Review Of FODC’s 5 Year Strategic Plan

                                                                  How Our Strategy Plan Evolved   In March 2022 FODC invited main stakeholder groups to attend an open forum to discuss their vision […]

Last Saturday’s Christmas Fair

                                                            Thank you for supporting FODC last Saturday at Droxford’s Christmas Fair. We sold all the poinsettias, donated by a trustee,  as well as 70 raffle tickets […]


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Jesus my boy

                                                  Thank you to everyone who supported us and attended Jesus My Boy; and especially a big well done to Mick Keegan who , in spite of some technical glitch , was completely unfazed […]

Wilfrid’s Cafe Grants

The recipients of Wilfrid’s Cafe Grants 2023 were announced by the Cafe Board on 9th August 2023: Organisation Amount What was the grant for?       FODC £500.00 Towards a new AV system for the church Horace Chappell £200.00 Towards expenses for building a library in Ghana Carys Wigglesworth £200.00 Towards expenses in representing […]

Deanery Reorganisation – update November 2022

Bishop’s Waltham Deanery – Parish re-organisation November 2022 The Diocesan Synod chaired by our new Bishop, has endorsed the Deanery Plans and a Financial Plan for 2023 (including the Parish Share forecast). All the papers are available for download on the Portsmouth Diocese website, but for convenience the Bishop’s Waltham proposal is here: BW Deanery […]

Consultation on Parish re-Ordering in Bishop’s Waltham Deanery

A Public Meeting was held on Wednesday 17th August at 5.30 pm in Droxford Church. DEANERY PROPOSALS Approximately 60 parishioners from Droxford, Meonstoke and Exton assembled to make our voices heard regarding the future mission, ministry and finance of our Deanery.  The Agenda, Deanery Proposals,  and Notes from the meeting are available below. Bishop Jonathan […]

FODC 5-Year Strategic Plan

Friends of Droxford Church Strategic Plan 2022-2027 The Trustees of FODC are proud to publish their 5-Year Strategic Plan 2022-2027.  This plan has been developed under the leadership of Chairman Tony Hoile in consultation with the Trustees, the Parochial Church Council, the Droxford Community Hub CIC, and numerous village stakeholders including the Village Hall, and […]

Community Businesses in Churches

Many churches are adopting community businesses – whether shops, post-offices, or cafes – to secure a sustainable future and serve their communities; to support the needs of their parish and to avoid closure.  Thanks to a joint project funded by Allchurches Trust and staffed by the Plunkett Foundation there is now advice and shared experience available to […]

Survey of Community Needs

Please find below the link to download the survey of community needs which was distributed with the Bridge Magazine in early December: Questionnaire Survey