This is the official website of The Downs Benefice Winchester, Hampshire.

Future Months

Notices in brief...

For all the notices and more information, please see our Notices page

In Emergency 

In an emergency, please contact the Rector, Revd Jax Machin on:

 Email: revdjax@downsbenefice.org.uk

Mobile: 07761 055228

Further information about the phone line is available

here

Coronavirus Support:

Chilbolton Coronavirus Support:

Coronavirus Support 

 

Crawley Corona Helpers:

Phone:  07807 363689 or Email: crawleycoronahelpers@gmail.com 

Littleton Coronavirus Support Group:

Update

 

Sparsholt Community Support:

Support Group

 

Wherwell Coronavirus Help Line:

Helpline

 

Hampshire Help Line:

0333 370 4000

(This number has been issued by Hants Constabulary.)

Prayer Requests

If you have any prayer requests, for any concerns lying on your heart or to give thanks, please email the office on office@downsbenefice.org.uk

All prayer requests will be made anonymous before being passed on  to our Prayer Team.

Parish Magazine Deadline

Copy for Aug/Sept edition of the Benefice Parish Magazine should be submitted by 12.00 noon - Friday 1st July.

A very warm welcome to all the services in The Downs Benefice of St. Mary the Less Chilbolton (Ch), St. Mary's Crawley (Cr), St. Catherine's Littleton (Li), St. Stephen's with Lainston Sparsholt (Sp) and St. Peter and Holy Cross Wherwell (Wh)

NB: this website is updated weekly, but please check services with the Benefice Office: Tel: +44 1962 880845

Sunday Services for January

 

Services for Sunday 6th January

The Epiphany

8am (Sp) Holy Communion (BCP)
10am (Ch) Family Service
10am (Cr) Family Communion
10am (Wh) Family Communion
4pm (Li) Cafe Church - in Church Room

Services for Sunday 13th January

The Baptism of Christ - The Second Sunday of Epiphany

10am (Ch) Morning Prayer
10am (Cr) Morning Worship (Matins)
10am (Li) Family Communion
10am (Sp) Welcome Worship
6pm (Wh) Benefice Evensong - please contact the Benefice Office for the venue

Services for Sunday 20th January

The Third Sunday of Epiphany

8am (Cr) Holy Communion (BCP)
10am (Ch) Family Communion
10am (Li) Morning Worship
10am (Sp) Matins
10am (Wh) Family Service
6pm (Li) Peace & Wholeness

Services for Sunday 27th January

The Fourth Sunday of Epiphany

8am (Wh) Holy Communion (BCP)
10am (Cr) 4th Sunday Worship with Sunday School
10am (Li) Family Communion
10am (Sp) Family Communion
4pm (Ch) Evening Prayer at Beech House, Paddock Field, Chilbolton, SO20 6AU