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

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Notices in brief...

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

Carols at The Running Horse, Littleton

On Thursday 13th December starting at 7pm, patrons of The Running Horse will be entertained by Carol Singing (with a chance to join in).  If you are interested in being one of the Carol Singers, please contact the Benefice Office on 01962 880 845 or office@downsbenefice.org.uk.  Otherwise, do come along, join in and get into the spirit of Christmas.

'Carols on the Green'

Monday 17th December - 6pm

Start the countdown to Christmas and come along to Woodman Close, Sparsholt at 6pm on Monday 17th December to sing Carols.

Advent Compline with Music - led by Dale Webb

Friday 21st December - 6.30pm

St Peter and Holy Cross, Wherwell

For full details please click Advent_Compline_-_21st_December_2018.

Alpha is coming!

Starts 13th January 2019.

For more details, please click Alpha_Course_-_January_2019

Benefice Baptism Team

Would you be interested in becoming part of the Baptism Team?

For more details please see  Notices

Parish Magazine Deadline

Copy for February/March edition of the Benefice Parish Magazine should be submitted by 12.00 noon - 7th January.

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