Posts from January 2015

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What an amazing iNViTe!

by andynorris

Wow! I can’t believe iNViTe last Sunday evening in St.Mary’s. The ‘invited’ band from Logos Community Church in Gosport brought along a good number their congregation which added to a fabulous night of worship and fellowship as two churches met together.  93 voices lifted up in praise, the sharing of encouraging words and prayers, the […]

Sunday Notice Sheet for 1st February

by andynorris

Sunday’s Worship Across the Parish: 8.00am St.Mary’s Communion Revd Andy Norris 9.15am St.Mary’s Communion Revds Andy Norris & Hazel O’Sullivan Anthem: Song of Mary (Shephard) 9.30am St.Faith’s Communion Revd Phil Hiscock 10.45am St.Mary’s Church Alive Revd Andy Norris 11.15am St.Francis’ All Age Worship Revd Phil Hiscock 6.30pm St.Mary’s Choral Evensong Revd A Norris & Darren […]

Book Sale for Kenya – tomorrow 25th over coffee!

by andynorris

We’re going to extend the Kenya Partnership booksale from today to 10.15am-10.45am at St.Mary’s on Sunday morning (25th!) over coffee.  There’s some great books, so come prepared for that new novel! It’s to support our partnership with the Diocese of Narok through Christian Aid to provide 5 new maternity units. Up to 31st Dec we […]

Kenya Book Sale tomorrow

by andynorris

Come and find a new novel at the Parish Centre book sale tomorrow morning, Saturday 24th.  It’s all in support of our Kenya Partnership with the Diocese of Narok through Christian Aid to provide 5 new maternity units. Up to 31st Dec we have raised £2,199 for the project since Easter which leaves £3,701 to be […]

Really pleased to welcome Hazel

by andynorris

It will be a pleasure at 9.15am on Sunday to introduce and welcome Revd Hazel O’Sullivan to the parish team of retired clergy.  I’m delighted that Hazel has retired to the parish and will be able to celebrate at some of our services across the parish.  Please make yourself known to Hazel.

Weekly Notices for Sunday 25th January

by andynorris

Today’s Worship Across the Parish: 8.00am St.Mary’s Communion Revd Phil Hiscock 9.15am St.Mary’s Communion Revds Andy Norris & Hazel O’Sullivan Anthem: God so Loved (Stainer) 9.30am St.Faith’s Communion Revd Phil Hiscock 10.45am St.Mary’s Church Alive Communion Revd Andy Norris 11.00am St.Luke’s Revd Phil Hiscock 11.15am St.Francis’ All Age Worship Diana Dow 6.30pm St.Mary’s iNViTe Tim […]

Fancy joining us at Spring Harvest 6-10 April?

by andynorris

Spring Harvest 2015 We are planning to take an Alverstoke parish group to Butlins at Minehead to enjoy Spring Harvest 6 -10th April. Spring Harvest is an enormous gathering of Christians of all ages, denominations and backgrounds. There’s a full programme of activities, including Bible teaching, worship celebrations, seminars, workshops, sports, recreation, debates and late-night […]

Weekly Notices for Sunday 18th January 2015

by andynorris

Today’s Worship Across the Parish: 8.00am St.Mary’s Communion Revd Humphrey Prideaux 9.15am St.Mary’s Morning Prayer Revd Andy Norris Anthem: God made us (Mawby) 9.30am St.Faith’s Communion Revd Reg Forse 10.45am St.Mary’s Church Alive Communion Revd Andy Norris 11.15am St.Francis’ All Age Worship Congregation 12.30pm Baptism Revd Andy Norris 6.30pm St.Mary’s Evensong Revd Andy Norris Anthem: […]

Have you got a vision for the future of the church?

by andynorris

Join us tonight, Thursday 15th at 7.30pm, as we host a conference in St.Mary’s called ‘Growing the Vision’ with Charlie Peer, our diocesan Mission Development Officer.  The event is for all the anglican churches in Gosport and Fareham – should see plenty of old friends from my 14 years in Fareham Deanery! Come along – […]

Now you can follow us on Facebook…

by andynorris

After 3 years absence we’ve got the page up and running again … so Facebook fans check out the page and we hope you’ll LIKE us to get it rolling!  (We’ve changed the page’s name to ALVERSTOKE PARISH CHURCH.)