Services for Sunday 24th January - The Third Sunday of Epiphany
Owing to current the Coronavirus situation and restrictions, we are very sorry but we are unable to safely open the Chuches of The Downs Benefice for services until further notice.
Online Resources for live streamed Sunday and daily services
8.20am Morning Prayer
10am Sung Eucharist
1am and 4pm via YouTube
1.30am via YouTube
11am Choral Eucharist, BCP
6.30pm Choral Evensong, BCP
Benefice Morning Prayer comes into your home
Tuesdays at 9:30am on Zoom.
Come and join us!
If you would like to join us for this short service please call on 01962 880 845 or send an email to the
We can then get in touch with you, sending you a copy of the service and the link to Zoom.
The Churches in The Downs Benefice are also open for Individual Private Prayer at these times:
Masks must be worn in Church.
|St Mary the Less, Chilbolton||9am - 4pm||Sundays|
|St Mary's, Crawley||10am - 4pm||Sundays|
|St Catherine's, Littleton||10am - 4pm||Wednesdays|
|St Stephen's, Sparsholt||10am - 4pm||Closed until further notice|
|St Peter & Holy Cross, Wherwell||10am - 4pm||Closed until further notice|
Prayer for today - Thursday 21st January
our beginning and our end:
bring us with the whole creation
to your glory, hidden through past ages
and made known
in Jesus Christ our Lord.
The Five Parish Churches in the Downs Benefice
For a short history and photos of each church please click on the images below.
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
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.