December news from the church

Basics Bank Thank you for your continued donations. In particular, there is a need for the following – tinned fruit, custard & rice, cooked meats – eg, hot dogs, meatballs, stewed meats, etc – also pasta sauces. Your donations of these would be much appreciated. Alpha Course Advanced notice for your diary – We’re running the Alpha Course in 2019, […]

We’re going to be having another of our Baked Potato Sundays on Sunday 17 November. Bring a baking potato and your favourite topping to church that week. Drop your potato off at the kitchen before the service and these will be baked whilst we worship. Then we can get together for a tasty lunch after the 10.45am service. If you […]

Townhill Park Prayer has been rescheduled Instead of Tuesday mornings at Townhill Park Community Centre, during October, it will be on Wednesdays 3 and 17 October – contact Ruth Hills for venue. Garden produce for the café  Does anyone have any surplus garden/ allotment produce for the café?  Debbie and the team would welcome it for the café to incorporate produce in […]

Dear Friends, I have been reflecting, over the last year, about our church community here at Ascension. I really love our community. I love that God shows up again and again; I love that we see people come to a new relationship with Jesus; I love that we have different ages all together in one community; I love that that […]

From 30 September – 11 November, we’re going to be starting a new sermon series exploring our vision for Ascension. Our mission is to invite those around us to encounter the living Jesus and be transformed to live life captivated by him. Each week of the series, during our time of teaching, we’re going to be considering the values we […]

Thank you for everyone who supported the Art Exhibition. Through the exhibition and cream teas, we raised £637.00 for Southampton Street Pastors. Don’t forget on Friday 21 September Barbara and Suzanne will be hosting their annual Macmillan Coffee Morning and Bring and Buy sale in Grace Hall here at Ascension from 10.00am to 12noon. Tea, coffee and cake will be […]

Well it’s September, which means we call an end to the summer, finish our holidays, head back to work and wave goodbye to the sun. But instead of focusing on the negatives, I wonder if we could use this as an opportunity? A new term can be a great time to reconsider life patterns. Katie was speaking the other week […]

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 […]