Alton Ecumenical Novena 2017

Gallery of TKC prayer images from across the deanery to follow: please email your photos here

The Alton Day-by-Day

Your invitation to Prayer & Worship‘Events’ across Alton area’s church communities, listed day-by-day through the novena of prayertogether.

TKC Alton Deanery Prayer


vAscension Day service

Ascension Day service at St Lawrence, Alton,hosted by Andrew Micklefield and Clive Anderson,Thursday 25th May, 7.30pm

v24/7 Prayer and Prayer Spaces

24/7 Prayer space at Bentley Church -There will be a range of prayer stations in Bentley Church Hall from 4 pm Sunday 28 May until the Sunday morning service Sunday 4th June - Pentecost. This prayer room will be in use and manned 24-7. You can book a slot online – just follow this link to the prayer room sign-up:

‘Dawn-2-Dusk’ Prayer space at Church of the Good Shepherd, Four Marks -There will be an unmanned prayer space available at COGS Four Marks – open dawn to dusk.

vPrayer walks

A prayer walk around the Benefice of Bentley Binsted and Froyle -Maps provided and you can start in any one of the three churches, 9 am to 5 pm. Self guided walks.

A prayer walk around Alton -A prayer walk around Alton – praying with our eyes, and noticing new things about the life of our town as we do so.

A prayer walk around Beech -A prayer walk around the village of Beech – praying with our eyes, and noticing new things about the life of Beech as we do so.

A prayer walk around Holybourne -A prayer walk around the village of Holybourne – praying with our eyes, and noticing new things about the life of Holybourne as we do so.

vMorning and Evening Prayer

Daily Morning Prayer in key places around Alton -Each morning during the nine days of prayer, there will be the chance to gather at various places around Alton to pray. This is a great chance to take prayer into our community. Details of the times and locations below.

Daily Evening Prayer: A time for prayerful reflection -6pm at All Saints Church, Alton

vSpecial times of prayer during the day

Prayers in churches in the Northanger Benefice -On five of the days during the nine days of prayer, Revd John Ellison will be leading a time of prayer at 4pm across a number of the churches in the Northanger Benefice. Details of when and where this will be happening are set out in the table below.

vResources for personal prayer and reflection

On behalf of the Northanger Benefice Rev’d Lesley Leonhas produced a series of leafletscontaining simple ways for us to join in with this initiative.For example; pray for the people and places you see as you take the dog for a walk or travelto work. Pray as you read the morning newspaperfor events and situations that particularly grab your attention.The leaflets will be available to collect in churches in the Northanger Benefice. These can be emailed to you on request . Contact Rev'd Tony

vPentecost Beacon Event not to be missed!

Pentecost Beacon Event in Winchester Cathedral -The wave of prayer forThy Kingdom Come 2017will culminate with a celebration in Winchester Cathedral on Pentecost Sunday. The gathering at the Cathedral will be just one of several Beacon events taking place in cathedrals up and down the country and across the globe. The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, will be speaking at the event.The Beacon event will be an opportunity for Christians in the Diocese to gather together with others at all stages of life and faith to worship Jesus, be empowered by the Holy Spirit, and pray that others will come to know Him. Bishop David and Carla Harding (24-7 Prayer) will be hosting the event with worship led by Neil Bennetts and band.Tickets are still available at:

To include TKC plans for your church or community on The Listing via this page,
or if you would like help with any other resources or information
please email TKC Alton Novena coordinators:
Chris BradishandChristopher Ogilvie Thompson

St Mary’s Old Basing 2016