Pear Tree Church - Southampton

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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.

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Are you interested in joining a small music (Worship) group and playing a part in it's growth and development?

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Easter Services at Pear Tree Church


Maundy Thursday 17th April 7pm


Good Friday 18th April


10am - Service at St Marks & Walk of Witness to Pear Tree with service on the Green.

2pm - Hour at the Cross at St Marks Church


Easter Eve 19th April


8pm - Service of Light


Easter Day 20th April


7am - Sunrise Service, Weston Shore

10am - Easter Parish Communion