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Advent Fayre Help Needed

by Matthew Doe

With Advent Fayre coming soon, we are looking for help. Can you supply any ingredients for sweet making? We are particularly needing donations of icing sugar, desiccated coconut, condensed milk, cooking chocolate, 70% cocoa solids chocolate and stork cooking spread. If you can donate anything, please leave at the back of church or give them […]

From the Vicarage: October

by Matthew Doe

Last year the General Synod of the Church of England received a report entitled Setting God’s People Free. The report looks at the involvement of the whole people of God in the mission of the church. It notes that there has too often been a failure to share leadership beyond the clergy. The report suggests […]

Mission of the Month: Bible Reading Fellowship

by Matthew Doe

BRF (The Bible Reading Fellowship) is a Christian charity that started in January 1922 in an Anglican church in Brixton, where the vicar wanted to help his congregation, in his words, ‘to get a move on spiritually’. He began to offer a monthly leaflet of daily Bible readings, coupled with a midweek discussion group and […]

Alpha Course

by Matthew Doe

The next Alpha Course is being hosted by CoGS over six Tuesday evenings from 2nd October. Speak to Andy or contact the CoGS office on 02392 256814 for further details. To find out more about what Alpha is, click here.

From the Vicarage: September

by Matthew Doe

Gift Day 2018 Every year at Christ Church we hold a Gift Day. On the one hand this is a vital part of providing for the work and mission of our church. It is also an important opportunity for each of us to give thanks to God for the many blessings that He has given […]

Mission of the Month: Church Army

by Matthew Doe

Church Army’s vision is for everyone, everywhere to encounter God’s love and be empowered to transform their communities through faith shared in words and action. A little more detail about Church Army, from their own website. We put our vision in place through following our DARE strategy. DARE has four objectives that underpin our work. […]

Ride and Stride 2018

by Matthew Doe

Please could you could spare an hour or two to meet and greet participants visiting our church for this annual event? We hope to have the Church open on Saturday 8th September from 9.00am to 6.00pm.  By taking part yourself and visiting local churches, 50% of your sponsorship money goes to your nominated church. Please […]

From the Vicarage: August

by Matthew Doe

August can sometimes be a time to stop and reflect. It may be a time to take things a little slower. Having said that, for some it will be a busier time than usual, perhaps because of the additional need to care for and/or entertain children. During the recent warm weather, there were times when […]

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. Established initially through a pilot scheme in South […]

Holiday at Home

by Matthew Doe

“Holiday at Home” Wednesday August 8th 10.30am to 4.00pm The British Seaside comes to Crookhorn for one day only! If you can’t get away for a holiday then come along to CoGS for a fun day of Games and Crafts (incl. Bingo), a traditional Fish and Chip lunch, “End of the Pier” Show and a […]