May we draw to your readers’ attention that a thanksgiving service will be held for the life of the Revd Canon Peter Seal at St Paul’s Church, Winchester, on Monday, February 12 at 11am. 

Peter ministered in Winchester from 1987 until 2021 and was much-loved throughout the community. 

All are welcome at this service to celebrate his life.

Bill Lucas, Christopher Seaman, Anne Odling, Mike Russell-Smith, 
Parish of St Matthew with St Paul, 

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