Category Archives: Activities

Thy Kingdom Come – 26th May to 5th June

Church of England Celebrates a chance for us all to pray for people to come and know Jesus. Ascension on the 26th to Pentecost on the 5th June is that hiatus of expectation between Christ finally leaving the earth and the … Continue reading

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Ukraine Update

You may have heard we were in the process of getting permission for a family to come here, however this has fallen through because the people concerned were doctors. They wanted to come to UK because they speak English and … Continue reading

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Pancake Party – Tuesday 1st March – Itchen Abbas Village Hall

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Green pastures and still waters

Many of you will have noticed the title is taken from Psalm 23 which is also the theme of the Bible Society garden at Chelsea (winner of both a gold medal and ‘best sanctuary garden’). This has great local connections, … Continue reading

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Mothering Sunday Flowers – Guided by God

It seems the Mothering Sunday flowers which were kindly organised by Sally Parker and a wonderful team of helpers were truly an idea given by God.  We have this morning received a telephone call from somebody who managed to track … Continue reading

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Shrove Tuesday by Nicky Barber

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Join the Prayer Course

Join me for a series of eight one hour sessions of video, discussion and prayer based around the lords prayer. This will answer your questions about where, when and how to pray and more importantly why to pray and how … Continue reading

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Walk of Hope – finale

It was so wonderful to see so many people (suitably socially distanced) in St Swithun’s Martyr Worthy churchyard on Sunday for the finale of our Walk of Hope in which a lot of people ate a lot of Jude’s ice … Continue reading

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Walk of Hope – Ice Creams this Sunday

If you are one of the many wonderful people who have taken part in our Walk for Hope over the last few weeks please do come along and claim your free ice cream this Sunday at St Swithun’s, Martyr Worthy from … Continue reading

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Walk of Hope by Lucy Pease

Just wanted to update everyone about the Itchen Valley Walk of Hope.  There has been a really positive response to this initiative which is so encouraging and exciting.  You will see on the website page that the map is fast … Continue reading

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Walk of Hope

Spurred on by Alex’ message I have been engaging in the Walk of Hope. So far I have visited 18 of the squares on Beccy’s map and am planning to visit as many as I can by the end. I … Continue reading

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Parish Video 9th July 2020 – The Walk of Hope

Please see about the Itchen Valley Walk of Hope below  

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Love your neighbour who’s a stranger…..

I know that the weather has got a bit mixed but can I possibly encourage you to support Itchen Valley Churches ‘Love your neighbour whose a stranger’ tea in the garden campaign.Love your neighbour who is a stranger – new … Continue reading

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Is lockdown getting you down? by Lucy Pease

This week we were reminded by the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall, as well as looking after our physical wellbeing with daily exercise, to also take care of our own mental wellbeing.  The pandemic can play havoc with our thoughts … Continue reading

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To anyone who is facing hard times financially at the moment due to the current crisis

  If you know of anyone who lives in the Itchen Valley who would benefit from this offer please do pass on a link to this page.

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