Category: Letters

Soon we shall be invited to enter once again into the events of Holy Week. We look again at the heart of our faith; challenge ourselves again with the telling of Christ’s last week of preaching and teaching, healing and debating, remind ourselves again of his last words, his last actions, his last agony. Why…

Every six years an entirely new church Electoral Roll must be prepared.  If you are currently on the Electoral Roll, you must re-apply.  Application forms will be available in each of our Parish churches and, once completed, should be returned as soon as possible and no later than 30th March 2019. New applicants wishing to…

  On Palm Sunday, the Sunday before Easter Sunday, Holy Week begins. The week, carefully delineated in the Gospel of Mark, follows Jesus through his last days. It begins with a triumphal procession and ends with Jesus entombed and the quiet stillness of Holy Saturday. In those few days much happens that is of great…

Always Reforming: The continuing impact of the Reformation. A very interesting series of lectures will be taking place during September to commemorate 500 years since the Protestant Reformation.  The programme consists of five lectures:   7th September, 6pm for 6.30pm start, King Alfred Campus, University of Winchester: “The God who is transcendent in our midst”…

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On the Sunday before Palm Sunday Passiontide begins. The word passion comes from the Latin, passio, meaning suffering; and in our context, Christ’s suffering. I would guess that the Passion has been the most pictured event in Western art of all time. Our galleries contain many representations of the agony in the garden, the trial,…

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You are invited to share with us in this greatest of all Christian festivals. Benefice services are taking place as follows: Wishing you a joyful and happy Easter.