Posts from September 2020

Traidcraft News

The new Traidcraft catalogue has arrived with some great ideas for gifts that really make a difference. The catalogue can be viewed online at or Jo is happy to deliver paper copies to addresses in Alton, Beech and Holybourne. Orders can be placed by calling Jo on 01420 87680, 07980 371034 or emailing Face masks are also back in stock in large and medium sizes

Harvest decorations – feeling creative?

During October the Ministry Team will be encouraging you to get creative as some alternatives to our usual way of doing Harvest. We would like you to consider making some sort of Harvest Wreath for front doors or gates. Philippa Penfold has put together some ideas for this and there is a sheet here. Get your creative juices flowing.

Update from the Futures Group

Firstly, thank you to everyone who completed the Survey of Church life since lockdown, 90 returns were received. The Futures Group (Robin Kemp, Elspeth Mackeggie Gurney, Helen Walters, Martyn Edwards & Matthew Bayliss) are now in the process of analysing the results before presenting recommendations on service style & content and wider issues to the PCC early in 2021. The group will continue to seek views and will consult with individuals & groups throughout the Autumn.

September Services and Communion – remember to book your place here!

  If you would like to attend any of these services you will need to book a place for you, and any family members who live with you who wish to attend. Please contact Philippa, via email ( to reserve your place. If you cannot use email, and would prefer to telephone, please contact the churchwarden or the Focal Minister of the church you would like to attend (Ministry Team phone numbers can be found here).   On arrival at…