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 […]

2018 Good Friday remembrance

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We join with “Churches Together in Henley” to remember and celebrate the significance of Good Friday throughout history.  Please join us for a short service at 12.00 – 12.30 noon on the Town Square then be welcomed at D:two with hot-cross buns and tea/coffee.

Late Spring Bereavement

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Support after Bereavement In September 2017, it was 4 years since Age UK and Christ Church started a new venture called “Late Spring”. The aim is to form a group where it is possible to meet with others who have lost a loved one. Members of the group offer valuable comfort and support to each […]

Busy Bees

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Bringing back the ‘good ole things’ In our fast-pace modern world of technology society is at risk of losing the precious art of hand-crafted products.  However we offer an opportunity for ANYONE with any interest in craft-making to join us in our  Christ Center on a Monday afternoon. We meet fortnightly and share friendships and […]