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My prayer for the Itchen Valley – my final sermon by Revd Rebecca Fardell

I apologise for not posting this sooner but I have no internet. I would like to thank you all for your very kind words and extremely generous gifts on Sunday; I am extremely touched and feel lavishly blessed! Rebecca Readings: … Continue reading

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He is risen! A sermon for Easter Sunday evening

Readings: Acts 10.34-43 and John 20.1-18  Like many people, I have been enjoying watching the third and final series of Broadchurch. Although I have actually managed to watch all the episodes so far – a rare achievement for me – I … Continue reading

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UTX – What’s happening in 2017

We have arranged an exciting programme for our young people again this year. Here is the programme so you can get the dates in your diaries! utx-programme-2017 UTX for young people in year 7 and above. If you would like … Continue reading

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Rebecca’s last Sunday

Lots of people are asking when I am going: it has been agreed that my last Sunday will be 23rd April (Sunday after Easter) so I am not disappearing for a while yet! Revd Rebecca Fardell

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Seeing Jesus

These are my notes from today’s sermon. Our readings were Malachi 3.1-5 and Luke 2.22-40. walk one of joys of this part of world enjoy fresh air and beauty around me sense of space and room to think away from screens … Continue reading

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Rebecca’s announcement

I am delighted to announce that I have been appointed as Vicar of Sunnyside and Bourne End in the Diocese of St Albans. This is subject to the completion of legal formalities and when those matters have been completed.  It … Continue reading

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The Ark on 8th January – change of venue

Unfortunately we are unable to use Itchen Abbas and Avington Village Hall on 8th January. Therefore the Ark will happen in Rodney and Joan Dartnall’s home (for which we are very grateful). This is Itchen Abbas Manor which is the … Continue reading

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