A Parish lunch is being organised for 1pm on Sunday 30th April at the King Rufus pub in Chandlers Ford. Tickets and further information can be obtained from Vera Oldham and are priced at £10 for a one course meal or £15 for two courses. Everyone is most welcome so please come and join us.
There are a few tickets available to visit Winchester Cathedral. They are valid until August.
Please let William know if you are interested in obtaining tickets.
The recent coffee morning held at St. Matthew’s Church room raised a total of £150 in aid of Breast Cancer locally. Thank you to everyone who supported this event.
Our new Lent series will begin the week after Ash Wednesday and end the week before Holy Week. We will use sections from films to illustrate and provoke some thinking about questions of faith and life. Each session will be free standing – come and join us when you can.
There will be the option of either a morning or evening group.
The morning group will meet at the Otterbourne Church room at 10 am on Thursdays – beginning on 9th March. The evening group will be held in Compton Primary school at 8 pm on Wednesdays – beginning on 8th March.
We are having a special service for Ash Wednesday at 7.30 pm in Hursley. This service marks the first day of Lent, and will include a short communion with hymns and the imposition of ashes.
A unique interfaith musical experience as you, the audience move around the cathedral encountering music groups and soloists singing for peace. Community choirs, schools, faith groups and soloists join forces to create a montage of sound, working together, demonstrating that peace is possible. Thursday 26th January 2017 at 7.15pm in Winchester Cathedral. All welcome. Free admission.
The next coffee morning will be held in St Matthew’s Church Room on Monday 6th February, from 10.00am– 11.30am. This month we are supporting Breast Cancer Haven for their ‘Big Tea Cosy’, and hoping to raise money to support the wonderful work that they do. Please do come along and support this worthy cause, and enjoy coffee and cakes, and good company!
The next meeting will take place on Wednesday 1st February at 8 p.m. in Compton School.
We will be looking at the career of the Prophet Elijah which can be found in 1 Kings, Chapter 17, v 1 to 2 Kings, Chapter 2, v 12.
The next Good Book Group meets on Wednesday 4th January at 8.00pm in Compton School. This month we will be looking at John 1.1-18. The key to the whole of St John’s Gospel.
The festival was again a great success – here are a few pictures of just a few of the trees.