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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

Posted in Activities, Churches, Fundraising, Valley Events

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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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!

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Family Worship this Sunday @ 10am

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

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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

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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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