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Joan Mary Elizabeth Howard 1922-2019

Many friends, family and neighbours came to St John’s Itchen Abbas say goodbye to Joan Howard who died on 23rd May 2019.  Joan was one of the longest residents of our Valley and was greatly loved and appreciated by so … Continue reading

Posted in Tributes

Valley Worship This Sunday

Please do come along to Valley Worship this Sunday at 10am at St Mary’s, Easton to hear James Wright preaching. The Ark will be operating and there will be pilot creche for the babies and little children led by Lucy Pease … Continue reading

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Super Heroes Unite!!!

As we are starting a new series of talks at our Family Worship this week looking at heroes of the Old Testament it would be a great idea if children want to come to the service dressed as their favourite SUPER HERO!

Posted in Band, Family Worship, Services, Uncategorized

Family Worship this Sunday @ 10am

Please come and join us and hear how about Joseph and his Dreams

Posted in Band, Family Worship, Services, Uncategorized

Dying Well – Talk and Discussion 14th May

You may recall Alex’s article in the Valley News earlier this year about Dying Well, if not this is a link to it: Dying Well by Revd Alex Pease Following on from this we have organised David Butler who is … Continue reading

Posted in Courses, Notices, Pastoral Visiting, Uncategorized

Mothering Sunday Service

Please do come along to our Mothering Sunday Service this Sunday – St Mary’s Church Easton at 10am (don’t forget the clocks change!).  The Ark will be taking place at The Old Rectory, Church Lane (past the Church on the … Continue reading

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Lent Lunch Tomorrow at St John’s Church

Please do come along to Lent Lunch tomorrow at 11.45am – 2pm for a simple lunch of homemade soup, bread and cheese.  Everybody is welcome and there will be toys and space for the children to play. The funds raised … Continue reading

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Pancake Party Fun by Tim Clapp

The Ark held their pancake party at St Johns, Itchen Abbas on Tuesday 5thMarch.  Over 30 children attended from the local area and were entertained with a variety of craft activities organised by James and Verity Greig such as making … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Schools, The Ark

Pancake Party Next Tuesday

Please do come along to our Pancake Party next Tuesday at 4.30pm – 6pm at St John’s Church, Itchen Abbas.  Lots of fun games and activities and of course lots of delicious pancakes to decorate and enjoy – everybody welcome! … Continue reading

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UTX Social Evening 10th February

UTX met on Sunday for their monthly Social evening. This month we started with an ice breaker followed by a quiz night. Two teams competed against each other answering questions about science, sport, geography, television and film, the local area … Continue reading

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UTX Social

The annual UTX Movie Night was once again a popular event. The chairs were pushed back and the UTXers bought along bean bags and cushions to sit and relax on whilst watching a film and eating pizza. We watched Wonder, … Continue reading

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All New All Age Worship – Sunday 6th January 10am

This Sunday, 10am at St Mary’s Church, Easton Relaxed family friendly service with band. It’s Epiphany so children come along dressed as wise men or kings to give your presents to Jesus.

Posted in Activities, Services

Little Rainbows and CAMEO Christmas Parties

It continues to amaze me the immense versatility of St John’s Itchen Abbas, as we celebrated Christmas with our oldest and our youngest residents in the space of two days.   Monday was our last Little Rainbows before Christmas and … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, CAMEO, Christmas, Little Rainbows, Schools

Posada 2018

Our Posada is well on it’s way travelling around the Parish,  it will stay with 25 families each of whom will say a prayer, light a candle and provide hospitality for these three nativity characters – giving a home to … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Christmas, Valley Events

Itchen Abbas Primary School Nativity

The children of Itchen Abbas Primary School delighted us with their annual Nativity at St John’s yesterday.  The youngest class in the school took part and all of the children were fantastic – year one were the narators telling the … Continue reading

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