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Parish Calendar

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May
19
Sun
Ascent @ Holy Rood Church
May 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Ascent @ Holy Rood Church | United Kingdom

‘Ascent’ is the name for the 6.30pm Sunday service at Holy Rood Church. ‘Ascent’ uses the picture of ‘going up the mountain of the Lord’ to encourage us in prayer, worship and seeking God’s presence.

In both Old and New Testaments, mountains were places of meeting God. ‘Ascent’ reflects the desire to mark out a space within the life of the parish for extended worship, prayer, ministry and the work of the Holy Spirit. It takes time to make that journey, to draw near to God, and at ‘Ascent’ we want to make that time and space.

We do hope you’re excited about the ‘Ascent’. Let’s make the journey together.

Refreshments are available at the back of the church before the service.

May
22
Wed
Wednesday Little Fish @ Holy Rood Church Centre
May 22 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Wednesday Little Fish @ Holy Rood Church Centre

The Wednesday Little Fish Toddler Group is for parents / carers and their pre-school children.  It meets at the church centre on Wednesday mornings in term time  We offer a wide range of activities including craft, singing, and noisy and quiet play.

Do drop-in at any session to find out more!

CAFE @ Holy Rood Church Centre
May 22 @ 9:45 am – 11:00 am

CAFE stands for Coffee And Friendship for Everyone.  On the first Wednesday of the month CAFE joins with our daytime pastorate congregation at 10.30am for a brief informal service led by one of the clergy team.

Prayer Walk @ Holy Rood Church
May 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Prayer Walk @ Holy Rood Church
As part of Vision 2019, we are prayer walking within our Parish every Wednesday from 12noon.
This week we are meeting at the junction of Seamead & Stubbington Lane and will be covering Seamead, Sea Lane, Crofton Avenue & Swordfish Close.
May
23
Thu
Thursday Little Fish @ Holy Rood Church Centre
May 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Thursday Little Fish @ Holy Rood Church Centre

The Thursday Little Fish Toddler Group is for parents / carers and their pre-school children.  It meets at the church centre on Thursday mornings in term time  We offer a wide range of activities including craft, singing, and noisy and quiet play.

Do drop-in at any session to find out more!

Thursday Holy Communion @ Foster Room
May 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

This reflective communion service is held in the Foster Room which is located next to Holy Rood Church.

May
24
Fri
Flame @ Holy Rood Church Centre
May 24 @ 3:15 pm – 5:00 pm

Flame is an after school club for young people in school years 7 to 11. We meet on Fridays from 3:30pm to 5pm. There’s toast and drinks to combat those pesky after-school hunger pangs, followed by a varied programme of fun games with plenty of prizes and discussion groups.

May
26
Sun
Family Worship @ Holy Rood Church
May 26 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Family Worship @ Holy Rood Church | Fareham | United Kingdom

This informal service is suitable for people of any age.  These are led by a music group normally consisting of singers, guitars, piano and drums. The service also includes Bible readings, a talk and prayers and possibly a talk or activity suitable for children.

Screens around the church are used to display the words of songs and responses so you will not need to find the correct place in books. This service lasts for about an hour and a quarter and you are then welcome to join us for refreshments in the hall.

During school term time there is a crèche and there are groups for children and young people.

Morning Worship (CW) @ St. Edmund's Church
May 26 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Morning Worship (CW) @ St. Edmund's Church | Fareham | United Kingdom

This traditional service is take from Common Worship.  Sung worship is led by an organ.

Refreshments are served after the service.

Ascent with Holy Communion @ Holy Rood Church
May 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Ascent with Holy Communion @ Holy Rood Church | United Kingdom

‘Ascent’ is the name for the 6.30pm Sunday service at Holy Rood Church. ‘Ascent’ uses the picture of ‘going up the mountain of the Lord’ to encourage us in prayer, worship and seeking God’s presence.

In both Old and New Testaments, mountains were places of meeting God. ‘Ascent’ reflects the desire to mark out a space within the life of the parish for extended worship, prayer, ministry and the work of the Holy Spirit. It takes time to make that journey, to draw near to God, and at ‘Ascent’ we want to make that time and space.

