Notices

Key Notices

 

Please download the latest bulletin to keep up to date with what is going on at Christ Church.

Click here for the Church Diary and Rotas.

If you want to know who’s leading the services, our Ministry Team Rotas are on Holy Trinity’s site.

Fund Raising For Kerala Floods

 

On Saturday 29th September a number of people from Christ Church joined members of the congregations from St Joseph and St Boniface Catholic Churches as well as people from other faith traditions to raise funds for an Orphanage in Kerala, India. Discover more.

Special Events this Autumn

 

 

Global Harvest

11.15am October 7

Speaker from Christian Aid  – donations to Christian Aid and Wimbledon Foodbank (non-perishable food please))

 

Merton Priory Chapter House Reopening

Saturday 13 October 12 noon

The foundations of one of England’s greatest medieval priories are on display… in the underpass between the Sainsbury Saver Centre and Merton Abbey Mills.

Come and join the opening of a new visitors’ centre.

Watch this video to find out more.

Also, here is the website of the Chapter House.

 

First Communion (Yr3+) and Confirmation (Yr7+) for young people

The preparation sessions will take place on Sunday afternoons, 3.45-5.15pm, at Christ Church. The preparation will be on the following dates:

30th September, 7th, 14th, 28th October, 4th and 11th November.

Please let Belemo or Alison know if you are interested.

 

Confirmation for Adults

This course will also start on 30 September at 3.45-5.15pm at Christ Church but the sessions will be fortnightly.

Please speak with Alison, Belemo or Nick if you would be interested to hear more.

 

All Souls Memorial Service

7.30 pm, 2 November – St John the Divine, High Path, SW19, 2JY

A service remembering all those who have died

 

Remembrance Sunday

10.30 am, 11 November – St John the Divine, High Path, SW19, 2JY

Includes two minutes silence at 11am

Merton Citizens

Merton Priory – including Christ Church – is a founder member of the newly-launched Merton Citizens organisation, affiliated to Citizens UK.  Merton Citizens will be campaigning for

  • affordable housing in Merton,
  • a welcome for refugees,
  • better mental health support for young people
  • cleaner streets

At the launch events, on 19 April, Merton councillors from all major parties pledged to support these goals.

Free  training

Next Citizens training course Friday 19-Saturday 20 October, probably at Holy Trinity. FREE course, no reason not to come! More information to follow.

Mission Action Plan

The Merton Priory Team Ministry has a Mission Action Plan, including Objectives for each Church and for the Parish as a whole.

For Christ Church, the summary is:

Christ Church is Open:

  • To open up Christ Church as a centre of welcome and hospitality for our community.
  • To provide a safe place for prayer, reflection and Christian practice.

For more details, download the full Mission Action Plan.