Author Archives: Revd Alex Pease

Parish Communion Colossians 3: 12-14 ‘Cowdown-gate and how we stop the Itchen Valley becoming toxic

Today’s service was both in person and on zoom.  The reading was taken from St Paul’s letter to the Colossians which was one of the Lectionary readings for the day and is as follows. “Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy … Continue reading

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Valley Worship Sunday 18th October 2020

32 of us joined our service on zoom this morning.   Please see the video of the service above. John Bouldin was our zoom jockey, David Anderson was interviewed in Every Day lives and Sonia Cragg read the Bible reading. … Continue reading

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Matthew 22:1-14 by LLM Gerry Stacey

At our service of Parish Communion today Gerry Stacey preached on the Parable of the Wedding Banquet as follows: Last time I preached you may remember it was about the man who asked his two sons to go and work … Continue reading

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Rochienne Pearce 1948-2020

  30 of us met on Wednesday 30th September 2020 at St Mary’s Easton to say goodbye to Rochienne Pearce, a long time resident of Fulling Mill, Easton.  The processional music was Prelude de la porte heroique du ciel by … Continue reading

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APCM 2020 – The Recording

45 members of the Itchen Valley Parish community of worshippers met together on zoom on Wednesday 30th September 2020 for our APCM.  I was leading with the Treasurer (Rolls Coleman) and the Secretary (Verity Coleman) and the Parish Administrator (Beccy … Continue reading

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Charlie Bullen 1941-2020

We held two services for Charlie Bullen of Avington Park on Tuesday 29th September 2020.  The first was the Cremation Service at Basingstoke Crematorium and then the Thanksgiving Service at St. Mary’s Avington.  There were about 30 of us at … Continue reading

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Parish Communion Sunday 27th September 2020 – The Recording

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The Two Sons and the Vineyard Matthew 21: 28-32 by Revd. Alex Pease

Two sons. Both are asked by their Father to go to work in the vineyard. One refuses. Quite rudely, actually. The other agrees to go. But the one who refuses subsequently ‘changes his mind’ and does what his father asked, whereas the one who said he would go doesn’t. We are all very … Continue reading

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What resources do you have to get through the winter? by Revd Alex Pease

This article first appeared in Itchen Valley News October 2020 What resources do you have to get through the Winter? We can all imagine how tough this Autumn and Winter are going to be.  Finally we have all appreciated that … Continue reading

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Jim Gillo Glasspool 1933-2020

30 of us, appropriately socially distanced and wearing masks (and 22 on zoom) came together on Wednesday 23rd September to say goodbye to long term resident of Itchen Abbas Jim Glasspool.  The zoom recording of the service follows.  Unfortunately some … Continue reading

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Jim Glasspool’s Funeral

Dear Parishioners As you know due to current Covid restrictions it is not possible for us to hold a funeral for Jim for more than 30 people.  However we will be broadcasting it on zoom.  If you would like to … Continue reading

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Fundraising from The Hollow by Revd. Alex Pease

Nick Owen has written to let me know that the Hollow raised £7500 for The MS Society, The Winchester Young Carers and Itchen Valley Churches.  Of this the church receives £2000.  This is a huge amount at a very difficult time … Continue reading

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Charlie Bullen

Dear Neighbours, I am so sorry to advise you of the death of long term resident of Avington Park Charlie Bullen last week.  Funeral details will follow. Best wishes Alex Revd. Alex Pease 01962 779845

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The Children of the Promise Romans 9 by Revd. Alex Pease and Valley Worship the Recording Sunday 20th September 2020

Here is our recording of the Valley Worship Service this Sunday The children of the promise Romans 9 It’s so frustrating.  You have a friend or a relation or a neighbour, who you KNOW would hugely benefit from being a follower … Continue reading

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