Category Archives: The Ark

Super Hero Sunday at the Ark

Come along to The Ark this Sunday dressed as your FAVOURITE SUPER HERO for our SUPER HERO SUNDAY!    Lots of fun, games and prizes and a chance to see what The Ark is all about, be prepared for FUN.

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Mothering Sunday in Itchen Valley Parish by Tim Clapp

We have a fantastic time in the Ark today. The children made lovely spring planters for all the ladies in the church. They decorated them with homemade labels saying thank you to the Mums. Attached is a photo of two … Continue reading

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Revd Amanda Denniss’ last service in Itchen Valley Parish Sunday 14th January 2018

  It was a packed house to say goodbye to our Rector Revd. Amanda Denniss on Sunday at St Mary’s Easton at our Parish Communion.  After almost three years, Amanda is moving on but, fortunately, will remain in Winchester Diocese. … Continue reading

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The Ark in the Sunshine by Tim Clapp

A particularly good session for the Ark on Sunday in which we covered Nehemiah and so talked about the walls he built in 52 days and painted our feet to show how he walked with God.

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The Ark on 8th January – change of venue

Unfortunately we are unable to use Itchen Abbas and Avington Village Hall on 8th January. Therefore the Ark will happen in Rodney and Joan Dartnall’s home (for which we are very grateful). This is Itchen Abbas Manor which is the … Continue reading

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Making Christingles 2016

A group of willing helpers kindly gathered in St John’s this morning to make the Christingles for tomorrow’s service. Getting nice and sticky…and resisting the temptation to eat the sweets…everyone worked hard to get 118 Christingles made. Children of Itchen … Continue reading

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The Ark Sunday 27th November 2016

The Ark had a lot of fun with building and destroying walls today.  They were learning about Joshua and how he led the Israelites to bring down the walls of Jericho. Part of the problem with building walls out of … Continue reading

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We will remember…

The Ark met during our Remembrance Sunday service yesterday and created this wonderful large poster: Well done Ark and thank you to Suzannah and Sarah for enabling them to do it! The poster is currently in St John’s, Itchen Abbas … Continue reading

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The Ark sets sail for the autumn term

The Ark sets sail again on Sunday 11th September and is our ministry for children aged 2 and over. This term, our children are going to be exploring what we can learn about being followers of God from some of … Continue reading

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The Ark sets sail again!

Avast there me-hearties!  The Ark is setting sail again at 10am on Sunday 17th April at Dymoke House Easton !   So whether you are in Bubbles (3-5) Splash (6-8) or Extreme (9-11) our team of leaders and other shipmates … Continue reading

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Cupcake decorators extraordinaire!

The Ark has now moored for the summer so we have been thanking all those who help keep it afloat and without whom we would not be able to offer this important ministry to our children. The grown ups met … Continue reading

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