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 […]

Mothering Sunday 2018

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  Celebration and honouring of mothers and motherhood has been going on for centuries and taken many different forms. Britain celebrates “Mothering Sunday” on the fourth Sunday of Lent and traditionally this a day giving an opportunity for children who were working as domestic servants to go home to visit their mothers. During Tudor times it […]

Lent Lunchtime services

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Pastor Roger Cole from D:TWO reading the scripture at the Thursday 8th March Lent service. The service was followed by a light lunch of delicious soup and fruit. Vicar Duncan Carter from Trinity Church spoke on Jesus’ words “I am the good shepherd”. Next Thursday Roger Cole will speak on “I am the way, the […]