At this service we share communion together to remember, with thanksgiving, how Jesus gave His life for us.

We do hope you’re excited about the ‘Ascent’. Let’s make the journey together.

Refreshments are available at the back of the church before the service.

May
29
Wed
CAFE @ Holy Rood Church Centre
May 29 @ 9:45 am – 11:00 am

CAFE stands for Coffee And Friendship for Everyone.  On the first Wednesday of the month CAFE joins with our daytime pastorate congregation at 10.30am for a brief informal service led by one of the clergy team.

May
30
Thu
Thursday Holy Communion @ Foster Room
May 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

This reflective communion service is held in the Foster Room which is located next to Holy Rood Church.

May
31
Fri
Flame @ Holy Rood Church Centre
May 31 @ 3:15 pm – 5:00 pm

Flame is an after school club for young people in school years 7 to 11. We meet on Fridays from 3:30pm to 5pm. There’s toast and drinks to combat those pesky after-school hunger pangs, followed by a varied programme of fun games with plenty of prizes and discussion groups.

Jun
2
Sun
Holy Communion (BCP) @ St. Edmund's Church
Jun 2 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Holy Communion (BCP) @ St. Edmund's Church | Fareham | United Kingdom

This service follows the said order of service found in the Book of Common P.rayer.  There will be readings and sermon but no sung worship at this service.

Family Worship @ Holy Rood Church
Jun 2 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Family Worship @ Holy Rood Church | Fareham | United Kingdom

This informal service is suitable for people of any age.  These are led by a music group normally consisting of singers, guitars, piano and drums. The service also includes Bible readings, a talk and prayers and possibly a talk or activity suitable for children.

Screens around the church are used to display the words of songs and responses so you will not need to find the correct place in books. This service lasts for about an hour and a quarter and you are then welcome to join us for refreshments in the hall.

During school term time there is a crèche and there are groups for children and young people.

Holy Communion (CW) @ St. Edmund's Church
Jun 2 @ 11:10 am – 12:15 pm

The prayers and responses used in this service of Holy Communion are taken from Common Worship. Sung worship is accompanied by the organ.

We welcome any visiting Christian to take the communion bread and wine if they do so in their own church.

Causeway @ Holy Rood Church
Jun 2 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The monthly Causeway Service is planned to be accessible for people with learning difficulties, although everyone is welcome.

Jun
5
Wed
Wednesday Little Fish @ Holy Rood Church Centre
Jun 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Wednesday Little Fish @ Holy Rood Church Centre

The Wednesday Little Fish Toddler Group is for parents / carers and their pre-school children.  It meets at the church centre on Wednesday mornings in term time  We offer a wide range of activities including craft, singing, and noisy and quiet play.

Do drop-in at any session to find out more!

CAFE @ Holy Rood Church Centre
Jun 5 @ 9:45 am – 11:00 am

CAFE stands for Coffee And Friendship for Everyone.  On the first Wednesday of the month CAFE joins with our daytime pastorate congregation at 10.30am for a brief informal service led by one of the clergy team.

Daytime Pastorate @ Holy Rood Church Centre
Jun 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

This small congregation meets for fellowship and worship. The service includes songs, prayers and a talk usually be one of the clergy.

The Pastorate is preceded by the CAFE meeting where coffee is served from 9:45.

Jun
6
Thu
Thursday Little Fish @ Holy Rood Church Centre
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Thursday Little Fish @ Holy Rood Church Centre

The Thursday Little Fish Toddler Group is for parents / carers and their pre-school children.  It meets at the church centre on Thursday mornings in term time  We offer a wide range of activities including craft, singing, and noisy and quiet play.

Do drop-in at any session to find out more!

Thursday Holy Communion @ Foster Room
Jun 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

This reflective communion service is held in the Foster Room which is located next to Holy Rood Church.

