Church of England Diocese of Portsmouth Blendworth

Opening

The Benefice churches are open every day for quiet reflection from 7am until 4pm ( 6 pm in the summer). Services are shown below.

Getting here

Holy Trinity Blendworth forms one of three churches in the Benefice. The other two are St. Michael's, Chalton (near Clanfield off the A3M) and St. Hubert's, Idsworth (near Finchdean). HTB can seat up to 200. The other churches are more limited in  numbers (Idsworth is a boxed pew church and small inside). Holy Trinity Church is a mid Victoirian country church situated just 400 metres from the centre of Horndean (PO8 0AB) in Hampshire.  A beautiful traditional Church of England place of worship that has a regular 4 part harmony choir singing at the main Sunday morning 11am service and as required in the other two churches. The choir also accompany weddings and funerals on request.

St.Michael's Church in Chalton is another country church sited about 1 mile from the busy A3M. (Please note that there are no toilet facilities at the church but the Red Lion Public House opposite will allow their facilities to be used).St Hubert's Idsworth dating from 1100 sits in the middle of field near the village of Finchdean and is a peaceful place to visit and worship.

The Pattern of Services across the Benefice are as follows:

Time Type of Service Venue   1st Sunday of the month       8.00am Holy Communion BCP Blendworth   9.30am Parish Communion Chalton   9.30am Mattins Idsworth   11.00am Parish Communiuon Blendworth

2nd Sunday       8.00am Holy Communion Blendworth   9.30am Mattins Chalton   9.30am Parish Coimmunion Idsworth   11.00am All Age Worship Blendworth   

3rd Sunday       8.00am Holy Communion Blendworth   9.30am Mattins Chalton   9.30am AllAge Worship Idsworth   11.00am Parish Communion Blendworth

4th Sunday    8.00am   Holy Communion Blendworth   9.30am Family Service Chalton   9.30am Mattins Idsworth   11.00am Parish Communion Blendworth  

5th Sunday       8.00am Holy Communion Blendworth   9.30am Parish Communion Idsworth   11.00am Mattins Blendworth   6.00pm Evensong Chalton  

   Friday 9.00am Morning Prayer Idsworth  

Details of our Advent and Christmas Services this year are:

Advent and Christmas Services 2019

FIRST SUNDAY- 1st December- Advent Sunday

8.00 am Blendworth Holy Communion BCP
9.30 am Chalton Parish Communion
9.30 am Idsworth Morning Prayer
11.00 am Blendworth Communion

SECOND SUNDAY – 8th December- 2nd of Advent

8.00 am Blendworth Holy Communion
9.30 am Chalton Morning Prayer
9.30 am Idsworth Parish Communion
11.00 am Blendworth All Age Worship with Nativity

THIRD SUNDAY –  15th December - 3rd of Advent

8.00 am Blendworth Holy Communion
9.30 am Chalton NO MORNING SERVICE
9.30 am Idsworth All Age Service
11.00 am Blendworth 9 Lessons & Carols

4.00pm Chalton  Carol Service

22nd December  4th Sunday of Advent

8.00 am Blendworth Holy Communion

09.30am Chalton No Service

09.30 Idsworth 9 Lessons and Carols

11.00 Blendworth Parish Communion

24th December Christmas Eve (Tuesday)

4.00pm Chalton Crib Service
11.30pm Idsworth Midnight Communion
11.30pm Blendworth Midnight Communion*

NB there is only 1 'midnight' communion at Blendworth on Christmas Eve for 2019

CHRISTMAS DAY – 
25th December (Wednesday)

8.00 am Blendworth NO Service
9.30 am Chalton Family Worship with Carols
9.30 am Idsworth All Age Worship with Carols
11.00 am Blendworth Family Communion with Carols

29th December 1st Sunday of Christmas

NO 0800 Service at Blendworth (joining with St John's Rowlands Castle)

1030 United Benefice Service at Holy Trinity Blendworth

(NB- no services at Idsworth or Chalton this Sunday)

May we wish everyone a very Happy Christmas – Do join us if you can.

WEBSITE: our  Benefice website is alive and full of information and pictures about each of our three churches. Please visit us at www.bcichurches.org.uk

Blendworth Lane
Blendworth
Horndean
PO8 0AB

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