Posts by Elissa Murphy

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Parish Profile Consultation

As we begin the process towards the appointment of a new vicar, the PCC has commissioned a small group to put together the Parish Profile, an important document outlining the vision, characteristics, needs and aspirations of Christ Church at this time. To enable us to do this well we’re asking members of the Christ Church […]

New Sunday Teaching Series – The Parables

As we start a new month we’re beginning a new Sunday teaching series, which Nigel launched yesterday. Over the next 8 weeks we’ll be exploring some of the parables of Jesus including a few lesser known ones, and asking what they might teach us today. You can find a full outline of the series here. Preachers will be providing some questions to get us […]

Prayer Life Newsletter – June & July 2021

Pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests…. Be alert and always keep on praying for all God’s people.Ephesians 6. 18 Opportunities for prayer with others, to which all are welcome Mondays at 9.15 – 9.45am Morning Prayer A simple form of prayer and reflection on a Bible passage […]

Prayer Life Newsletter – April & May 2021

Pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests…. Be alert and always keep on praying for all God’s people.Ephesians 6. 18 Opportunities for prayer with others, to which all are welcome Mondays at 9.15 – 9.45am Morning Prayer A simple form of prayer and reflection on a Bible passage […]

God’s Plan for your Wellbeing

At a time when so many of us are facing significant challenges to our sense of wellbeing, Christ Church is piloting a number of resources to help support people from across the community. Kintsugi Hope – www.kintsugihope.com The Kintsugi Hope Wellbeing Course offers people the opportunity to experience: Safety and support where there is no […]

Prayer Life Newsletter – December 2020/January& February 2021

Pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests…. Be alert and always keep on praying for all God’s people.Ephesians 6. 18 Opportunities for prayer with others, to which all are welcome Mondays at 9.15 – 9.45am Morning Prayer A simple form of prayer and reflection on a Bible passage […]

APCM and Gift Day – Sunday 18th October

Our Annual Church meeting had to be postponed back in April, and the diocese granted us permission to re-schedule it in the Autumn. This meeting will now be held at Christ Church (barring changes to covid regulations) on Sunday 18th October at 11.40am (after the morning service). This timing should ensure the maximum number of […]

Prayer Life Newsletter – September,October & November 2020

Pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests…. Be alert and always keep on praying for all God’s people. Ephesians 6. 18 Opportunities for prayer with others, to which all are welcome Mondays at 9.15 – 9.45am Morning Prayer A simple form of prayer and reflection on a Bible […]

Coming together in worship

The Parish Church is well placed to accommodate a considerable number of worshippers both upstairs and on the ground floor whilst observing the social distancing protocol. Numbers have increased over the past couple of weeks, so it is now important we know who is coming so we need people to book in advance to be sure […]

Moving into a new season

Moving into a new season ‘Seasons come and seasons go; but my Jesus, he never change!’This opening line from a song by the Ugandan Choir who were with us earlier in the year are a vital reminder of the truth of God’s constant presence with us in all the uncertainty of life. So we continue […]