Jun
7
Fri
Flame @ Holy Rood Church Centre
Jun 7 @ 3:15 pm – 5:00 pm

Flame is an after school club for young people in school years 7 to 11. We meet on Fridays from 3:30pm to 5pm. There’s toast and drinks to combat those pesky after-school hunger pangs, followed by a varied programme of fun games with plenty of prizes and discussion groups.

Jun
9
Sun
Family Worship with Holy Communion @ Holy Rood Church
Jun 9 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Family Worship with Holy Communion @ Holy Rood Church | Fareham | United Kingdom

This informal service is suitable for people of any age. One of the recent Holy Communion orders of services will be used,  The sung worship consists of modern songs and hymns. These are led by a music group normally consisting of singers, guitars, piano and drums. The service also includes Bible readings, a talk and prayers and possibly a talk or activity suitable for children.  We welcome any visiting Christian to take the communion bread and wine if they do so in their own church.

Screens around the church are used to display the words of songs and responses so you will not need to find the correct place in books. This service lasts for about an hour and a quarter and you are then welcome to join us for refreshments in the hall.

During school term time there is a crèche and there are groups for children and young people during the first part of the service.  Children and young people return to join in the celebration of Holy Communion.

Morning Worship (CW) @ St. Edmund's Church
Jun 9 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Morning Worship (CW) @ St. Edmund's Church | Fareham | United Kingdom

This traditional service is take from Common Worship.  Sung worship is led by an organ.

Refreshments are served after the service.

Thy Kingdom Come: The Big Prayer Picnic @ Portchester Castle
Jun 9 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Thy Kingdom Come: The Big Prayer Picnic @ Portchester Castle

Thy Kingdom Come is a global initiative that unites Christians from denominations across the world for 10 days of prayer. The focus of those prayers is for God to use us to evangelise to those who we live, work, study and volunteer alongside.

Concluding the 10 days of prayer will be The Big Prayer Picnic – an open-air ecumenical beacon prayer, worship and celebration, calling churches together from the whole of south-east Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. We’ll join together for a Picnic and Prayer event in the grounds of the iconic Portchester Castle, on Pentecost Sunday, June 9th. The schedule is as follows:

  • 1pm to 2:30pm:  The big prayer picnic with fun for families and a variety of prayer tents to visit.
  • 2:30pm to 4pm: The main prayer and worship event drawing us all together as one.

There will be parking for up to 1,000 cars in a nearby field bordering the castle. Catering for those that haven’t brought a picnic will be provided by St Mary’s Church tea room, and proceeds from their sales will go towards the church’s building fund.

Ascent @ Holy Rood Church
Jun 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Ascent @ Holy Rood Church | United Kingdom

‘Ascent’ is the name for the 6.30pm Sunday service at Holy Rood Church. ‘Ascent’ uses the picture of ‘going up the mountain of the Lord’ to encourage us in prayer, worship and seeking God’s presence.

In both Old and New Testaments, mountains were places of meeting God. ‘Ascent’ reflects the desire to mark out a space within the life of the parish for extended worship, prayer, ministry and the work of the Holy Spirit. It takes time to make that journey, to draw near to God, and at ‘Ascent’ we want to make that time and space.

We do hope you’re excited about the ‘Ascent’. Let’s make the journey together.

Refreshments are available at the back of the church before the service.

Jun
11
Tue
Cup of Tea and Company @ Holy Rood Church Centre
Jun 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This group provides the opportunity for those who a bereaved to meet in a relaxed atmosphere for a cup of tea and a chance to talk to those in a similar situation.

Jun
12
Wed
Wednesday Little Fish @ Holy Rood Church Centre
Jun 12 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Wednesday Little Fish @ Holy Rood Church Centre

The Wednesday Little Fish Toddler Group is for parents / carers and their pre-school children.  It meets at the church centre on Wednesday mornings in term time  We offer a wide range of activities including craft, singing, and noisy and quiet play.

Do drop-in at any session to find out more!

CAFE @ Holy Rood Church Centre
Jun 12 @ 9:45 am – 11:00 am

CAFE stands for Coffee And Friendship for Everyone.  On the first Wednesday of the month CAFE joins with our daytime pastorate congregation at 10.30am for a brief informal service led by one of the clergy team.

