A great introduction to a world faith tradition from a faith practitioner, with religious artefacts and food associated with religious festivals or places. Three Wednesday evenings at Christchurch from 7.30 to 9.00 pm Sikhism, 20th September Hinduism, 4th October Judaism, 22nd November Everyone welcome
The church has joined a growing movement providing warm spaces and welcome during the winter months. This is on Wednesday afternoons from 2 till 8 pm. Other local churches are opening Warm Spaces at other times and public buildings such as libraries are also welcoming visitors who just want somewhere warm and welcoming to spend time in. Warm Space page
Mid-week services are now being held on alternate Wednesday mornings at 11.30 am. These are short services (about 45 min) in the Worship Centre led by Rev Kate Cook.
We are pleased that following a decision of the Church Meeting by a large majority, Christchurch is now registered for conducting the marriage of couples of the same sex.
We are now learning to live with Covid. Church services on Sunday mornings are almost normal. We have changed the seating to increase social distancing and we ask people to wear face coverings when moving around and when singing. This is not very popular, but the evidence seems to be that singing is likely to spread the virus if someone…
Christchurch is hosting a service on 9th May arranged by the local churches for the start of Christian Aid Week (10 – 16 May), when collectors would usually be out putting envelopes through doors and collecting donations. The theme for this year’s service will be the climate emergency. More information is on the Sunday Services page.