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
The Downs Benefice Summer Walks
19th to 24th August 2019
DON’T MISS OUT!
Put these dates into your diary and join us during our week
of walks this summer.
See Week_of_Walks for full details and forms
It is for all of the communities of Chilbolton, Crawley, Littleton, Sparsholt and Wherwell: all are welcome.
There will be six full-length walks of between 8.5 and 9.5 miles and also eight half-day walks of about 4 to 5 miles.
Two years ago, we had about 100 walkers who each walked on average 2.2 walks.
It is hoped that all five communities will support this initiative.
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 October/November edition of the Benefice Parish Magazine should be submitted by 12.00 noon - Friday 6th September.
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 25th August - The Tenth Sunday after Trinity
||Holy Communion (BCP)
||4th Sunday Worship with Sunday School
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 C
|Isaiah 58: 9b-end
|Hebrews 12: 18-end
|Luke 13: 10-17
|Psalm 119: 49-72