News June 2018

Very briefly, all seems to be well on the Portloe front, village-wise and church-wise. It’s great that the young among us are coming up with ideas for building on the enormous amount of goodwill that already exists in our community. … Continue reading

News April 2018

Soup lunches ended on 5 March on a high note – such a splendid way to get together during the winter months! Aren’t baptisms joyful occasions these days? That of Millie Clark certainly was. The church was absolutely full to … Continue reading

News February 2018

First of all, last year’s news! Our Celebration of Christmas was, as ever, a very special event with an almost capacity crowd. In addition to the familiar Bible story and carols, we were wonderfully entertained with music, songs and readings. … Continue reading

News August 2017

Portloe unlimited? Like its counterpart in the poem by e. e. cummings Portloe’s church might (softly) say of itself “i am just a little church (no great cathedral)…far from the frantic world with its rapture and anguish..” However it seems … Continue reading

News July 2017

NEW PRIEST APPOINTED The Bishop of Truro, the Rt Revd Tim Thornton, is pleased to announce the appointment of the Revd Philip Greenhalgh (currently Rector of Bewcastle, Stapleton and Kirklinton with Hethersgill in the Diocese of Carlisle) to be Priest-in-charge … Continue reading

News June 2017

Inclement weather aside, around 50 of us gathered in Portloe Church and harbour on the evening of the 15th May to attend the special annual Blessing of the Sea Ceremony. We even managed to lure Father Doug down from Inverness … Continue reading