Posts from 2014

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Weekly Notices for Sunday 28th December

by andynorris

The Collect for Christmas 1 God in Trinity, eternal unity of perfect love: gather the nations to be one family, and draw us into your holy life through the birth of Emmanuel, our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen _________________________________________________ TODAY’S PRINCIPAL BIBLE READINGS: 1 Corinthians 1v26-29 Matthew 2v13-18 _____________________________________________ ARC BASKET at the back of St.Mary’s […]

Lego Nativity

by Ed Ross

Check out this video, made by the youth of St Mary’s, based on Matthew’s account of the birth of Jesus:

Christmas Eve… God bless us, everyone!

by andynorris

Can you believe I’m waiting for a curry on Christmas Eve?   It’ll keep me going until our midnight communion services. Carol Praise & Nativity and the Nine Lessons & Carols were fabulous on Sunday.   It was in an excellent nativity considering how the props all emerged through the creativity of the Church Alive […]

Weekly Notices for 21st December 2014

by andynorris

PEW SHEET BY EMAIL If you would like to give your permission for your name to be added to the Weekly Pew Sheet Mailing List then you can receive a pdf of the full leaflet every week by email.  Simply make your request by emailing the Rector, Andy Norris – thank you. The Collect for […]

The shepherd has lost his sheep…

by andynorris

It is rumoured that one of the Christmas shepherds has lost his sheep – they are understood to have bolted and made their way to the village shops in Alverstoke for a bit of Christmas shopping!  They need to be rounded up by 22nd December so that they can get back in time for the […]

Weekly Notices for 7th December 2014

by andynorris

If you would like the full weekly pew sheet to be emailed to you on Friday/Sat each week then please email the Rector to give permission for your name to be added to the mailing list. The Collect for Advent 1 Almighty God, purify our hearts and minds, that when your son Jesus Christ comes […]

Weekly Notices for 30th November 2014

by andynorris

The Collect for Advent Sunday: Almighty God, as your kingdom dawns, turn us from the darkness of sin to the light of holiness, that we may be ready to meet you in our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ. _________________________________________________ TODAY’S PRINCIPAL BIBLE READINGS: 1 Corinthians 1v3-9 Mark 13v24-end _____________________________________________ Next Saturday  CHRISTMAS SUPPER & ENTERTAINMENT […]

Amazing… Adult Baptism & Confirmation

by andynorris

A brilliant Sunday with Bishop Christopher, the Bishop of Portsmouth, visiting to baptise three adults in their twenties, and Confirm the overall group of 18 who went on to share in the bread and wine of communion for the first time.  A very special service where the candidates are being welcomed and congratulated by the […]

Half way there for the new AV system and PA

by andynorris

The scaffolding was down on Friday, just in time for the visit of the Bishop for our Confirmation service on Sunday.  All week the tower was in situ to install the large 3m screen in the very top of the ceiling.  No one noticed the new screen in place when it is not in use! […]

Weekly Notices for 23rd November 2014

by andynorris

Today’s Worship Across the Parish: 8.00am St.Mary Communion Revd Humphrey Prideaux 10.00am Baptism & Confirmation with Communion with Bishop Christopher Please note that there are no other services across the parish on this special day. Please pray for the candidates: Adult Baptism: Wesley, Anna & Gemma Confirmation: Allan, Sue, Peter, Jo, Emma, Hannah, Bob, Betty […]