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28 February, 2016

Big Church Clean

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Just a reminder that we would love lots of folk volunteer to help the Marthas, by coming to St Mary’s on Monday 14th March at 9.30am, armed with your favourite cleaning gear. As this is a weekday several of those who clean regularly will not be able to be there – so please do put the date on your calendar, and make it a fun morning – the more the merrier! ...

28 February, 2016

Service of Light

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This year the Benefice is not celebrating at dawn on Easter Day. Those of you who love the beautiful words of the Service of Light might enjoy the Vigil and First Mass of Easter at Alton Abbey – to be held at 2100 on Saturday 26th March. ...

28 February, 2016

Julian Meetings

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Our Julian meetings are now held once a month, at 8pm. If you would like to join us you would be very welcome; please contact Gay Howard 565993, or email julian@howard.nildram.co.uk., or myself on 562126. ...

27 February, 2016

Concert at Alton Abbey

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There will be a special concert at the Abbey of opera favourites and cabaret surprises, given by soprano Patricia Casement, and pianist Martin Dack. The programme will include works by Wagner, Puccini, Britten, Gershwin, Stilgoe & Lehrer; and will be approximately one and half hours with one interval. Food will be served after the concert. ...

27 January, 2016

Our Carol Service

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It was wonderful to see so many villagers at our Carol Service – it was the perfect start to Christmas, and I am sure everyone there felt the warmth of the worship and enjoyed singing their favourite carols. Thank you to those who took an active part, and a special Thank You to Cathy Dumelow and Mervyn Dunwoody for putting the service together, and producing the order of service sheets. We hope all future ventures during the Interregnum will be as well supported, and successful! ...

27 January, 2016

Big Church Clean

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Each week the church is cleaned by a faithful band of Marthas – see the back for the names of those hard working folk, and we thank them very much. Occasionally the church needs more than one or two people can easily do – there are windows that look green, and corners, both high and low, that could do with extra! ...

27 January, 2016

Lent Lunches

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St Andrews Medstead will hold their weekly Lent Lunches on Wednesday 10th; Tuesday 16th; Friday 26th February, and Thursday 3rd March. For the Parishes of Bentworth, Lasham and Shalden this year there will be one Lent Lunch. It will be at St Mary’s Church Lasham on Saturday 27th of February at 12 00. We are delighted that the Rev John Ellison has agreed to lead us in worship. The charity chosen will be one that supports Refugee children ...

27 January, 2016

Lent Bible Study

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Lent Bible study this year will be held on Tuesday evenings as a Benefice Bible Study at St. Andrew’s Church Hall Medstead 7 30 to 9 30 p.m. The study starts on Feb 16th. ...

24 January, 2016

St Mary’s Bentworth Drop-In at The Sun Inn

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We continue to meet every Wednesday from 10.45-11.45am, for coffee/tea, and cake for £4 each. Do join us and the warm welcome in the Sun, there were 18 of us there when we restarted after Christmas. ...

23 December, 2015

PCC

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We would like to thank John Young for stepping in to the breach as Treasurer in 2013. He has now handed over to Mervyn Dunwoody, from 1st January 2016, who has also taken on the role of Gift Aid Secretary. ...

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