This Sunday we continue our series The Holy Spirit – Adopted and Led by the Spirit - Romans 8:12-17 Do join us at 9 am or 10.30 am in church. You can also join us as usual every Sunday at 10.30 am on our live stream. Just follow this link: https://www.christchurchware.co.uk/live-stream.html
This Sunday 14th May is Seven service - This term we are looking at personal stories of God at Work today
Seven Service is on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of every month at 7pm. SEVEN is a lively, spirit lead service with worship, teaching and fellowship. We meet together after the service socially; it would be good to see you.
APCM - 17th May 7:45pm in Church beginning with a time of worship
It is an opportunity to be updated about the church and its future vision. It is also where we elect Trustee/PCC Members – we have up to 7 vacancies for PCC for various terms of 1, 2 & 3 Years and 2 vacancies for Denary Synod. If you are interested in serving in the way please talk to the Clergy, Wardens or existing PCC Members. Further details are available from the Church Office. It is an exciting opportunity to serve Christ Church in its governance and future mission and ministry. Please do be praying for the APCM and all who serve in Christ Church.
Please check your name on the Electoral Roll at the back of Church
Copies of the Annual Report are available for those on the Electoral Roll from the office. Please email or phone
Monthly prayer meeting - Monday 15th May 10-11am in the Youth Wing Church Centre (3rd Monday).
Everyone is welcome to join us to pray for the world, local community and life at Christ Church.
Ascension Day – 18th May
Service at 7:30am in Church with prayers for our community and the world followed by Croissants Tea/Coffee
MADD IN MAY
Gentlemen, gentlemen, We have landed in the merry month of May, meaning a Men Active During the Day (MADD) meeting is fast approaching!
Meeting Thursday 18th May, 11.30am, Christ Church, Ware.
Our guest will be Paul Stubbs. Paul works for Samaritan’s Purse; as the Operations Manager he has been part of the senior team leading Operation Christmas Child (the shoebox appeal) in the UK. Paul also took a leading role in the SP Disaster Assistance Response last year after the invasion of the Ukraine.
Look forward to seeing you there. All men are most welcome!!!
20’s & 30’s Social - Liz and Rob Swaile are hosting a 20’s & 30’s Social at their house on Friday 19th May from 8:30pm Please bring your own drinks, and nibbles will be provided. Message Louise or the office for more details incl. their address and/or if you’d like to host a similar event.
Churches Together – 25th May
Picnic and Prayers 7:30pm in Christ Church Grounds or inside if wet. Please bring your own picnic and enjoy chatting with one another followed by a time of prayer together as part of “Thy Kingdom Come” Week
Christ Church is a Fairtrade church, meaning that we aim to use Fairtrade products including tea and coffee after services and during church-based activities. We also encourage church members to buy and use such products at home. Every year Ware Fairtrade Committee holds a dinner, to which you are invited! It will be held on Tuesday May 23rd at Ware Rugby Club, Hoe Lane, at 7.30 for 8pm. A 3-course dinner will be served using Fairtrade ingredients and including a glass of Fairtrade wine or fruit juice. Tickets are £25 each. If you would like to attend, please see Mary Salter or contact her via the Church office.
Big Church Festival, 27th & 28th May - Big Church Festival is a weekend event of live Christian music in West Sussex (https://www.bigchurchfestival.com/) . A few of us will be camping there for the weekend and would welcome anyone interested in coming to join our group. You can book via this link https://bigchurch.group/2023/warehh . If you want further information, please speak to Geoff or Katy Cole
Parent’s Social (0-11) – SAVE THE DATE - Monday 12th June 8pm in Church. This is a space to discuss sharing our faith with our children and how to pray for and with them. Also, this is a space to meet and socialise with other parents.
Women’s Day – Saturday 17th June, 2.30-7.30pm, join us as we worship, share food, unwind, pray, hear stories, be creative and have fun. For ALL women of ALL ages at Christ Church (not under 18's). Please spread the word! We will be praying for the event every Tuesday at 2pm. Email email@example.com if you'd like to come, or information on how to be involved, or to join us as we prepare in prayer
Mens BBQ – SAVE THE DATE – 20th July for further details contact Richard Marlow
Day at the Beach – SAVE THE DATE Saturday 23rd September 2023
All age beach trip- Walton-on-The Naze (low tide is at midday, so this time we won’t have to relocate because the tide is coming in!)
Christ Church School
There is a vacancy for a School Governor at Christ Church School. If you are interested in supporting the school in this way please talk to John
Street Pastors Commissioning Service
Hertford and Ware Street Pastors at 7pm at Hertford URC on Friday 19th May 2023
Please come along to support these new volunteers. Refreshments after the service. All are welcome.
Giving at Christ Church
All our ministries are generously supported by members of this church community. If you would like to join them in giving you can give via bank transfer:
Account name: Christ Church Ware PCC Account Number: 00086783 Sort Code: 40 52 40 Click Here further details
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