD. BRYAN STEPHENSON
Revd. Bryan Stephenson from St. Cuthbert’s Congregation was Ordained Deacon in Portsmouth Cathedral and is now part of the ministry team at St. Luke’s Church in the City Centre.
Photos by Bev Hill, (left) with members of St. Lukes and (right) with members of St. Cuthbert’s Congregation.
PORTSMOUTH PRIDE 2019
‘St Cuthbert’s and St Aidan’s were both represented on the Christian stand at Portsmouth Pride on 22nd June.
BALLOON FAYRE 2019
MESSY CHURCH APRIL 2019
GOLDEN WEDDING CELEBRATION
Valerie & Malcolm Clubley were joined by many relatives and friends to celebrate their Golden Wedding during the 10am Holy Communion Service on Sunday 10th March.
During the service the Rev. Kate Marlow gave the couple a special blessing during the service which was followed by a reception in the church.
Photo – Jonathon Clubley raises a glass to his parents at their Golden Wedding Celebration.
LAUREN & STEVE'S WEDDING
Two members of St. Cuthbert’s Congregation Lauren Brushwood and Steve McDermott were married in St. Cuthbert’s Church on Saturday 11th August 2018.
The service was conducted by Revd. Canon David Power and the couple received a Blessing from Bishop Mathias from The Diocese of HO, in Ghana.
Summer Fayre 2018
Revd. Kate Marlow with Bishop Christopher.
Kate Marlow was ordained Priest, to continue her Ministry at St. Cuthbert’s.
St. Cuthbert's Ministry Team
ORDINATION DAY 2018
Revd. Julie Minter with her mother Denise.
Revd. Julie Minter, who grew up as a member of St. Cuthbert’s Church was Ordained Deacon, to serve in the Parish of St. Wilfred’s Church Cowplain in the next stage of her Ministry.