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Valley Worship Last Sunday

The timing couldn’t haven’t been better with the late afternoon sun making an appearance as we gathered outside at St John’s to enjoy an afternoon Valley Worship.  The band led us in worship, Tim gave a wonderful talk which you … Continue reading

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4pm Valley Worship – Outside

The weather promises to improve this afternoon so Valley Worship will be outside in St John’s car park, please bring a chair or rug to sit on and we look forward to seeing you there. If you are unable to … Continue reading

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Services this Sunday

We have services to suit all preferences this week; an 8.00am BCP Holy Communion; a service of Morning Worship (10.00am); and an afternoon service of Valley Worship at 4.00pm.  Both Morning services will be at St Swithun’s – with coffee and … Continue reading

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More Licensing – BCMs

One of the many things which impressed me when reading the Parish Profile earlier this year was the existence of a Ministry Team. This is quite a rarity in many rural churches in the Church of England! And it is … Continue reading

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The Licensing of Revd Peter Walker

  Georgie and I want to express our gratitude for the incredible way in which we have been welcomed into the Itchen Valley. We have experiences so many kindnesses from so many people! This welcome was seen most clearly last … Continue reading

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Parish Communion this Sunday at St John’s, Itchen Abbas

Parish Communion this Sunday will be at 10am at St John’s, Itchen Abbas.  Revd Peter Walker will be taking the service. There is no need to book a place but if you do intend to come along the service book … Continue reading

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Evensong this Sunday

Evensong wil take place at St Swithun’s, Martyr Worthy this Sunday at 6pm, if you would like to attend please let Beccy know – admin@itchenvalleychurches.org.

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Approval of Appointment of Peter Walker as Rector

Our Church Wardens Theo Mezger and Robin Greenwood have asked that the following update be posted: Thank you to everyone who prayed for and contributed to the recent interview process for our new Rector. We are pleased to be able … Continue reading

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Valley Worship – tomorrow at 10am – Order of Service

Please see a link below to the Order of Service for our Valley Worship service tomorrow morning (Sunday, 15th August) at 10am, which will be held outdoors in the garden at Nicky and John Barber’s house (Manor House, Church Lane, … Continue reading

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Parish Communion this Sunday

Revd. Peter Haughton will be taking our Parish Communion service this Sunday live at St Mary’s, Easton and on Zoom, if you would like to attend please book your space – admin@itchenvalleychurches.org.

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Informal All Age Worship yesterday – the report!

Yesterday morning saw the first outdoor All Age Worship service – summer holiday style – in the beautiful garden of Nick and Lavinia Owen. We were just under 30 in number, with lots of young children, as well as some … Continue reading

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Informal All Age Worship – Tomorrow at 10am – Service Sheet

INFORMAL ALL AGE WORSHIP / SUNDAY, 1St AUGUST / SERVICE SHEET Opening Prayer Heavenly Father, in our worship help us to sing your praise, confess our sins, hear your Word, and bring our prayers to you, through Jesus Christ our … Continue reading

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Parish Communion at Easton

Revd Alex Pease led our service of Parish Communion this morning and spoke on Paul’s letter to the Ephesians.  You can listen here or read below. Ephesians 3:14-21 What are you (what am I) rooted in? What are you (and … Continue reading

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Prayer for the Parish today

[Sent later than usual because of computer issues this morning] You are warmly invited once again to join in collective prayer for the Parish of the Itchen Valley at a time that suits you today.   Potential areas of concentration might … Continue reading

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St Swithun’s Patronal Evensong

Last Sunday evening (11th July) the annual Patronal Evensong service commemorating St Swithun was held at the church bearing his name in Martyr Worthy (his portrait appears at the top of the stained glass window at the North end of … Continue reading

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