Author Archives: Revd Alex Pease

A New Attitude Philippians 2:1-11 by LLM Gerry Stacey

Introduction by Revd Alex Pease: What we are about in Itchen Valley Parish is encouraging people to become followers of Jesus Christ; to become his disciples; to be empowered by the Holy Spirit for God’s purposes in our lives.  A … Continue reading

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War Requiem to mark 100 anniversary of end of World War I

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Thy Kingdom Come Prayer Walks in Itchen Valley Parish

This week we have been holding our prayer walks as part of the international prayer campaign Thy Kingdom Come.  We have prayed through Avington, some of Itchen Abbas and Easton.  I am hoping that we can cover Martyr Worthy and … Continue reading

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Revised Pattern of Services by Revd Alex Pease

Revision of the Pattern of Services in Itchen Valley Parish by Revd Alex Pease Its been really difficult.  Some of us have had to give up some things which we love and which we have enjoyed for decades.  But, as … Continue reading

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UTX day with the Stewards Trust in Itchen Valley by Kelly Gibson

On Saturday, with very kind hospitality from Andrew and Katherine Impey, some of our UTXers met for a day led by Beth and Liv from The Stewards Trust The Stewards Trust website. The day started by chatting and getting to … Continue reading

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Thy Kingdom Come by Bishop David Williams

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Bacon butties, Valley Worship and Football Sunday 20th May

We are doing something a bit different on Sunday 20th May at St Mary’s Easton and we wanted to let you know about it!  We are restarting (weather permitting) a tradition of football after church!  Please do come and join … Continue reading

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When will the suffering end? We don’t know but we have something to do in the meantime Acts 1:1-11

Someone is coming….. Why doesn’t God step in and do something? It’s what we hear often when people are suffering. Or expressed in the other way, the way which drains us of all hope ‘if God really existed he would not have allowed this to happen’. … Continue reading

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Rogation Walk 2018

About 17 of us stepped out from St John’s Itchen Abbas to resurrect an annual tradition of a walk on Rogation Sunday.  A great opportunity to talk and walk at the same time as we wended our way through the … Continue reading

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Thy Kingdom Come in the Itchen Valley

Much of the church in the UK and overseas will be praying ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ (using the prayers set out below or any other prayer that you might think appropriate) during the period from Ascension Day (this Thursday) to Pentecost … Continue reading

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Obedience, Freedom and Joy – all are possible….

Please do listen to God Pod episode 125.  A link to the God Pod follows.  This is a recording of a series of short talks at St Mellitus College in London a few weeks ago.  The talks were remarkable because … Continue reading

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All Age Worship Sunday 6th May

Do please join us and the Band at St John’s Itchen Abbas.

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Elizabeth Countess Temple of Stowe 1928-2018

On Monday 23rd April 2018 about 100 people gathered in St Mary’s Easton to give thanks for the life of Elizabeth, Countess Temple of Stowe, a long time resident of Easton. The hymns ‘Immortal invisible God only wise’, ‘Praise my … Continue reading

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Remain in the Vine John 15:1-8 by Revd Alex Pease

Remain in the Vine John 15:1-8 The Who Cares survey last year taught us about the many challenges that so many of us face in the Valley with over 40% of our population with problems with relationships and 16% with negative emotions. So many of our … Continue reading

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Rogation Walk Sunday 6th May after All Age Service

ROGATION WALK SUNDAY 6THMAY 2018 Come and enjoy the Bluebells  Bring a picnic lunch and join us for this year’s Rogation Walk Starting at 11.00amfrom St John’s Church car park Itchen Abbas after the All Age Worship Service The Picnic … Continue reading

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