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Events

GAP Ladies Lunch

January 25, 2017
12pm

Why not join some GAP ladies at The Alton House Hotel on Wednesday 25th January, 12noon for lunch? Book yourself in by contacting Joan Hedges 01420 542624 or Elizabeth Dain 01420 89062

Quiz Night at Alton Methodist Church

January 28, 2017
7pm

Saturday 28th January, 7pm Everyone welcome.  Teams of three to five people will be formed, with a buffet supper at a cost of £8 with all proceeds going to 2nd Alton Boys’ Brigade Company. Please contact David Allen on 01420 84739 or oldschoolhouse@gmx.co.uk  

Parish Altogether Service

January 29, 2017
10.30am

On Sunday 29th January we shall gather together as the Parish of the Resurrection for worship at 10.30am in St Lawrence Church.  At this service we focussing on our Deanery and Parish link with Karamoja (Northern Uganda Diocese).  Peter and Margaret Bell will be helping and talking to us.  It is an occasion to make […]

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Traidcraft Stall

January 29, 2017
10.30am

Jo has very kindly offered to set up the stall on Sunday 29th January when we are altogether as the Parish in St Lawrence Church.  Please come along to stock up on your Traidcraft items.  Jo is also happy to take orders from the Traidcraft catalogue which she will have with her.

Furniture Sale

February 4, 2017
9am-12pm

The next Furniture Sale will be on Saturday 4th February at St Lawrence Parish Centre, 9am. Items for donation please ring: 07340 109428

News

Bishop’s Christmas Appeal

On Christmas Day we had a special collection in all our churches for the Bishop’s Appeal.  This raised over £1,500 (once the tax reclaim is added).  Thank you very much indeed for your generosity.  The money will be sent to The British Red Cross who are assisting Hampshire County Council in their work of supporting […]

Covenant Youth Choir recruiting

Our fabulous Covenant Youth Choir needs new members.  Do you know anyone who might join?  Please speak to Joy Windsor  joydulcet28@gmail.com CYC Poster Flyer

Wendy Burnhams writes to the Roman Catholic Diocese’s E-news

4th January 2017 Happy New Year from the Diocesan Christian Unity Committee The Holy Father’s January Intention is for Christian Unity: “that all Christians may be faithful to the Lord’s teaching by striving with prayer and fraternal charity to restore ecclesial communion and by collaborating to meet the challenges facing humanity” For those who read […]

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What mission charity are we supporting now?

OUR QUARTERLY MISSION CHANGING THE WORLD ONE CHILD AT A TIME with Compassion UK  https://www.compassionuk.org/ Imagine sharing your toilet with 5000 other people…… Such was life in the slum where Janilum spent his childhood – 10,000 people, 2 toilets and just one tap. ‘As I child I looked around and saw people powerless to help […]

‘A Place for Space’ – Monthly prayers

For the past year we have been praying every month together under the title ‘Parish Time with God’.  We have varied the location, timing and leadership each month as well.  It has become obvious that a different approach may be needed. So, the list of prayer intentions will continue to appear in Parish Matters and […]

Sunrise Magazine now free

We are rightly very proud of the monthly editions of Sunrise and our grateful thanks must go to Peter Hicks for the enormous task of taking all our contributions and creating the wonderful magazine it is.  Recently the Admin & Finance Committee and then the PCC decided that we would like to increase its circulation.  […]

Live The Mission – Diocesan Newsletter – January Edition

Every month The Winchester Diocese produces Live the Mission –  a newsletter that keeps us all up to date with the events of the Diocese. You can download the December edition http://www.winchester.anglican.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Live-the-Mission-January.pdf

Appointment of Anna Chaplain

We are pleased to announce that we have appointed Revd Rachel Sturt as an Anna Chaplain subject to licensing and other legal checks.  Rachel will hopefully begin work at the beginning of March working initially alongside Helen Jesty.  Helen will finish in April after three amazing years in post – we will mark and celebrate […]

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Andrews Endowed School Founders Day Service

Monday 12th December we celebrated and remembered Thomas Andrews who was the original benefactor of the school 297 years ago.  He gave a trust fund of money so that local children could attend a free school in the village.  Maybe on the first of its kind. The whole school came to The Church of the […]

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FROG go bowling

On Sunday 11th December our Young People’s Group, FROG, went to Basingstoke Bowling.  They all did very well but we think Chris, our curate, showed particular skill and was very competitive. FROG only started this September and there have been up to 20 young people coming together on Sunday evenings.  If you know someone who would like […]