St.Peter & St.Paul’s is the Parish Church of Somborne with Ashley situated at the heart of the village of King’s Somborne.
The Church provides regular Services on Sundays and Wednesdays, and has as its mission the responsibility of telling the good news about the love of God, offering friendship and service to all members of the community and the holding of baptisms, weddings and funerals.
As of 1st January 2017, the parish is in an Interregnum. Services will continue as before, with some services continuing to be led by the excellent lay worship leaders and LLMs. Our Licensed Lay Minister is Mr Howard Rowe; Sue Holligan has permission to officiate, and our organists are Mr Guy Boney and Ms S Aynsley. We are indebted to the team of visiting clergy who are supporting & encouraging us in our church life, and to the Clerical Registry for their fantastic organisation.
On 1st February 2018 the Romsey Deanery Synod endorsed the plan to resource a House for Duty Priest (Half Time) for the parish of Somborne with Ashley. We are currently advertising - a copy of the profiles are available on this website as a PDF document. We hope to be interviewing candidates in the very near future (January 2019 if not before).
From 1st December 2018 the parish is no longer part of the former Test Valley Benefice and is again a Benefice in its own right. A copy of the scheme is available to read in the church including the grouping arrangement with the Braishfield Benefice.
For Baptism, Wedding and Funeral arrangements please contact David Bevan in the first instance 07769682696.