Jun
13
Thu
Thursday Little Fish @ Holy Rood Church Centre
Jun 13 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Thursday Little Fish @ Holy Rood Church Centre

The Thursday Little Fish Toddler Group is for parents / carers and their pre-school children.  It meets at the church centre on Thursday mornings in term time  We offer a wide range of activities including craft, singing, and noisy and quiet play.

Do drop-in at any session to find out more!

Thursday Holy Communion @ Foster Room
Jun 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

This reflective communion service is held in the Foster Room which is located next to Holy Rood Church.

Jun
14
Fri
Flame @ Holy Rood Church Centre
Jun 14 @ 3:15 pm – 5:00 pm

Flame is an after school club for young people in school years 7 to 11. We meet on Fridays from 3:30pm to 5pm. There’s toast and drinks to combat those pesky after-school hunger pangs, followed by a varied programme of fun games with plenty of prizes and discussion groups.

Jun
16
Sun
Family Worship @ Holy Rood Church
Jun 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am
Family Worship @ Holy Rood Church | Fareham | United Kingdom

This informal service is suitable for people of any age.  These are led by a music group normally consisting of singers, guitars, piano and drums. The service also includes Bible readings, a talk and prayers and possibly a talk or activity suitable for children.

Screens around the church are used to display the words of songs and responses so you will not need to find the correct place in books. This service lasts for about an hour and a quarter and you are then welcome to join us for refreshments in the hall.

During school term time there is a crèche and there are groups for children and young people.

Holy Communion (BCP) @ St. Edmund's Church
Jun 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
Holy Communion (BCP) @ St. Edmund's Church | Fareham | United Kingdom

This service follows the said order of service found in the Book of Common Prayer.  There will be readings and sermon but no sung worship at this service.

Holy Communion (CW) @ St. Edmund's Church
Jun 16 @ 11:10 am – 12:15 pm

The prayers and responses used in this service of Holy Communion are taken from Common Worship. Sung worship is accompanied by the organ.

We welcome any visiting Christian to take the communion bread and wine if they do so in their own church.

Ascent @ Holy Rood Church
Jun 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Ascent @ Holy Rood Church | United Kingdom

‘Ascent’ is the name for the 6.30pm Sunday service at Holy Rood Church. ‘Ascent’ uses the picture of ‘going up the mountain of the Lord’ to encourage us in prayer, worship and seeking God’s presence.

In both Old and New Testaments, mountains were places of meeting God. ‘Ascent’ reflects the desire to mark out a space within the life of the parish for extended worship, prayer, ministry and the work of the Holy Spirit. It takes time to make that journey, to draw near to God, and at ‘Ascent’ we want to make that time and space.

We do hope you’re excited about the ‘Ascent’. Let’s make the journey together.

Refreshments are available at the back of the church before the service.

Jun
19
Wed
Wednesday Little Fish @ Holy Rood Church Centre
Jun 19 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
Wednesday Little Fish @ Holy Rood Church Centre

The Wednesday Little Fish Toddler Group is for parents / carers and their pre-school children.  It meets at the church centre on Wednesday mornings in term time  We offer a wide range of activities including craft, singing, and noisy and quiet play.

Do drop-in at any session to find out more!

CAFE @ Holy Rood Church Centre
Jun 19 @ 9:45 am – 11:00 am

CAFE stands for Coffee And Friendship for Everyone.  On the first Wednesday of the month CAFE joins with our daytime pastorate congregation at 10.30am for a brief informal service led by one of the clergy team.

Jun
20
Thu
Thursday Little Fish @ Holy Rood Church Centre
Jun 20 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Thursday Little Fish @ Holy Rood Church Centre

The Thursday Little Fish Toddler Group is for parents / carers and their pre-school children.  It meets at the church centre on Thursday mornings in term time  We offer a wide range of activities including craft, singing, and noisy and quiet play.

Do drop-in at any session to find out more!