Come into Life @ancbchurch, the Church of England in Ampfield, Chilworth and North Baddesley. Faith filled worship, hope for all of life and transforming work in our communities


Vicar Victoria

Giving us life: The fourth Sunday of Easter

Lots of good things from the past week the third week in the cycle of Easter. Teaching from last week as audio and text, a positive read on restoring the traditition of stewardship as a theological driver for thinking about ecology, notes on training that the team have been up to, and some future events including a Julian meeting at Winchester Cathedral

Giving us life: The third week of Easter

This week in Giving us life, a devastating yet hope filled insight into the work of Christians Against Poverty, some polling results on how we see our mothers and views of whether Mother's Day is a 'proper' holiday

Ugly sisters in a struggling world

Can we make a world where science and religion, those ugly sisters, both work to influence policy and help us all to flourish?

Giving us life: The second week of Easter

This week in Giving us life the Lambeth Awards 2018, a case study in coming to faith and some disturbing survey results on trust in the charity sector. 

Giving us life: Easter Sunday

This week in Giving us life we remember the last sermon Martin Luther King ever preached, a prayer of St John Chrysotom and other good things...

News views and pix from Holy Week 2018

Holy week 2018 is drawing to a close and there have been lots of good things happening.

Giving us life: Palm Sunday

What's giving us life this week? Some links, prayers and interviews which made us think in the past week. 

Burial ground changes

Our team and volunteers are working at St John the Baptist to make the church burial ground a safe and peaceful place to remember the departed. This post has answers to questions which are cropping up a lot and updates.

Reimagining work with children and young people @acnbchurch

We are continuing work to reimagine all we do to support children and young people @acnbchurch. In early April a group of folk from all our churches are meeting to continue shaping the future path of this vital work.