Author Archives: Revd Alex Pease

Palm Crosses to show daily prayer in your household for the end of the Coronavirus Crisis

Dear Parishioners Please do collect your palm crosses from the table just outside our house.  Please do show that you are a household praying daily for the end of the Coronavirus Crisis by pinning one to your front door. Blessings … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Covid-19

Rector’s Video Letter April 1st 2020

Dear Friends Please do see our new Video Letter.   I do hope that you will be able to join us at 10am on Sunday for our Palm Sunday Family Worship. Best wishes Alex Rector

Posted in Covid-19, Family Worship, Letter from the Rectory

Hope for when it isn’t ‘over before Christmas…or Easter’ Ezekiel 37:1-14 by Revd. Alex Pease

Ezekiel 37:1-14 ‘It will all be over before Christmas’ That is the cheerful (and probably imagined) response of the British to moments of great challenge, like the first world war ‘we will give this enemy a good thwacking and send … Continue reading

Posted in Sermons

On Line Parish Communion Sunday 29th March 2020 at 10am

It is so good to welcome you to our Parish Communion this Sunday 29th March. Please find your service sheet here –Parish Communion 2019 – Lent  –  please print this out or open it in a separate window so that you can … Continue reading

Posted in Covid-19, Services

Tomorrow’s service of On Line Parish Communion

Dear Friends We have our live streaming of our Parish Communion Service tomorrow at 10am.  I will put a post on the website at 9.30am and this will have a picture on it of our service sheet for Lent and … Continue reading

Posted in Covid-19, Services

How to survive Covid-19 and stay married!

Dear Neighbours, It seems to us to be pretty clear that the weeks and months ahead will impose challenges on all of us.  They may in particular place some stresses on our marriages.  The increased demands of having our children … Continue reading

Posted in Covid-19, Marriage Course

Daily Prayer and Prayer for the Coronavirus by Lucy Pease

Daily Prayer and Prayer for the Coronavirus I would like to introduce to you the website:  24/7 Prayer is an amazing prayer movement that was started just before the beginning of this century by Pete Grieg and their website is … Continue reading

Posted in Covid-19, Prayer, Uncategorized

Rector’s Video Letter 24th March 2020

Please see the attached video letter  

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The Marriage Course at St John’s Itchen Abbas by Julia and James Wright

In all the drama surrounding the Coronavirus crisis, I failed to publish this report about the recently completed Marriage Course at St John’s Itchen Abbas – many apologies to all those who are mentioned but who have not yet been … Continue reading

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Martyr Worthy Plant sale revised approach from Plant Sale Team

Today, acting quickly to adhere completely to the latest Government advice and after much consultation, the Committee of the Plant Sale have decided the following:- 1.      There will now be no visitors to Chilland House 2.      The kitchen garden at … Continue reading

Posted in Covid-19, Fundraising

Covid-19 Cooperation With Parish Council

Please see attached the pamphlet which is being delivered to every household Parish Council/Church Leaflet  

Posted in Covid-19

The antidote to anxiety in this crisis Philippians 4:6-7 by Revd Alex Pease

Philippians 4:6-7 Please read the talk and prayers below or listen here – the Bible text follows below It must be the closest thing that any of us have experienced to the world ending; like scenes from some disaster movie…the … Continue reading

Posted in Covid-19, Uncategorized

Online Parish Communion Sunday 22nd March 2020

During this crisis we are going to be inviting you to join with us in worshipping God each Sunday, but in the comfort of your home rather than in our church building. Please find your service sheet here –Parish Communion … Continue reading

Posted in Services

This Sunday 22nd March 2020

Dear Neighbours, I wanted to let you know that we will be broadcasting our Sunday Service from St Swithun’s Martyr Worthy at 10am tomorrow.  The welcome address will begin at 9.30am and will give you an opportunity to print out … Continue reading

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Video Letter from the Rector 18th March 2020

Please do follow this website by putting your email details in the box in the bottom right hand side of our home page so that you can be kept up to date on what the church is doing to respond … Continue reading

Posted in Ministry Team Blog