Category Archives: Festivals

Remembering the Fallen in Itchen Valley 2017

‘There seem to be more of us these days’ Gerry Stacey said to me.  And its true.  There was a stage, when my generation was growing up, when shame about Empire and the diminishing memories of the First and Second … Continue reading

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‘O thank the Lord’

[My sermon from 8am Communion and Harvest Matins at Avington, Rebecca] I had a great aunt of whom I was incredibly fond. She was full of life and laughter and fun and was well named. Aunty Joy was one of … Continue reading

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The Passion and Easter – new video from CofE

All actors drug addicts or homeless…

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Harvest Gifts

‘All good gifts around us are sent from heaven above; then thank the Lord, O thank the Lord, for all his love’ Harvest is an opportunity for us to remember that everything we have comes from God and to thank … Continue reading

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Harvest Festival in Itchen Valley

And its not just at St Mary’s Avington that we have been celebrating Harvest Festival.  St Mary’s Easton has been decked out with flowers and vegetables as well – with the font positively groaning with produce and flowers. Thank you … Continue reading

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