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GAP Ladies Lunch

April 26, 2017

Come all you ladies – go for a lovely lunch at The Alton House Hotel. For further details please contact Joan Hedges 01420 542624 or Elizabeth Dain 01420 89062.


Live The Mission – Diocesan Newsletter

April’s edition of Live the Mission is available by clicking the link below.  It is full of good Diocesan good news stories.

Youth Minister Post

Youth Minister & Alton College Chaplain Parish of the Resurrection, Alton Can you inspire?  Do you want to be part of a dynamic team? We are looking for a Christian Youth Minister and Chaplain to Alton College (FE College) who can inspire young people and their families to reach their full potential in Jesus Christ […]


Pilgrim Group

Well!  We’re off again on our journey together and although we have finished the Pilgrim course it’s very likely that we’ll carry on with the name. How can we not when we have our mascot in a Pilgrim T- shirt to spur us on? You may have noticed an appearance at the Christmas Tree festival. […]

Amazing support for Karamoja – thank you

I hope you are sitting comfortably. This week’s count and  banking took 2.5 hours in total!!!  We have so far received in excess of £1,600 (including tax which we hope to recover) and are well on the way to £1,700.This will provide a bursary for one student for 2 years. With the Lent Lunches which are being held […]

New minister for Alton Methodist Church

The Circuit is pleased to announce that, after visiting the Circuit last weekend, Rev Philip Simpkins has accepted an invitation to join the Circuit staff team next summer. Philip will have particular pastoral responsibility for the churches at Alton, Hale and Rowledge. Philip and his wife Angela are currently living between Bristol and Bath where Philip […]

Trip to Auschwitz-Birkenau

Many of you will know that at the beginning of January I went on a ‘retreat’ to Auschwitz-Birkenau with other clergy and The Archbishop of Canterbury.  We were all invited to write a reflection and I share mine with you here. Reflection – Auschwitz Birkenau, January 2017 You may well here more from me in […]

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.  […]

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 […]

Open the Book

I have now visited nearly all the schools in Alton and it has become evident that there is a real hunger for hearing Bible stories. ‘Open the Book’ is a brilliant scheme that has been scripted to do just this. For quite a while now a group of people from GAP have been visiting Andrew’s […]