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Mighty Warriors – Go in the strength that you have; Gideon – All Age Worship by Alex Pease

INTRODUCTION Last time spoke about Joshua and you will remember the falling walls of Jericho! And Joshua led Israel for years and years and the Israelites conquered most of the land that God had given to them.  But then Joshua … Continue reading

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Whoever welcomes you, welcomes me…Matthew 10:40

Matthew 10:40 ‘Whoever welcomes you welcomes me and whoever welcomes me welcomes the one who sent me’. There is no doubt that it is a huge privilege to represent Jesus in this community. OK let me say that again so that … Continue reading

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The Great Commission Matthew 28: 16-20 by Revd. Alex Pease

Why are Lucy and I in Itchen Valley? Why did I give up a good career in the city, to work in the church for nothing? Most recently, why did we move from our own very perfect house in Kilmeston which … Continue reading

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The theme for Sunday’s Services – Sunday 11th June in Itchen Valley – The Great Commission

The theme for the preaching at our Services on Sunday 11th June – our 8am BCP at Easton, our Parish Communion at Itchen Abbas and our Evensong at Martyr Worthy will be the Great Commission. There are three things that … Continue reading

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Religious without enthusiasm….? By Revd Alex Pease

One of the tombstones in this church (St Mary’s Avington) celebrates the life of the Marchioness of Carnarvon.  She was clearly loved desperately by her husband who lists her piety and many virtues.  One of her listed virtues stands out for me:  She … Continue reading

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How should we pray? What should we pray? John 17:11 by Revd Amanda Denniss

Prayer  How should we pray?  What should we pray?  John 17.1-11    This morning we are looking at prayer.  Some of us love praying.  Some of us find it a bit more of a challenge.  Essentially prayer is a conversation.  … Continue reading

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I will not leave you as orphans John 14:15-31 by Revd Alex Pease

John 14:15-31 (see below) Jesus says: I will not leave you as orphans…. I have learned so much about how parent should be, from being a parent. As many of you know, my family history has been a bit patchy, … Continue reading

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