Alton Webteam: February 2016
Details of our Easter services this year are as below and we encourage everyone to join in these events as we mark His journey through Holy Week.
24th March Maundy Thursday — a GAP service in the Church of the Holy Rood, Holybourne at 7:30pm.
25th March — Good Friday
9:00am A service for Good Friday here in church
10:30am Ecumenical Walk of Witness starting from the Harvest Church travelling to Alton Methodist Church, All Saints', the Market Square and finishing at St. Lawrence Church where there will be refreshments served after a short act of worship. Everyone is welcome as we witness to our town.
27th March — Easter Day
10:00am Easter Morning service for all ages including Holy Communion and the transformation of our Lenten Cross — please bring a flower(s) with you.
6:30pm Easter Evening service with Holy Communion
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The Lunch Club celebrated Christmas with a wonderful roast turkey lunch with all the trimmings followed by a chocolate desert and then cups of tea. This was served by willing helpers complete with Christmas attire to around 65 people. Carols were then sang with festive readings and some pictures of the 'Alton Angels' that had been knitted by some of our members (including Doris 100 years...
The Open The Book Schools Team have presented the Shepherd's Story at 3 different venues: Andrews Endowed School, Wootey Junior School and at the Hard of hearing Club's Christmas service in All Saints Church. The photographs were taken in All Saints Church...many thanks to Allison who donated the angel costume to our resource...
Many thanks to all who knitted the little angels — I estimate that we had about 600 in total! All were different and many were quaint characters!These were collected together ,sewn up and labelled with a greeting — many hands helped with this task. As I write the angels are being distributed around Alton- perhaps you have already seen some or been lucky enough to have one in your garden! We...