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25th Anniversary FlashIn 2016 we are celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the completion and dedication of St Francis’ Church, on Friday 4th October 1991 – St Francis’ Day – by the Bishop of Winchester, the formation of the Ecclesiastical Parish of Valley Park, and establishment of our LEP on that day.

Our Church School – St Francis’ C of E Aided Primary School also celebrates its 25th Anniversary this September.   To read more about the history of our Church and Parish, click here.

Scroll down this page to see what is happening at St Francis’ in the next few days and weeks …

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

Café next Open:
28th Sept:
10.00 a.m. – 12.00 noon


Messy LogoMessy Church @ St Francis’
Next Session: 

25th September,

4.00 p.m



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 14th October
10.00 a.m. – 11.00 a.m.



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 October

A Warm Welcome Awaits you
  harvest-supper-poster-2016Quizzes, games and good company – for all the family

Menu: Casseroles & jacket potato, dessert.  Soft drinks available, please bring your own wine etc.
Price:  £3 adults, £1.50 children aged 3-14.
To reserve places: sign up at church.

Our 25th Anniversary celebrations continue as we give thanks for the Harvest and mark the anniversary of the dedication of our Church Building on
St Francis’ Day: 4th October 1991.

Join us as we give thanks for all those across the Diocese and beyond whose vision, faith and generous giving enabled our Church to be funded an built, through our Gift Weekend
as we give generously with a thankful heart to a loving and faithful God.


We remember with sadness and humility
all those who fell during the
Battle of the Somme:
1 July 1916 –
18 November 1916 

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-2016-V1.4

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;

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

The Church of England Video Advert, the Cinema chains don’t want to show you …

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