Lytchett Minster & St Dunstan's Upton

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image of both church buildings joined as in a jigawWelcome to the website of
Lytchett Minster Parish Church BH16 6JE and
St Dunstan’s Upton, BH16 5JA  

Parts of the Parish Church date back to the fourteenth Bronze Award awarded to St Dunstan's on 31st March 2020
century, and we are very fond of our buildings, but the real Church is people. 

We are a mixture of different kinds of people, with our faith and failings. What we have in common is finding the Person and work of Jesus Christ life-changing.

Annual Parochial Church Meeting
Wednesday, 9th September at 7pm at St Dunstan's.
Election of 2 Church Wardens, 3 PCC members and 2 Deanery Synod members will take place at the Annual Parochial Church Meeting.  All those on the electoral roll may attend and note at this meeting.  3/8/20

Photo of Hilary Bond, Assistant CurateWe said farewell to Rev Hilary Bond on Sunday, 2nd Aug, following her three years as Assistant Curate in this parish: We shall miss her greatly.  A celebration will be arranged for later in the year when we can more easily join together to express our immense thanks and our blessings on her ministry as a Pioneer Priest within the Church of England.  She will be licensed on 6th September in Wareham.

Advice from the Church of England re face coverings for church worship.  See News page 24/7/20

EMERGENCY APPEAL FOR SUDAN AND SOUTH SUDAN - the appeal is until 7th August.  Just under £37,800 has been given by approximately 500 'supporters' but this is still short of the target of £50,000.

Message from Robin about TWAM Logo for Tools with a Mission from their website in May 2020
See below or on the
News page




9.30am Holy Communion 
service at Lytchett Minster Parish Church 
There will be social distancing and a smaller congregation at this service



11am Live Streaming of the  Holy Communion service 
at St Dunstan's 
on Facebook
or shortly afterwards on Live Services
There will be social distancing and a smaller congregation at this service.

10am Wednesday Holy Communion Service on the 5th August at St Dunstan's
There will be social distancing and a smaller congregation at this service but if the weather is fine we will share some (soically distant) time afterwards in the garden, so please bring your own drinks.

During our church services on 19th July, we viewed an address to us from Rev Matt Simpson, who has been appointed to serve as our Team Rector from (it is expected) some time in the Autumn.  View the video on any device from our website here 


Logo for Tools with a Mission from their website in May 2020TWAM (Tools with a Mission) is most grateful for all the donations of unused and old garden and workshop tools and implements.
Sadly however, due to COVID 19 collections have been suspended and Robin SeQueira, our local TWAM agent is requesting parishioners and others to keep their unwanted implements and tools etc in their own properties until collections can be resumed. 
A notice will be posted as soon as collections are resumed. TWAM currently has no more storage space available locally for donations.


Latest Poole-Wau Partnership   logo for wau diocese in South Sudan
Newsletter 14th July
Click the date above or go to the dedicated page for publications relating to Poole-Wau Partnership.

Photos of Malcolm and Yanet Taylor from their News Update on 7th July 2020News Update (July) from Malcolm and Yanet Taylor in Dominican Republic working with YWAM: 7/7/20  View here   See Series 23 page for info about the Taylor family and earlier News Updates.

Read the latest issue of Header for the weekly Grapevine from 4th Sept 2019
Grapevine here: - 31st July 'New Director appointed'

and 11th July issue includes this article re Eco Church
Eco Church extract from the diocesan weekly issue of Grapevine  11-7-20
See the News page for more on #NoGoingBack

Dial a Sermon.   01202 078733  The 2nd August sermon will be the final one available through this service.
If you know people who are not accessing anything else but have a normal landline, please let them know that they can listen to the sermon for this week via telephone.  
Please pass on the details which are on the News page

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 updated 3/8/20