Readings for April Sunday 31 March Psalm 34 John 6:16-25 Sunday 7 April Psalm 35 John 7:31-39 Sunday 14 April Psalm 36 John 13:1-11 Sunday 21 April Exodus 14:10-31 John 20:1-10 Sunday 28 April Psalm 37 John 20:1-18 APCM date change The date of our APCM has changed to Sunday 28 April after the 10.45am service.

Dear Friends, I write this having returned in the last few days from Ascension’s visit to Naminage.  A personal highlight was joining other Christians to worship in many diverse settings.  We joined the community at St Andrews, Naminage for an All Age service, I also preached in Busoga Diocese Cathedral Church, Bugembe.  This was the cathedral founded by the late […]

A team of 20 intrepid runners from our church are going to run the half-marathon on Sunday 5 May. They’ll be raising money for the Petal project and CUCMUK, projects we support in our sister parish Naminage in Uganda. They’d love your support on the day to keep them running. If you’re able, they’d love you to sponsor them too. […]

We’ve just started Lent, the time of reflection observed by Christians around the world in the run up to Easter. For the next 40 days, following the example of Jesus spending 40 days and 40 nights fasting in the wilderness, people will be giving things up or taking things up. You can read about the time Jesus spent in the […]

Readings this month Sunday 3 March Psalm 30 John 15:1-17 Sunday 10 March Psalm 31 John 2:1-12 Sunday 17 March Psalm 32 John 4:1-15 Sunday 24 March Psalm 33 John 5:1-18 Sunday 31 March Psalm 34 John 6:16-25 Trip to Uganda, February 24 – March 14 2019 On Sunday, we sent the team of seven off with prayers for a […]

Dear Friends Christianity is one big invitation to know the God we see in Jesus. When you know Him it changes your life. We don’t want to be a Church that keeps this good news to ourselves. Jesus loves us to join in with His work and the work of issuing His invitation to know him is the same. He […]

Our next quiet day is on Saturday 9 March from 10.00am-4.00pm. All are welcome for a relaxed time of prayer, silence, reflection, art, books, meditation. Enjoy some peace, quiet and reflection time away from our busy lives. We ask for donations to cover materials and lunch of approximately £15pp, but if this is difficult, please speak to us. Contact Jenny […]

Readings for the month Sunday 27 January Psalm 25 John 8:12-20 Sunday 3 February Psalm 26 John 10:1-10 Sunday 10 February Psalm 27 John 10:11-18 Sunday 17 February Psalm 28 John 11:17-27 Sunday 24 February Psalm 29 John 14:1-11 Rev Richard Rukundo We are pleased to welcome Reverend Richard Rukundo, Children’s Ministry Co-ordinator, Church of Uganda to Southampton and to Ascension specifically. He will be […]

Peter writes: Did you know these facts about Uganda? Population in 2019 of 45.07 million people Life expectancy of the average male is 56.7 Life expectancy of the average female is 60.5 84% of the population is Christian, 14% is Muslim 48.47% of the population is between 0-14 years 21.16% of the population is between 15-24 years 84% of the […]