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 […]
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.
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 […]
Missed our carol service? Listen again to Will’s talk on the meaning of Christmas.
We’re getting together as a church family on the 15 December at 7.00pm for the Jingle Ball. It’s going to be a fun festive evening with live music, a hog roast and mulled wine. Tickets are £10 each and the dress code is your best party clothes. To buy a ticket, please see Katie before or after the 10.45am service […]
All are invited to join in prayer for the end of gender-based violence, Thursday 6 December, 7.30-8.30pm in Worship Space. Light a candle in support of the millions who suffer violence because of their gender; stay for a few minutes or the full hour. Please contact Helen Pain if you could help set up from 7pm – 023 8055 7972. […]