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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…

New series of St Lawrence Lunctime Organ concerts coming soon

2023 LUNCHTIME ORGAN CONCERTS TO BE HELD AT ST LAWRENCE CHURCH ALTON   The 2023 series of lunchtime organ concerts will start on Thursday 22 June as part of the Jane Austen/Regency week. Our own organist Will Nisbet will perform and his programme may include some trumpet/organ music. Admission is free with a retiring collection to help cover expenses and donate to the organ restoration fund. Doors open at 1230 when refreshments will be available to accompany your picnic lunch!…

Volunteers needed for youth activities

We have some really successful children’s groups in the parish all wonderfully led by Martha, our Children, youth and family worker. But in order for Martha to run these club she needs volunteers to help her. It’s really fun, not hard work and would be really appreciated. Volunteer for Glow Childrens group for years 3-6, held in St Ls church on Thursdays from 3:15-5pm Volunteers would help to make drinks and toast, join in with bible discussion and group discussion, …

ACAN Exhibition – Listen to the children Monday 30th January to 9th February

ACAN EXHIBITION – LISTEN TO THE CHILDREN – hosted in St Lawrence Church Monday 30th January to February 9th If Nature runs out we’ll have none to show and pass down to future generations – imagine a world without wonder! What are the worries of our local children regarding the Climate & Nature Emergency, what do they ask of us and how can we help them – and ourselves! – be agents of positive change.

Youth Weekend away to the Isle of Wight – this February! Sign up now

We are really excited to be running this event again. It has been so much fun in previous years and we’d love your teenager to join us! COGS, POTR, More to Life and BenBinFro are joining forces to organise a fun-filled weekend away to the Isle of Wight. This is an annual tradition where we go away together , have some fun and make life-long friends and memories. DateDate 11th – 13th February 2023 Cost – £120 Payment – Please…