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Taize Service this Sunday Evening

We will be holding an ecumenical Taize service at St Johns Itchen Abbas on Sunday evening. It is an evening service of quiet prayer and reflection and singing of some traditional Taize chants. Starting at 6.00 pm in Itchen Abbas … Continue reading

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Services Next Sunday

Just a quick message to clarify where the services will take place next Sunday. 10am – Parish Communion – St Swithun’s, Martyr Worthy 6pm – Taize Ecumenical Service – St John’s, Itchen Abbas We do hope to see you at … Continue reading

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Services this Sunday (and Saturday)

Our 10am Parish Communion service will take place at St John’s, Itchen Abbas this Sunday and will be with Revd Warwick Heathcote.  Evensong will be at 6pm at St Swithun’s, Martyr Worthy led by Simon Ffennell and Gerry Stacey will … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s Service and Monday Update

The sun shone brightly on our celebration of Mothering Sunday yesterday at St Mary’s Easton. It was lovely to be together as one all-age Church Family; and lovely to take out the beautiful flowers to others we knew were unable … Continue reading

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This Sunday – Revd Peter

… “This man, rather than the other one, went home justified before God” (Luke18:14) This Sunday morning at our Valley Worship at St John’s, Itchen Abbas, we will be continuing our short Lenten sermon series looking at the different gifts … Continue reading

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Last Sunday’s Sermon Recording

The theme for the Parish Communion service in St Swithun’s, Martyr Worthy was – the cross as an act of redemption and Revd Peter’s sermon can be heard here.  

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This Sunday – Revd Peter

… “to give his life as a ransom for many” (Mark 10:45) I look forward to preaching and presiding at this Sunday’s Parish Communion at St Swithun’s, Martyr Worthy. Gerry Stacey will kindly be assisting me, whilst I emerge from … Continue reading

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Last Sunday and the week ahead – Revd Peter

I was not able to attend Sunday’s All Age Worship Service, but I have heard only good things about it! Many thanks to Julia, James, Tim, Sara, Chris and others for all that they did to make it go so … Continue reading

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This Sunday

In the light of my testing positive for Covid yesterday, I regret that the 08.00 BCP Holy Communion service has been cancelled. But I’m glad that the All Age Worship service at 10.00am is in the capable hands of James … Continue reading

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Our Services Yesterday – Revd Peter

Given the very concerning events in Ukraine at this present time, it was so good to be able to gather to pray in church yesterday. Gerry Stacey, who has frequently visited Ukraine led us movingly in prayer in the evening; … Continue reading

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“God so loved the word…”  (John 3:16)

In both our services on Sunday—both our Parish Communion at St Swithun’s Martyr Worthy and in a more reflective service of Evening Prayer at St John’s Itchen Abbas (with traditional hymns and liturgy but not a full ‘Evensong’) we will … Continue reading

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Our Services last Sunday 20 February 2022

In both our services on Sunday—based on David’s experience in Psalm 32 and on Jesus’ teaching about the ‘prodigal son’—we considered the theme of ‘confession’: how we can come back to God and experience his love and forgiveness. If you … Continue reading

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Morning Worship Today at 10am – Zoom Details

Itchen Valley Churches is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Morning Worship Time: Feb 20, 2022 10:00 PM London Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84359886373 Meeting ID: 843 5988 6373 The service book can be found here: Morning Worship 20.2.22 … Continue reading

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Services this Sunday

I look forward to welcoming you to one of our services this Sunday—either for our Holy Communion service at St Mary’s Avington at 08.00am or for Morning Prayer at St Mary’s Easton at 10.00am (also on Zoom – details below). … Continue reading

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“Love one another, as I have loved you” (John 15:12) – Revd Peter

At both our services on Sunday we continued our February sermon series on ‘Forgiveness within the Church Family’. This time the focus of our time together was on Jesus’ words near the start of the Sermon on the Mount: “But … Continue reading

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