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For our weekday services please see the events section.
Our upcoming Sunday services, together with any ferial, festal or seasonal services are listed below:


Harvest BCP Evening Prayer
– The Lady Chapel, St Mary and All Saints’ Church, Droxford  –
6.00pm Saturday, 13th September

Week Beginning: 14th October 2018

Twentieth Sunday after Trinity ~ Proper XXIII

8am ~ Holy Communion (BCP) ~ Meonstoke
10.30am ~ Family Harvest Service with Sung Eucharist followed by lunch ~ Droxford
and launch of the Pledge Appeal
6.30pm ~ Evensong ~ Wilfrid of Ripon ~ Corhampton

Week Beginning: 21st October 2018

Twenty-first Sunday after Trinity ~ Proper XXIV

8am ~ Holy Communion (BCP) ~ Exton
10am ~ Informal Intergenerational Service ~ St Luke and Healthcare ~ Droxford
10.30am ~ Sung Mattins ~ St Luke and Healthcare ~ Corhampton

Week Beginning: 28th October 2018

Twenty-second Sunday after Trinity ~ Proper XXV

8am ~ Holy Communion (BCP) ~ Corhampton ~ SIMON AND JUDE
9.30am ~ Informal Intergenerational Service ~ Meonstoke
10.30am ~ Sung Eucharist (CW) ~ Exton ~ BIBLE SUNDAY

Week Beginning: 4th November 2018

Twenty-third week after Trinity ~ Proper XVI ~ ALL SAINTS’ SUNDAY

8am ~ Holy Communion (BCP) ~ Droxford
10.30am ~ Sung Eucharist (CW) ~ Meonstoke
3.30pm ~ All Souls Service ~ Exton

Week Beginning: 11th November 2018

Twenty-fourth week after Trinity ~ Proper XVII ~ REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY

8am ~ Holy Communion (BCP) ~ Meonstoke
9.30am ~ Village Remembrance Service ~ Meonstoke
10.50am ~ Centenary Requiem for the Fallen ~ Droxford
3.30pm ~ Village Remembrance Service ~ Exton
6.30pm ~ Remembrance Evensong ~ Corhampton

 


Congratulations

to
Amy and Matt (28th April 2018),
Alexandra and Bradley (5th May 2018), Annie and Ian (9th June 2018),
Steve  and Vanessa and Scott and Victoria (23rd June),
Charlie and Sophie (14th July), Garry and Karen (21st July),
Ana and Mark, and Hugh and Charlotte (28th July)
Catherine and Simon (24th August), Jenny and Dave (1st September)
on their weddings.

GDPR arrived on 25th May

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Well Done and Thanks

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

  1. All those braving the elements on Saturday 13th October for the Meonstoke & Corhampton Churchyard Clear-ups and for walking in witness on the St Wilfrid Trail to East Meon
  2. For all those getting our churches ready for Harvest.
  3. For those who ran the Bank Holiday Monday Bring and Buy Sale in Exton – it was a great success
  4. For all those who are cleaning the churches, arranging flowers or maintaining the churchyards.

From the Rector

The War to End all Wars!

Harvest in the Meon Valley was better than expected in 2018 despite the cold wet spring and the scorching summer, but 100 years ago, whilst the harvest was of great importance to feed the nation, the cutting down of young men at the front and civilians in air raids continued until the Armistice was signed at 11 am on 11th November 1918. Having said that, British forces continued to fall in action in Russia until 1919 and many more died of their wounds in the year ahead.

Peace was a precious commodity in 1918 and it remains a prize in 2018.

Lest we forget

Unusually, I am taking the step of offering some words of prayer on the subject of peace in the context of the Centenary of the end of the Great War and invite you to use them, alone or with others, as we approach 11.11.18. (From churchofengland.org/first-world-war-centenary).

Jesus said: Whatever house you enter, first say, ‘Peace be to this house!’ (Luke 10.5)

‘Do not repay anyone evil for evil; bless those who persecute you, and where possible, live peaceably with all.’ (Romans 12.14,17)

Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God. (Matthew 5.9)

Spirit of God teach us your ways, that we may walk in the paths of peace.

