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Hard of Hearing Group – November Programme

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Tuesday 7th November — Lip Reading, 2.30pm with Maggie Short, Lip Reading Tutor (ATLA) Sunday 19th November — T @ 3, light afternoon tea, 3pm in the church hall, with chat and quizzes over tea and cakes. This group, run under the umbrella of the Hard of Hearing Group, is open to everyone including HoH […]

From Zero to Hero

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Over 50 people gathered in St Lawrence Church on Thursday 12 October to hear about Jane Austen and support the important work of the local Anna Chaplaincy. Sue and Martyn Dell are closely involved at Jane Austen’s House Museum in Chawton as volunteers and worship regularly at St. Lawrence Church. In their illustrated talk, they […]

Live The Mission – Diocesan Newsletter

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The November Edition of Live the Mission is available by clicking the link below.  It is full of interesting Diocesan good news stories. http://www.winchester.anglican.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Live-the-Mission-November-pages.pdf The October Edition of Live the Mission is available by clicking the link below.  It is full of interesting Diocesan good news stories and a particular Alton story!! http://www.winchester.anglican.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/LtM-october-17-pages.pdf

OPEN THE BOOK

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This is a phrase that is now familiar to nearly all of our Primary aged children in Alton. ‘The Book’ is of course ‘The Bible’ and the story is one of many acted out by our teams of budding thespians. Their aim — to share the Bible stories with the younger generation. At a recent […]

Vokes Lunch Club – Volunteers Needed

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Your Local Alton Vokes Lunch Club Needs you! We provide daily lunches in a friendly social atmosphere for over 60s living in Alton. Our members enjoy a home cooked meal and the opportunity to meet old friends and make new ones. Our Club is just opposite the Catholic Church in Normandy Street. We […]

Jigsaw Festival 2017

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Jigsaws… Jigsaws… Jigsaws… and Jigfest17 What a tremendous event again this year. After a year of people contributing made up puzzles, and an amazing team preparing for the festival, we grossed £4822.15 with about £250 expenses, so comparable with last year. We had 478 paying visitors, who bought more than 540 puzzles. However, I would […]

Resources for Learning Christ – following the sermon on 24th September

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GREAT BOOKS ABOUT JESUS The Jesus I never knew – Philip Yancey The Challenge of Jesus – N.T. Wright The Life: A Portrait of Jesus – J.John Following Jesus: A Non-Religious Guidebook for the Spiritually Hungry – Dave Roberts Velvet Elvis: Repainting the Christian Faith – Rob Bell A Spectator’s Guide to Jesus – John […]

Historic Church – Ride & Stride

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Tim will report on the day  in more detail soon but just to say he and I  visited 25 churches yesterday and others walked and cycled to a good number – thanks to all our sponsors – we will be in touch!   John

GAP Travelling Meal – Afternoon Tea at Alton Methodist Church

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A fine spread awaited those who came to the GAP afternoon tea at the Methodist Church on 29th July — sandwiches, cakes, scones, meringue and cup cakes…….. along with a plentiful supply of tea. It was a very sociable and well supported occasion with people from the different GAP churches chatting together. At the end […]

Post Communion Prayer, 8th Sunday of Trinity

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After yesterday morning’s communion service at St Lawrence Church I was asked to publish the post communion prayer that I used – it is a particularly beautiful one.  Perhaps it is one to be used more often.  It is the set post communion prayer for the 8th Sunday of Trinity. Andrew Strengthen for service, Lord, […]