An update for the Third Sunday before Advent

Regular activities

The following activities are taking place each week. All are welcome to join us:

Sundays

  • 8am – BCM Communion Service
  • 10am – Contemporary Service (Communion service on the first and third Sunday of the month, informal morning praise on the second and fourth Sunday of the month)
  • ~10:45am – Zoom Coffee on Pennington Church general zoom link

Mondays

  • 9-9:20am Morning Prayer on Zoom with Sarah and Jane – Parish Prayer zoom link
  • 10:30am-12 – Zoom Study group on Pennington Church general zoom link

Tuesdays

  • 9-9:20am Morning Prayer on Zoom with Sarah and Jane – Parish Prayer zoom link
  • 11am-12 – TakeTime Meditation Group on Zoom – Parish Prayer zoom link

Wednesdays

  • 9-9:20am Morning Prayer on Zoom with Sarah and Jane – Parish Prayer zoom link
  • 10:15-11am – Zoom Coffee on Pennington Church general zoom link

Thursdays

  • 9-9:20am Morning Prayer on Zoom with Sarah and Jane – Parish Prayer zoom link
  • 1-2:30pm – Fareshare Larder – St Mark’s Community Hall Car Park

Fridays

  • 9-9:20am – Morning Prayer on Zoom with Sarah and Jane – Parish Prayer zoom link

Saturdays

  • 9-10 Parish prayers on zoom, followed by coffee – Parish Prayer zoom link

Memorial Service – John Beal

All are invited to join us in St Mark’s Church on Tuesday 9th November at 3pm for John Beal’s memorial service.

this has been postponed; when further details are available we shall update you.

Memorial Service – John Scott

All are invited to join us in St Mark’s Church on Friday 12th November at 1pm for John Scott’s memorial service. Donations in memory of John are invited for Air Ambulance and the Red Cross. On Sunday 14th November at 11am, leaving from the Ferryman, Lily Jane is walking 10k in memory of John Scott, raising funds for Air Ambulance.

Rachel’s Story

As many of you know, our priest, Rachel, is open about the challenges she has faced in the past with mental health. Metro newspaper recently interviewed Rachel, to help open up curiosity and conversation about this important area, that is still subject to so much shame and stigma. The article can be read here.

Vocations Fair

Coming up on the 13th November from 9:30 am until 12:30pm at Wolvesey House, Winchester: an opportunity to explore your future in the church!

Talk to the diocesan team and past attendees about lay and ordained ministry – and find out more about the courses and programmes available too. An excellent opportunity to learn about the new national vocations process.

For more information, visit winchester.anglican.org/vocations or email vocations@winchester.anglican.org.

Get involved; would you like to contribute with readings or intercessions?

Key parts of a church services are in sharing the wisdom within our Bibles and through prayer, giving thanks and sharing our fears and concerns with our loving God.

If you would like to contribute to the work we do in the form of the readings or leading in prayer, do please get in touch – we’d love to include you in our services. You don’t have to be able to be in the building for reading either; we can include you pre-recorded too!

Get in touch – we’d love to hear from you.

Monday study group

Are you interested in exploring your faith journey further outside of the Church services? Perhaps you would like to know more about some of the things we include in the service as standard?

If so may we invite you to join our study group on Mondays, from 10.30am to 12 noon on Zoom (details below).

This is a continuing Pilgrim Course looking at The Creeds in more detail. All are welcome and our sessions will be lead by Jane who is passionate about exploring faith and leading those discussions and wonderings that are not always possible in a service setting.

If you would like to join us, please email ‘takepart@penningtonchurch.uk‘ and we will be happy to welcome you.

4-week Creation Care Course

…is a unique collaboration between The Diocese of Chester, HeartEdge, Melanesian Mission UK and Southampton University. Only one week remains, but worth attending if you can!

In this 4-week Creation Care Course, we will provide you with vital information about climate change, its impacts on people, and reflect on our role as Christians in taking practical climate action.

  • Week 4: Taking Action – Caring for the Environment, Caring for People (18 November 2021, 19.30-21.00), we will hear about various options for climate change mitigation and adaptation that we can take as individuals, as parishes and as a Christian community.

COVID Morning Prayer

With St Thomas in Lymington, we continue to ‘pray for our nation, for its leaders, its health and essential services and all those who suffer’ this week at 9am on Zoom. Led by Jane Nicholson from St Mark’s and Sarah Salisbury from St Thomas, this now runs Monday through Friday. Please do join them either by computer or phone:

  • https://us02web.zoom.us/j/
  • Meeting ID: 895 2990 2640 Passcode: 2020
  • Dial in from a landline phone: 0131 460 1196

Rachel’s art for sale!

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If you’d like to purchase art that our priest Rachel has created and showed in our our worship recently, please check out our new Red Bubble shop. Profits from sales of these items all go to support the ministry of Pennington Church.

YouTube and Facebook

All our services can be found on our YouTube channel here. We also stream our services on our Facebook page too, here.

Online Connection Information

Zoom Details

  • Pennington Church General Zoom link:
  • From a landline phone: 0203 481 5240 Meeting ID: 971 631 0618 Passcode: 1839
  • Parish Prayer Zoom Link:
  • From a landline phone: 0203 481 5240 Meeting ID: 895 2990 2640 Passcode: 2020

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/PenningtonChurch
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/StMarksChurchPennington

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