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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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Christingle Service 4pm this Sunday 2nd December at St John’s, Itchen Abbas

Please come along to celebrate Christingle with us this Sunday.

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All Souls Service on Sunday 4th November 6pm at St John’s Itchen Abbas

If you have had the pain of losing someone to death please do come to our All Souls Service on Sunday 4th November at 6pm at St John’s Itchen Abbas details below.

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Light Party – 31st October at St John’s.

This is happening at Itchen Abbas church on Halloween as a nice alternative to the ghouls and goblins – all children are welcome, please just let Beccy know so we have an idea of numbers.

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UTX  Social Sunday 14th October 2018

UTX met on Sunday evening at St. John’s for their monthly Social evening. This time we started with games, playing a build a church version of the beatle drive game, followed by ‘who am I?’ guessing famous people including our … Continue reading

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UTX Sunday Social

UTX met on Sunday evening (9th September) at St. John’s for their first UTX Social evening of the new school year. The evening started with an ice breaker which also allowed a chance for everyone to catch up on what … Continue reading

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Valley Worship This Sunday

Please come along to Valley Worship this Sunday, 10am at St Mary’s, Easton.  

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St Mary’s Avington Patronal Service

Avington DCC invite you to join us to celebrate their Patronal Festival with Evensong followed by drinks and canapes.

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