Details regarding proposed pastoral reorganisation affecting the benefices of St John, Forton; Christ Church, Gosport; and Holy Trinity, Gosport in the Diocese of Portsmouth.

The proposals provide for the termination of a plurality; the union of benefices and parishes; and the establishment of a team ministry.

The Draft Scheme and Explanatory Notes can be found below.

This consultation has now closed. 

As representations were received against the draft scheme the matter was considered by the Commissioners' Mission, Pastoral & Church Property Committee at its meeting on 17th July 2019 in public session, where the Committee decided to refer the matter back to the Bishop for further consideration. 

Further note: the Committee have now decided, having had the Bishop's response, that the Scheme should be allowed to proceed notwithstanding the representations made against it. A full statement of reasons for the Committee's decision can be found below. 

The Committee paper and appendices can be found above. 

All correspondence received by the Commissioners will be treated as public correspondence.

If you have any queries about this draft scheme, please contact us using the form below. 

To find out more, please read our leaflet "Your Views Count"

Commissioners' Decision and Statement of Reasons

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