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Lent Talks 2018

February 22, 2018 – March 22, 2018

Following the success of last year’s Lent Talks we now announce ‘Eye Witness’ a series on the Gospel of Mark.  We join with local churches in Alton Assembly Rooms on the Thursday evenings of Lent.  See the advertising materials.

GAP Ladies Lunch

March 28, 2018

The next one is on Wednesday 28th March, 12noon for 12.30pm. Alton House Hotel. For further details please contact Joan Hedges on 01420 542624 or Elizabeth Dain on 89062

The Passion of Jesus

March 30, 2018

This play will be acted out on Good Friday 30th March 2018 at Trafalgar Square. At the same time they will be making it available over the Internet via “Live Streaming” which we  shall receive and show at the Parish Centre. Two showings are to be screened; at 12 noon and again at 3:15pm. The programme lasts for […]

Men’s Breakfast

March 31, 2018

Every last Saturday of the month gentlemen from the parish meet for a lovely full breakfast at The White Hart in Holybourne starting at 8.30am.  We eat, catch up, have fun and usually have a speaker. The next one is Saturday 31st March.  It costs £8 and if you would like to come along then […]

Pilgrimage to The Holy Land

May 15, 2018 – May 24, 2018

For even more details read the whole of the brochure: Holy Land Pilgrimage 2018


Pastoral Letter from Revd Andrew Micklefield, Vicar

This letter contains important news, please read it carefully and prayerfully. Revd David Hinks has been appointed as Managing Chaplain at Winchester Prison, a full-time position.  He and Julie will leave the Parish of the Resurrection soon after Easter.  We will organise a way of giving thanks for David’s time as Associate Vicar when we […]

Live The Mission – Diocesan Newsletter

The March Edition of Live the Mission is available by clicking the link below.  It is full of interesting Diocesan good news stories.    

Covenant Youth Choir

Covenant Youth Training Choir – learn to sing with us on Fridays at St Lawrence Church, 5pm to 6pm. Train to sing with the main choir (11-18 years), Study for the RSCM ‘Voice for Life’ Awards, Learn to read music; develop your talent! Songs to sing and friends to be made… And all for no […]

Christmas Angels

Yes — I know we have just had Christmas but there is a new suggestion for sharing with our community for next Christmas and we need to start NOW! For several years now the churches in the Rushmoor area have been busy knitting and distributing knitted angels. If you are interested to see what goes […]

Open The Book Awareness Week

As Open the Book Awareness Week is 11-18 February 2018, it seems appropriate to make you aware of what Open the Book is and what the GAP Open the Book teams have been up to. Open the Book is part of GAP’s outreach to our local schools. We have two teams who are involved with […]

Continuing Restoration Work at St Lawrence Church

Although the main bulk of the restoration work is done there are few bits and pieces left to do.  Hopefully the porch ramp will have been done by the time you read this.  This leaves some work on the East wall which because we need to use lime plaster cannot be done during the winter […]

Mince Pies at Alton Station

For the third year running members of Alton Methodist Church and the Parish of the Resurrection got up early on 11th December to get to the station in time for the early trains. This year they braved freezing weather to hand out over 400 complimentary mince pies to commuters and staff at the station. Along […]

Evening Worship @ St Lawrence Church

We have been meeting together for Evening Worship on Sunday evenings in St Lawrence Church since September and there have a been a number of people who have to come to share this time.  We have more contemporary worship songs accompanied by Sylvia Raine on the keyboard, Robin Kemp on guitar, Helen Walters on flute […]

Hard of Hearing Group – November Programme

Tuesday 7th November — Lip Reading, 2.30pm with Maggie Short, Lip Reading Tutor (ATLA) Sunday 19th November — T @ 3, light afternoon tea, 3pm in the church hall, with chat and quizzes over tea and cakes. This group, run under the umbrella of the Hard of Hearing Group, is open to everyone including HoH […]