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 »

The Churches Together in Romsey ‘Hope Choir’ will be singing at various nursing homes from Monday 9th to Friday 20th December 2019. Refreshments provided. See flyers or contact Jim Sampson R. 514722.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 »

The funeral of Kathleen James will take place on Monday 16th December 2019 at 12 noon at the Abbey.More »

SAT-7 is the featured December Mission and Giving organisation. After the 10 am service on Sunday 8th December there will be a short SAT-7 video show in St Nicholas’ Chapel and middle eastern refreshments. It’s an opportunity to ask questions about middle east Christians and their churches and find out more about this exciting Christian project. Also, see page 10 of December’s edition of ‘Open Door’ magazine.More »

Thank you to those who have responded to the booklet ‘God’s generosity and our response’. Whatever response you give is very gratefully received and will help us grow as a generous community. During the services on Sunday 8th December 2019, we will offer these responses as part of the Offertory Prayer.More »

Congratulations and thank you to everyone involved in preparing for and running the 2019 Abbey Christmas Fair on Saturday 30th November. The work began months ahead and it was great to see the Fair so well supported and such a community event.   We are absolutely delighted to report that over £5,650 was raised for Abbey funds. This event would not be possible without such generous donations… in prizes, in stall items, in offers of help and in giving of time and talent. Thanks also to our special guests including Santa, and our bellringers and Romsey Abbey Primary School for providing entertainment!   Please markMore »

Saturday 30th November 2019, 10 am – 2.30 pm, Crosfield Hall, Romsey Lots of stalls, entertainment, and refreshments including Bottle Tombola, Christmas Decorations, Hampers, Jewellery, Books, Light-Lunches, Homemade cakes, Mulled Wine and more. Entertainment will be provided by Romsey Abbey C of E Primary School choir and the Bellringers on Handbells. Stop by and pick up some Christmas gifts, bargains and don’t forget to say hello to Santa! It’s our biggest fundraising event of the year. Entry £1, children free. See you there!More »

Once again this year there are two opportunities to join us for this popular service with carols for choir and congregation. Thursday 19th December 2019 at 6.30pm AND Sunday 22nd December 2019 at 6.30pm. Both services will be the same. Everyone is welcome.More »

The Abbey holds a daily service and you are most welcome to join us at any of our services. No tickets are required for any service. Please expect the services below marked * to be busy. Key December services 2019 at Romsey Abbey Sunday 1st December 6.30pm – Advent Sequence ‘from darkness to light’ * A candlelit service with music … silence … darkness … lighting … and evocative bible passages. Thursday 19th December 6.30pm – 9 Lessons and Carols (1) * Readings with carols for choir and congregation. This is the same service as Sunday 22nd December. Sunday 22nd December 6.30pm – 9 Lessons and CarolsMore »