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Church @4 resumes. We will be meeting every week, alternating between St Lawrence and Holy Rood Church. Church@4 is an all age service with singing, lots of craft, a story, action prayers and refreshments. A relaxed service and everybody is welcome! We look forward to seeing you there.  

Teddies with Lynn and Sarah

We welcome you back to our teddies group in person with songs, a story, a show and tell. If your little one would like to join us (older siblings allowed too) then please join us. We’d love to see all your lovely faces.

10am Holy Rood Coffee Morning

Come and join us for a coffee morning at Holy Rood Church with a piece of cake. We stop at 11.45pm to pray together. Everbody welcome.

Prayer 20:20

Each month the churches of Alton take time to pray together for the opportunities of mission and ministry in our town and surrounding area. This started in 2020 under the initiative 20:20 prayer. We meet on the 20th day of each month, at 20:20 (8.20pm) for 20 minutes. We decided to continue this through 2021 too. Therefore we meet this Tuesday – 8.20pm – for 20 minutes. The log in details are: Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 509 547…

Zoom Prayer morning

A time to come together to pray. Please join us. Topic: POTR Prayer Meeting Time: This is a recurring meeting 10am-11am Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 886 7857 5981 Passcode: 014559

The Lighthouse

Whilst you worship in church, your children can worship at The Lighthouse. We start at the Parish Centre, next to St Lawrence Church at 10.30am. At the end of the session, the children will be brought back to church to enjoy the last part of the service. All children aged between 0 – 11 are welcome. We will be enjoying craft, singing songs and doing fun activities whilst learning about Jesus and the Bible. The Lighthouse will be open on…

8.30am Men’s Breakfast at the White Hart

We will be meeting again at the White Hart public house, Holybourne, at 8.30am on Saturday 30th October for our usual delicious ‘full English’ breakfast, all for just £9. Come and enjoy some lively banter and listen to our excellent speaker, John Hubbard, a trustee of Resurrection Trading. If you have not attended the breakfast for a while we would love to see you again. Please reply to Tim Codling by email: or telephone him on 01420 80388 by Wednesday 27th October.…

6pm – Informal Evening Service at St Lawrence Church

This will be a time of worship, celebration and reflection. We are following a series “Dare to be Different – Aspects of Holiness.” Everyone is welcome. Why not bring a guest?

7pm Meet and Eat at Holy Rood – women’s group for Fun and Fellowship

Craft evening at Holybourne Church from 7pm with cake and hot drinks. Do come along! Please do chat to Kathy Norkett at All Saints, Sarah Neish at Beech, Ruth Randall at Holybourne, Elspeth Mackeggie Gurney and Alison Parr at St. Lawrence about the group. If you would like to be added to the distribution list or need any further information just email Lyn Baines at