From Tuesday 1 December look here each day for the new Advent Calendar day. And in the church windows and front door. Some of the days in December are ‘international’ days and these will be reflected in the calendar. The rest is just ‘fun’ traditional Advent Calendar style. All created by members of the church.
Christ Church has been mentioned in the Dec/Jan issue of Reform the national magazine of the URC (again!). Extra points if you can find it! No prize, just a nice warm glow of satisfaction!
Join us live via our Facebook page at 10.45am this Sunday for the Remembrance Sunday Service including the two minute silence and the Last Post.
This wonderful photo was taken last night by Roger Farrow who lives near Christ Church.
Wow, I can’t believe it has been a year since I was Ordained and Inducted as your Minister! And what a year it has been – most of it in ‘lockdown’ or some sort of restrictions preventing normal worship and activities, and now we are on the cusp of another month-long (at least) lockdown. Sadly, […]
Because 2020 has been such a strange and awful year for people and many more people will have slipped from just coping to really struggling, we have an extra appeal to help local people with food and gifts at Christmas. Please send donations (BACS or cheques) to the Treasurer, marked ‘Christmas Appeal’ If you prefer […]
On Saturday 3 October, our minister, Naomi Young-Rodas, conducted her first wedding (she was only ordained in November 2019). We are very happy to say that it was a same-sex marriage. We are the only church in Rayleigh that can conduct same-sex marriages. The Rayleigh couple, Pam and Dianne, have been together 23 years and […]