Readings

New series: The Beatitudes
Sunday 1 March Mathew 5: 1 -12 Matthew 4: 1 – 11
Sunday 8 March Mathew 5: 1 -12 John 3: 1- 17
Sunday 15 March Mathew 5: 1 -12 John 4: 5 – 42
Sunday 22 March Mathew 5: 1 -12 John 9
Sunday 29 March Mathew 5: 1 -12 John 11: 1- 45

Lent groups

Lent is a period of  self-examination, penitence and study in the church calendar in the run up to Easter. We’re running two groups this Lent and following a sermon series based on the Beatitudes and the book ‘Beatitudes: Eight Steps to Happiness

Lent walk, talk, soup
Thursdays, 11.30 am, in Riverside Park
We welcome anyone (age 16+) who would enjoy a social walk, followed by soup at Ascension. We aim to encourage people who want exercise in the open air and in company with other people.
Contact Sara on 07765 832596 for where to meet.

Live Lent – Care for God’s Creation
Following the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby’s Lent course. Monday afternoons, 2:30pm – 4.00 pm at Ascension For more information, contact Sara Whitmarsh on 07765 832596

Meet Bishop Debbie, new Bishop of Southampton

Bishop Debbie, Bishop of Southampton, is joining us at both services on Sunday 22 March. There will be opportunity for you to get baptised and confirmed at the 10:45 am service. Please talk to Andy or Nicky if you would like to be involved.

Easter lilies

Easter lilies If you would like to remember a loved one this Easter by purchasing an Easter lily (£3.00 each) to be displayed in the church. Please contact the office with payment and name of the deceased by Sunday 22 March.