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Advent Study

November 28, 2016 – December 19, 2016

We have decided to prepare ourselves by watching the BBC1 Nativity Series Mondays, 12pm in St Lawrence Church through Advent

Christingle Services

December 4, 2016 – December 11, 2016

There are two Christingle services being held: Sunday 4th December, 4pm in St Lawrence Church Sunday 11th December, 10.30am in Church of the Holy Rood

Christmas Tree Festival

December 10, 2016 – December 11, 2016

We are very much looking forward to our annual Christmas Tree Festival.  Come and have a look, enter a tree, get feeling festive.

Christmas Services 2016

December 11, 2016 – December 25, 2016

There are many Christmas Services taking place in the Parish of the Resurrection.  We look forward to welcoming you to them.  Have a very Happy Christmas. All other ‘normal services’ are happening – this simply tells you of those with a particular Christmas theme.


Live the Mission – Diocesan News December Edition

Every month The Winchester Diocese produces Live the Mission –  a newsletter that keeps us all up to date with the events of the Diocese. You can download the November edition

Christmas Day Lunch

Can you help John and Janet Ogden who will be organising and hosting a lunch on Christmas Day in the St Lawrence Parish Centre for those who would otherwise be on their own. Would you help decorate the centre on Christmas Eve, help cook lunch, serve and/or entertain the guests 0r anything else. Please be […]

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 […]

Work at St Lawrence Church

As part of the ongoing restoration  there will be further carpentry work happening on the beams at the back of the church.  Please do not enter any cordoned off area and please do not move or adjust anything in that area. The church remains open as normal and other events will continue as planned.

Alton Methodist Church – Minister News

As many of you will know, the Rev John Scrivens was due to take up his appointment at Alton, Rowledge and Hale Methodist Churches a few months ago. After sustaining injuries in a fall, John’s arrival in Alton was delayed for up to a year. Over recent days it has become clear that John will […]