Abbey United Reformed Church, Romsey

Events

Events

Events in our church and in our church community.

Children categories

Other Social Activities

Other Social Activities

Details and updates on social activities held within the church.

View items...

There are many activites in the church as part of the Beggars Fare programme.

Refreshments available in both venues all day.

 

In the church

10:00 Children aged 4 - 11 are welcome to make and decorate a shaker and use it in a musical interlude at 10:30. Parents are expected to stay.

11:00 Mountbatten Community Choir

12:00 Sounds Easy

12:45 Loose Leaf band

13:30 Saxofony

14:30 Tant

15:30 3p Suite

16.15 Flutes Legeres

 

In Abbey Hall

11:00 Achoiring Voices

12:00 Southampton Folk Orchestra

13:00 Southampton Ukelele Jam

14:15 Pair of Horns

15:00 Romsey Ukelele Group

 

In just over four months we have now given out 17 prayer shawls and touched people’s lives with our thoughts and prayers. It continues to lift my spirits when we are gathering for our monthly meeting and it is lovely to see how people are sharing skills and even attempting to learn new skills.  We welcome any new members to our group and donations of double-knitting wool as well as your kind prayers.

The joy of Easter Day commenced with 17 of us partaking of a simple breakfast in the Abbey Hall Lounge. A joyous atmosphere, convivial company, Easter treats and decorations on the tables, all blended together into what felt like a church family gathering to celebrate our Risen Lord. A great way to celebrate an Easter morn!

As a church, we should take more time to sit together, joyfully, be it suppers, lunches or breakfasts. There is no greater celebration than to break bread together in church family fellowship.

Romsey Ladies Choir

SUMMER CONCERT IN AID OF PROSTATE CANCER

Saturday evening 9th June 2018,  at 7pm in Romsey United Reformed Church. 

We are aiming for an enjoyable evening of song and laughter.  Joining us will be the Romsey Ukulele Group (RUG), who are always such fun, and if that wasn’t enough, to add even more contrast we have a Barbershop quartet called Southern Electric who will also take to the stage.   Tickets at the door £8. School aged children free.  There will be a raffle and refreshments.  Everyone welcome – especially if you like a bit of a sing-along.

Nine prayer shawls have now been gifted to people facing significant changes in their lives as a symbol of God’s all-embracing love and compassion. We have been busy producing prayer scarves and shawls and these were dedicated during the Easter morning service. Please do contact Mike or Marie Perrott (or any elder) with the names of people who you think would benefit from receiving a prayer scarf or shawl, they do not need to attend our church to benefit.

If you are interested in getting involved in this ministry come along to one of the prayer shawl meetings in the Abbey Hall Lounge on one of the following dates between 10am and 12noon: 12 May, 16 June and 21 July.

It has been a great delight to see the first batch of about twenty shawls and scarves dedicated during the morning service on 7th January. They are now ready to go to people who are facing significant changes in their lives as a symbol of God’s all-embracing love and compassion. Please do contact Mike or Marie Perrott, or any of the elders with the names of people who would benefit from receiving a prayer scarf or shawl. Please keep this ministry in your thoughts and prayers. As ever, donations of new wool are always welcome.

It has been lovely that so many people have expressed an interest in this ministry. Leaflets are now available on the table in the back of the church.

I invite you to a knitting and praying get-together at Abbey Manse for those who would also like join together in fellowship, starting at 10am and through to about midday (to avoid having to come out after dark), on the following dates 

Saturday, 14 October

Saturday, 18 November

Saturday, 16 December

We will decide at our meetings whether we wish to meet monthly or more frequently.

If you would like further information please contact me by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Marie P

 

The church magazine with news, calendar dates and details of events comes in two versions.

For the PDF version see 'Download attachments' at the bottom of the page.

Below is the flip version; to view in full screen mode click on the square button - bottom right.

 

URC Magazine click here

 

 

 

To be held in Abbey Hall on Saturday, 4 November 2017 from 10 am until 12 noon.

Donations of gifts to stock the stalls will be appreciated; they should be given directly to the appropriate stall holder. Gwen Sloan may be able to collect them.

Stall holders

Gifts - Janet Littlehales

Christmas Gifts - Jill Girdlestone

Tombola Prizes - Stella Gunston

Jewellery - Angela Pease

Cakes & Groceries - Jill Stagg

Raffle Prizes - Angela Farmery

Refreshments will be served.

Please note: no bric-a-brac or books thank you.

Any queries please do not hesitate to contact Gwen Sloan on 01794 514810

 

Notices

  • This Sunday 

    Sunday 24 November

    10.30 am Family Worship led by the Minister followed by Church Meeting

    6.30 pm   Evening reflection in Abbey Hall Lounge, led by the Minister

    Forthcoming Events

    Tuesday 26 November

    10.15 am   Grand Fun in Abbey Hall Lounge

    Wednesday 27 November

    2.00–4.00 pm Kettle’s On-Time for Tea in Abbey Hall Lounge 

    2.30–4.00 pm Table Tennis in Abbey Hall

    Thursday 28 November

    10.30 am Prayer Meeting in Abbey Hall Lounge

    Friday 29 November

    7.30 pm Badminton in Abbey Hall

    Saturday 30 November

    7.30 pm Victorian Christmas

    Friday 6 December

    5.30 pm Romsey Lantern Parade and Late Night Christmas Shopping

    10.30 am Sunday 8 December – Toy Service led by Revd Gwen Collins –only new toys can be accepted this year

    Last Posting Days for Christmas.

    Our church Post Box will be available for your cards on 1st and 8th December. 

    Next Sunday

    Sunday 1 December – First Sunday in Advent 

    10.30 am Family Worship led by the Minister

    6.30 pm     Advent Carol Service

    Christmas Services

    Sunday 22 December

    6.30 pm Candlelight Service

    Tuesday 24 December

    4.30 pm Christmas Eve children's service. Come and dress up as one (or more) characters as we retell the Christmas story.

    11.30 pm Midnight Communion all welcome

    Christmas Day

    10.30 am Family worship

Latest Articles

  • Prayer for November 2019
    During the first week of October I listened to Desert Island Discs – not something I usually…
  • Prayer for October 2019
    October is here, and it only seems like yesterday that we welcomed in the new…
  • Prayer for September 2019
    Our grandson, Sam, has just returned from a year out teaching in Central  America.  Before coming home…
  • Prayer for June 2019
    As I sit in our study to write this prayer, I am struck by all…
  • Prayer Meeting
    The Bible readings we will focus upon over this month will be those used for…

Login Form

If you would like a Login to allow you to add articles yourself please contact Carole Cox.