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Sunday Services for February

 

Services for Sunday 3rd February

The Presentation of Christ in the Temple (Candlemas)

8am (Sp) Holy Communion (BCP)
10am (Ch) Family Service
10am (Cr) Family Communion
10am (Wh) Holy Communion (Common Worship)
4pm (Li) Cafe Church

Services for Sunday 10th February

The Fourth Sunday before Lent

10am (Ch) Morning Prayer
10am (Cr) Morning Worship (Matins)
10am (Li) Family Communion
10am (Sp) Joint Service with Sparsholt School led by the School
6pm (Wh) Benefice Evensong (Please contact the Church Wardens or the Benefice Office for details of venue)

Services for Sunday 17th February

The Third Sunday before Lent

8am (Cr) Holy Communion (BCP)
10am (Ch) Family Communion
10am (Li) Morning Worship
10am (Sp) Matins
10am (Wh) Family Service

Services for Sunday 24th February

The Second Sunday before Lent

8am ( Wh) Holy Communion (BCP)
10am (Cr) 4th Sunday Worship with the Sunday School
10am (Li) Family Communion
10am (Sp) Family Communion
4pm (Ch) Evening Prayer (at Pentons, Village Street, Chilbolton)

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

Services for December

Services for Sunday 2nd December

The First Sunday of Advent

8am (Sp) Holy Communion (BCP)
10am (Ch) Family Service
10am (Cr) Family Communion
10am (Li) Posada Service
5.30pm (Wh) Advent Candlelight Service following Advent Fayre

Services for Sunday 9th December

The Second Sunday of Advent

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

Services for Sunday 16th December

The Third Sunday of Advent

10am (Li) Morning Worship
10am (Sp) Matins
10am (Wh) Family Service with Baptism
4pm (Ch) Carol Service
6pm (Cr) Carol Service
6pm (Li) Carol Service

Services for Sunday 23rd December

The Fourth Sunday of Advent

10am (Ch) Benefice Family Communion

Services for Monday 24th December

CHRISTMAS EVE

2.30pm (Wh ) Crib Service
4pm (Ch) Crib Service
4pm (Li) Crib Service
4.30pm (Cr) Posada Service
11.15pm (Wh) Midnight Service (with Chilbolton)
11.30pm (Sp) Midnight Service

Services for Tuesday 25th December

CHRISTMAS DAY

8am (Cr) Holy Communion BCP
10am (Ch) Family Service
10am (Cr) Family Service with Nativity Play by the Sunday School
10am (Li) Family Communion
10am (Sp) Family Service

Services for Sunday 30th December

The First Sunday of Christmas
10am (Sp) Benefice Holy Communion (BCP)

 


Sunday Services for November

Services for Sunday 4th November

The Fourth Sunday before Advent

ALL SAINTS'/ALL SOULS'

10.00am (Cr) All Souls' Service
3.00pm (Wh) All Saints' Service (with Chilbolton)
3.30pm (Ch) Light Party (a Christian alternative to Hallowe'en)
4.00pm (Li) Cafe Church in Church Room
6.00pm (Sp) All Souls' Service 
6.00pm (Wh) Autumn Meditations

Services for Sunday 11th November

The Third Sunday before Advent

REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY

8.00am (Li) Holy Communion
10.45am (Li) Remembrance Service in Church
10.50am (Ch) Remembrance Service in Church (with Wherwell)
10.55am (Cr) Remembrance Service at the War Memorial
10.55am (Sp) Remembrance Service at the War Memorial

Services for Sunday 18th November

The Second Sunday before Advent

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

 

Services for Sunday 25th November

The Last Sunday before Advent

CHRIST THE KING - ST CATHERINE OF ALEXANDRIA

8.00am (Wh) Holy Communion (BCP)
10.00am (Cr) 4th Sunday Worship with Sunday School
10.00am (Sp) Family Communion
11.00am (Li) Patronal Festival Family Service followed by lunch to which The Friends of St Catherine's' will be invited.
6.00pm (Ch) Benefice Evensong

Sunday Services for October

Services for Sunday 7th October

The Nineteenth Sunday after Trinity

8.00am (Sp) Holy Communion (BCP)
10.00am (Ch) Family Service
10.00am (Cr) Family Communion
10.00am (Wh) Holy Communion
4.00pm (Li) Cafe Church in Church Room
6.00pm (Wh) Autumn Meditations

