Notices

Important Notices: 1) Revision of Church Electoral Roll. 2) Public Worship resumes from 14th March 3) Help and Guidance during Covid-19 

 

 

Sunday 9th May– Sixth Sunday of Easter

 

11.15am              Parish Eucharist at Christ Church

President & Preacher       Rev’d Mark Eminson

 

The recorded service from the Holy Trinity is available to watch online.  It is alas available on the Merton Priory Youtube Channel.

 

From Lament to Action – Report of the Archbishops’ Anti-Racism Taskforce

 

The Church of England has released the report on racism with a statement from the archbishops. Read more about the Lament to Action report.

 

Risk Assessment for Opening Church Buildings to the Public

 

Updated risk assessment documents have been published.

 

Prayer Resources in Lockdown

 

View Archbishop’s letter to the nation to invite people to join in reflection and prayer.

The Week Ahead

 

CHRISTIAN AID WEEK

 

Monday 10 May

3pm – 6pm       Holy Trinity Open
7.00pm             Finding Sanctuary via Zoom (contact Jane (jvcrew@talk21.com))

 

Tuesday 11 May

8am                  Morning Prayer at St John’s

 

Wednesday 12 May

8am                  Morning Prayer at St John’s

4pm                  Prayer Group at Christ Church

5pm – 6pm       Christ Church Open

 

Thursday 13 May – ASCENSION DAY

8am                  Morning Prayer at St John’s

11am – 2pm      Holy Trinity Open

12.15pm            Eucharist at Holy Trinity

7.30pm             Team Service at Christ Church

 

Friday 14 May – Matthias the Apostle

 

Saturday 15 May
9am – 10am      Christ Church Open

 

Sunday 16 May – SEVENTH SUNDAY OF EASTER

9.30am             Parish Eucharist at St John’s

10.00am           Parish Eucharist & Junior Church at Holy Trinity

11.15am              Parish Eucharist at Christ Church
4.00pm             2020 & 2021 ADCMs for Holy Trinity via Zoom

 

Service limits: Each church has an upper limit for the number of people that can attend a service. For Holy Trinity this is 57, for Christ Church this is 40 and for St John’s this is 30.

   

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. Explore online services at the Merton Priory Parish YouTube Channel.

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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.

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.

merton citizens banner

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.