Posts from November 2015

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Toy and Gift Service

by mattsaville

On Sunday 6th December, we will be collecting toys, games and toiletries for families supported by the Roberts Centre, and pyjamas, shower gel, socks and chocolates, for teenagers supported by All Saints Hostel. Please do consider what you can give.  Every little counts!

Advent Fayre 2015

by mattsaville

Well done to everyone that helped run such a positive Advent Fayre. It was lovely to welcome so many people from our community into Christ Church.

Remembrance 2015

by mattsaville

Following today’s thoughtful remembrance service, here are some of the photographs that show the service. Thank you to everyone that attended and whom made it such a special service, in remembrance of those that have given their lives for us.

From the Vicarage: November

by mattsaville

Every year at Christ Church we hold a Gift Day.  This is an opportunity for members of the church to give financially to the work of the church above and beyond their regular weekly or monthly giving.  Financial giving is an important part of the Christian life and is seen as a response to God’s […]

Mission of the Month: Simeon’s Trustees

by mattsaville

The trustees take their name from Charles Simeon who was born in Reading in 1759.  He became a zealous evangelical Christian whilst studying at Kings College, Cambridge University.  Cambridge was very different from today.  It was a county town, poorly appointed, with no street lights and carriages could only move with some difficulty even on […]