Tuesday 18th June, 1pm We welcome Nina Rideout (Classical Guitar). Recitals last approx. 40 minutes. Free entry. Retiring collection. Programme for Tuesday 18th June: MARTINI: Plaisir d’Amour arr. Mary Criswick BROUWER: Un Dia de Noviembre MYERS: Cavatina (The Deer Hunter) arr. John Williams LINNEMANN:    Soledad MARTINS: Triangular Situations arr. Edward Burgess BACH: Prelude BWV998 (from Prelude, Fugue and Allegro) PHELOUNG: Inspector Morse arr. Carlos Bonell TARREGA: Recuerdos do la Alhambra .More »

The Julian Group continue to meet monthly at Wisdom Centre. They next meet on Friday 14th June at 2.30pm at The Wisdom Centre, Romsey. The group co-ordinated by Revd Jill Aussant, focus on contemplative prayer inspired by Mother Julian of Norwich. Please speak to Jill if you would like more information.More »

A stainless steel baking tray is missing from the Church Rooms. If you have used the Church Rooms equipment, please check your trays and return it as soon as possible or contact the Parish Office. Thank you.More »

The Saintly Sweepers urgently need more recruits either weekly or fortnightly please – they usually meet on Friday morning, but other times are possible. Please contact John and Marilyn Watts on 01794 512565 if you can help.More »

Thursday 13th June 2019, 12.30pm in the Church Rooms. £4 each. Please contact Liz Holloway on 01794 514597 to book.More »

Saturday 22nd June 2019 St Swithun’s are holding a fund-raising cream tea and quiz in the church from 2pm – 4pm on Saturday 22nd June. Tickets are £5. There are prizes for the highest and lowest scores! Sign up at church or email davidcbartram@hotmail.com  More »

Tuesday 11th June, 1pm We welcome Richard Edwards (baritone) accompanied by Gilly Slot (piano). Recitals last approx. 40 minutes. Free entry. Retiring collection. Programme for Tuesday 11th June: Henry Purcell             1659 – 1695 Music for a While Robert Schumann    1810 – 1856 Liederkreis  op 39 In der Fremde Intermezzo Waldesgesprach Die Stille Mondnacht Some religious songs King David – Herbert Howells Queen of Heaven – Thomas Dunhill I wonder as I wander – Britten arrangement  Ivor Gurney               1890 – 1937 Under the Greenwood Tree Tears Spring Gerald Finzi              1901 – 1956 (from I Said to Love) I need not go At Middle-field gate inMore »

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 »