21 March, 2020

“Surprised by Joy” – 30th May 2020

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An afternoon with Sue Morris and Alfred Bradley who will present a fascinating insight into the life of “C. S Lewis” To be held in Alton Abbey Church GU34 4AP 2.30pm Saturday May 30th 2020 ...

19 March, 2020

Open for Private Prayer – Closed for Public Worship


Dear members of all four PCCs and many parishioners, I very much hope that this email finds you in good health. You are all very much in my thoughts and prayers. ...

06 March, 2020

Cancelled – Choral Evensong 8th March 2020

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The Choral Evensong scheduled for St Mary’s Church Bentworth at 6pm on Sunday 8 March is now postponed until later in the year. PCC [Please note that this message is not posted on behalf of Bentworth Parish Council and does not necessarily reflect the Parish Council’s policy] ...

21 February, 2020

Lent Concert – Saturday 29th February

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Lent concert by Alton Choral Society in Alton Abbey Church 2.30pm Saturday February 29th 2020 Tickets £10 to include tea, to be booked in advance. Available from: Tickets, Friends of Alton Abbey, Alton Abbey, Abbey Road, Beech, Alton, GU34 4AP ...

21 February, 2020

Julian Meetings

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Our Julian meetings are now held on a Monday, once a month, at 8pm. The change of day may make it easier for others to join us – if you would like to you would be very welcome; please contact Gay Howard 565993, or email; or myself on 01420 562126. ...

24 January, 2020

Messy Church

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Come to a Messy Church Wedding! Saturday 1st February, 4:00pm-5:45pm Crafts, fun music and tea! Valentine’s special – come dressed for a wedding! ...

14 December, 2019

Messy Church – Saturday 7th December 2019

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You and your family are invited to Messy Church. Messy Church is all about welcoming people of all ages to come and have fun together. No-one is too young or too old to join in. Expect a chance to be creative, exploring the theme of the day. Then what could be better than to celebrate together. Finally, everyone sits down to share and enjoy a meal of sandwiches and cake, tea or coffee and juice. ...

22 November, 2019

Bentworth Churchyard Tidy

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Many thanks to everyone who helped with the churchyard tidy on Saturday 9th Nov and also to those who have been collecting leaves before and after the official event. Despite slightly less people attending this year, a great deal was done and the churchyard looked good for the Remembrance Service the following day. There is still a bit more to do and we might hold another session early in the new year. ...

30 October, 2019

POSTPONED – Bentworth churchyard tidy

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With England reaching the rugby World Cup final on Saturday 2nd Nov, it has been decided to postpone the Bentworth annual churchyard tidy until Saturday 9th Nov at 9.30am. ...

13 October, 2019

History of Lord Mayor Treloar Hospital – 7th November

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History of Lord Mayor Treloar Hospital tracing the early years of Lord Mayor Treloar’s Hospital and College. to be given by Jane Hurst, our local historian at Alton Abbey church, GU34 4AP. ...