Christ Church Christmas Services 22nd December 6.30pm – Carols by Candlelight 24th December 4pm – Children’s Christmas Eve Service 24th December 11pm – Christmas Eve Communion 25th December 10am – Christmas Day Family Celebration 29th December 10am – All Age Service
Christmas present idea for all ages- The Barnabas page a day bible- 365 bible stories, fun to read with children or to use yourself. £3 each from office 01920487267 or email Jess Cole firstname.lastname@example.org
Carols at Easneye – Wednesday 4th December, 7..30pm. All Welcome. As we begin the Advent season leading up to Christmas, our friends at All Nations Christian College would love to invite you to enjoy a multicultural carol service at Easneye, SG12 8LX. There will be refreshments and an art exhibition and you are very welcome, bring some friends too!
Men’s Christmas Curry: Thursday 5th December at 7.45 pm Neelakash Indian Restaurant. Price is £20 per person for appetisers, poppadoms and selection of main courses. Bar drinks, coffee and dessert extra as usual. Book by 1st December via Richard Marlow.
Church prayer meeting - Monday 9 December Jesus said, ‘I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.’ Join us at 8 pm for an hour as we pray for the light of Christ to shine through our Christmas services, to our CAP clients, to our towns and villages, and we will also be praying for the general election
Wednesday 11th December Midweek Ladies Bible Study will be hosting a Christmas Brunch. Old, current and future members very welcome, we’d love to see you! 9:15 - 11:15am in the Church Centre.
Creche Christmas gathering We welcome all creche children to bring their parents and siblings to come on the 15th December at 2pm at 35 Canons Road. Louise and Dave Brett welcome you to come and play, do some Christmas activities and have a chat.
SAVE THE DATE Celebration - Christ Church Community Open Day – 1st February 2020 This event will be to showcase the transformation of the church building to the local community and the great things which take place at Christ Church now and in the future. We will need your help to put this event on. Further details to follow. Watch this space.
PRAY PRAY PRAY!!! Tuesday prayers at 12.30 pm weekly, Third Monday of the month at 10 am in the Youth Wing: Second Monday evenings 8 – 9 pm all in the Church Centre.
Thank you to everyone who has bought a copy of my booklet “Children”. The money from the sales is sufficient to buy two chairs. Pam Robinson. A few copies are still available, please contact the office. Ware Choral Society’s Christmas Concert – Saturday 14th December, 7.30 pm at The Drill Hall, Ware. Tickets £15 (all unreserved incl. programme) Tickets from Cannon Travel, Society members (Paul Watson, Diana Perkins), on the Door, or email@example.com
The funeral of Bert Chatfield (formerly organist at Christ Church), will take place at 11.15 am, on Wednesday 11th December, at St Paul’s Hoddesdon, then Willowbrook Crematorium at 12.15. Please be praying for the family.
Wednesday Welcome, 11th December Christmas Special. Can anyone offer lifts home at 4.00 pm after this event? Please contact Caroline Tiffen if you can help 07770406885.
General Election Thursday 12th December – The church will be open 7-7.45 am and 8-9 pm for prayer. Please do join us as we pray for our nation.
The MADD Summer Challenge - Our thanks to all who returned Smarties tubes which raised £900 for the Redevelopment Appeal (including two chairs). Peter Dane for MADD.
Children’s Church 1st December Children start in church Crèche Start with parents in church and move to the Church Centre around 11.15
Young People Sunday at 11 am in Church Years 7-9 Thursday – 7.30 till 9 pm Years 10-13 Wednesday 7.30 till 9 pm
For your Prayers: - For Maggie Reid’s ongoing treatment - Trevor Ilott and family - Bill Griffiths recovering following hip replacement - Scout, guide, school and toddler Christmas services in December. - For Margaret and Robin Fowler as Margaret is in hospital. - For the family of Bert Chatfield who died last week
Next Week - Dec 8th 9.15 am Reader: Sue Barker Intercessor: Wendy Tucker Wardens: Richard Clayden and Hayley Murdoch Sidespeople: Diana Perkins and Jenny Dixon Welcome: Mike Tucker Coffee: Ridgeway
11.00 am Reader: Chris Evans Intercessor: x Wardens: Richard Clayden and Stuart Baker Sidespeople: Chris and Barrie Hozier Welcome Desk: Holly Kernott and Brett Sutherland Coffee: Hungry