Alton Webteam: January 2017
Tuesday 7th February — Lip reading at 2.30pm with Maggie, Tutor
Tuesday 21st February — Drop-In, come and catch up with the latest news from 2pm over a cup of tea. Also the venue for Knitters Anonymous, all knitters welcome!
Tuesday 28th February — All About some of the lesser-known Saints from 2pm, with our Anna Chaplain for older people, Helen Jesty
*NB the MAS deafPLUS unit will be in the car park outside of Sainsbury's from 10.30am with up to date info on hearing related equipment and information. Why not drop in and visit Graham, the volunteer for this charity which also gives support to our Group
*Advance notice Please note that the Group is organising a Sponsored Walk on Saturday 18th March from 11am in Alton Public Gardens to raise funds and awareness of the Anna Chaplains for the Older People in Alton. Come and support us! Both walkers AND sponsors required!
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"The Journey of Life" was the title of this year's annual Silver Service held at the Alton Methodist Church. Organised by the Alton Anna Chaplains — Debbie Thrower and Rachel Sturt — the service is held to value and encourage older people in the community. Debbie introduced the service by reminding everyone that the Anna Chaplaincy started in Alton in 2010. Both Debbie and Rachel...
Congratulations to the 12 walkers who braved the weather and set off from Rowledge Methodist Church to walk the 10.6 miles to Alton on the last stage of the Circuit Prayer Pilgrimage. In the 9 days between Ascension and Pentecost Rev Chris Blake visited all the churches in the Circuit and was thrilled that 92 people joined him on at least one of the walks. Many others generously provided...
It was a glorious day for the Year 8 Young Venturers' expedition — clear skies and the temperature climbing to 26 degrees!The three girls and four boys set off from Holybourne, and almost immediately discovered how easy it is to get mislaid even when close to home! However, they soon passed Wyck and continued, although not without further excitements, to Binsted, where they enjoyed an early...