Posts from October 2019

Eco Church on the move

We are planning to install cycle racks at all our churches and halls as a first step to getting members and visitors to consider using their bikes more. If any riders would like to help choose the best racks and decide where they should go please contact John Hubbard at

Alton Foodbank

A very big thank you to all who have contributed to the food bank, your gifts are certainly helping others. In the last 6 months the demand is 40% up on last year.  We have had 196 vouchers presented and handed out food for 538 people totalling over 5 tonnes.  Peter

£205.52 raised for the Children’s Society

THE CHILDREN’S SOCIETY      ALL SAINTS CHURCH BOX HOLDERS.   At the Box Opening & Coffee Morning on Saturday 19th October we raised £205.52 for this worthwhile cause. Thank you to all who attended, brought their boxes to be counted, those who helped with Counting etc. Raffle & Refreshments. It is greatly appreciated. Thank you. Judy Brown.

Knitting enthusiasts – Christmas Angels

Last year 500 knitted angels with a Christmas message to come to a Church service were placed around the town. All knitters are invited to make more. Patterns are at the back of the churches. Thank you

Keep collecting for Alton Foodbank

We are keeping our thoughts and celebrations for Harvest throughout October.  As part of this we ask that you keep bringing items to our churches for distribution to Alton Foodbank. Please do be generous.

Community Market raised £497

Well done to all those involved in the Monthly Community Market held at The Parish Centre.  This month a whopping £497 was raised.  We look forward to the next one on 2nd November between 9am and 12noon.

POTR Free Cycle

Following up from our Eco-Church launch last week, why not sign up to the POTR Freecycle group. Contact Julie Howe for more information on A great way to strengthen local community ties and promote environmental sustainability and reuse.