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Baptism in the River this Sunday

This Sunday at our Family Worship Service we will also be having a baptism in the River Itchen. The entire service will take place in the field beside the river, Julia Wright will be talking about Esther and Tim Clapp … Continue reading

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Sermon by Christopher Blissard-Barnes

I came across the following little poem recently, which I found quite challenging. Within my earthly temple there’s a crowd, There’s one that’s humble, one that’s proud. One that’s penitent for sin, One that isn’t, but   simply grins. One loves … Continue reading

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Itchen Valley Parish looking for a bookkeeper by Rolls Coleman

The Parish is looking for a new bookkeeper.  The work involves handling the payroll for 2 people, making payments from the bank account which is all done via e-banking with CAF Bank, entering transactions into the accounting system Finance Coordinator … Continue reading

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Baptism in the River Itchen – 7th July

At our next Family Worship Service we will also be having a baptism in the River Itchen. The entire service will take place in the field beside the river, Julia Wright will be talking about Esther and Tim Clapp will … Continue reading

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Little Rainbows Creche for Valley Worship – 3rd Sunday of the month

Today, we had the pilot of our Little Rainbows Creche at our Valley Worship on Sunday 19th May at Dymoke House Easton next door to St Mary’s church.  The Ark (our Sunday school) was already meeting there under the expert … Continue reading

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Abraham and Isaac….is God trustworthy? Genesis 22 – a talk for BCP Communion by Revd Alex Pease

Genesis 22 – Abraham and Isaac This is one of the most difficult passages of the whole Bible and so really justifies a much longer unpacking than I can do in a BCP morning communion! However I will do my … Continue reading

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Valley Worship This Sunday

Please do come along to Valley Worship this Sunday at 10am at St Mary’s, Easton to hear James Wright preaching. The Ark will be operating and there will be pilot creche for the babies and little children led by Lucy Pease … Continue reading

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Thy Kingdom Come – Ascension to Pentecost 2019

Please watch this video…. In Itchen Valley Parish we will be praying Thy Kingdom Come in three ways between Ascension and Pentecost. Firstly, we will all be praying daily for five of our neighbours to come to know Jesus Christ. … Continue reading

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Super Heroes Unite!!!

As we are starting a new series of talks at our Family Worship this week looking at heroes of the Old Testament it would be a great idea if children want to come to the service dressed as their favourite SUPER HERO!

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Family Worship this Sunday @ 10am

Please come and join us and hear how about Joseph and his Dreams

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Dying Well – Talk and Discussion 14th May

You may recall Alex’s article in the Valley News earlier this year about Dying Well, if not this is a link to it: Dying Well by Revd Alex Pease Following on from this we have organised David Butler who is … Continue reading

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Your generosity – an open letter to all those who so kindly give to Itchen Valley Parish

Dear Parishioner, Thank you so much for your generosity during the course of the year.  Without it we would not be able to continue to operate at the heart of the Itchen Valley. As you know, much of your giving … Continue reading

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Mothering Sunday Service

Please do come along to our Mothering Sunday Service this Sunday – St Mary’s Church Easton at 10am (don’t forget the clocks change!).  The Ark will be taking place at The Old Rectory, Church Lane (past the Church on the … Continue reading

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Lent Lunch Tomorrow at St John’s Church

Please do come along to Lent Lunch tomorrow at 11.45am – 2pm for a simple lunch of homemade soup, bread and cheese.  Everybody is welcome and there will be toys and space for the children to play. The funds raised … Continue reading

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Pancake Party Next Tuesday

Please do come along to our Pancake Party next Tuesday at 4.30pm – 6pm at St John’s Church, Itchen Abbas.  Lots of fun games and activities and of course lots of delicious pancakes to decorate and enjoy – everybody welcome! … Continue reading

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