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Bird Watching At St Winnow

We took part in the RSPB national bird watch on Saturday 27th January  Hot drinks and donughts...

What sort of Bishop do you want in Truro?

The Diocese of Truro has invited you, the people of Cornwall, to give your views in the search for a...

Wreckers Concert A-Hoy!

The Polperro Wreckers are sailing into town!!  Come down for an evening of sea shanties and Cornish...

Easter Lilies for a Loved one

We shall be pleased to commemorate your loved ones in church at Easter with a lily stem to go in the...

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

St Winnow Church lights were twinkling and the Benefice Choir was singing out as we gathered to listen...

Special Services in Preparation for Christmas

Wildlife Warriors!

A brand new group for young nature lovers, adventurers and explorers is starting on Saturday 8th October...

Special Services for HM Queen in Lostwithiel Benefice

As the country journeys through this period of national mourning and looks to Her Majesty's funeral on...

The Death of Queen Elizabeth II

It is with great sadness that we hear of the death of our Queen Elizabeth II Our thoughts are with the...

Information on Queens Death

Church bells to toll and prayers said across England as nation enters mourning 08/09/2022 Church...

Late Summer Contemplations from The Rector

As I write this parts of the south of England are under a hosepipe ban due to the perhaps ‘unseasonable’...

Come & Try Bellringing!!

Whether you are an experienced ringer or just fancing having a go at tower bellringing come to St Winnow's...

Fabulous time by the River

Well what a perfect day down at St Winnow Church on Sunday! Intrepid voyagers boarded kayaks and boats...

River Service and BBQ

Lostwithiel and Lerryn folk do love our beautiful river and many have paddleboards, kayaks, canoes, and...

Music for a Summer Evening

Sit by the river at St Winnow Church, enjoy a glass of wine and hear the beautiful music of Cornish choir...

St Thomas the Apostle by Malcolm Guite

Canon John read a powerful poem on Sunday during his sermon on St Thomas (Doubting Thomas, as you may...

Remembering Dear Friends

Sunday 3rd July 2022 was a very special Sunday for the congregation of St Winnow Church as we came together...

Summer Strings by the River - St Mewan Sinfonia Concert

The Friends of St Winnow are delighted to present a very special concert by the St Mewan Sinfonia at...

A Great Community Day - St Winnow Flower Festival

When we came up with the idea of holding a flower festival in Church our goal was to find a way of inviting...

Community Flower Festival at St Winnow Church

St Winnow Church Community Flower Festival is back!   Friday May 20th - 22nd  10am ...

Beautiful Ethy in May - Open Garden

Come and spend a lovely afternoon in the beautiful gardens of Ethy House, Lerryn PL22 0NF Saturday 7th...

Outdoor Church

Unfortunatley Outdoor Church this Sunday 10th April is Cancelled too many gone down with the bug hopefully...

Ukraine - pray for peace

As I write this, I am aware that we might be enjoying our Easter Season celebrations, Spring might well...

Mothering Sunday Celebrations

Come to beautiful St Winnow Church by the River Fowey to celebrate all those lovely people who are mums...

Easter Experience 2022

We are delighted that our local schools are coming to discover the Easter story in a new and interactive...

Mamma Mia Singalong Night

Shake off the blues with a singalong Mamma Mia Film 23rd April 8pm Film, Church Rooms  Doors open...

Easter lilies to remember a loved one

St Winnow will be decorated again this year for Easter Day the 17th April. If you would like to donate...

Lent Course 2022

Don't make Lent just about giving something up.  Come to the Lostwithiel Benefice Lent Course and...

The Silent Guest - An Epiphany Reflection

Years ago, January was traditionally a time of feasting and keeping warm away from the harsh winter elements....

Busy Bee Hotel

When you're next in the churchyard, have a look for our wonderful Bee Hotel!  It's open for business...

St Bart's Save the Tower event

Lovely to see Church the centre of the community today. St Bart’s Save the Tower event in Lostwithiel...

BBQ on the Beach

All welcome! Come join the fun! St Winnow Outdoor Church Service Sunday 11 July 2021, 5pm Par Beach Games,...

A bit of a do

Fundraiser for The Tower Fund. Be there or be square! St Bart's invites you to A Bit of a Do! Saturday...

Easter celebrations at St Winnow and St Nectan's

It was another magical Easter, first at St Nectan's Chapel, as we welcomed the dawning of Easter morning...

Traditional hedge laying in the churchyard

Last autumn, we did our annual cut and clean up, thanks to a dedicated band of volunteers.  We also...

Spring hope

Preparing to return to Church With the dawning of Spring to St Winnow church, the churchyard is beginning...

World Environment Day

Stewardship of God's Wonderful World Despite the current pandemic lockdown the Benefice of Lostwithiel...

Magic of a St Winnow Christingle

Nothing was going to get in the way of St Winnow Church celebrating Christmas. CV19 safety in place...

Christmas Carols by the river

St Winnow won't let a pandemic stop us at Christmas! Around 40 worshippers were blessed with a clear,...