Autumn preaching series The Autumn preaching series is taking us up to Advent and over the weeks ahead we will be looking at ‘The King and His Kingdom’  with a particular focus on Matthew’s Gospel. We will exploring together our relationship with the King and how as his sons and daughters we can see his kingdom come to pass.  Let’s […]

Andy writes… Dear Friends, We have as one of our values at Ascension EMPOWERING VOCATION.  We are committed to helping people discover who Jesus has made them to be and empowering them to play their role in his rescue plan for creation.  I am convinced that when people live out their call to join God in blessing his world that […]

Basics Bank needs you The clothing Basics Bank has seen 200 more people in the first six months of this year compared to the first six months of last year. The five Food Banks across the city have seen a 20% increase during this period – 900 more people – feeding a total of 5900 people between January and end […]

Peter writes: Well, it is August and holiday season is in full swing – whether you are planning a staycation or vacation – it is the time when the church population on a Sunday does, on occasions, feel a tad bit sparse! So, does God take a holiday? Taking time away from all those prayer requests. I have a vision […]

This summer our art group is having another exhibition as part of Hampshire Open Studios We’re an amateur group and we like to share our love of water-based painting with visitors. You’ll find a spacious gallery surrounded by beautiful stained glass windows and pleasant riverside walks close by. There’s good disabled access and toilet facilities. Small car park or on street […]

Mac writes: Dear Friends ‘Therefore, you are no longer strangers or foreigners but members of Gods household.’ (Eph 2:19) It could be argued that I became a Christian because of a birthday card…. Not one I received, but one I signed. It was my first ever time going to any sort of Christian gathering, a church youth group, and I […]

Readings this month Sunday 7 July Exodus 14:10-22 & 30-31 Luke 5:17-26 Sunday 14 July Exodus 15:22-26 Luke 5:33-39 Sunday 21 July Exodus 16:1-16 Luke 6:1-11 Sunday 28 July Exodus 19:1-20 Luke 6:17-26 Summer closures Extreme Fun Club has finished for the summer and will be back in an exciting new format from 11 Sept. Our other children’s groups including Tots will finish […]

We’ve signed up as a partner church for  Acts 435, an organisation that connects those in need with potential donors who could help. How it works Let us know if you know someone with a need, to a value of £120. It could be for a new cooker if they’re moving into their own place for the first time, for […]