Category Archives: Advent

Advent Choral Evensong by Gerry Stacey

What better way to welcome in Advent than with a wonderful choral evensong at Martyr Worthy. St Swithun’s was full  with an excited congregation eager to share a traditional service with glorious music. Tim Tyler led a twenty strong choir … Continue reading

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Welcome to the wonderful season of Advent! by Revd Peter

As part of our celebration within the Itchen Valley we have the opportunity to go on some ‘remote travel’ travel to the Holy Land—this week visiting Nazareth and, in the following two weeks, being in and around Bethlehem. Please join … Continue reading

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Christmas Unwrapped by Revd Peter

During the first 3 weeks of Advent, we will have an opportunity to prepare for Christmas by participating in this new course, Christmas Unwrapped, which I have been developing with some clergy friends for use around the country. The course … Continue reading

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Posada is Returning to the Itchen Valley

In previous years the Parish has taken part in 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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