Cafe Church October 13th 2019

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A Biochemist’s Path to Priesthood Sarah Nesbitt is Assistant Curate, in the United Benefice of Shiplake with Dunsden and Harpsden cum Bolney  but on October 13th she is joining us at Cafe Church to share something of her journey into service in the church.  The Christian life is always the called life   – it will […]

Cafe Church – March 17th 2019

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On March 17th 2019 our Cafe Church worship will be led by Melinda Swann, who will share with us some of what she learned from “El Camino”, the pilgrimage made by many thousands each year to Santiago de Compostela (St. James of the Field Star – see here for the details )  It’s not for nothing that […]

Messy Moses

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Messy Church – Moses – the early years! Baby Moses Moses in his basket Basket-weavers at work Edible Pyramid Woven placemats We had a great time at Messy Church on Feb 8th looking at the story of the baby Moses hidden in his basket among the reeds. Next time, on March 8th,  it will be […]

Sunday February 17th

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This Sunday we welcome as our preacher Dr. Robert Farquahar . Bob recently put on a marvelous exhibition at the River and Rowing Museum about the late great Humphrey Gainsborough ( see the Our History page on this website for more details about Humphrey), and the display boards from that exhibition now grace our concourse […]

Our first “Cafe church”

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            On Sunday 17th June, we held our first “Cafe Church”. Pither Hall was full and a delicious breakfast was served giving regular church members and visitors time to get to know each other in a relaxed and friendly environment. We then enjoyed an uplifting time of worship led by […]

Christian Aid Week 2018

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Christ Church joined hundreds of other churches throughout the country to support the work of Christian Aid who work tirelessly to alleviate poverty around the world.  On Sunday May 13th Siobhan Grimes, Regional Coordinator from Christian Aid, led our morning worship service.

2018 Easter – following the tradition of planting Easter Garden

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” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]   Every Easter for many years, Brian Kendrick and the children plant an Easter Resurrection Garden under the tree outside the church beside the Reading road into Henley, as a witness and testimony to the community of the significance of Easter.  So everyone passing by can see and appreciate the […]

Easter Tenebrae service (2018)

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Every year Christ Church holds its Tenebrae service on Maundy Thursday night (the night before Good Friday). This is a time for quiet reflection and appreciation for the suffering of Jesus Christ during his betrayal and crucifixion. Tables were laid out in the form of the cross with candles creating the only light. The service […]