Diocese of Portsmouth

Thy Kingdom Come // Prayer Events

In 2019 we had prayer meetings in many different locations across the diocese every day between Ascension Day and Pentecost Sunday. Many churches, from all denominations, gathered to pray in different ways for the area. You can view the events below.

Events for 2020 will be added from March 2020 – please contact Andrew Hargreaves or Matt Lockwood to get your event added.

Portsmouth

Friday 31st May

Harbour Church, Commercial Road (above Sprinkles), PO1 1BQ
7:30pm to 9pm

Saturday 1st June

Family Church, Empower Centre, 83-87 Kingston Road PO2 7DX
7:30pm to 9pm

Sunday 2nd June

Langstone Church, Shore Avenue, PO4 8NB
7:30pm to 9pm

Monday 3rd June

Cathedral of St John the Evangelist, Bishop Crispian Way, PO1 3HG
7:30pm to 9pm

Tuesday 4th June

North End Baptist Church, 195 Powerscourt Road, PO2 7JH
7:30pm to 9pm

Wednesday 5th June

Oasis the Venue, 1A Arundel Street, Portsmouth PO1 1NP
6:30am to 7:30am

St Mary’s Portsea, Fratton Road, PO1 5PA
7:30pm to 9pm

Thursday 6th June

St Jude’s Southsea, Kent Road, PO5 3EL
7:30pm to 9pm

Friday 7th June

King’s Church, Somers Road, Southsea PO5 4QA
7:30pm to 9pm

Saturday 8th June

Portsdown Hill, Mick’s Monster Burgers site, PO6 3LZ

9:30am to 10:30am

Portchester

Sunday 2nd June

Prayer Meeting at St May’s Church, Portchester Castle, Castle Street, Portchester PO16 9QH, 6pm to 8pm

Lee on the Solent

Monday 3rd June

Taizé prayer at Lee Methodist Church, High Street, Lee-on-the-Solent PO13 9BU, 7pm

Tuesday 4th June

Prayer and praise, at Lee Community Centre, 51 Twyford Dr, Lee-on-the-Solent PO13 8JU, 7:30pm

Friday 7th June to Saturday 8th June

24 Hours of Prayer, in the Lowry Room at St Faith’s Church, Victoria Square, Lee-on-the-Solent PO13 9NF, 6pm to 6pm

Bishop’s Waltham

Thursday 30th May

Prayer and Praise Evening at St Peter’s Church, Free Street, Bishop’s Waltham SO32 1AD, 7:30pm

Havant

Monday 3rd June

‘Pause and Pray’, led by Portsdown Community Church at St Thomas Church, Bidbury Lane, Old Bedhampton PO9 3JG, 6pm to 7pm

Tuesday 4th June

Church of the Good Shepherd, Crookhorn Lane, Waterlooville PO7 5QB, 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Wednesday 5th June

Hart Plain Church, Hart Plain Avenue, Waterlooville PO8 8RG, 7:30pm to 8:30pm

Thursday 6th June

led by Bridge Church at Guide HQ, Radford Hall, Beach Road, Hayling Island PO11 0JD, 6pm

Friday 7th June

Prayer Vigil at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, London Road, Waterlooville PO7 7SR, 7pm to 8pm

Saturday 8th June

Evening Prayer at St Faith’s Church, West Street, Havant PO9 1PR, 6 pm to 7pm

Cosham

Wednesday 5th June

Morning Prayer Walk, starting at The Drayton Centre, 8:30am to 9am, and finishing at St Andrew’s Church, Havant, at 10am

Early Evening Prayer Walk, starting at The Drayton Centre, 5:30pm to 6pm, and finishing at Church of the Resurrection, Drayton, at 7pm

Cosham Baptist Church, 48 Havant Road, PO6 2QZ, 8pm to 9:30pm

Bedhampton

Monday 3rd to Friday 7th June

St Thomas’s Church, Bedhampton, will be open for prayer between 10am and 4pm each day. Also, from 7am to 8am each day, relaxed time of prayer led by Rev Max Cross.

