Category Archives: UTX

UTX – What’s happening in 2017

We have arranged an exciting programme for our young people again this year. Here is the programme so you can get the dates in your diaries! utx-programme-2017 UTX for young people in year 7 and above. If you would like … 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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A wedding cake fit for a king

Some of our young people were very creative this afternoon and made this beautiful cardboard wedding cake for the All Age Service tomorrow. Why not come to St Swithun’s, Martyr Worthy at 10am to see it for yourself and discover … Continue reading

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UTX get ready for Harvest Festival

It turns out that watching The Great British Bake Off was good preparation for last night’s UTX. Our young people began our parish preparations for Harvest festival by making a special harvest loaf for each of our four churches. The … Continue reading

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UTX – the programme for our young people this autumn

UTX, our group for young people resumes this week after the summer break. It has two meetings, a chance to get together for fun and fellowship on the second Sunday evening of the month and an opportunity to explore questions … Continue reading

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UTX plays trampoline Malteser football!

UTX enjoyed an unexpectedly sunny evening last night which began with making smores on a bonfire; having run off the sugar they had eaten, they tried out a new game: trampoline Malteser football. When you see this in the Olympics, … Continue reading

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Noah’s Ark at the Sunshine School

I thought that you might like to see how the craft materials which UTX created were used during our week long Bible Club at the Sunshine School in Jerusalem. We had a good week thinking about how Noah did as … Continue reading

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Thy Kingdom Come…Pentecost in Winchester Cathedral

Last night a group of UTX went to Winchester Cathedral for an amazing prayer concert. (most of the chairs had been cleared away so more people could get inside…the floor was pretty hard and cold but we didn’t mind! We … Continue reading

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Arks, doves, rainbows and lots of ribbon – UTX May 2016

Last night UTX met in St John’s followed last month’s meeting when they thought about being part of the body of Christ with an opportunity to serve others. They worked hard on cutting ribbon, writing song boards and making craft … Continue reading

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UTX accept the challenge!

Last Sunday, members of UTX were given a challenge: to use pasta and marshmallows to build a bridge that would support a (toy) sheep. The sheep had to be at least two hymn books above the table. The two teams … Continue reading

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UTX Masterchef 2015

The pressure was on when UTX met on Saturday evening to compete in UTX Masterchef 2015. Two teams worked hard to create winning dishes and the judges were presented with a curry and a citrus crunch pie to taste and … Continue reading

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UTX accepts the challenge!

The challenge laid down for our young people when they met in June was to create a fire that could cook popcorn. They rose to the occasion and the popcorn tasted great, as did the marshmallows! We are looking forward … Continue reading

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UTX – 19th April

Eight of our young people met last night and made amazing looking pizza. Fun was had by all and the chefs enjoyed the fruits of their labours…and yes, they did succeed in eating it all!

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UTX dates

The following evenings have been arranged for UTX to meet; please contact Rebecca for further information. Sunday 7th December: Christmas! 7pm-9pm Martyr Worthy Village Hall Sunday 1st February: bowling! We will confirm times and costs in the new year. Sunday … Continue reading

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Bishop Tim’s Challenge

If someone asked you what you believe as a Christian, could tell them in the length of a tweet? This is a version of ‘the elevator conversation’ and involves an answer in no more than 140 characters. Bishop Tim admitted … Continue reading

Posted in Mission, UTX