The Reverend Canon Andrew Neaum
ST NICHOLAS’ CHAPEL - PILLEY VILLAGE’S MODEST GEM
Canon Andrew writes:
St Nicholas’ Pilley is situated right in the heart of Pilley Village. Made of wood, with a shingle roof, it is modestly and beautifully modern. It fits harmoniously and beautifully into well kept gardens. Low windows enable worshippers to enjoy the lawns, black birds, rooks and garden as they give thanks to their Creator.
Built on a site adjoining the Boldre War Memorial Hall it is dedicated to St. Nicholas, the patron saint of sailors. There is a Wednesday 10.30am Communion service there every week and on Sundays a simple, said and very lovely 8.00am celebration of the Book of Common Prayer Communion Service, except on the second Sunday of every month when this service takes place at St Mary’s South Baddesley instead.
For those who prefer more quiet and contemplative worship the services at St Nicholas’ are ideal.