Latest update -26/02/21


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The Tenpenny Villages Benefice of Alresford, Elmstead and Frating with Thorrington

As church families, our vision is:-

"To draw closer to God and to each other so that we may more ably bring his love to the world."

We want to make a difference in these communities for God.

Spring Harvest will again be running as an online event in 2021

4th to 8th April 2021

Click on the image on the left for details

Messy Church Pauline Hart Associate Priest

For a copy of our latest noticesheet, click here

To watch videos of upcoming or recent services, please click here

A copy of the data privacy notice for each church can be found by clicking on the name of the church at the top of this page.

We are committed to safeguarding children, young people, victims/survivors of domestic abuse and vulnerable adults. 

The PCCs have adopted the Church of England’s policies and best practice on safeguarding which may be found on the Church of England’s website.

Details of Parish Safeguarding Representatives can be found on the noticeboards in each church. Our Parish Safeguarding Representatives can be contacted via

Andrew Fordyce Rector

Services at St. Andrew’s, Alresford (StA), St Anne & St Laurence, Elmstead (StAL) and St Mary Magdalen, Thorrington (StMM)

In light of the current national lockdown, services in our three churches are suspended. Andrew Fordyce will hold a live-streamed morning worship service which will be available at 10.30 am each Sunday on our YouTube channel, for which an order of service is available on our Videos page. Other weekday services and groups will be shown below.

 * see end of Noticesheet for Zoom meeting details

Please be assured of our prayers and do click on the link for our Noticesheet for further information. 

You can also go to our mental health support page, with resources from the Church of England.

Rev Andrew Fordyce and Rev Pauline Hart





28th Feb

10.30 am

 Morning Worship on our YouTube channel

11.00 am

 Virtual Refreshments on Zoom*

6.00 pm

 Lent Evening Prayer on Zoom *

1st Mar

9.00 am

 Morning Prayer on Zoom*

2nd Mar

9.00 am

 Morning Prayer on Zoom*

3rd Mar

9.00 am

 Morning Prayer on Zoom*

8.00 pm

 Lent Discussion Group on Zoom*

To find out how you can give to the churches in the Tenpenny Villages benefice, please click here

Tim Solosy Curate