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The Open The Book Schools Team have presented the Shepherd’s Story at 3 different venues: Andrews Endowed School, Wootey Junior School and at the Hard of hearing Club’s Christmas service in All Saints Church. The photographs were taken in All Saints Church…many thanks to Allison who donated the angel costume to our resource bank…

Home Insurance with Ecclesiatical – earn £130 for our parish

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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 […]