After 20 hours of travel, we’ve arrived safely in Kampala! Understandably, we’re all very tired, but the bus journey from the airport to our guesthouse gave us a sneak peek of Kampala city life and Ugandan culture which we’re excited to explore (although maybe after a few hours sleep). Tomorrow we’ll drive 5 hours to Ascension’s link parish, Naminage. Please do […]
We’re off to Uganda! We’ll take off from Heathrow this evening, and arrive in Uganda tomorrow afternoon, hopefully with all our luggage (and some sanity!) As a team, we’re excited to be visiting Naminage, our link parish, to continue building relationship with them and to learn from each other. The prospect of initiating the Petal sanitary towel project is daunting, […]
We’re working with Stop the Traffik: Southampton and Test Valley Group on a project to raise awareness of modern slavery in Southampton. We need your help to make it happen. Is slavery a problem in the UK? An estimated 14,000 people are enslaved in the UK Slavery was legally abolished 200 years ago The Modern Slavery Act 2015 has given […]
We’re hosting an Easter quiet day in the worship space on 25 March, from 10.00am to 4.00pm on the theme of “Journey to Easter – celebrating new life”. You’ll be able to spend some quiet time with God through art, reading, prayer, silence and our prayer labyrinth. Lunch and refreshments are provided. The cost is £15.00 per person, though if […]
On 26 February, seven church members will travel to visit our link parish in Naminage, Uganda. They will be working with WVS to on a sanitary towels social enterprise to help keep girls in school, and encouraging local church children’s and youth ministries. Please pray for further rainfall following the drought in Uganda, as well as safety for the team, and […]
Our flower arranging volunteers decorate the church for Easter using beautiful fresh lilies donated by members of our community in memory of loved ones. If you’d like to donate towards an Easter lily in memory of someone special, please contact Jane, our flower guild co-ordinator.
If you’ve joined our church in the last year, we’d like to invite you to our Newcomers’ Supper on Monday 6 February at 7:30pm in the cafe at the Ascension Centre. The meal will be hosted by Ruth and Alex and will be a great way to get to know some of our church members, and for us to get […]