Sunday Service


Sunday 27th September – 11.15am Eucharist at Christ Church.


The recorded service at St. John the Divine Church is now available to watch online, as is also available on Merton Priory Parish YouTube Channel.


Please read the detailed guidance regarding how Church services and opening times are organised.  We strongly advise that face coverings should be worn by all those attending the Church. The risk assessment of opening church buildings to public has been published.

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The week ahead Monday 28th September – Church Opening times for prayer


Monday 28 September

3pm – 7pm       Holy Trinity Open
7pm                   Finding Sanctuary via Zoom (contact Jane (


Tuesday 29 September – Michael and All Angels

8am                  Morning Prayer at St John’s


Wednesday 30 September

9.45am             Eucharist at St John’s

4pm                 Prayer Group at Christ Church (contact Joy Lyons for details)

5pm – 7pm     Christ Church Open

7pm                 Meditation Group at Christ Church


Thursday 1 October

9am                  Morning Prayer at St John’s

11am – 3pm      Holy Trinity Open

12.15pm            Eucharist at Holy Trinity


Saturday 3 October

9am                  Morning Prayer at Christ Church

9.30am             Eucharist at Christ Church

10.30am           Waiting to Exhale – BLM 2020. Online event see notice for info.



10.00am           Parish Eucharist for Harvest at St John’s

10.00am           Parish Eucharist & Junior Church for Harvest at Holy Trinity

11.15am             Parish Eucharist for Harvest at Christ Church

7.30pm             God in the Home via Zoom – Interfaith: Hindu Temple


Explore our online services during the lockdown period. Please download the latest bulletin to keep up to date with what is going on at Christ Church. Please visit Church Diary and Rotas to find out who is leading the services.

Merton Priory Team Ministry Annual Report


The annual report of The Parochial Church Council of the Ecclesiastical Parish of Merton Priory can be found in the team ministry website.

Public Notice

NOTICE IS GIVEN that we are applying to the Consistory Court of the diocese for permission to carry

out the disposal of 6 ‘redundant’ freestanding pews and eight accompanying photographs. Download the full notice (PDF) .




Wimbledon food bank is run by local people for local people to ensure we can continue to stop people going hungry. We collect food products at Church from people and handover to the food bank. If you wish to donate, please follow this link to offer a onetime gift or a regular gift.

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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.

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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.