A welcoming church, willing to make sacrifices and room for others|
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Special Services and Events |
|Spring Coffee Morning in aid of our Mission Partners, Saturday 6 May at 10am to 12noon.|
| The Mozart Orchestra concert, Saturday 6 May, 6.30pm
Annual Parochial Church Meeting for Christ Church |
This will be held at 11.15am on Sunday 30 April.
Please use the links below to read the relevant paperwork.
|APCM Agenda and Minutes|
|Annual Review of 2016|
|Christ Church is a welcoming congregation spanning all ages and meeting
in a large, beautiful building, built in Gothic style in the 19th
century and seating over 300 people on comfortable cushions. We offer an active Sunday School
and children's activities, thoughtful preaching and teaching on the
Bible, an excellent organ and a robed four part choir, as well as a
large music group that plays at festivals and special occasions.
Our coffee machines provide real coffee after the 10am service and we have a new kitchen and disabled access WC with baby changer.
Sunday Worship at Christ Church
8 am - Holy Communion according to the Book of Common Prayer: a
said service, lasting around half an hour, with a sermon of around 7
| 10 am - Family Communion takes place on the 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th
Sundays using the Book of Common Worship. In months with a 5th Sunday we
are offering a service of Sung Matins according to the Book of Common
Prayer. All of these services have organ, singing and Children's
activities and refreshments served afterwards and last an hour to an
hour and a quarter.
|In school term, a Sunday School for 3 - 12 yr olds meets in
rooms in the church during the service, joining the adults for
communion. Parents can go in with their children if they would like.
There is also a children's corner with toys, books and colouring
equipment for children of all ages in the main body of the church and
toilet and nappy-changing facilities are available.
|3.30 pm - Tots' Teatime Church (TTC) is on the second Sunday of the month and lasts about an hour.
It is a relaxed, informal service for the under-fives with a Bible story, craft, music and refreshments.
Spring term dates are: 8 January, 12 February, 12 March and 9 April
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|6.30 pm - Sung Evensong with four hymns, psalm and canticles to Anglican chant, and a sermon, lasting about an hour.|
|For further details please consult the services and event diary links
above or contact the Vicar, Patrick Richmond at home on 01603 250844 or E-mail.
The church is open 9am - 4.30pm Monday to Saturday (8am - 7.30pm on Sunday).
Parking is possible on Church Avenue; please respect our neighbours and do not park on the grass verges nor move stones (which are to protect the verges) and please do not block people's drives or the road. Christchurch Road has no parking restrictions on a Sunday and it is possible to park on nearby roads.
Church hall hire: For information and to hire Eaton Parish Hall, Colman Road, please contact the Beehive Childcare Group on 01603 259193 or Email. Hire charges are from £10 per hour. The Hall is available for casual bookings on Sunday afternoons, some Saturday afternoons and most Saturday evenings. There is more availability in school holidays.
Annual Report: The Report on 2016 for Christ Church parish can be accessed HERE and our Committed to Growth plan, as mentioned in the report, can be accessed HERE.
Christ Church's charity number is 1130553.