Harvest Celebrations

Home » News » Harvest Celebrations
Harvest Celebrations church
Harvest Supper
Harvest-Appeal-2019

Harvest Celebrations began on Saturday evening when folk from the Parish of the Resurrection joined Alton Methodist Church at the annual Harvest Supper. Thanks to the catering team all enjoyed an excellent meal. The Quiz Master organised several quizzes to strain the brain followed by a little more lighthearted entertainment with a couple of cartoons. The evening was rounded off with a thought from Rev Philip Simpkins who reminded us of Psalm 34:8 encouraging all to "Taste and see that the Lord is good." This was followed by a rousing rendition of the traditional harvest hymn "We plough the fields and scatter the good seed on the land".
"Let Hope Take Root" was the theme of Sunday morning's Harvest Festival Service when we gave thanks for our plenty whilst remembering the struggle many have to feed their families. A collection was taken in aid of the Methodist Charity "All We Can" and donations were also received for the Alton Foodbank.

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Worship Serv
Alton Webteam: Wed 13 Oct 3:53pm

The online worship service for 17th October is led by Rev Michael Hopkins who is based at The Spire Church in...

In the beech woodland
Alton Webteam: Sun 10 Oct 12:31pm

Autumn AmbleOvercast but enjoyable!There were just five people brave enough to tackle the wilds of Alice Holt Forest on a damp, misty morning. But the rain didn't come to anything, and the walk, exploring little-used parts of the forest, was enjoyed by all five. A good meal at The Blue Bell completed a pleasant morning's exercise in beautiful...

Worship Oct
Alton Webteam: Wed 06 Oct 2:39pm

Worship Service led by Rev Philip Simpkins.The readers are Paul Fry and Angela...