Confirmation and Baptism John and Heather Hookway will be hosting a preparation/exploration session for the young people on Sunday 9th February from 5pm – 6.30pm on the church balcony. Pizza will be included! Let Joanne know if you are interested, email: email@example.com. For adults who are interested in confirmation and baptism contact Joanne at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alpha is here! Alpha is up and running in church on Wednesday evenings, 8 - 9:30 pm (tea/coffee from 7:45 pm). This is for anyone who would like to find out more about the Christian faith. There is still time to join, and we would love you to come or to invite others. To register your interest, please email email@example.com. For further information talk to Katy Cole, Susan Embley or Andrew du Boulay.
Half Term JOIN-IN Morning is on Monday 17th February- 9.30 to 12 in church. A morning of fun, games, craft, drama and bible stories with refreshments. Free of charge. For children aged 0-11 and their parents/carers. A team is needed to run this event so please speak to Jess if you can help on the morning with registration, craft with kids, café, praying with people or offering to mix and mingle. We also need cakes: two Victoria sandwiches, two chocolate sponges and some fairy cakes and cookies would be gratefully received – offers please to firstname.lastname@example.org
Awayday@Home takes place Saturday 21st March. Information leaflets and booking forms are available in Church. We would encourage all to make an effort to attend as it promises to be a great day. Click here to read more.
Forgiveness Project – the exhibition is coming to Christ Church between Tuesday 25th and Saturday 29th February. The exhibition includes 23 real-life stories of forgiveness from around the world. We do encourage you to think about who you could bring along to experience this unique exhibition. Further details are available on the flyer. If you would like to help please do speak to Rosie Watson – 01920 466941.
Prayer Meeting It is good to praise the Lord and make music to your name, O Most High, proclaiming your love in the morning and your faithfulness at night. (Psalm 92:1-2) Everyone is welcome to the church prayer meeting in the church centre, Monday 10th February 8pm-9pm.
Ever felt let down? The church magazine is looking for short stories in which the Holy Spirit has enabled God’s children to move from anger and resentment to a restorative place of resolution and peace. If you are willing to share please send written stories to Martin in the office (01920 487267 / email@example.com) by Monday 24th February.
PRAY PRAY PRAY!!! Third Monday of the month at 10 am in the Youth Wing: Second Monday evenings 8 – 9 pm all in the Church Centre.
Save the date- Children’s Summer holiday club will take place 17th - 20th August. Details will be available soon but please save the date to help or take part in. Seamstress needed to make a draft excluder for the Church. If you are able to help please talk to the office.
Women’s World Day of Prayer – would anyone be interested in being the contact person for this year’s prayer meeting to be held at Leaside on Friday 6th March 2020. If so please let the office know.
Emma Davies is expecting her third baby on 26th February. Her parents would like to be close but not actually staying with then (so as not to intrude/be in the way!) Does anyone has a free house/spare bedroom for the week around my due date (26-29th Feb)? If so, please contact the office. Many thanks.
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Fifth Sunday after Epiphany
9.15 Morning Worship 147 Great is thy faithfulness 40 Be still 1120 Will you come and follow me 520 Tell out my soul
11am Holy Communion
Reading: Luke 5:27-39
Children’s Church Children start in groups
Young People Sunday at 11 am in Church Children start in groups
Crèche Children start in groups
For your Prayers: - Christ Church school community - Iris Bentley-Fisher
Next Week- 16th February 9.15 Morning Worship Reader: Graham Palmer Intercessor: Wendy Tucker Wardens: Richard Clayden and Stef Campbell Sidespeople: Pat and Keith Fairey Welcome: Eva Illot Coffee: MADD
11.00 Morning Worship Reader: Jan Young Intercessor: Rachel Quinlan Wardens: Richard Clayden and Stef Campbell Sidespeople: Rob and Ruth Boulton Welcome: Gill du Boulay and Sarah Rowe Prayer Ministry: Norman Richards, Sara Holland, Pam Willis Coffee: Hertford