Posts from 2017

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Advent Fayre 2017

by Matthew Doe

Less than two weeks to go to our big community event! Lots to see and do plus admission is free! Please share with your friends – It’ll be lovely to see you all.

Farewell Max

by Matthew Doe

The Revd. Max Cross was seconded to Christ Church for six months (from June to November 2017) to enable our Vicar, Revd Andy Wilson, to carry out a role elsewhere in the diocese. It has been great to have Max with us and we are grateful for his commitment and hard work during this time. […]

Advent Fayre 2017

by Matthew Doe

Well, the clocks have been turned back so the Advent Fayre is only a few weeks away, plans are well in hand for this year’s event. Live events will be in the church as before. For the first time, we welcome Jaimie’s Musical Theatre Showcase! Performances by talented young singers, including songs from Les Miserables, […]

From the Vicarage: November

by Matthew Doe

Anniversaries are often times to look back, so having just passed the tenth anniversary of my appointment as Vicar of Christ Church, I have been looking back at the last decade. In the summer of 2007, I noticed a modest advert in the Church Times from a church on the edge of Portsmouth which was […]

Mission of the Month: Simeon’s Trustees

by Matthew Doe

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 […]

Ten Year Anniversary

by Matthew Doe

At the PCC Meeting on Wednesday 25th October 2017, a presentation was made to the Vicar Andy   Wilson, of a Celebration Cake & flowers to mark the tenth anniversary of Andy and Jacqui starting their ministry at Christ Church and the Induction Service which took place on 25th October 2007.   Church Warden Dave […]

Light Party

by Matthew Doe

A fantastic Light Party yet again.  Almost fifty children, their parents and grandparents enjoying Aga-do amongst other modern and classic songs.  The bubble machines, glow sticks, lighting and party games ensured two hours of laughter, cheering and dancing.  Not to mention great food, cakes and marshmallows.  We even dressed two grown men as mummies! Thanks […]

Light Party

by Matthew Doe

The Christ Church Light Party is an opportunity for children (and parents) to have some fun. We have a disco, loads of fun and games, hot food and cold drinks and a goodie bag to take home. Do spread the word locally. Please pay on the door on the night but post on our Facebook […]

Wave of Light

by Matthew Doe

Join us this Sunday here at Christ Church. Here you will find a space to just be. Light a candle, listen to music, pray. There is no spoken service just space. Use it as you feel you need it. ‘Do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your […]