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Alpha Course Part Two

January 23, 2020
7.30pm - 9.30pm

Alpha – Part Two! This will be a six week course on Thursday evenings starting at 7.30pm in the Parish Centre. All are very welcome. Refreshments and puddings are provided followed by talk and discussion. Alpha is an opportunity to explore life and the Christian faith in a friendly, open and informal environment. See you […]

Men’s Breakfast at the White Hart Pub, Holybourne

January 25, 2020

We will be meeting at the White Hart, Holybourne, at 8.30am on Saturday 25th January for our usual delicious full English breakfast, all for just £8. Come and enjoy some lively banter and listen to our excellent speaker and Associate Vicar, the Revd Gordon Randall. If you have not attended the breakfast for a while […]

Alton Walking Church for Men

February 2, 2020
2:30pm - 5:00pm

You are invited to join us to walk and talk and enjoy God’s creation. The first walk of the Spring Programme 2020 takes place on Sunday 2nd February. We are starting from The White Hart, Holybourne at 2.30pm. It’s Relative walking (sons, fathers, uncles, nephews, etc.) followed by tea at the pub.

Women’s Meet and Eat – We are Crocheting this month – do join us

February 3, 2020

Informal group for women of the Parish.  Our next meeting is on Monday February 3rd starting at 7pm in Holybourne church. An introduction/improve your crochet to make a heart. If you have a size 4 crochet hook and any double yarn please bring that along too.  Please contact Lyn at if you would like […]


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 […]

Christmas Produce and Gift Table at the Christmas Tree Festival

Releasing your creative skills….we have been allocated a small area amidst all the lovely Christmas trees. I am sending out a plea for Chutney, marmalade, jams, Christmas cakes, biscuits, sweets and small Table decorations or handmade gifts for Christmas. Please package and label produce with all the ingredients. I will collect or please drop off […]

Enjoy Carol Singing?

We are planning to go Carol Singing at 3 pm on 16th December on the Wootey/Manor Estate. The aim is to sing, offer free mince pies and hand out information about the Christmas services. All are welcome especially anyone who lives in the Wootey/Manor area. If you’d like to join us please contact Gordon and […]

Volunteers for the Christmas Tree festival

Christmas Tree Festival at St Lawrence Church: December 7th and 8th. Your donations of festive fare, help to serve refreshments on both days and prizes for Gwen’s Tombola all very gratefully received. Please see the sign up sheet to help by the Pod in St Lawrence Church and take Tombola donations to the parish centre […]

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