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Men’s Golf Day

by Matthew Doe

Date:  Saturday, 9th September Venue:  Southwick Park Golf Club 24 player spots confirmed.  Six tee times, starting from 1:46pm.  As part of the package that has been agreed upon, there will first be a lunch of ham, egg and chips at 12:15pm!  (Arrive at 12:00pm.)  This will give us all a chance to meet and […]

From the Vicarage: A Word from Max

by Matthew Doe

It is good to be with you, are the words I often start a service with.  They are more than just words, they are my heart and encouragement to you.  I pray that as your words of encouragement to me have lifted my spirit, my words will do the same to you.  A few years […]

Mission of the Month: School Pastors

by Matthew Doe

School Pastors is an initiative from the Ascension Trust, which is a Christian-based Charitable Trust, operating a successful national initiative known as Street Pastors since 2003.  School Pastors was set up with the desire to assist schools with pupils who were experiencing difficulties with their school life.  It was established initially through a pilot scheme […]

From the Vicarage: July

by mattsaville

This year at Christ Church we have been thinking about how we grow.  We have been helped in this by following a course called Leading Your Church into Growth.  This has helped us to identify three areas where it is important to grow.  We want to grow in our individual spiritual journeys, learning how to […]

Mission of the Month: Mission to Seafarers

by mattsaville

Once again, it’s that time of the year when we support the Mission to Seafarers and celebrate Sea Sunday – this year on Sunday 9th July 2017.  As well as raising money to help those who work at sea, the day is celebrated with services, parades and ship blessings all round the world as a […]

Mission of the Month: Mission Aviation Fellowship

by mattsaville

            In today’s ‘connected world’, the irony is that never have so many people been so isolated. Flying onto desert and jungle airstrips, lakes and rivers, tracks and roads, MAF’s light aircraft and their mission pilots go the extra miles to provide a lifeline. Working in partnership with hundreds of […]

An Introduction to Revd. Max Cross

by mattsaville

From 1st June, Max will be joining us as Interim Minister at Christ Church.  Max is no stranger to this area having grown up locally, the eldest of four brothers.  His journey to faith began when he was in his latest twenties. He says, “As I held my first child in my arms I knew […]

Prayer Walk

by mattsaville

Last night we prayed as we walked.  We prayed for all those in our parish.  We prayed for those living here, those who work here and those that provide services and keep us safe.  We began and ended in the church where a candle was kept a light.  Each prayer was said and as the […]