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Lent Series 2018 come and join us

 Lent Series

The Cathedral Choir, Choristers & Lay Clerks are coming to

St Stephen's - 10th March

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A Spring Programme of Meditations at Wherwell Church

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Save the date - 23 April

The Lyra Singers from St Petersburg visit Littleton. 

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Confirmation 

Confirmation will take place in Winchester Cathedral during the Easter Eve Vigil. 

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Volunteer Treasurer wanted for charity

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Sparsholt 100 Club 

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Parish Magazine Deadline

Copy for April/May edition of the Benefice Parish Magazine should be submitted by 12.00 noon - 5th 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 25th February 2018 - Second Sunday of Lent 

8am (Wh) Holy Communion 
10am (Cr) 4th Sunday Worship with Sunday School
10am (Li) Family Communion
10am (Sp) Family Communion
4pm (Ch) Fireside Praise

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

Genesis 17: 1-7; 15-16

Romans 4: 13-end

Mark 8: 31-end

Psalm 135

 
 

 

 

Live the Mission

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