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Thank you to all those who worked so hard to make all our churches so beautiful and welcoming for Easter and those who supported the Christian Aid Walk

50 years of Women in Reader Ministry

Fifty years ago this month, it became possible for women to be Readers.

Twenty-five years ago next month, Portsmouth Diocese ordained its first women to the Priesthood.

Christian Aid Week  ~ 12-19 May 2019

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The Annual South Hampshire
Christian Aid Walk

THANK YOU to all the organisers and helpers
and THANK YOU to all the supporters.
Click on the link for a sponsor form.

Our upcoming Sunday and weekday services,
together with any ferial, festal or seasonal services are listed below:

The week commencing:

19th May 2019 Fifth Sunday  of Easter
(Fourth Sunday after Easter)

08:00 ~ Exton ~ Said Holy Communion (BCP)
09:45 ~ Droxford ~ Informal Service
10:30 ~ Corhampton ~ Mattins

Tuesday 21st May 2019
08:30 ~ Exton ~ Morning Prayer

Wednesday 22nd May 2019
08:30 ~ Meonstoke ~ Morning Prayer
17:00 ~ Droxford ~ Evening Prayer

Thursday 23rd May 2019
10:00 Said Holy Communion (CW)

26th May 2019 Sixth Sunday  of Easter
(Rogation Sunday)

08:00 ~ Corhampton ~ Said Holy Communion (BCP)
10:30 ~ Exton ~ Family Eucharist ~ (Rogation Sunday)
12:00 Bring a Picnic to enjoy in the Churchyard and then
join us for a Rogation Day Walk to bless the fields
starting from Exton Church at 13:00

Tuesday 28th May 2019
08:30 ~ Exton ~ Morning Prayer

Wednesday 29th May 2019
08:30 ~ Meonstoke ~ Morning Prayer
17:00 ~ Droxford ~ Evening Prayer

Thursday, 30th May 2019
Ascension Day

10:00 ~ Droxford ~ Said Holy Communion (CW) ~ Ascension Day
19:00 ~ Meonstoke ~ Festal Sung Eucharist for Ascension Day


Congratulations

to all those who are preparing for baptism, including Kara Thomas and to those recently married, including Robert and Ellen (12 Apr) and to  those engaged to be married, especially Philip & Sophie (24May); Nicholas & Olivia (1Jun); Ben & Sasha (7Jun); and, Ian & Olivia(22Jun) and those later in the year.

Congratulations too for our churchwardens and the new members of the PCCs on their election to office.

Rest in Peace

Robert Hodgson RIP – late of Brendoncare, Adams Way, Alton
and died at Basingstoke District Hospital on Thursday 25th April 2019.  His cremation was held at Portchester Crematorium on Friday 3rd May and there will be a Service of Thanksgiving in Exton in June.

Dennis Heath RIP – His funeral was held in Portchester Crematorium on Tuesday 16th April.

Roger Brown RIP – late husband of Margaret, formerly of Exton.

Ian Higgens RIP, passed away very peacefully in the early hours of 28th February.  He is re-united with his beloved brother Nigel.  Ian’s funeral was held on Wednesday, 13th March at 2.30pm in Droxford Church.

Michael Collins RIP. Michael’s funeral was held on Friday, 29th March at 11:00am in Droxford Church.  Please pray for Ros, Suzie, Emma, Xanthe and Mauve and all those who miss Michael so much.

Admiral Sir Simon Cassels KCB CBE RIP passed away early on 6th March.  Please pray for the repose of his soul and for Jill and their family.  His Service of Thanksgiving was held in Exton Church on Friday, 5th April at 2.30 pm.

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Well Done and Thank You

Thank you to all those who contributed to, helped organise or attended our recent events:

  1. For the Christian Aid Walk
  2. For the Easter Flowers
  3. For all those who decorated our churches so beautifully for Easter. They brought great joy and were a sign of love and dedication.
  4. For all those who read or served, cleaned and tidied, prepared and set up, played music or sang over Easter.
  5. For those who walked in witness on Good Friday or cooked the breakfast of bread and fish
  6. For the excellent ‘Messiah from Scratch’
  7. For all those who prepared our Lenten Lunches, all who attended and all who gave to the Bishop’s Lent Appeal.
  8. For all those who have mothered us and all those we mother.
  9. For all those who made bunches of flowers for our Mothering Sunday Service.
  10. For those who came on our Pilgrimage to our Mother Church – the Cathedral Church of St Thomas of Canterbury, Portsmouth.
  11. l those who help at or come to Messy Church and thanks to Meonstoke School for hosting us and making us so welcome.

Upcoming events...

Droxford Community Village Fayre

June 1, 2019

Church Fête

July 6, 2019

Do please join us to show your support for the annual Meonstoke, Corhampton and Exton Church Fête; this year to be held…

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