Lord God, your Son proclaimed your peaceable Kingdom in both word and deed,
open our hearts and minds, we pray, to receive his Easter gift of peace.

And as we seek to witness to your purpose of peace, give us generosity of spirit in times of disagreement, patience in times of difficulty, the desire to pray for those who oppose us, and above all make us to be interpreters and bridge-builders between those who are at enmity.

This we ask in the name of Christ who has destroyed every wall that divides us, and whose sacrifice has made our peace with you, the Father of all humankind. Amen.

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace.
Where there is hatred, let me sow love;
where there is injury, pardon;
where there is doubt, faith;
where there is despair, hope;
where there is darkness light;
where there is sadness joy

O Divine Master,
grant that I may not so much
seek to be consoled as to console,
to be understood as to understand,
to be loved as to love.
For it is in giving that we receive,
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned,
and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life. Amen. After St Francis of Assisi

God was in Christ reconciling the world to himself.
Fill us with your Holy Spirit, O Lord, that we may be ambassadors for Christ and messengers of your reconciling love. Amen.

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Meon Valley Food Bank – PLEASE HELP

Thank you so much for all your kind donations.

Follow MVFB on twitter @MeonValleyFB or at www.meonvalleyfoodbank.co.uk.

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Hackney and Bishop’s Waltham Deaneries Link

For many years the Deanery has collected food and clothes for a variety of church needs in Hackney to be taken up in December. Earlier this year our friends in Hackney told us that they now have built up their local contacts including food collections in their local Waitrose and several Schools so that they no longer need distance support. They have asked us to convey their warm thanks for our help over the years. Because of this there will be no collection of food and clothes for Hackney this Autumn. We shall still be grateful for any gifts of money which can be made payable to Bishop’s Waltham Deanery and will support our seven partners including the Winter Night Shelter.

Upcoming events...

Thursday Said Holy Communion

October 11, 2018

Join us for a peaceful Communion service in the beautiful Lady Chapel at 10am. Coffee is served afterwards and all are always…

Tuesday Morning Prayer

October 16, 2018

08.30 to 09.00 Join us for a quiet time of prayer to start your day.

Wednesday Morning Prayer

October 17, 2018

08.30 to 09.00 Join us for a quiet time of prayer to start your day.

Wednesday Evening Prayer

October 17, 2018

17:00 to 17:30 Round your busy day off with some time to reflect and give thanks.

Thursday Said Holy Communion

October 18, 2018

Join us for a peaceful Communion service in the beautiful Lady Chapel at 10am. Coffee is served afterwards and all are always…

Tuesday Morning Prayer

October 23, 2018

08.30 to 09.00 Join us for a quiet time of prayer to start your day.

Wednesday Morning Prayer

October 24, 2018

08.30 to 09.00 Join us for a quiet time of prayer to start your day.

Wednesday Evening Prayer

October 24, 2018

17:00 to 17:30 Round your busy day off with some time to reflect and give thanks.

Thursday Said Holy Communion

October 25, 2018

Join us for a peaceful Communion service in the beautiful Lady Chapel at 10am. Coffee is served afterwards and all are always…

Tuesday Morning Prayer

October 30, 2018

08.30 to 09.00 Join us for a quiet time of prayer to start your day.

Wednesday Morning Prayer

October 31, 2018

08.30 to 09.00 Join us for a quiet time of prayer to start your day.

Wednesday Evening Prayer

October 31, 2018

17:00 to 17:30 Round your busy day off with some time to reflect and give thanks.

Thursday Said Holy Communion

November 1, 2018

Join us for a peaceful Communion service in the beautiful Lady Chapel at 10am. Coffee is served afterwards and all are always…

Tuesday Morning Prayer

November 6, 2018

08.30 to 09.00 Join us for a quiet time of prayer to start your day.

Wednesday Morning Prayer

November 7, 2018

08.30 to 09.00 Join us for a quiet time of prayer to start your day.

Wednesday Evening Prayer

November 7, 2018

17:00 to 17:30 Round your busy day off with some time to reflect and give thanks.

