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St Lawrence Christmas Tree Festival is returning on 9th and 10th December

We are really excited for this popular event. St Lawrence Church will be filled with beautifully decorated trees, music from our wonderful church organ, a tombola and festive refreshments for sale. Do also join us for the Christingle on Sunday 10th December at 4pm at the end of the festival. If you would like to display a tree, please contact Elaine or Carol. Elaine Cook on 07762583821 or Carol Graham on 07743042484. If you are able to help with the…

Christmas Card Message

Christmas Card Boards –  as in previous years there will be boards in each of the churches for your Christmas cards to the rest of the parish. Please consider sending one card to your friends in the church as it saves on the number of cards which have to be recycled so is great for the environment. Boards will be in place from the beginning of December. The Eco Church Team

Macmillan Coffee Mornings Tuesday 26th September and Friday 29th September

Macmillan Coffee Mornings at Holy Rood and St Lawrence. Come and support one of these worthwhile coffee mornings in aid of Macmillan Cancer support. There will be delicious cakes, savoury items, tea and coffee and a friendly welcome. Holy Rood will be hosting on Tuesday 26th September between 10am to 11.45am followed by their usual time of prayer. St Lawrence will be hosting on Friday 29th September from 10.30am. And a Macmillan Cake Sale on Friday 29th September & Sunday…

New CAP Freshstart course starting Tuesday 3rd October 2023

Tackle a Life-Controlling Habit ?  If you, or anyone you know, wants to tackle a life-controlling habit such as smoking, gambling, over-eating, internet or social media addiction, shopping addiction, binge drinking, pornography, soft drugs, etc. – try Fresh Start. It’s a free 9-week course, based on principles from the Bible and the 12-steps-of-recovery process, backed by 1-to-1 coaching and a support group of others wanting to tackle their dependencies. A new Fresh Start course begins on Tuesday 3td October, 10:00-11:30 am at Alton Maltings, led by experienced…

Family Walk Saturday 2nd September with Afternoon Tea

A healthy walk and afternoon tea.  Everyone [not just men] is warmly invited to The White Hart, Holybourne by Alton Walking Church for Men on Saturday 2nd September at 2.30p.m. After prayer, we shall have an easy 3+ mile walk to stretch the legs and stimulate the appetite, followed by a delicious tea with sandwiches, cake and flapjack at 4.00p.m. in the inn garden. The cost is just £10, payable on the day. If you would like to join us,…

Eco Church Count on Nature

  Here is a short video outlining our afternoon of Counting Nature in St Lawrence Churchyard. Cathy Wilson from the Alton Horticultural Society, went round with us. She gave us lots of ideas for future plants that were insect friendly and pointed out others that we didnt know we had.

Alton Plus Alpha Reunion Evening and new Autumn course

Join us for a reunion evening on Wednesday 5th July. We will meet for a meal together at 7pm at Alton Community Centre – everybody from previous Alpha courses are invited as well as any new faces – bring your friends. We will discuss what an Alpha course is ready to begin our new course in the Autumn. All free of charge and no pressure to join up for the new Alpha course – just a relaxed, friendly open environment…