Sunday 18 August at Christ Church: 3 pm churchyard tidy (if wet in the church to take carpet up). 6 pm BBQ.
Our next Taize Service is on Sunday 28 July at 6 pm at St Michael and All Angels’ Church in Lyndhurst.
Gloria – 20 July at 7.30 pm in St Michael and All Angels’ Church. Great concert of classics including Vivaldi’s Gloria by Adoramus in ‘probably’ the most impressive pre-Raphaelite/arts and crafts church with ‘possibly’ the best acoustic the National Park. We’re developing as ‘venue of choice’ for arts in the New Forest and this is… read more
10.30 am on Sunday 7 April at Christ Church – Northumbrian Morning Prayer: a lay led service of prayers and responses, with a Celtic influence, based on a format devised by the Northumbrian Community. Please stay for coffee, cake and a chat after the service. Everyone welcome.
Ash Wednesday 6 March 2019: 7 pm – Benefice Ashing Service @ Christ Church, Emery Down
Sunday 3 March 2019: 10.30 am – Benefice Holy Communion & Coffee @ Christ Church, Emery Down. Our opportunity to meet together as one Church.
For God So Loved The World: Sunday 17 February 2019 at 6 pm in Christ Church, Emery Down (SO43 7DY). An Introduction to the fifteen Stations of the Cross by Sister Theresa Margaret C.H.N. and displayed in Christ Church, Emery Down. An hour in which to explore, reflect and meditate as well as experience a ‘creative’ service of Holy Communion led by… read more
TUESDAY HOME GROUP: will discuss Paul’s Letter to the Philippians, responding to the previous Sunday’s ministry. All are welcome to attend from across the Benefice. Venue: 5 February – Rackenford, Pikes Hill Avenue (SO43 7AX) and thereafter – Whinwood – half a mile along Beaulieu Road, from Bolton’s Bench, opposite a rough lay-by.
Open Door Community Cafe: the third Thursday of each month 2 – 4 pm in All Saints’ Church, Minstead. Everyone welcome; call in when it suits you. Meet friends or bring friends with you. The more the merrier! Next 4 dates: May 16th June 20th July 18th Aug 15th
Taize at St Michael and All Angels Church, Lyndhurst on Sunday 27 January at 6 pm. Led by our vicar, this service is candlelit and includes all Taize elements of silence, music, prayer, bible reading, healing, singing – a beautiful and serene time.