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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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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Riverbank Nativity

Last week we welcomed Riverbank Nursery, who are based in Martyr Worthy Village Hall, to St John’s to perform their Nativity.  The children delighted family and friends with their acting of the Christmas story and their singing of the beautiful … Continue reading

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Christmas Tree of Prayers

On Monday 3rd December Revd Alex Pease led a school assembly at Itchen Abbas Primary School in which we looked at how to live in community and how we can be kind to our neighbours.  He explained that one way … Continue reading

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UTX December Social

It’s become tradition for Decembers UTX Social to be a Christmas craft themed evening and this year was no exception, with our theme being chocolate craft. December is always a busy time of year so it was a quieter evening … Continue reading

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Carols in the Barn – 16th December, 4pm

Please come along to Carols in the Barn next Sunday 16th December at 4pm, there will be a new perspective on the story and everyone can be involved – come dressed as a character from the Nativity and be part … Continue reading

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Archdeacon Richard visits the Itchen Valley this Sunday

The Venerable Richard Brand the Archdeacon of Winchester will be taking both services in the Itchen Valley this Sunday – 10am Parish Communion at Itchen Abbas and 6pm Evensong at Martyr Worthy. Archdeacon Richard has been a priest for over … Continue reading

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