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Dying Well – Talk and Discussion 14th May

You may recall Alex’s article in the Valley News earlier this year about Dying Well, if not this is a link to it: Dying Well by Revd Alex Pease Following on from this we have organised David Butler who is … Continue reading

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Sharing God’s Life a Lent Course

A reminder to join us for our Lent Course this year on how we might deepen our discipleship as followers of Christ.  This would be a good course to attend for anyone who sees themselves as a follower of Christ. … Continue reading

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The Parenting Children Course in Itchen Valley by Julia Wright

James and I, along with 14 other parents, have just reached the end of The Parenting Children Course.  It has been a brilliant course giving us all invaluable wisdom and guidance as we juggle the demands of being parents. The … Continue reading

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CAP Money Course by Churches Together in Alresford starting Wednesday 30th January

Churches Together in Alresford are running the Christians Against Poverty ‘Money’ course at 7.30pm on Wednesday evenings at the Methodist Church in Alresford. The Money Course is a financial management course, empowering people to fight debt and poverty before they … Continue reading

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Parenting Children Course 22nd January at 7.30pm at St John’s Itchen Abbas

Dear Neighbours, Itchen Valley Parish are running a Parenting Children Course at St John’s Itchen Abbas from Tuesday 22nd January in the evening.  The course will be led by Julia and James Wright who are parents of four young children … Continue reading

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Parenting Children Course in Itchen Valley Parish January 2019

Please do consider joining us for the Parenting Children Course developed by Nicky and Sila Lee of Holy Trinity Brompton church London https://themarriagecourses.org/try-parenting/the-parenting-children-course/ at St John’s Church Itchen Abbas commencing January 22nd 2019 which will be led by James and Julia … Continue reading

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HTB Leadership Conference 2017

Amanda, Oliver, Alex, Lucy, Theo and Judith all attended the HTB Leadership Conference at the Royal Albert Hall on Monday and Tuesday.   It was quite simply an astonishing two days.The theme of the conference was ‘leading with love’. There … Continue reading

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The Bereavement Journey

We will be launching the Bereavement Journey at our Parish Communion on Sunday 23rd October at St Swithun’s Martyr Worthy at 10am.  There will be a reading and a sermon on bereavement and a short introductory video.  Please do attend … Continue reading

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What about prayer? Evening 5 of our My Faith Course by Revd Rebecca Fardell

My Faith: What about prayer? Welcome to the fifth and final session of our My Faith course. Tonight we are considering prayer, and like our session on the Bible last week, we want this to be a practical session. I … Continue reading

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Should we trust the Bible Evening 4 of our My Faith Course by Revd. Rebecca Fardell

My Faith: Should we trust the Bible?  Ps 119. 1-16  Prayer 119.33-35 ‘Teach me, O Lord, the way of your statutes, and I will observe it to the end. Give me understanding, that I may keep your law and observe it with … Continue reading

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What about evil and suffering? Evening 3 of our My Faith Course by Revd. Amanda Denniss

What about evil and suffering?  Itchen Valley Churches My faith: How do I reply when people ask me why? One of the main objections that people have to becoming a Christian is the question of evil and suffering.  People can … Continue reading

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Do all paths lead to God? Evening 2 of our My Faith Course by Revd Alex Pease

The elephant in the room A number of blind men were taken into a huge tented enclosure by a king. In the room was an elephant.  The blind men were individually led to different sides of the elephant and asked to … Continue reading

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What evidence is there for our faith by Revd Amanda Denniss – Evening 1 of our My Faith Course

This is the talk that Amanda gave on the first evening of our recent discipleship course on the question of whether there is any real evidence for the Christian Faith. When I was preparing for this talk and thinking about … Continue reading

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Do all paths lead to God?

Last night I spoke on this subject for about 25 minutes to a group of about 20 people in St John’s Itchen Abbas.  I am not proposing to put up a transcript of what I said but if you want … Continue reading

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