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All New All Age Worship – Sunday 6th January 10am

This Sunday, 10am at St Mary’s Church, Easton Relaxed family friendly service with band. It’s Epiphany so children come along dressed as wise men or kings to give your presents to Jesus.

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Little Rainbows and CAMEO Christmas Parties

It continues to amaze me the immense versatility of St John’s Itchen Abbas, as we celebrated Christmas with our oldest and our youngest residents in the space of two days.   Monday was our last Little Rainbows before Christmas and … Continue reading

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Carols in the Barn 2018

Another epic year for Carols in the Barn, this time at Avington Farm in the barn which Robert Stent has converted into a very popular wedding venue. This year, under our impresario Sonia Cragg, we did it rather differently from … Continue reading

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Posada 2018

Our Posada is well on it’s way travelling around the Parish,  it will stay with 25 families each of whom will say a prayer, light a candle and provide hospitality for these three nativity characters – giving a home to … Continue reading

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Harvest Lunch – please buy your tickets from any PCC member!

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Little Rainbows Mondays 10-11 at St John’s Itchen Abbas

Welcome back to everyone after the Summer Holidays! I hope that all of you who have infant children (below school age) would come and give Little Rainbows a try – it is a play group for pre-school children (including very … Continue reading

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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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