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Notices in brief...

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

Christian Aid Week 13-19 May (Littleton)

Volunteers needed - Please see our Notices  page for further information

The return of Cantores Episcopi - songs for a Summer Afternoon

Saturday 9th June, 3pm, St Catherine's Church Room, Littleton

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Auction of Promises

Saturday 28th April at 7.30pm in Wherwell Village Hall

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A Spring Programme of Meditations at Wherwell Church

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Save the date - Saturday 30th June 12.30-3.30pm

Chilbolton Church Fete and Village BBQ

Sparsholt 100 Club 

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Parish Magazine Deadline

Copy for June/July edition of the Benefice Parish Magazine should be submitted by 12.00 noon - 7 May

 A warm welcome to the Downs Benefice, which lies to the north-west of Winchester, one time Capital City  of England.

 

 

The Five Parish Churches in the Downs Benefice

For more information please click on the image of a church below.

St Mary the Less

St Mary's

St Catherine's

St Stephen's

St Peter and Holy Cross

 

St Mary the Less Chilbolton

Village Street, Chilbolton, Hampshire, SO20 6BQ

St Mary's Crawley

Main Road, Crawley, Hampshire, SO21 2PZ

St Catherine's Littleton

Main Road, Littleton, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 6QY

St Stephen's Sparsholt with Lainston

Church Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire, SO21 2NJ

St Peter and Holy Cross Wherwell

Church Street, Wherwell, Hampshire, SP11 7JJ

Services for this Sunday 29th April 2018 - Fifth Sunday of Easter

10.00am (Ch) 5th Sunday Benefice Communion Service 
     
     
     
     
     

In this Benefice we welcome everyone to our altars during communion.


Communicant members from all denominations are most welcome and others are invited for a blessing.

 

Readings

 

Acts 8: 26-end

1 John 4: 7-end

John 15: 1-8

Psalm 22: 25-end

Live the Mission

Newsletter from the Diocese of Winchester. http://www.winchester.anglican.org/resources/communications-resources/enewsandnewsletter/