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Events

Alton Walking Church for Men

February 28, 2020
10:30am - 2:00pm

Starting from the Hawkley Inn. A walk around Oakshott Hanger followed by a light lunch at the pub. Places are limited so please contact Robin Kemp on 07957 653 403

Eco Church Fairtrade Bake Off competition

February 29, 2020
10:00am - 12:00pm

Fairtrade Bake Off – there is to be a Fairtrade Bake Off competition on Saturday 29th February from 10am to 12.30pm in the Parish Centre. There will be classes for everyone to enter and prizes for the winners! See the Eco Church section of the website for full details POTR Eco Church Bake off . […]

Ladies Meet and Eat – taking place at Holy Rood Church

March 2, 2020
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Group for women of the parish who meet monthly. Our next session includes a talk by Dementia Friends with refreshments and a time to ask questions. Please contact/ speak to Ruth Randall or Lyn Baines. lynda.baines@btinternet.com  

Lent Lunches at Holy Rood Church

March 4, 2020
12:30pm

Lent lunches begin, every Wednesday from March 4th to April 8th inclusive. 12.30 pm at Holy Rood .. A soup lunch with roll + Tea/Coffee and fresh fruit for afters..

St Lawrence Monthly Market

March 7, 2020
9:00am - 12:30pm

Monthly market in the Parish Centre. Lots of bargains and refreshments available

Prepare for Dying Workshop

March 19, 2020
2:30pm - 4:00pm

Afternoon workshop with Gill Thorne of Kemp and Stevens to help with understanding what we need to do to prepare for dying. 2.30 – 4.00 pm. Galilee Chapel St. Lawrence. Contact Peta Sutherland for more information 01420 84149

Prayer 20:20 at All Saints Church

March 20, 2020
8:20pm - 8:40pm

The Alton Ministers have been introduced to Prayer 20:20 – a time to pray that will give many opportunities to speak about Christ. Prayer 20:20 meets on the 20th on the month at 20:20pm and prays for 20 minutes. We’d love to see you – everyone is welcome. Andrew

News

Eco Church Bake off Traidcraft Ingredients

Additional Tradicraft Stall.  For all bakers who are preparing to enter the Eco church Fair-trade Bake Off on Saturday 29th February there will be a Traidcraft stall on Sunday 23rd February. This will follow 10.30am communion at St Lawrence. Jo will have a variety of Fair trade ingredients including dried fruit for your fruit cake […]

Alton Foodbank – update

In the last 3 months of 2019 the foodbank handled 162 vouchers (an increase of 51% on 2018) and fed 502 people (an increase of 59% on 2018). In the same period we are thankful for very generous donations to meet this need. Currently we need long life milk and orange and apple juice. Chocolate […]

CYC Quiz winner and answers revealed!

Thank you to all the people who supported the CYC by buying the Christmas Quiz. We have raised over £200. The winner was………………. Geraldine Dockrell! Well done Geraldine who managed to get all the answers correct. The answers can be found here 2019 quiz ANSWERS

Parenting for Faith – Volunteers needed!

This year we would like to run a course called Parenting for Faith which is designed to enable parents and children to talk about faith at home. The course will take place later this year during the summer months and I would like volunteers to help in the following ways: Greeters/refreshments; group leaders to lead […]

Santa Run raised over £500 from POTR

Thank you to the teams that ran and to those who sponsored them. POTR raised over £500 for Home Start and we would like to thank each of you for your support

Christmas Cards

Please don’t forget to bring your Christmas cards to church to be recycled. We will have a box in the back of each church for the next few weeks. Thank you

The Christmas Tree Festival

The Christmas Tree Festival was a great success. 77 trees decorated St Lawrence Church and the event raised £1183.90 to be shared between Parkinsons UK and the Covenant Training and Youth Choir. Thank you to Elaine Cook and all the wonderful helpers. And thank you for all the beautiful music from the organ and choirs […]

£176.20 for the Children’s Society!

What a lovely Christingle Service we had. The Church looked glorious lit up by candles and christmas tree lights. The children loved the songs and of course the sweets. And we raised a fabulous £176.20 for the Children’s Society. Thank you everyone and thank you to the team who made the Christingles and helped at […]

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