Prayer for Today - Tuesday 11th August
revive your Church in our day,
and make her holy, strong and faithful,
for your glory’s sake
in Jesus Christ our Lord.
I am delighted to announce that Sunday services will begin again in our Benefice from Sunday, 19th July,
initially one service across the Benefice each week.
|16th August||Chilbolton||10 am - Morning Prayer|
|23rd August||Littleton||10 am - Holy Communion|
|30th August||Wherwell||10am - Holy Communion|
ALL SEATS MUST BE BOOKED VIA THE BENEFICE OFFICE: (01962) 880845 or
The government has now determined that face covering should be worn in all places of worship in England. If you intend to come to church please therefore wear a mask or face covering while you are in the church building.
The Churches in The Downs Benefice are also open for Individual Private Prayer at these times:
|St Mary the Less, Chilbolton||9am-4pm||Sundays|
|St Mary's, Crawley||10am - 4pm||Wednesdays and Sundays|
|St Catherine's, Littleton||10am - 4pm||Sat: 1st Aug; Wed: 5th Aug; Sat: 8th Aug; Wed: 12th Aug; Sat: 15th Aug; Wed: 19th Aug; Wed: 26th Aug; Sat 29th Aug.|
|St Stephen's, Sparsholt||10am - 4pm||Wednesdays and Sundays (EXCEPT 19th July and 2nd August)|
Benefice Morning Prayer comes into your home
Tuesdays at 9:30am on Zoom.
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.
Across the Downs
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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.