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Notices in brief...

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

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 April/May edition of the Benefice Parish Magazine should be submitted by 12.00 noon - Friday 8th March.

 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 Mary's

St Catherine's

St Stephen's

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 this Sunday 20th January - The Third Sunday of Epiphany

8am (Cr) Holy Communion (BCP)
10am (Ch) Holy Communion - Common Worship
10am (Li) Morning Worship 
10am (Sp) Matins
10am (Wh) Family Service
6pm (Li) Peace & Wholeness Service

 

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 62: 1-5
1 Corinthians 12: 1-11
John 2: 1-11
Psalm 96

Live the Mission

Newsletter from the Diocese of Winchester. http://www.winchester.anglican.org/resources/communications-resources/enewsandnewsletter/