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Sunday 26th March.

Join us to Celebrate and Give Thanks for the role of Mothers, to recognise our place in Mother Church, and in “mothering” – caring for – each other.
Services at 8.45 a.m. and 10.00 a.m.   Both will include distributions of Posies of Flowers to ladies present, and in our families.        All are welcome at our Services.

Happening at St Francis’ this week:

Saturday 18th March:

Sunday 19th March
Third Sunday of Lent.
Delta Course Week 8.
8.45 a.m.:  Said Holy Communion;
10.00 a.m.:  Morning Worship;
12.15 p.m.:  Interment of Ashes – Joyce Coxon;
4.00 p.m.:  Messy Church;
6.00 p.m.:  Men’s Weekend return.
Monday 20th March:
7.00 p.m.:  Informal Evening Prayer – Chapel;
8.00 p.m.:  Delta Course Week 7: Small Discussion Groups:  Hursley Road, and Raglan Close.
Tuesday 21st March:
Wednesday 22nd March:
10.00 a.m.:  St Francis’ Rendezvous Community Café;  Large Meeting Room, All members of the community of all ages welcome.
7.30 p.m.:  Meeting of local ‘Stop the Traffik’ group; Large Meeting Room.
Thursday 23rd March:
10.00 a.m.:  Delta Course Week 7: Small Discussion Group:  Large Meeting Room;
8.00 p.m.:  Delta Course Week 7: Small Discussion Group: Blenheim Close and Larkspur Drive.
Friday 24th March:
Saturday 25th March:
10.00 a.m.:  Making up of Flower Posies for Mothering Sunday by Menfolk and Young People, Chapel – enter via North Door.
9.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.:  Blue Apple Theatre Trustees Strategy Away-Day, Large Meeting Room.
Sunday 26th March
Fourth Sunday of Lent:
Mothering Sunday.

Delta Course Week 9.
8.45 a.m.:  Said Holy Communion;
10.00 a.m.:  Parish Communion.
Both Services will include distribution of Flower Posies.

Growing in Faith;  Changing Lives.

A short discipleship course for St Francis’ Church…

Exploring our faith, and what it means for daily living.

Find each week’s study materials by clicking here and scrolling down the page. 



Craft, Activities, Afternoon Tea, Celebration.
The fun way to do church
for all the family.
Next Session:
Sunday 23rd April
4.00 p.m. – 6.00 p.m.
“Handling our Worries”

St Francis Rendezvous Cafe - New Poster - Sept 2016 - Option Final

Café next Open:
This Wednesday
10.00 a.m. – 12.00 noon.



Why not join us for a Full English,
Good Company and
a thought for the Day.

Second Saturday monthly:
8.15 a.m. – 9.30 a.m.
Next Breakfast:
Saturday 8th April

All Menfolk Welcome:
A Warm Welcome Awaits you.

Glitter and Glue

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Glitter and Glue is an hour of
craft,  messy play, stories and
songs for  the under fives
and their parents/carers.
Glitter and Glue is held monthly –
all pre-school children and
their carers are welcome.
Next Session:
Friday 5th May
10.00 a.m. – 11.00 a.m.

St Francis’ Church in action:  To find out more about what else we are doing through the coming year please click on the link: Copy of Church-planner-2017-V3.2

What were we doing in 2015?   To read about the Ministry, Mission and Witness we undertook, and how we used the Financial Resources gifted to us  in 2015, please click on St Francis Annual report 2015 – Final .

Safeguarding those at risk: To find our policies on Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults please click here;

Data Protection:  To read our Data Protection Policies please click here.  Please let the Parish Office know if you no longer wish us to hold your information.

To contact us:  For our contact details please click here.   

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Find out more about this video on a special Church of England Website at: justpray.uk