Notices in brief...
For all the notices and more information, please see our Notices page
NSPCC - For adults concerned about a child: 0808 800 5000
ChildLine - For children and young people on: 0800 1111
Action on Elder Abuse helpline: 0808 808 8141
24-hour National Domestic Violence Helpline: 0808 2000 247
NAPAC – Offer support and advice to adult survivors of childhood abuse: 0808 801 0331
Stop It Now – preventing child sexual abuse: 0808 1000 900
Cruse – bereavement helpline: 0808 808 1677
Citizens Advice - Winchester District
has now officially opened its doors at their new location on Colebrook Street in Winchester, next to Winchester City Council offices.
If you need advice you can visit the office during the following times:
Or alternatively call the Adviceline on: 03444 111 306
or visit www.citizensadvice.org.uk
Parish Magazine Deadline
Copy for February/March edition of the Benefice Parish Magazine should be submitted by 12.00 noon - Friday 10th January.
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 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 Sunday 8th December - The Second Sunday of Advent
||Morning Worship (Matins)
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 - Year A
|Isaiah 11: 1-10
|Romans 15: 4-13
|Matthew 3: 1-12