Category Archives: Activities

The Way of the Cross 2019

Praying for a dry day for Good Friday starts sometime after Christmas; around the same time I start praying for someone to play Jesus in our annual pageant of the Passion in Martyr Worthy.  Both prayers were brilliantly answered today, … Continue reading

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Notre Dame Cathedral – Bell Ringing

Ringing for Notre Dame – call to action Following the devastating fire at the Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris yesterday afternoon (15th April), the Archbishops of Canterbury & York and Prime Minister Teresa May have asked for bells at churches and … Continue reading

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Lent Lunch Tomorrow at St John’s Church

Please do come along to Lent Lunch tomorrow at 11.45am – 2pm for a simple lunch of homemade soup, bread and cheese.  Everybody is welcome and there will be toys and space for the children to play. The funds raised … Continue reading

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Pancake Party Fun by Tim Clapp

The Ark held their pancake party at St Johns, Itchen Abbas on Tuesday 5thMarch.  Over 30 children attended from the local area and were entertained with a variety of craft activities organised by James and Verity Greig such as making … Continue reading

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Pancake Party Next Tuesday

Please do come along to our Pancake Party next Tuesday at 4.30pm – 6pm at St John’s Church, Itchen Abbas.  Lots of fun games and activities and of course lots of delicious pancakes to decorate and enjoy – everybody welcome! … Continue reading

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UTX Social Evening 10th February

UTX met on Sunday for their monthly Social evening. This month we started with an ice breaker followed by a quiz night. Two teams competed against each other answering questions about science, sport, geography, television and film, the local area … Continue reading

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UTX Social

The annual UTX Movie Night was once again a popular event. The chairs were pushed back and the UTXers bought along bean bags and cushions to sit and relax on whilst watching a film and eating pizza. We watched Wonder, … Continue reading

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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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