Diary dates

Diary Dates


Community Litter Pick

Saturday 4th November: 10.00 - 12.00 noon (1st Saturday of each month)

We meet at the benches by the pond in Matchborough - refreshments and all necessary equipment is provided. This is an important part of our service to the local community, so please could as many people as possible turn up to help. Pat Witherspoon from the Council met us at our last litter pick and thanked Christ Church for everything we do in the community - "it does not go un-noticed, is very much appreciated and makes a difference"


Ladies Prayer Breakfast

Saturday 11th November: 8.30 a.m. in Church


Men's Fellowship Breakfast

Saturday 11th November: 9.00 a.m. at the Potting Shed Cafe, Studley Garden Centre


Remembrance - Sunday 12th November

10.15 a.m. - short Act of Remembrance at Winyates Shopping Centre

10.30 a.m. - walk to Matchborough

10.45 a.m. - Service of Remembrance at Christ Church


Joint Parish Service

Sunday 19th November: 10.30 a.m. at Christ Church

This service will be lead by our Parish Licensed Lay Ministers and will be followed by a fellowship lunch for everyone



10th and 24th November, 8th December

For pre-school children, parents and carers - meet fortnightly in church from 10.00 - 11.15 a.m.


District Church Council Meeting

Tuesday 21st November: 7.30 p.m. in the Church Centre


Messy Church Christmas

Saturday 25th November: 10.00 - 12.00 noon

Woodrow Community Centre

Messy Church is an all-age form of church for children and adults with crafts, a short celebration time with story and songs and food. It is free and there is no need to book - just come along - but children must be accompanied by an adult throughout the session


Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Appeal

Show God's love in a tangible way to needy children around the world - each child receives a shoebox as an unconditional gift of love, based on need, regardless of their background or religion. There are leaflets and flat pack shoeboxes available at the back of church. Deadline for bringing your shoebox(s) to church is Sunday 19th November. Please remember to put in a donation of £5 (previously £3) donation per shoebox which is essential to cover transportation costs.


Community Carol Concert

Friday 1st December: 6.00 p.m. at Christ Church


Christmas Evening Meals

Men: Wednesday 6th December at The Green Dragon in Sambourne - see Marcus for details

Ladies: Wednesday 13th December at The Dog Harvester - see Joy for details


Christmas Day

We will again be cooking lunch on Christmas Day at Church for anyone who will be on their own or for those who find Christmas a difficult time. This will be followed by a social time with some games (optional!). Please see Richard or Wendy if you would like to come or if you know of anyone who might like an invitation


Prayer at Christ Church

Every Tuesday evening from 7.30 – 8.30 p.m. we meet in the downstairs room in the Church Centre to pray (except when the DCC meet)

There is also an opportunity to pray every Sunday morning at 10.00 a.m. in the Prayer Room before the Morning Worship service


Support Groups

Support Groups are small groups meeting in someone's home on Wednesday evenings for fellowship and Bible study. We currently have four groups meeting and if you would like to join one please see Revd Richard


Bible Readings and Prayers

If anyone would like to read one of the Bible passages or lead the prayers on a Sunday morning please see Wendy












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