Women, men and children of all ages are called to ‘Rise, take your mat and walk’ to join this day of prayer. On Friday 6th March 2020, people will gather to celebrate the service prepared by the women of Zimbabwe. Services in Romsey will be held at Elim Church, 10 Middlebridge Street, Romsey, SO51 8HL at 1.30pm (creche provided, refreshments after the service) and Braishfield URC, Braishfield Road, SO51 0PN at 7.30pm.   World Day of Prayer is celebrated in over 170 countries. It begins in Samoa and prayer in native languages travels throughout the world … through Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Europe andMore »

On Sunday 23rd February 2020, at 6.30 pm, we will host a Deanery Confirmation Service. Everyone is warmly invited to join us for this Confirmation Service in the Abbey, with Rt Revd Debbie Sellin, Bishop of Southampton. This is a joyful occasion as we support and pray for 8 candidates from our Parish and Deanery, who are making this important step in their Christian journey.More »

On Sunday 23rd February at the 10 am Abbey Sung Eucharist service, there will be a focus on Mental Health Awareness. We welcome Anne-Marie Drummond, Director of Winchester and District Samaritans, who will explore with us the help that can be accessed in an emergency. All welcome.More »

Wold Day of Prayer service from Zimbabwe, on Friday 6th March at Romsey Elim Church (SO51 8HL) at 1.30 pm. Creche provided and refreshments after the service. Or at 7.30 pm at Braishfield URC (SO51 0PN) at 7.30 pm. Everyone is welcome to these ecumenical services.More »

We are delighted to confirm that the licensing of Revd Sally Womersley will take place on Sunday 1st March 2020 at 4 pm in the Abbey. This will be a day of new beginnings as we also begin the new service pattern in the morning with the Sung Eucharist starting at 9.30 am and the All-Age service at 11.15 am. Please remember Sally in your prayers as she prepares to move and begin her new ministry with us. Everyone is welcome to attend the licensing service.More »

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is 18th – 25th January 2020 On Sunday 26th January at 6.30 pm there will be a combined Churches Together service in place of Choral Evensong. We are delighted that The Rt Revd Debbie Sellin, Suffragan Bishop of Southampton will be the guest preacher.More »

Sunday 5th January 2020, 10 am. At this service, we celebrate Epiphany, with the Three Kings. It will also mark the launch of the celebrations of 900 years of our Norman Abbey Church. As we think about the gifts of the Three Kings and the Gift of the Abbey, we also collect gifts that supporters of the Romsey Children’s Society will distribute throughout the year to the following groups: Romsey Young Carers, Family Support Group, Youth in Romsey and Allsorts Disability Group. Donations of new and unwrapped gifts are appreciated which will be offered up during this service. Gifts for teenagers e.g. toiletries, books, games wouldMore »

Saturday 28th December 2019, 4 pm. A service for anyone affected by the loss of a baby, child or young person. Refreshments will be available after the service. There will be no Evening Prayer on this day.More »

Christmas Eve, 4 pm at Romsey Abbey Our Christingle service will take place as part of the Nativity Crib Service at 4 pm on Christmas Eve. During the service, there will be a collection in aid of The Children’s Society. Children are welcome to come dressed in nativity costumes or to borrow one of ours.More »

A change to the Tuesday and Thursday morning services this week. Tuesday 10th December, the 9.15 am morning service is relocated from the Abbey to St Swithun’s, Crampmoor. Thursday 12th December, a combined service of Morning Prayer & Holy Communion will take place at 10.30 am at St Swithun’s, Crampmoor. There will be no 10 am service. These services return to the Abbey next week.    More »