Category Archives: Christmas

Crib Service 2020 – the Recording

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Christmas Day Parish Communion 2020

So lockdown Christmas – the preoccupation of planning from Remembrance Sunday! We started by thinking about a one service in four sites (our four churches) approach using zoom technology but soon realised that we almost had the technology to do … Continue reading

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Christmas Day Family Communion by Zoom – 10am Today

Happy Christmas! We do hope that you will be able to join us on zoom for our Christmas Day service at 10am.  Here is the service sheet: Christmas Day – Easton Here are the zoom details: Itchen Valley Churches is … Continue reading

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Day 25 – Parish Virtual Advent Calendar

December 25th         2 Corinthians 9:15 Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift! Today’s illustration was created by Mia Please click here for details of our Christmas services 

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Crib Service 2020 – in a year of Covid

OK so for the first time ever the Crib Service at Easton was not completely packed out – we had the regulation 30 people attending…but we did have the most amazing brand new poem re-telling the Nativity Story written by … Continue reading

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First Communion of Christmas John 1:1-18 by Revd Alex Pease

It was great to see St Mary’s Avington so full this evening.  The church had been decorated beautifully and it was wonderful to see the candles lit.   We were grateful for John Dover playing the organ as we hummed … Continue reading

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Christmas Day Family Communion via Zoom – 10am tomorrow

We do hope that you will be able to join us on zoom for our Christmas Day service at 10am tomorrow. Here is the service sheet: Christmas Day – Easton Itchen Valley Churches is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom … Continue reading

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Crib Service via Zoom – 4pm Today

We are so looking forward to you joining us for the Crib Service on zoom this afternoon.  Here is the service sheet.  Please either download it or use your smart phone or tablet to view it. Crib Service – Final … Continue reading

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Christmas Giving

Dear Neighbours, A lot of charities are feeling the pinch at the moment as their regular sources of income have dried up.  Itchen Valley Parish would normally give all its Christmas Collections to charities chosen by our Parochial Church Council, … Continue reading

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Day 24 – Parish Virtual Advent Calendar

December 24th         Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. Today’s illustration was created by Luke Please click here for details of our … Continue reading

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Crib Service via Zoom – 4pm tomorrow

We are so looking forward to you joining us for the Crib Service on zoom tomorrow. Here is the service sheet.  Please either download it or use your smart phone or tablet to view it. Crib Service – Final 2020 … Continue reading

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Day 23 – Parish Virtual Advent Calendar

December 23rd         1 John 4:14 And we have seen and testify that the Father has sent his Son to be the Saviour of the world.   Today’s illustration was created by Isla Please click here for details … Continue reading

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Day 22 – Parish Virtual Advent Calendar

December 22nd         Matthew 2:11b Then they opened their treasure and presented him with gifts of gold and of incense and myrrh. Today’s illustration was created by Rafael Please click here for details of our Christmas services 

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The Nativity Story

This will, I hope, make you smile this morning – produced by my son in law’s church Stenhouse Baptist Church in Edinburgh  

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Christmas Services 2020

Dear Neighbours, I know that many of you will be feeling quite blue about Christmas this year as your arrangements for the day have been trashed by the virus; some will have too much turkey and food and some, who … Continue reading

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