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 or the office by 6 April with payment of £3.00 a lily.

Please note the date change. We’re going to be getting together for a bring and share lunch after the 10.45am service on Sunday 3 December. Bring your favourite dish to share, and whatever you like to drink. If you usually come to the 9.00am service, feel free to go home and come back again if that’s better for you. For […]

Women’s clothes swap – 17 November

We’ll be running a fun women’s clothes swap event on Friday 17 November at 7.30pm at the Church of the Ascension. For £8 a head, you can enjoy a three course meal, and swap your unwanted clothes with others. One woman’s trash might be your treasure!  This event is in aid of the Clothes Bank and the Waterfall Project. Useful […]

Wondering if God is calling you to be a pioneer? CEMES Southampton is offering an exciting new opportunity for young adults (aged 18-30) who are interested in exploring pioneer ministry and fresh expressions of church through a year volunteering as a Pioneer Leadership Assistant. The year is completely free and offers: hands-on experience in a pioneering project or vibrant mixed-economy parish; […]

Uganda – day 8

Hello lovely people! It’s Serena here. For those of you who don’t know, this trip to Uganda has been my first time out of Europe. Where do I start!? I can’t even begin to describe how much I have loved it. I don’t have enough words in this blog to write fully about my experience, so I look forward to […]

Uganda – day 7

Hi, it’s Annabel here. For the past couple of days the other half of the team, Ruth, Serena, Bex and I, have been doing kids work training in Naminage. About 15-20 came, a range of teachers, students, pastors from neighbouring churches and locals. It was amazing to be there with people who shared the same heart for children and God as […]

Hello, it’s Andy here. Peter, Jo and I are in Jinja overnight to meet with Busoga Trust and other local development organisations, to look at what local support and governance could be available for the social enterprise. Back in Naminage, the rest of the team are continuing to offer training to those that are wanting to get involved in children’s […]