Pear Tree Church in the Ocean City of Southampton is the oldest Anglican Church anywhere in the world - being the first church built (1618) and consecrated (1620) after the Reformation.
Nearly 400 years on Pear Tree Church still seeks to serve the people of Southampton.
As part of the worldwide family of Anglican churches, as part of the Diocese of Winchester and, locally, as part of Churches Together in Itchen, Pear Tree Church is a small but active part of the community.
Welcome to the Pear Tree Church website
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We aim to love God and our neighbour
Please take time to explore our site - and whether you want to delve into the history of your family - or come and visit us - or find out some more about the Christian basics of Jesus, Prayer or reading the Bible we hope you will visit us again.
Are you interested in joining a small music (Worship) group and playing a part in it's growth and development?
Once again during the Summer months Pear Tree Church is open every Wednesday from 1pm to 4pm.
Come along and look around the Church and explore it's history or simply come in and sit quietly or pray in this very special place.
Join us this Sunday 24th August at 10am for All Age Worship
Wednesday 27th August 1pm to 4pm
Pear Tree 400
In 2020 Pear Tree Church will be Commemorating it's 400th Birthday.
Where do you see the Church in 2020?
What do you want from your Church?
Please let us know your views.
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