Next year, 2020 will be the 900th anniversary of the start of construction of our current Abbey building. If you’re interested in joining a working group to organise celebrations to mark this, please speak to the Vicar or Churchwardens.More »

Being able to smile and welcome anyone coming through the door of the Abbey is all it takes to become an Abbey Steward. We provide stewards every day of the year. Stewards volunteer for 2 hours a fortnight in teams of two or choose to cover for absences. Can you help?  Please contact the Parish Office.More »

Thank you to everyone who contributed to the ‘2 Stars and a Wish’ feedback request. The information is being collated and will be fed into our discernment day on Saturday 15th June where the PCC and ministry team will consider our priorities for the future. Please continue to pray for our parish as we go through this discernment process. Additional Collect: Creator God, we seek your presence as we plan for the future of our parish. Help us to listen with open hearts, respond with imagination, and act under the guidance of the Holy Spirit. We ask for the good of your kingdom, through JesusMore »

Join Churches Together in Romsey on Sunday 26th May 2019 for a 6-mile Prayer Walk around the parish boundary to focus on our Environmental footprint. A 2pm start at the Abbey United Reformed Church (the church by the arch). Refreshments provided half-way at St Swithun’s and at the end in Romsey Abbey Church Rooms at approx. 5.30pm. There is also the opportunity to stay for our Choral Evensong service followed by a procession to bless the fields. If possible please notify Margaret How if you are walking –  More »

There is no lunchtime recital on Tuesday 28th May. Please join us for the next recital on Tuesday 4th June at 1pm, when we welcome Doctor Alan Ford (baritone) accompanied by Dee Matthews (piano). Recitals last approx. 40 minutes. Free entry. Retiring collection. Programme for ‘The Wandering Baritone’ on Tuesday 4th June: Winter Journey – Franz Schubert (1797-1828) Good Night The Linden Tree Spring Dream The Post The Crow The Inn Songs of a Wayfarer – Gustav Mahler (1860-1911) Two songs from Mahler’s song cycle Sweet chance that led my steps astray – Michael Head (1900-1976)   I’m glad I’m not a Tenor – Ben Moore (1960-)More »

The Children’s Society coffee morning on Saturday 11th May, raised £170.10. In addition, 27 house boxes were opened which contained £530! The final total of all boxes will be published in due course. Thank you for all your support for this valuable work with disadvantaged young people.More »

Thank you to everyone who supported the cake sale on Sunday 12th May. Together with £100 match funding from Ordnance Survey, £329 was raised for Christian Aid. The cake sale, door-to-door collections, and bucket collections after the services on Sunday 19th May, raised £1,992. With match funding, Goodbox and Gift Aid the overall total raised is £2,3331. Amazing!  More »

Thanks to those who sponsored our brilliant marathon team in last Sunday’s relay at Broadlands. We completed our fastest time ever on 3 hours 43 minutes and 24 seconds. Thomas ran like the wind for our final two laps! Any sponsorship can be handed to the Parish Office or donated online at Thank you.More »