Our series on Mark’s Gospel continues this Sunday with the Kingdom of God in Mark – the Kingdom Welcome, Mark 2: 13-22. 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 HERE.
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Following the revision to government guidance you no longer need to wear a face covering in church.
The next SEVEN Service is on 13th February. We will be exploring – What is heaven like… This will be a creative and experiential service. Please come and see our interpretation. A shadow of what heaven may be like.
As part of SEVEN on 13th February we will be enjoying heavenly snacks from around the world. If you can create a few snacks please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesday 9th February there will be two prayer walks and you are very welcome to join us at one or for both. Louise will warmly welcome you, you do not need to know how to pray or have been to anything like this before. We’ll just see where God leads us. It’s fine if you need to leave early or to carry on beyond the finish time.
Walk 1 arrive at front of church from 11, walking from 11:15am-12 midday -local prayer walk around the church grounds, past the primary school and immediate roads.
Walk 2 arrive at front of church from 12:45 pm, walking from 1-2pm (tbc) - a more pacey lunch break prayer walk, along the River Lea towards Stansted Abbotts
A place of friendship and community, Just drop in for refreshment, a natter and a listening ear. Friday mornings, 10am – 12noon, in the Church
Away day at home - Saturday 26th February 2022
Booking Now for our church Away Day (at home this time!!) returns, with times of worship, encounter, teaching, fun and laughter. There will also be a Children’s and Youth programme for the day.
Our guest speaker is the Reverend Nicola Moy. She is the vicar of Christ Church W4 in Chiswick, a ministry partner of CPAS, a speaker at Lee Abbey and was on the leadership team of New Wine. She loves travel and has ministered in India, Africa and Asia, but not yet South America! She is married to Richard, the new National Director of SOMA UK, and they have 3 school aged children and a dog!! Prior to ordination she was an RE teacher. For further details and booking https://www.christchurchware.co.uk/latest-updates/awaydayhome2022
Tastelife is an 8 week community course to help people break free from eating disorders. We are pleased to be running this course on Thursday evenings from 3rd March. For more information and to sign up, please email email@example.com or visit the tastelife website https://www.tastelifeuk.org.
Operations Manager Vacancy
Last chance to apply as applications close Monday 7th February . We are looking for a new Operations Manager, if you know someone who might be suitable for the role please do share the job description before closing. Details are on https://www.christchurchware.co.uk/latest-updates/job-opportunity-operations-manager
14th February we are opening the church for another fun inflatables event. If you are a part of Christ Church we would love to have you join the team running this event. There will be two sessions that will require people serving from 9.30-12.45am, and then a relaxed session for SEN children and their families serving2.30-5.15pm
Ideas of ways you could serve;
Welcoming, Manning inflatables, Serving refreshments, Chatting/praying with parents, Overseeing craft activities, Door person, Donations of cakes or savoury snacks, Praying for this event, Spreading the word about this event
Wondering when the next dates will be? On the 22nd February at 7.45pm we will have vision and prayer evening for future Join in and summer events, more details to follow.
Swindon Male Voice Choir
SAVE THE DATE – on Saturday 2nd April at 7pm, Swindon Male Voice Choir & Guests will be holding a concert in church. Further details and tickets will be available soon. If anyone would be willing to help with interval refreshment please contact the office.
Come and join us on Thursday 17th February at 7:30 – 9:30pm, Costa Coffee, High Street, Ware to drink coffee, eat cake and talk about death. For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
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 do that here.
or you can give by via bank transfer:
Account name: Christ Church Ware PCC Account Number: 00086783 Sort Code: 40 52 40
or see the website Giving page for more information.
God bless, John and the Christ Church Team.
Office – 01920 487267