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Dinner Dance for Epoulbass Foundation UK

October 7, 2017
8pm till late

Fabienne, was born in Cameroon, and has been worshipping with us at St Lawrence for several years , and many will know her and her son Churchill. She has set up the Epoulbass Foundation to continue the work started by her sister Tata in her home village of Kanda in east Cameroon.  Tata set up […]

Jane Austen: Zero to Hero in 200 years

October 12, 2017

Who was Jane Austen? And who cares? At 7.30pm on Thursday 12th October, 7.30pm, Sue & Martyn Dell, who are closely involved at Jane Austen’s House Museum and worship within The Parish of the Resurrection will be giving a talk entitled Jane Austen: Zero to Hero in 200 Years at St Lawrence Church, Alton. All […]

The Final Journey

October 14, 2017

The Final Journey: an event for the living about the dying. This Greater Alton Project event, open to the whole town, has again been organised by Alton Anglicans and Methodists, and will be held at Alton Methodist Church on Saturday 14 October, 10:00am – 4:00pm. The event is an opportunity to come along, ask questions and […]


Live The Mission – Diocesan Newsletter

The September Edition of Live the Mission is available by clicking the link below.  It is full of interesting Diocesan good news stories.

Historic Church – Ride & Stride

Tim will report on the day  in more detail soon but just to say he and I  visited 25 churches yesterday and others walked and cycled to a good number – thanks to all our sponsors – we will be in touch!   John

GAP Travelling Meal – Afternoon Tea at Alton Methodist Church

A fine spread awaited those who came to the GAP afternoon tea at the Methodist Church on 29th July — sandwiches, cakes, scones, meringue and cup cakes…….. along with a plentiful supply of tea. It was a very sociable and well supported occasion with people from the different GAP churches chatting together. At the end […]

Post Communion Prayer, 8th Sunday of Trinity

After yesterday morning’s communion service at St Lawrence Church I was asked to publish the post communion prayer that I used – it is a particularly beautiful one.  Perhaps it is one to be used more often.  It is the set post communion prayer for the 8th Sunday of Trinity. Andrew Strengthen for service, Lord, […]

Alton Town Pastor – volunteers

Alton Town Pastors needs volunteers! This valuable ministry provided by the Christian Churches has made a significant impact on the peace of the town on Friday and Saturday evenings, and the Police and local authorities agree. However, several of our Pastors have moved away and the team is struggling to fill the rota. This is […]

Auction of Promises

On Friday 12th May we held a very successful and enjoyable Auction of Promises by the kind generosity of Sarah and Ed Neish at Old Park Farm.  We were raising money to fund Anna Chaplaincy and Youth Work in the Parish.  We raised in excess of £3000 – well done to everyone!  

Anna Chaplaincy Sponsored Walk

We have just heard that the Sponsored Walk in aid of The Alton Anna Chaplaincy raised an amazing £2457.  Congratulations to all the participants and especially to Kate Dando for so brilliantly organising it all.

Pray for Schools

Liz George wrote this for Alton Methodist Church and we held a service at St Lawrence Church to mark Pray for Schools Week.  At the end is also a link to a prayer diary which you might like to use. “Make Jesus known” is the theme for this year’s Pray for Schools fortnight which will take […]

More amazing support for Karamoja – thank you

As is our custom on the 5th Sunday of the month we took a collection to support our brothers and sisters in Karamoja.  I am pleased to say we raised £511.70.  The Deanery Karamoja Link Committee are really very grateful to the people of the Parish of the Resurrection.

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 […]