Category Archives: Interregnum

The Institution and Induction of Revd Amanda Denniss as Rector of the Itchen Valley at St Mary’s Easton

What a wonderful evening it was!  An example of how you can have pageantry, tradition, community, worship, informality and the presence of the Holy Spirit all at the same time and in the same place.  A wonderful snap shot of … Continue reading

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Introduction to Revd. Amanda Denniss

I am married to Oliver and we have two children, Hermione and Lucia. My professional background is in law (Oliver and I met studying law at UCL). I have had the privilege of ministering in churches in West London (Kensington … Continue reading

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We have a new Rector….

Andrew Impey announced at our Parish Communion this morning that our new Rector is to be the Revd. Amanda Dennis.  It is hoped that her installation will occur in early April. Further details will follow in the next few days…. … Continue reading

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Spring and the end of the Vacancy….?

Lucy and I had the opportunity after the Lent lunch today at the Burness’ house (thank you Anna and Christopher) to visit Geoff Dee’s garden to look at some snow drops, aconites, crocuses, hellebores, daphnes and other early signs of … Continue reading

Posted in Interregnum, Ministry Team Blog

Vacancy Update by Revd Alex Pease

In the Parish Communion Service this morning, Archdeacon Michael Harley thanked everyone in the Parish for the wonderful Valley welcome and hospitality given to the four candidates for Rector and for all the work behind the scenes that had been … Continue reading

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Interviews for the New Rector

Candidates for the post of rector are being interviewed tomorrow and Wednesday. Do pray for them as they visit the parish and for all involved in the interview process. Loving heavenly Father, thank you for your faithfulness to your church … Continue reading

Posted in Interregnum, Notices

Day of Prayer Thursday 6th November

Parish of the Itchen Valley  Day of Prayer for the parish and our new rector  Thursday 6th November  ‘The Lord is near. Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made … Continue reading

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