Category Archives: Activities

Super Hero Sunday at the Ark

Come along to The Ark this Sunday dressed as your FAVOURITE SUPER HERO for our SUPER HERO SUNDAY!    Lots of fun, games and prizes and a chance to see what The Ark is all about, be prepared for FUN.

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Your community needs you…and your voice!

On 11th November 2018 we plan to hold a sung evening service to mark the 100th Anniversary of World War I. We need singers.  So if you can sing and read music and might like to be part of this … Continue reading

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Duck Race by Gerry Stacey

A real scorcher of a day greeted us all at the Easton Duck Race. Unfortunately for health and safety reasons only the duck wranglers were allowed in the river although many of us (especially the children) would have loved to have joined them but had to make do with you know whose ice cream to keep cool. Continue reading

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HTB Leadership Conference 2018

As some of you know, Lucy and I and Theo and Judith went to the HTB Leadership Conference at the Royal Albert Hall at the beginning of May this year and here is a brief video oversight of what we … Continue reading

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Valley Football by Beccy Clark

After 10 years absence the fun family football match was resurrected following the Valley worship service today in the school field in Easton. On a sun kissed pitch more akin to a hay meadow 10 enthusiastic players went head to … 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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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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The Way of the Cross 2018

The rain has been terrible this week and it was not unreasonable to suppose that it was going to be terrible during our Way of the Cross this year.  That was after all what the weather forecast predicted.  But frequent … Continue reading

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Way of the Cross – wet weather programme

Dear All Of course the one thing that Jesus did not have to put up with on the way to the Cross was rain.  However it is the only thing that we have to put up with as we act … Continue reading

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Little Rainbows Christmas Party 2017

Its always fun to see the Little Rainbows and to see them dressed up as angels, shepherds and (in one case) Mary was a delight.  We did our usual dancing to the bemusement of the children and then Julia Wright … Continue reading

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Carols in the Barn 2017

We returned to Grace’s Barn again this year for Carols in the Barn, at the kind invitation of Michael and Frances Gray.   Michael had got the whole thing ready with a huge red bale trailer for the stage and … Continue reading

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CAMEO Christmas 2017

It is without a doubt one of the highlights of Christmas!  And I do think of the wonderful cooks who put it all together only to have to do the same thing for their own families within a few days … Continue reading

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The Posada starts its journey in the Parish!

Our Posada has started its journey this morning with Rafferty and Primrose.  In its travel around the Parish it will stay with 21 families each of whom will say a prayer, light a candle and provide hospitality for these three … Continue reading

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Posada 2017

In Mexico and other Latin American countries, there is a tradition called Posada. By this tradition, the figures of Joseph, Mary and a Donkey (from a nativity set) travel around the young families of a parish, being welcomed on each … Continue reading

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