St Mark’s celebrates in many ways through events we host or take a part in.

Here’s some of what we’ve been doing…

Pennington Stands Together
Easter Yarn: Pennington Stands Together
Knitted and crocheted flowers in response to COVID-19 - the first part of our Easter display along the hedge of
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Christians Together, Lymington and Pennington – A Service from 26th January 2020
As part of the week of Christian Unity, all the churches in Lymington and Pennington met at in the morning
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Pennington Stands Together: an event from 25th January 2020
Towards the end of January we invited the community to Pennington Church for an event of songs, reflections and poems
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It all starts with a plan
75th Anniversary Holocaust Memorial Commemorative artwork
The #75MemorialFlames project by the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust has enabled groups like ours, from around the UK, to learn
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Anne’s farewell tea: 12th January 2020
Thank you to all who came this afternoon to celebrate the time Anne has been with St Mark's - over
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Straight Bananas play St Mark’s – December 7th, 2019
Our director of music, Leigh Jerwood, also sings in an a cappella group: ‘Straight Bananas’. Singing a variety of eclectic
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Ride and Stride 2019: a charity event from 14th September 2019
Looking back to something we did in the autumn of last year - and something we hope to take part
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Fun Carols: informal fun from 18th December 2019
With Christmas Day only a week away, St Mark's tests the lighting with a fun carol and readings evening, culminating
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Creative Christmas Decoration: a how-to from 14th December 2019
A how to guide for churches with open trussed roof beams, who want to hang Christmas lighting creatively above the
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Candles lit during All Souls service
All Souls, All Saints and Remembrance 2019
A selection of photographs taken in the run up to Advent 2019. Thank you to all who help St Mark's
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Woodside Singers – Showtime Classics
Celebrating Woodside Singers 40th anniversary and including favourites from Oliver, the Sound of Music, Oklahoma and more, the Woodside Singers
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Harvest donations for New Forest Basics Bank
Harvest Service and Lunch 2019
On the 6th October, St Mark's celebrated harvest! With a service that included a focus on the hard but important
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Thank you all!
Churchyard Tidy 2019
In the Autumn we aim, with the help of the Community, to spend a day giving the churchyard an extra
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All Saints Church, Thorney Hill
Ride and Stride 2019
A few from our congregation recently took part in Ride and Stride. An annual charity event in support of the
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St Mark’s Confirmation Service – 28th April 2019
David, the Bishop of Basingstoke lead a confirmation service at St Mark’s Church, Pennington on Sunday 28th April at 3pm.
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Volunteers prepare to tackle Pennington's litter at mission control: the St Mark's room
Pennington NFDC Spring Clean 2019
As part of the New Forest District Council’s New Forest Spring Clean initiative St Mark’s were proud to host this
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Cleaning and Conversation chancel restoration video thumb
Cleaning and Conservation of paintings in the the Chancel
In late 2016 through to early 2017, St Mark's engaged the services of local conservator, Peter Martindale - to help
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