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Sunday Services

Notices in brief...

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

ASH Wednesday Services

Come and join us for our services   Ash_Wednesday_2018

Lent Series 2018 come and join us

 Lent Series

The Cathedral Choir, Choristers & Lay Clerks are coming to

St Stephen's - 10th March

Please see our Notices  page for further information

A Spring Programme of Meditations at Wherwell Church

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Save the date - 23 April

The Lyra Singers from St Petersburg visit Littleton. 

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Confirmation 

Confirmation will take place in Winchester Cathedral during the Easter Eve Vigil. 

Please go to Notices for further information.

Volunteer Treasurer wanted for charity

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Sparsholt 100 Club 

Please go to Notices for further information.

Parish Magazine Deadline

Copy for April/May edition of the Benefice Parish Magazine should be submitted by 12.00 noon - 5th March

 

 

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)

Sunday Services for March

Services for Sunday 4th March

Third Sunday of Lent

8am (Sp) Holy Communion (BCP)
10.00am (Ch) Family Service
10.00am (Cr) Family Communion
10.00am (Wh) Holy Communion & preaching on Stewardship
4.00pm (Li) Cafe Church in Church Room
6.00pm (Wh) Spring Meditations

Services for Sunday 11th March

MOTHERING SUNDAY - Fourth Sunday of Lent

10.00am (Ch) Mothering Sunday Service
10.00am (Cr) Mothering Sunday Service
10.00am (Li) Mothering Sunday Service with Holy Communion
10.00am (Sp) Mothering Sunday Service
10.00am (Wh) Mothering Sunday Service

Services for Sunday 18th March

Fifth Sunday of Lent - Passiontide begins

8.00am (Cr) Holy Communion (BCP)
10.00am (Ch) Holy Communion (CW)
10.00am (Li) Morning Worship
10.00am (Sp) Matins
10.00am (Wh) Family Service
6.00pm (Li) Peace Wholeness

 

 

 

 

 

Services for Sunday 25th March

PALM SUNDAY

10.00am (Cr) Palm Sunday Service
10.00am (Li) Palm Sunday Holy Communion Service with Donkey Procession
10.00am (Sp) Palm Sunday Service with Donkey Procession 
10.00am (Wh) Palm Sunday Service
6.00pm (Ch) Palm Sunday Service