Isle of Wight

Thursday 30th May to Sunday 9th June

St John’s Church, High Park Road, Ryde PO33 1BP, will be holding a prayer service every day at 12 noon, open to everyone.

Friday 31st May

Holy Cross Church, Church Road, Binstead, Ryde PO33 3SY, 3pm, short time of prayer based on the Novena Prayers 2019

Saturday 1st June

Holy Cross Church, Church Road, Binstead, Ryde PO33 3SY, 3pm, short time of prayer based on the Novena Prayers 2019

Sunday 2nd June

St Peter’s Church, Church Road, Havenstreet, Ryde PO33 4DG, 3pm, short time of prayer based on the Novena Prayers 2019

Monday 3rd June

Holy Cross Church, Church Road, Binstead, Ryde PO33 3SY, 3pm, short time of prayer based on the Novena Prayers 2019

Tuesday 4th June

St Edmund’s Church, Church Road, Wootton Bridge, Ryde PO33 4PZ, 3pm, short time of prayer based on the Novena Prayers 2019

Wednesday 5th June

St Peter’s Church, Church Road, Havenstreet, Ryde PO33 4DG, 3pm, short time of prayer based on the Novena Prayers 2019

Thursday 6th June

St Edmund’s Church, Church Road, Wootton Bridge, Ryde PO33 4PZ, 3pm, short time of prayer based on the Novena Prayers 2019

Friday 7th June

Holy Cross Church, Church Road, Binstead, Ryde PO33 3SY, 3pm, short time of prayer based on the Novena Prayers 2019

Saturday 8th June

Holy Cross Church, Church Road, Binstead, Ryde PO33 3SY, 3pm, short time of prayer based on the Novena Prayers 2019

Idsworth

Thursday 30th May

St Hubert’s Church, Idsworth, Bring Your Own Picnic, 6pm, followed by sung Eucharist at 7:30pm, with choirs and musicians from the 6 northern parishes of Havant deanery.

Fareham

Thursday 30th May

Deanery Evensong, Holy Trinity Church, West Street, Fareham PO16 0EL, 7:30pm.

Monday 3rd to Friday 7th June

Open for prayer, Holy Trinity Church, West Street, Fareham PO16 0EL, 11am to 3pm.

Monday 3rd June

Open for prayer, St John’s Church, Upper St Michael’s Grove, Fareham PO14 1DN, 12:30pm to 4:30pm.

Tuesday 4th June

Praying the Novena, Sacred Heart Church, Portland St, Fareham PO16 0NF, 10:15am.

Thursday 6th June

Fareham Community Church, 171-173 West St, Fareham PO16 0EF, 12pm to 3pm, and at Café Imbizo, with refreshments, 6pm to 7pm.

Friday 7th June

United Reformed Church, Osborn Road South, Fareham PO16 7DG, 12pm to 2pm.

Emsworth

Monday 3rd June

St Thomas’ RC Church, 24 New Brighton Rd, Emsworth PO10 7PS, 9am to 9:30am.

Tuesday 4th June

St James’s Church, 20 Church Path, Emsworth PO10 7DP, 9am to 9:30am.

Wednesday 5th June

Emsworth Baptist Church, North St, Emsworth PO10 7BY, 9am to 9:30am.

Thursday 6th June

Emsworth Methodist Pastoral Centre, 19 High St, Emsworth PO10 7AQ, 9am to 9:30am.

Friday 7th June

Waterside URC, Bath Rd, Emsworth PO10 7EP, 9am to 9:30am.

Saturday 8th June

St Thomas a Becket Church, Church Lane, Havant PO9 2TU, 9am to 9:30am.

Petersfield

Friday 31st May to Saturday 8th June

Popup Prayer Space, High Street (next to Boots), 6am to 9pm weekdays, 6am to 5pm Saturdays, and 12pm to 5pm Sunday.