On Sunday 17 September, we will be hosting Compassion Sunday, where we look at the great work Compassion are doing, helping children around the world, with help from people like you. Jesus says in Matthew 19:14, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” It’s a […]

We’re excited to welcome our new CEMES intern, David, to Ascension. He’s part of a team of interns based at different churches across Southampton who will be serving city wide, and receiving St. Mellitus theology training. David says: “I’m excited to use this year to explore church leadership, and to discover the things that God has for me. I’ll be […]

Student coming to Southampton this autumn? We know that managing your food budget can get old pretty fast. And eating with other people is way more fun than eating alone. So we’re hosting meals for students after the 10.45am service on the following dates: 24 September 1 October 8 October 15 October 22 October They’ll be a great way to […]

For the third year running, starting 26 September 2017, we will be working in partnership with St Mellitus College,  and streaming weekly teaching from one of the most exciting and innovative centres of theological study and training for missional leadership in the UK today. Based at our church and run in partnership with CEMES Southampton, we will be streaming a selection […]

Hello! We’re really excited – September is bringing lots of great things our way. Looking forward to meeting new students We’re praying for all the students who are coming to Southampton this autumn. There’s going to be lots going on for them. Have a look at what we’ve got planned. Happy news Peter Goodall, who has been volunteering with us […]

If you’re looking for a chance to meet with God, why not try our quiet day on Saturday 16 September? You’ll be able to spend quiet time with God through art, prayer, silence and our prayer labyrinth. The day runs from 10.00am to 4.00pm. You’re welcome to come for half a day, or for the whole day, and lunch and […]

We’re hosting another of our charity cream teas on Sunday 20 and Sunday 27 August at 2.30pm – 5.00pm in the cafe. It’s in aid of Southampton Street Pastors. Cost is £5.00 per adult, £2.50 per child. There will also be a variety of homemade cakes on sale too. They’re always delicious, why not bring a friend along? For more […]

There’s still time to visit our art group exhibition  as part of Hampshire Open Studios We’re an amateur group and we like to share our love of water-based painting with visitors. You’ll find a spacious gallery surrounded by beautiful stained glass windows and pleasant riverside walks close by. Good disabled access and toilet facilities. Small car park or on street […]

On Tuesday 20 June Rev. Rob Merchant from St Mellitus is giving a free live lecture as part of our theology course. His area of expertise is a theology of ageing.  Rob frequently speaks at Spring Harvest and New Wine on this theme and has written the book “Pioneering in the third age: The church in an ageing population”. The lecture […]