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25th February 2020

Lent and Lent Groups

We shall begin the season of Lent with Parish Communion with Ashing on Wednesday 26th February at 7.30 pm at All Saints’ Church, Hursley.

As in previous years, we will be running Lent study groups on Wednesday evenings at 8 pm at Compton C of E Primary School and repeat the study at St. Matthew’s Church Room on Thursday mornings at 10 am.

The first session will begin on Wednesday 4th March.

The groups look at aspects of life and faith in the context of a film seen over sessions. You do not have to have attended the course in previous years to join in this year.

23rd February 2020

Daily Life in Aleppo

The human impact and challenges for the future

Pierre Le Corf lives and works in Aleppo. He and the charity he founded ‘We are Superheros’ have been based close to the frontlines for the last five years. ‘We are Superheros’ create programmes and raises the voices of those most marginalized by conflict.

Pierre will be giving an illustrated talk about his work with video testimony from ordinary citizens of Aleppo on the daily realities of their lives in the course of this terrible conflict on Friday 20th March 2020 at 7.30 pm at All Saints Church, North Baddesley, SO52 9ER.

If you are interested in hearing Pierre’s story, come along and join us.

15th February 2020

Climate Change Talks Over Lent

Christ Church Winchester, is running a specific Climate Change Course over Lent with scientific, theological, and practical strands. The course is open to all, and participants from other chuches are most welcome to attend.

For more details and to book seats, please see the attached links:

http://chobenefice.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Climate-Crisis-Poster-1.pdf

https:ccwinch.churchsuite.co.uk/events/yse6laek

2nd February 2020

Benefice Second Saturday Lunch

Each month we get together for a lunch in the Reeves Scout Hall, Compton. This is a time to meet new friends or get together with friends and neighbours.

Our next lunch will be held on Saturday 8th February at 12.30 pm If you would like to join us or know more about this social group, contact William, The Rector, or just come along. There is no charge for the lunch.

2nd February 2020

Good Book Group

The February meting will take place on Wednesday 5th February.

We will meet in Compton All Saints Primary school at 8 pm.

2nd February 2020

St. Matthew’s Book Swap

St. Matthew’s is starting a book swap. The books will be kept in the church and everyone is welcome to donate a book and select a different one to take away. If anyone has a few unwanted books of reasonable quality, we would be grateful if you could donate them so that we have a choice of reading to get the book swap scheme started. Thank you.

3rd January 2020

The Good Book Group

The first meeting of 2020 will be held on Wednesday 8th January at 8 pm.

We meet on the first Wednesday of the month in Compton All Saints’ Primary School. Why not come along and join us?

3rd January 2020

Happy New Year

Wishing you a happy and peaceful New Year

19th December 2019

Folk Carol Concert

A thoroughly enjoyable evening was had by all at the recent concert held in All Saints’ Church, Compton. The event was a great success and donations received will be passed to Christian Aid.

19th December 2019

Nine Lessons and Carols

The Nine Lessons and Carols service will be held on Sunday 22nd December at 6 pm in St. Matthew’s Church, Otterbourne. This is a lovely service so do come along and join us.

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