Posts from November 2014

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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 […]

Weekly Notices for 16th November 2014

by andynorris

The Collect for the Day Heavenly Lord, you long for the world’s salvation: stir us from apathy, restrain us from excess and revive in us new hope that all creation will one day be healed in Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. ________________________________________ TODAY’S BIBLE READINGS: Psalm 90 1 Thessalonians 5v1-11 (NIV) Matthew 25v14-30 (NIV) _____________________________________________ […]

Weekly Notices for 9th November 2014

by andynorris

The Collect for Remembrance Sunday God, our refuge and strength, bring near the day when wars shall cease and poverty and pain shall end, that earth may know the peace of heaven through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. ________________________________________ TODAY’S PRINCIPAL BIBLE READINGS: 1 Thessalonians 4v13-end (NIV) Matthew 25v1-13 (NIV) ____________________________________________ Next Sunday NEW MORNING […]

A note from Phil…

by andynorris

Dear Friends, The decision has been made! It is with very mixed emotions that I write to let you all know that I plan to retire as of March 16th 2015 This date is the seventh anniversary of my returning to the Diocese and of my licensing at Alverstoke It will also be a few […]