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
CAP Christmas Hampers Could you provide some items for the hampers? Ideas are below, but be creative! Fizzy drinks Hot Chocolate Sugar Marshmallows Christmas Crackers Costa Gift Voucher Gift voucher for butchers - R Gannon Ware Gift voucher for a meal Family games Wrapping Paper Sellotape Gift Tags Gift sets of Toiletries Hats or scarves Stocking fillers for children There will be a box at the back of church for you to leave any donations by 15th Dec. Thank you! Sam Rich
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
Crèche Christmas gathering 15th December at 2pm - Louise and Dave Brett welcome all crèche children to bring their parents and siblings to 35 Canons Road, Ware to 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. . Inter-church Quiz – 18 January The Inter-church Quiz will take place at Leaside Hall on Saturday 18 January at 7p.m. Interested teams (maximum 8 people) should register with the Christ Church Office by phone (01920 487267) or email (email@example.com). Cost per person is £10 and includes food. Any surplus money will go to Christians Against Poverty.
Monday 23rd December at 3pm. A service of thanksgiving for the life of Margaret Fowler. All welcome.
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.
Operation Christmas Child – Thank you Thank you so much to all who gave or helped with Operation Christmas Child. Our 83 shoebox gifts have gone to children in Liberia, Belarus and Albania.
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Third Sunday of Advent 9.15 Holy Communion 11.00 Morning Worship and Baptism Reading: James 1: 5-7
Children’s Church 15th December Children start in church Crèche Start with parents in church and move to the Church Centre around 11.15am.
Young People Sunday at 11am in Church
Years 7-9: Thursday – 7.30 till 9pm Years 10-13: Wednesday 7.30 till 9pm
For your Prayers: - For Maggie Reid’s ongoing treatment - Trevor Ilott and family - Bill Griffiths recovering following hip replacement - School and toddler Christmas services in December. - For Robin Fowler and family following the death of Margaret - Christ Church school community - For Olivia Emeli Thomas being baptised today
Next Week- Dec 22nd 9.15am Reader: Wendy Tucker Intercessor: Peter Dane Wardens: Bob Barker and John Borgars Sidespeople: Pat and Keith Fairey Welcome: Wendy Tucker Coffee: Musley
11.00am Reader: Jan Young Intercessor: Emma Dipper Wardens: Bob Barker and Rob Swaile Sidespeople: Alison Richards and Caroline Tiffen Welcome Desk: Jan Elliot and Cynthia Kattau Coffee: Hertford