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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.


26th October 2018

Good Book Group

The next discussion group will meet in Compton All Saints Primary School, Compton Street on Wednesday 7th November at 8 p.m. We will be studying Isaiah, Chapters 1-12. Everyone is welcome to come along and join us.

26th October 2018

Memorial Service

On Sunday 4th November at 6 p.m., we will be holding our Memorial Service in St. Matthew’s Church, Otterbourne.  A list has been placed in each of our three churches for you to add the name of your deceased loved one should you wish their name to be read out and remembered at this service.

29th September 2018

Cheese and Wine for Harvest

Following the Harvest Songs of Praise service at 6 p. m. on Sunday 7th October at St. Matthew’s Church, Otterborne, there will be an informal cheese and wine gathering in the Church Room. Come along and join us.  There is no charge for this occasion.

29th September 2018

Good Book Group

Following the summer break, we will meet again at 8 p.m. on Wednesday 3rd October at All Saints’ C of E Primary School, Compton. This month we will be looking at ‘Why did the sower go out to sow?’ and why the parable of the sower is the lynch pin of St. Mark’s gospel.

24th September 2018

St. Matthew’s Coffee Morning

Our next coffee morning will be held on Monday 1st October at 10.00 a.m. in the Church Room.

Come along and join us for a friendly get together.  Everyone will receive a warm welcome.



29th July 2018

The Good Book Group

The Group will be taking a summer break for August and September,The next meeting will be held in October.