Category Archives: Services

Holy Week 2020

Dear All, Holy Week commences today.  As you know, we are really limited in what we can put on in terms of services during this period.  Our team is small at the best of times but child care is taking … Continue reading

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On Line Family Worship for Palm Sunday 2020

Welcome to our on line Family Worship this Sunday. It’s so good that you have found your way to this page and we hope that you will enjoy our service today which will begin at 10am – just click on … Continue reading

Posted in Covid-19, Services

Family Service tomorrow Palm Sunday 2020

We will be posting our Family Service from 0930 (it will start at 10am) tomorrow morning on  Please do join us to have an opportunity to worship Jesus Christ as his disciples and the crowds did on his triumphal … Continue reading

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On Line Parish Communion Sunday 29th March 2020 at 10am

It is so good to welcome you to our Parish Communion this Sunday 29th March. Please find your service sheet here –Parish Communion 2019 – Lent  –  please print this out or open it in a separate window so that you can … Continue reading

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Tomorrow’s service of On Line Parish Communion

Dear Friends We have our live streaming of our Parish Communion Service tomorrow at 10am.  I will put a post on the website at 9.30am and this will have a picture on it of our service sheet for Lent and … Continue reading

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Online Parish Communion Sunday 22nd March 2020

During this crisis we are going to be inviting you to join with us in worshipping God each Sunday, but in the comfort of your home rather than in our church building. Please find your service sheet here –Parish Communion … Continue reading

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This Sunday 22nd March 2020

Dear Neighbours, I wanted to let you know that we will be broadcasting our Sunday Service from St Swithun’s Martyr Worthy at 10am tomorrow.  The welcome address will begin at 9.30am and will give you an opportunity to print out … Continue reading

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Suspension of public worship

Dear Neighbours, In view of the current emergency, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York have issued a statement under which public worship is now suspended until further notice.  This will mean that we will not be holding any services in … Continue reading

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Coronavirus and the Common Cup

The recommendations have been take up one notch on Friday.    The Bishop has given us permission to offer communion in ‘one kind only’.  This means only eating the wafer. Given that we have a relatively vulnerable congregation (young in spirit), … Continue reading

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Stations of the Cross Ecumenical Service at St Swithun’s Martyr Worthy 2020

Last night the Catholics and Anglicans of Itchen Valley gathered together to walk a Via Dolorosa of prayer and music as we worshipped together at St Swithun’s Martyr Worthy.  We were delighted to welcome so many parishioners from St Peter’s … Continue reading

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Coronavirus and steps to stop its spread

We have been given the following advice on how to reduce infection from the Coronavirus. You will see that in addition to what we do already (the priest hand sanitising) it suggests that we do not shake hands at the … Continue reading

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Stations of the Cross at St Swithun’s Martyr Worthy Monday 2nd March at 7.30pm

A reminder about this special service and hope that you will be able to come

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Alan James Jordan 1931-2020

St John’s Church, Itchen Abbas was packed full for the Thanksgiving Service to celebrate the life of Alan Jordan on Thursday 6th February 2020. The service was led by Revd. Andrew Micklefield.  The hymns Praise my Soul, Come Down, O … Continue reading

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Ecumenical Service with the Catholic Parish of St Peter’s and the Winchester Martyrs Monday 2nd March 2020 at St Swithun’s Martyr Worthy

Dear Neighbours, The Catholics and the Anglicans in the Itchen Valley are again working together on a service of the Stations of the Cross on Monday 2nd March at St Swithun’s Martyr Worthy supported by the Itchen Valley Parish Choir … Continue reading

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Valley Worship Sunday 19th January 2020 at St Mary’s Easton at 10am

Please do join us for the first Valley Worship of the New Year when we starting our new series on St Paul’s Letter to the Romans

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