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Mission of the Month: Mission Aviation Fellowship

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            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

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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

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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 […]

Prayer Day

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Below is a timetable for Saturday’s prayer day. Beyond 1.00pm we encourage you to pray where you are, that way more people can take part in the whole day.

Ministry at Christ Church

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The following was announced at all three services on Sunday 21st May. Some of you may be aware that the parish of Warblington with Emsworth has been through a difficult time over the last two years.  In order to provide greater pastoral support to that parish, Revd. Andy Wilson has been appointed as part-time interim […]

New for Children

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We are organising a new space for children under 12 to come along to, and invite non-church friends to as well.  The idea is to create a space were children and us adults can learn more together about who God is through play.  This is NOT a pupil-teacher setting.  We are here to have fun […]

Summer Festival 2017

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On the 8th of July we will once again be hosting our successful Summer Festival, an event for all the community to come along to and have fun & friendship.  We will have loads of stalls to visit, you can listen to music and singers.  This year we have a cake competition so if you’re […]

Thy Kingdom Come

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  Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement, which invites Christians around the world to pray between Ascension and Pentecost for more people to come to know Jesus Christ.  What started out as an invitation from the Archbishops’ of Canterbury and York in 2016 to the Church of England has grown into an international […]

Annual Parochial Church Meeting

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Our Annual Meeting this year will be on Wednesday 5th April. Coffee and cake from 7.00pm, meeting starts at 7.30pm. We are looking for nominations for Churchwardens, Deanery Synod representatives and PCC members.  Forms are at the back of church.  Please leave completed forms in the Vicar’s pigeonhole or deliver to the Vicarage before Wednesday.

From the Vicarage: April

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“We are an Easter people and Alleluia is our song” So wrote Augustine of Hippo about 1,600 years ago. Augustine was an early Christian theologian, philosopher and bishop whose writings influenced the development of Western Christianity and Western philosophy. Alleluia is a Hebrew word meaning ‘Praise God’, but what does it mean to be an […]