Sunday Worship February 21st 2021

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Welcome to the beginning of our Lent journey. We begin with Psalm 91 – we’ll read this responsively. Please join in with the words in purple (properly “magenta”!) We sing Luther’s great hymn – Ein feste burg ist unser Gott, “A safe stronghold our God is still …” Now we pray … Our Bible reading […]

Sunday Worship, Valentine’s Day 2021

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Welcome to our Sunday Morning worship for Valentine’s Day, not that we shall spend much time on the romantic aspect of it all. We’ll be looking instead at the power of love to reveal hidden glory. Helen is reading our call to worship this morning, from 2 Corinthians 4:5-6 And now we sing: For our […]

Happy Birthday David!

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Our friend David Grubb, husband, father, grandfather, poet, head-teacher, aid-worker and all-round good egg, celebrated a big birthday yesterday – so the Friday Virtual Coffee Morning Chorus (with extras) recorded a greeting for him which I have uploaded below for your edification and delight. (If you happen to work for Sony ATV or any other […]

Sunday Worship, February 7th 2021

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Welcome to our Sunday morning worship. This week we begin a short series on the Temptation of Jesus as we find it in Luke 4. The struggle with temptation is a universal human experience which will repay exploration. The Zoom link for after-church coffee is down below, but first let’s sing God’s praises: Our reading […]

Sunday Worship January 31st 2021

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Our worship today is being led by our friend Dr. Scott Wheeler. Welcome to our Sunday worship. After the long diaspora of the COVIDlockdowns, I know that many of you are looking forward to the day whenyou can meet as a congregation, and together lift your hearts to theLord in prayer and song. Today we […]

Snow doubt about it …..

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….. you can’t keep a good congregation down. Christ Church folk have been out enjoying the snow today. There are two kinds of evidence on this page -and thank you to all who have contributed! First comes a short video of several socially-distanced snowmen: And then a gallery of varied photographs – can you see […]

Sunday Morning Worship January 24th 2021

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Welcome to our Sunday morning worship – today we are looking at our share in God’s family, as Luke expresses it in Jesus’ family tree. We begin by singing to our great God: “How great Thou art …” Now let’s pray: Have you ever traced your family tree? Two of the gospel writers, Matthew and […]

Sunday January 17th Morning Worship

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Welcome to our Sunday Morning Worship. We continue our journey through Luke as we look at the Baptism of Jesus, but we begin by singing one of the royal psalms, Psalm 72 in the version written by James Montgomery: “Hail to the Lord’s anointed…” We bring our prayers to God: Our very short gospel reading […]

Sunday January 10th 2021 Morning Worship 10.30am

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Welcome to our Sunday morning worship. We begin our journey through Luke’s gospel this year with the forerunner – John the Baptist. We can learn from his witness to Jesus. But first let’s join as always in singing God’s praises: Now we bring our prayers to God: Our reading today is Luke 3:1-17, read for […]

Sunday January 3rd 2021 Happy New Year!

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Welcome to our first service of the new year. Today we look at the story of the Magi travelling from the east and “following the science” as it was then understood. Their science led them to God and to Jesus and that can still happen today. We begin by singing God’s praises: We bring our […]