Category Archives: Services

Looking back on a Special Weekend

We owe a big ‘thank you’ to all those who made last weekend so special in our church life: To Penelope Kellie and her team for hosting the splendid evening St Mary’s, Easton on Friday evening, when over a hundred … Continue reading

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This coming weekend

We are looking forward to something of a special weekend. We have two events at St Mary’s, Easton: James Ekins’ talk form eye-witness experience on ‘Suez 1956’ this evening at 6.30pm and the ‘Coffee Morning with a difference’, accompanied by … Continue reading

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Services this Sunday

Thank you to all those who helped to make the New Year’s Day Café Church such a warm and welcoming space: it was a great way to start 2023 together! We are look forward to our ‘hub’ services this coming … Continue reading

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Carols by Candlelight – this Sunday

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Emmanuel: “God with us”

These are our services this Sunday as we prepare for Christmas : 8.30am  – Holy Communion (said) at St John’s Itchen Abbas, followed by coffee and croissants with teaching on ‘God with us’ as our Divine Shepherd 4.00pm  – Carols … Continue reading

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Last Sunday – Revd Peter

We are so grateful to James and Verity Greig for all they did to host the wonderful Christingle Service in St John’s on Sunday afternoon. The church was full of people—of all ages—coming to enjoy this festive and fun event. … Continue reading

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A Special Sunday

It was great that so many of us were able to come together on Sunday: in addition to the thirty of us at the morning Parish Communion, there were 60 adults and children at the afternoon Café Church and then … Continue reading

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Celebrating ‘Christ the King’

This is a special Sunday in the year when we are encouraged to focus on the theme of Christ as our King. Please join me in celebrating this either at our 10.00am Parish Communion in St Mary’s, Easton, or at … Continue reading

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Celebrating Christ’s Light

It was so good for me to back with you—after 12 days in the Holy Land—to enjoy our Sunday services together. It was lovely to have new people joining us to celebrate Holy Communion at the later time of 08.30am … Continue reading

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Our new ‘hub’ service: starting this Sunday

I’d like to describe in more detail how we will be ‘doing church’ together once a month—seeking to use to the full the versatile premises of St John’s, Itchen Abbas. On such ‘hub’ Sundays our mornings will look like this: … Continue reading

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Our new ‘hub’ service: starting Sunday 6 November

I’d like to describe in more detail how we will be ‘doing church’ together once a month—seeking to use to the full the versatile premises of St John’s, Itchen Abbas. On such ‘hub’ Sundays our mornings will look like this: … Continue reading

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Our new ‘hub’ service: starting Sunday 6 November

I’d like to describe in more detail how we will be ‘doing church’ together once a month—seeking to use to the full the versatile premises of St John’s, Itchen Abbas. On such ‘hub’ Sundays our mornings will look like this: … Continue reading

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Renewing our Vision: ‘Knowing Christ’

Last Sunday, now that we were through our time of national mourning for the Queen, it was great to come together for our Service of Renewal and Dedication and to begin to look forwards to the coming months in our … Continue reading

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‘Renewing Our Vision’ Sunday

We only have one service this coming Sunday—at 10.00am at St Swithun’s, Martyr Worthy—giving us an opportunity as a whole parish family to worship together and to be renewed in our vision of the coming year. This will be a … Continue reading

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Families@Itchen Valley – exciting plans!

We have lots of exciting plans for our families this term with something happening every Sunday – you will see from this flyer that we are introducing some new ideas over the weeks and we would love you to join … Continue reading

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