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Thy Kingdom Come

During the call to prayer – ‘Thy Kingdom Come’ there are many opportunities across the Alton Deanery to pray together. Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement, which invites Christians around the world to pray between Ascension and Pentecost for more people to come to know Jesus Christ. What started out as an invitation […]

Big Meal – Breakfast

The first course of the Greater Alton Project’s Big Meal took place on Saturday 21st April. It was indeed a BIG breakfast, both numerically (around sixty people) and in terms of the superb spread of food provided! It was intended as a social gathering, and judging by the buzz of conversation it achieved that purpose! […]

GAP seeks a Schools Ministry Co-ordinator

JOB VACANCY: Schools Ministry co-ordinator The GAP churches of the Greater Alton Project (Parish of the Resurrection and Alton Methodist Church) are seeking to appoint a new Schools Ministry co-ordinators. The job details are as follows: Hours of work: a flexible 8 hours per week; 40 weeks per year which will include some evening and […]

Open The Book – update

Do you know that over a quarter of a million children are hearing and enjoying Bible stories through Open the Book? Wouldn’t it be great if every child had the opportunity to hear the Word of God? ‘Open the Book’ is a national scheme for bringing Bible stories to primary children through teams of volunteers. […]

Pastoral Letter from Revd Andrew Micklefield, Vicar

This letter contains important news, please read it carefully and prayerfully. Revd David Hinks has been appointed as Managing Chaplain at Winchester Prison, a full-time position.  He and Julie will leave the Parish of the Resurrection soon after Easter.  We will organise a way of giving thanks for David’s time as Associate Vicar when we […]

Live The Mission – Diocesan Newsletter

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

Covenant Youth Choir

Covenant Youth Training Choir – learn to sing with us on Fridays at St Lawrence Church, 5pm to 6pm. Train to sing with the main choir (11-18 years), Study for the RSCM ‘Voice for Life’ Awards, Learn to read music; develop your talent! Songs to sing and friends to be made… And all for no […]

Christmas Angels

Yes — I know we have just had Christmas but there is a new suggestion for sharing with our community for next Christmas and we need to start NOW! For several years now the churches in the Rushmoor area have been busy knitting and distributing knitted angels. If you are interested to see what goes […]