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Events

Monthly Community Market

October 6, 2018 – December 1, 2018
9am-12pm

Please come along. Lots of stalls Bacon butties and coffee/tea For donations please call: 07340 109428 (Clive Muller)   Future dates – 3rd November & 1st December

GAP Skittles Evening

October 20, 2018
6pm

Everyone is invited to come along to the Jolly Farmer, Blacknest, for an evening of chat and skittles, when St Lawrence Church will try to defend their world skittles title! Please make a note in your diary — Saturday 20th October at 6pm. The cost is just £12 per head, and that includes a choice […]

T@3

October 21, 2018
3pm

Alton All Saints Hard of Hearing Group invite friends to join them for a light Afternoon Tea. 3rd Sunday of the month Home-made cakes and chat Please contact 83514 for transport.

ALTON CHORAL SOCIETY – MUSIC FOR AN AUTUMN AFTERNOON

October 27, 2018
4pm

ALTON CHORAL SOCIETY MUSIC FOR AN AUTUMN AFTERNOON Saturday 27th October, 4pm St. Lawrence Church, Alton Tickets, £10 adults, £5 children, from Newbury Building Society, High Street, Alton. All donations and share of ticket receipts benefit SSAFA, the UK Charity providing welfare & support for those serving in the armed forces, veterans and armed forces […]

GAP Ladies Lunch

October 31, 2018
12pm

A gathering of ladies from Alton Methodist Church and The Parish of the Resurrection. For further details contact Joan Hedges 01420 542624 or Elizabeth Dain 01420 89062

Choral Evensong – Guildford Cathedral

November 3, 2018
5pm

St Lawrence Church Choir will be singing Choral Evensong at Guildford Cathedral on Saturday 3rd November 2018 at 5pm.  If we attract 30 or more members of the congregation to attend, we will be permitted to sing one hymn in addition to the usual canticles, responses, psalm and anthem all sung by your choir.  Do […]

News

Home Insurance with Ecclesiatical – earn £130 for our parish

Are you looking to renew your home insurance? Ecclesiastical Insurance will donate £130 to a nominated Anglican church for each new Ecclesiastical home insurance policy taken out as part of their Trust130 campaign. This offer runs to the end of the year and is open to you, if you do not already insure your home […]

Messy Church

Following the success of our summer Messy Church we are hoping to hold a monthly Messy Church at Alton Methodist Church for children and parents/carers on the first Saturday of the Month 9.30-11am concluding with bacon butties etc. If we have enough help (oversee a craft provided/cook bacon/welcome people etc) we would like to begin […]

Pray-ers Together

Each month on the last Friday of the month at 8pm, a group of Christians from Alton and the surrounding areas meet together to worship, pray and have fellowship.  We met at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Four Marks in August, and 5 churches were represented, pretty amazing for holiday time! As we […]

New Wine Revisited

United 18 As I write this Week Two will be well under way and there are not enough words to describe the whole New Wine experience. Initially the feeling on arrival was overwhelming and just HUGE. Especially, since it was pouring with rain after all that good weather. We were fortunate that Revd. Son had […]

It has rained in Karamoja

For the first time in several years Karamoja has had significant rainfall, as has much of East Africa. The early rains were substantial and although some crops were washed out, the early harvest was good which eased the food shortages and helped to bring down the costs to a more affordable level. The signs are […]

Did you manage to get to the Parish Summer Fete?

If you didn’t, you missed out on a real treat.  It was such a marvellous mixture of traditional and modern.  There was the coconut shy, skittles, guess the weight of the cake and produce stall all of which would have featured at a parish fete a hundred years ago. To make it even more inviting, […]

Governor Vacancies at Andrews Endowed CE Primary School

How would you like to help local children get the best possible start to their Education?   Andrews’ Endowed Primary School has room for a couple of Governors to start in the autumn.  The School is particularly looking beyond existing parents who can bring a questioning mindset.  Indeed, the core role of a Governor is to […]

Need Prayer – Prayer Cascade – Praying for Each Other

Praying for Each Other Among a number of other opportunities to receive prayer in the parish, is the PRAYER CASCADE.  If you have a personal need, a family situation or any other matter for which you would like prayer, please email, in confidence, pray4potr@gmail.com.  A team of people from the parish will regularly pray for […]