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HTB Leadership Conference 2017

Amanda, Oliver, Alex, Lucy, Theo and Judith all attended the HTB Leadership Conference at the Royal Albert Hall on Monday and Tuesday.   It was quite simply an astonishing two days.The theme of the conference was ‘leading with love’. There … Continue reading

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The Bereavement Journey

We will be launching the Bereavement Journey at our Parish Communion on Sunday 23rd October at St Swithun’s Martyr Worthy at 10am.  There will be a reading and a sermon on bereavement and a short introductory video.  Please do attend … Continue reading

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What about prayer? Evening 5 of our My Faith Course by Revd Rebecca Fardell

My Faith: What about prayer? Welcome to the fifth and final session of our My Faith course. Tonight we are considering prayer, and like our session on the Bible last week, we want this to be a practical session. I … Continue reading

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Should we trust the Bible Evening 4 of our My Faith Course by Revd. Rebecca Fardell

My Faith: Should we trust the Bible?  Ps 119. 1-16  Prayer 119.33-35 ‘Teach me, O Lord, the way of your statutes, and I will observe it to the end. Give me understanding, that I may keep your law and observe it with … Continue reading

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What about evil and suffering? Evening 3 of our My Faith Course by Revd. Amanda Denniss

What about evil and suffering?  Itchen Valley Churches My faith: How do I reply when people ask me why? One of the main objections that people have to becoming a Christian is the question of evil and suffering.  People can … Continue reading

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Do all paths lead to God? Evening 2 of our My Faith Course by Revd Alex Pease

The elephant in the room A number of blind men were taken into a huge tented enclosure by a king. In the room was an elephant.  The blind men were individually led to different sides of the elephant and asked to … Continue reading

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What evidence is there for our faith by Revd Amanda Denniss – Evening 1 of our My Faith Course

This is the talk that Amanda gave on the first evening of our recent discipleship course on the question of whether there is any real evidence for the Christian Faith. When I was preparing for this talk and thinking about … Continue reading

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