Category Archives: Activities

The Marriage Course starts on Wednesday 22nd January….last chance to join

This is the last chance to sign up to The Marriage Course to be run on Wednesday evenings at St John’s Itchen Abbas  – please could you let Beccy know if you would like to come  and have not yet … Continue reading

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The Marriage Course at St John’s Itchen Abbas commencing Wednesday 22nd January

Dear Neighbours, Happy New Year!  I hope that you all had a happy Christmas and New Year holiday. If making sure that your marriage is as wonderful as it can be was one of your new year resolutions, or if … Continue reading

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Little Rainbows – Coffee Rota

As I’m sure you are aware we have a wonderful toddler group at St John’s on Monday mornings, this is a lovely start to the week for parents who come along with their pre-school age children who play, sing, dance … Continue reading

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The Marriage Course at St John’s Itchen Abbas commencing 22nd January 2020

Dear Neighbours, James and Julia Wright will be leading The Marriage Course in January of next year.  This is such a great course to attend that after being on it about a decade ago, Lucy and I ran it seven … Continue reading

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Carols in the Barn 2019 by Revd Alex Pease

What a super evening!  Thanks to the very kind hospitality of Michael and Frances Gray were were again able to hold our annual carol service in Grace’s Barn, accompanied this year by Judy Bishop’s two donkeys (thank you so much … Continue reading

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Christmas CAMEO 2019

  What a great party!  We reached even new heights in culinary excellence for our Christmas CAMEO lunch this year – totally delicious turkey with all the trimmings and mince pies following our Holy Communion service.  We were 50 altogether … Continue reading

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Christmas Party at St John’s by Julia Wright

After school on Friday 6thDecember, St.John’s church was filled with over 40 children and their parents. There was a lot of noise and a lot of fun! A large craft table was a hive of activity with children making beautiful … Continue reading

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The Advent Posada travels through Itchen Valley Parish 2019

During the month of December we enter the period of the church year called Advent.  It is a period of looking forward to the world changing event of Jesus’ birth which we celebrate at Christmas. It is a time when … Continue reading

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Children’s Christmas Party – Next Friday

The Christmas Party is now only a week away, if you would like to come along and join in the fun please let us know – admin@itchenvalleychurches.org

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Open the Book at Itchen Abbas Primary School

Its been a busy week for the relationship between our local primary school Itchen Abbas Primary School and Itchen Valley Parish.  On Monday we held the school Harvest Festival Service at St John’s Itchen Abbas – the church was packed … Continue reading

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UTX Stargazing Evening by Kelly Gibson

John and Elizabeth Bouldin kindly hosted us for our November Social, and 18 UTXers came along to find out more about our night sky. Cloud kept the beautiful Itchen Valley night sky under wraps for most of the evening but … Continue reading

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Money Management Course by Christians against poverty

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Harvest Lunch Sunday 29th September 2019

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CAMEO 100 lunch by Revd Alex Pease

What fun we had!  With tri-colour bunting across the church and our tables bedecked like a Parisian cafe, both guests and helpers turned up dressed like the cast of ‘Allo ‘Allo for our 100th CAMEO lunch.  Nora had prepared and … Continue reading

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UTX Summer Barbecue 2019

What could be better for a group of 11 year old primary school leavers than to spend an evening tearing round the beautiful gardens of Chilland House?  Yes, on Sunday night we had the UTX summer BBQ at which the … Continue reading

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