This Sunday our guest speaker is John Dunnett General Director of CPAS, at both the 9am and 10.30am services and on the live stream. He will be continuing with our series from Thessalonians exploring how our life tells a story. 1 Thessalonians 2: 1-12.
Christ Church has had a partnership with CPAS for over 150 years, they are also our patrons. To find out more about all their current ministries in leadership, evangelism and young people please see: www.cpas.org.uk
Friday Coffee mornings in Church - We are pleased to announce two more coffee mornings in church, 9.30am – 11.30am: Tomorrow, Friday 5th November and Friday 3rd December. Free, but donations welcome. Just drop in for a cuppa and a chat, you will be most welcome.
Our next day of prayer and fasting is Wednesday 10th November 2021 - If you would like to commit to an hour of prayer please sign up via the following link. Please do take some time this day to be listening to God and to be praying for our ministries and evangelistic opportunities leading up to Christmas. https://www.24-7prayer.com/signup/255b36
Volunteers ‘Thank you’ evening
A date for your diaries, Thursday 18th of November in church.
Christ Church volunteers, thank you for serving! Join us in the church for soft drinks, wine, beer and nibbles as we say a huge ‘thank you’. Doors open at 8pm, please arrive by 9pm, for prayer time, games, chat. Celebrating volunteers who regularly support our church activities,
Come if you are new to serving, have been serving for a long time, or have stepped down from long-term serving over the last couple of years,
Please let us know if you volunteer but are unable to attend, email email@example.com
Christ Church Men Active During the Day MADD - The November MADD meeting will be on Thursday 18th November 2021, 11.30 am at the Old Bull’s Head, Baldock Street, Ware.
Elaine, our Parish Administrator, plans to retire in the New Year, so we are recruiting to fill this post with effect from January 2022. The role part time, Monday to Friday mornings (19.5 hours per week) is very varied, busy, interesting and rewarding. If you would like more information or know somebody who may be interested please click here to see the job description and application form. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the office- 01920 487267.
Toddler Group – news! - Toddler sessions will now be held on Mondays and Tuesdays, revised times are 9.15am until 10.45am. Open to any parent with babies and toddlers. £2 per family. If you would like to be part of the team of helpers please do talk to Jess.
Youth Ministry- We are delighted to let you know that we restarting our youth mentoring programme. Please do get in touch with Jess if you are interested in being a mentor or if you would like to know more about what this is all about.
Contact Jess - firstname.lastname@example.org
This Sunday we pray particularly for COP26
Creator God, giver of life,
You sustain the earth and direct the nations.
In this time of climate crisis grant us clarity
to hear the groaning of creation and the cries of the poor;
challenge us to change our lifestyles;
guide our leaders to take courageous action;
enable your church to be a beacon of hope;
and foster within us a renewed vision of your purposes for your world;
through Jesus Christ our Lord,
by and for whom all things were made.
We look forward to welcoming you to our Sunday 9am and 10.30am services in church. You can also join us as usual every Sunday at 10.30am on our live stream HERE.
If you have missed any of our services or want to watch them again do subscribe to our You Tube channel for all the latest updates and past video’s www.youtube.com/ChristChurchWare
Christ Church School
We have the real privilege of a great partnership with Christ Church School that we founded. There are many ways that we continue to support the school and one is that we appoint Foundation Governors to the school. Currently there are two vacancies for governors. If you, or someone you know, are interested in serving in this way or just finding out more, please do speak to myself, Roger Tiffen of Yelena Wells if you would like more information.
Opportunities to help at Christ Church
We currently need help in various ways to support the life and ministry of the church. If any of these areas of ministry are of interest to you please do not hesitate to contact the office, chat to one of the church wardens, Jess or the Operations Manager. We need to expand the teams as follows:
There are a few items of lost property at the back of church. Kindly claim your items and note that if unclaimed they will be disposed on 14th November.
John and the Christ Church Team.