Thursday Said Holy Communion

November 8, 2018

Join us for a peaceful Communion service in the beautiful Lady Chapel at 10am. Coffee is served afterwards and all are always…

Tuesday Morning Prayer

November 13, 2018

08.30 to 09.00 Join us for a quiet time of prayer to start your day.

Wednesday Morning Prayer

November 14, 2018

08.30 to 09.00 Join us for a quiet time of prayer to start your day.

Wednesday Evening Prayer

November 14, 2018

17:00 to 17:30 Round your busy day off with some time to reflect and give thanks.

Thursday Said Holy Communion

November 15, 2018

Join us for a peaceful Communion service in the beautiful Lady Chapel at 10am. Coffee is served afterwards and all are always…

Tuesday Morning Prayer

November 20, 2018

08.30 to 09.00 Join us for a quiet time of prayer to start your day.

Wednesday Morning Prayer

November 21, 2018

08.30 to 09.00 Join us for a quiet time of prayer to start your day.

Wednesday Evening Prayer

November 21, 2018

17:00 to 17:30 Round your busy day off with some time to reflect and give thanks.

Thursday Said Holy Communion

November 22, 2018

Join us for a peaceful Communion service in the beautiful Lady Chapel at 10am. Coffee is served afterwards and all are always…

Tuesday Morning Prayer

November 27, 2018

08.30 to 09.00 Join us for a quiet time of prayer to start your day.

Wednesday Morning Prayer

November 28, 2018

08.30 to 09.00 Join us for a quiet time of prayer to start your day.

Wednesday Evening Prayer

November 28, 2018

17:00 to 17:30 Round your busy day off with some time to reflect and give thanks.

Thursday Said Holy Communion

November 29, 2018

Join us for a peaceful Communion service in the beautiful Lady Chapel at 10am. Coffee is served afterwards and all are always…

Tuesday Morning Prayer

December 4, 2018

08.30 to 09.00 Join us for a quiet time of prayer to start your day.

Wednesday Morning Prayer

December 5, 2018

08.30 to 09.00 Join us for a quiet time of prayer to start your day.

Wednesday Evening Prayer

December 5, 2018

17:00 to 17:30 Round your busy day off with some time to reflect and give thanks.

Thursday Said Holy Communion

December 6, 2018

Join us for a peaceful Communion service in the beautiful Lady Chapel at 10am. Coffee is served afterwards and all are always…

Tuesday Morning Prayer

December 11, 2018

08.30 to 09.00 Join us for a quiet time of prayer to start your day.

Wednesday Morning Prayer

December 12, 2018

08.30 to 09.00 Join us for a quiet time of prayer to start your day.

Wednesday Evening Prayer

December 12, 2018

17:00 to 17:30 Round your busy day off with some time to reflect and give thanks.

Thursday Said Holy Communion

December 13, 2018

Join us for a peaceful Communion service in the beautiful Lady Chapel at 10am. Coffee is served afterwards and all are always…

Tuesday Morning Prayer

December 18, 2018

08.30 to 09.00 Join us for a quiet time of prayer to start your day.

Wednesday Morning Prayer

December 19, 2018

08.30 to 09.00 Join us for a quiet time of prayer to start your day.

Wednesday Evening Prayer

December 19, 2018

17:00 to 17:30 Round your busy day off with some time to reflect and give thanks.

Thursday Said Holy Communion

December 20, 2018

Join us for a peaceful Communion service in the beautiful Lady Chapel at 10am. Coffee is served afterwards and all are always…

Tuesday Morning Prayer

December 25, 2018

08.30 to 09.00 Join us for a quiet time of prayer to start your day.

Wednesday Morning Prayer

December 26, 2018

08.30 to 09.00 Join us for a quiet time of prayer to start your day.

Wednesday Evening Prayer

December 26, 2018

17:00 to 17:30 Round your busy day off with some time to reflect and give thanks.

Thursday Said Holy Communion

December 27, 2018

Join us for a peaceful Communion service in the beautiful Lady Chapel at 10am. Coffee is served afterwards and all are always…

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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