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2nd January 2019

Good Book Group

The meeting of the Good Book Group has been cancelled tonight.  The next meeting will be held on Wednesday 6th February 2019.
2nd January 2019

Happy New Year

Wishing you all a happy and peaceful New Year.

9th December 2018

Nine Lessons and Carols

The service will be held on Sunday 16th December at 5.30 pm in All Saints’ Church, Compton and will be followed with coffee and mince pies.

9th December 2018

Carols around the Christmas tree

Otterbourne Village Hall will again be holding their annual Carols around the Christmas tree.  This year, it will be held on Tuesday 18th December at 7 pm.  Everyone is most welcome to join in.

9th December 2018

Hursley tree festival

Come and join us on Saturday 15th December between 11 am – 4 pm in All Saints’ Church, Hursley for a day of fun.  Our theme this year is Christmas hits.  Vote for your favourite tree and enjoy the festive atmosphere.  We will b offering hot dogs and soup at our community cafe as well as the usual drinks and cakes.

Come and enjoy stalls, games, musical entertainment and children’s arts and crafts. Richard Baker will also be selling his Finnish candles outside the church again.  Tell your friends and family and make a day of it or pop in when you can.

26th November 2018

The Good Book Group

The next Good Book Group meeting will be held on Wednesday 5th December at 8 pm at Compton Primary School. We shall be discussing St. Matthew, chapters 1-2, his telling of the birth of Jesus, and why Matthew’s version is different from Luke’s.

Everyone is most welcome to join us.

25th November 2018

Coffee Morning

The next St. Matthew’s Coffee Morning will take place on Monday 3rd December at 10 a.m. in St. Matthew’s Church Room.  This month we will be raising money for the Church flowers. Everyone is most welcome to come along.

7th November 2018

Christmas Fair

This year’s Christmas Fair will be held on Saturday 24th November from 12-3 pm in Otterbourne Village Hall.  Father Christmas will be attendance during the afternoon!.

This will be followed in the evening by a Quiz Night starting at 7.30 pm.  Tickets are priced at £10 each which includes a fish/sausage and chip supper. If you would like to come along or for more details, please speak to William.

7th November 2018

Bags 2 School

The next ‘Bag 2 School’ event will be held on Friday 16th November at Compton All Saints’ Primary School.  Any donations of clothing, towels, curtains, bed-sheets, shoes, cuddly toys, handbags and jewellery (no duvets, coat hangers, books, pilllows or cushions, bathmats, industrial garments or wet/damp clothing please) can be left outside the main school gate at 8 am on the day or stored in Compton church ahead of the event. Collection sacks are available in the entrance to Compton Church, but items can be put in any type of watertight bag and labelled ‘Bag 2 School’.

This charitable scheme works with schools to raise money from textile donations, which get sold to countries mainly in Eastern Europe and Africa for recycling.

26th October 2018

A Service of Words and Music

A service to Commemorate the Signing of the Armistice is to take place at 6 pm on 11th November at All Saint’s Church, Hursley.  It will be a service of words and music to mark this important anniversary,

Come along to hear some of the stories of the men and women from the Benefice of Compton, Hursley and Otterbourne and the part they played in the First World War to ensure that these stories are not forgotten and will be saved and shared with future generations.