Services for Sunday 14th October

The Twentieth Sunday after Trinity

10.00am (Ch) Morning Prayer
10.00am (Cr) Morning Worship
10.00am (Li) Family Communion
10.00am (Sp) Harvest Festival
6.00pm (Wh) Benefice Evensong

Services for Sunday 21st October

The Twenty-First Sunday after Trinity

8.00am (Cr) Holy Communion (BCP)
10.00am (Ch) Family Communion with REME (CW)
10.00am (Li) Harvest Festival
10.00am (Sp) Matins
10.00am (Wh) Family Pet Service
6.00pm (Li) Peace & Wholeness

 

Services for Sunday 28th October

The Last Sunday after Trinity - BIBLE Sunday

8.00am (Wh) Holy Communion (BCP)
10.00am (Cr) 4th Sunday Worship with Sunday School
10.00am (Li) Family Communion
10.00am (Sp) Family Communion
6.00pm (Ch) Benefice Evensong

Sunday Services for September

Services for Sunday 2nd September

The Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity

8.00am (Sp) Holy Communion (BCP)
10.00am (Ch) Family Service
10.00am (Cr) Family Communion
10.00am (Li) Show Service in the Marquee at Littleton Show ground
10.00am (Wh) Holy Communion (CW)
6.00pm (Wh) Autumn Meditations

Services for Sunday 9th September

The Fifteenth Sunday after Trinity

10.00am (Ch) Morning Prayer
10.00am (Cr) Morning Worship
10.00am (Li) Family Communion
10.00am (Sp) Pet Service
6.00pm (Wh) Benefice Evensong

Services for Sunday 16th September

The Sixteenth Sunday after Trinity

8.00am (Cr) Holy Communion (BCP)
10.00am (Li) Morning Worship 
10.00am (Sp) Matins
11.00am (Wh) Harvest Festival/Holy Cross Day 
12 noon (Ch) Airborne Forces Remembrance Service at Church
6.00pm (Li) Peace & Wholeness

 

 

Services for Sunday 30th September

The Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity

10.00am (Cr) 5th Sunday Benefice Family Communion at Crawley

 

Services for Sunday 23rd September

The Seventeenth Sunday after Trinity 

8.00am (Wh) Holy Communion (BCP)
10.00am (Ch) Harvest Festival 
10.00am (Cr) Harvest Festival
10.00am (Li) Family Communion
10.00am (Sp) Family Communion

Sunday Services for August

Services for Sunday 5th August

The Tenth Sunday after Trinity

8.00am (Sp) Holy Communion (BCP)
10.00am (Ch) Family Service
10.00am (Cr) Family Communion
10.00am (Wh) Holy Communion (CW)
4.00pm (Li) Cafe Church in Church Room

Services for Sunday 12th August

The Eleventh Sunday after Trinity

10.00am (Ch) Morning Prayer
10.00am (Cr) Morning Worship
10.00am (Li) Family Communion
10.00am (Sp) Welcome Worship
6.00pm (Wh) Benefice Evensong

Services for Sunday 19th August

The Twelfth Sunday after Trinity

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 26th August

The Thirteenth Sunday after Trinity 

8.00am (Wh) Holy Communion (BCP)
10.00am (Cr) 4th Sunday Worship with Sunday School
10.00am (Li) Family Communion
10.00am (Sp) Family Communion
6.00pm (Ch) Benefice Evensong

Sunday Services for July

Services for Sunday 1st July

The Fifth Sunday after Trinity

8.00am (Sp) Holy Communion (BCP)
10.00am (Ch) Thanksgiving Service for the Fete (in the Marquee)
10.00am (Cr) Family Communion
10.00am (Wh) Holy Communion
4.00pm (Li) Cafe Church in Church Room

Services for Sunday 8th July

The Sixth Sunday after Trinity

10.00am (Ch) Morning Prayer
10.00am (Cr) Morning Worship
10.00am (Li) Family Communion
10.00am (Sp) Welcome Worship
6.00pm (Wh) Benefice Evensong

Services for Sunday 15th July

The Seventh Sunday after Trinity

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

 

 

Services for Sunday 29th July

The Ninth Sunday after Trinity

10.00am (Wh)  5th Sunday Benefice Family Communion 

 

Services for Sunday 22nd July

The Eighth Sunday after Trinity 

8.00am (Wh) Holy Communion (BCP)
10.00am (Cr) 4th Sunday Worship with Sunday School
10.00am (Li) Family Communion
10.00am (Sp) Family Communion
6.00pm (Ch) Benefice Evensong