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Little Rainbows – Coffee Rota

As I’m sure you are aware we have a wonderful toddler group at St John’s on Monday mornings, this is a lovely start to the week for parents who come along with their pre-school age children who play, sing, dance … Continue reading

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Family Worship – this Sunday

Please do come along to our family worship this Sunday – 10am, St Mary’s, Easton.

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Christmas Party at St John’s by Julia Wright

After school on Friday 6thDecember, St.John’s church was filled with over 40 children and their parents. There was a lot of noise and a lot of fun! A large craft table was a hive of activity with children making beautiful … Continue reading

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Church Christmas Cards

We have a large supply of Christmas cards with beautiful paintings of the churches of St John’s, St Mary’s Avington and St Mary’s Easton (unfortunately none of St Swithun’s) available for a donation to the Parish.  They are all A6 … Continue reading

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Children’s Christmas Party – Next Friday

The Christmas Party is now only a week away, if you would like to come along and join in the fun please let us know – admin@itchenvalleychurches.org

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Children’s Christmas Party

Please do bring your children along to the Christmas Party, it will be lots of fun and we will also be donating gifts via the Salvation Army for those children who might otherwise not receive one. If you would like … Continue reading

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UTX Stargazing Evening by Kelly Gibson

John and Elizabeth Bouldin kindly hosted us for our November Social, and 18 UTXers came along to find out more about our night sky. Cloud kept the beautiful Itchen Valley night sky under wraps for most of the evening but … Continue reading

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Itchen Valley Parish Mission Action Plan 2019

The PCC and those involved in ministry in the Parish have been looking at what our aim should be for the next three years.  This has resulted in our Parish Mission Action plan a summary of which follows and which … Continue reading

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What have you got to lose?

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Baptism in the River this Sunday

This Sunday at our Family Worship Service we will also be having a baptism in the River Itchen. The entire service will take place in the field beside the river, Julia Wright will be talking about Esther and Tim Clapp … Continue reading

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Sermon by Christopher Blissard-Barnes

I came across the following little poem recently, which I found quite challenging. Within my earthly temple there’s a crowd, There’s one that’s humble, one that’s proud. One that’s penitent for sin, One that isn’t, but   simply grins. One loves … Continue reading

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Baptism in the River Itchen – 7th July

At our next Family Worship Service we will also be having a baptism in the River Itchen. The entire service will take place in the field beside the river, Julia Wright will be talking about Esther and Tim Clapp will … Continue reading

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Summer Barn Dance & Hog Roast – NEXT SATURDAY

Summer Barn Dance & Hog Roast – NEXT SATURDAY – Saturday 29th June 2019, 7-11pm at Graces Farm Martyr Worthy. Band, bar and raffle – Adults £15, children aged 10 and under £10.  Raising funds for Itchen Valley Churches and … Continue reading

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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

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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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