Easter at Christ Church 

Easter at Christ Church

Easter is coming, so here are the details of our special services and events for holy week and Easter day:

Maundy Thursday, 13th April

  • 7:30pm - A chance to begin the Journey to Easter with poetry, prose, art and contemplation (including Holy Communion)

Good Friday, 14th April

  • 10am-11am - Focus on the Cross: A gathering aimed at Primary age children and their families, to think and wonder about what happened to Jesus on that day. Drawing, craft, prayer, videos, music and more! Bring friends, all welcome.
  • 1pm-3pm - At the Cross of Jesus: Four 30-minute meditations in words and music on the cross: come for as long or as short a time as suits.

Easter Saturday, 15th April

  • 10am-12pm - Church Out - Blessing our Parish: An opportunity for us as a whole church (from the youngest to the oldest) to bless the people who live and work in our community by giving out free Easter Eggs. Meet at church for a 10am briefing.

Easter Day, 16th April

  • Celebration Gatherings at 8am, 10am and 5pm

Meanwhile in other news…

Here’s a quick snapshot of all that you need to know this week

  • The Electoral Roll Review ends on Saturday 15th April.  If Christ Church is your spiritual home, then please join the Electoral Roll if you haven’t already done so.  Join today at www.ccweb.org.uk/er.
  • It’s Men Behaving Dadly tomorrow morning in the Crypt at Christ Church.  Come and join us for our once a month special Dad’s and toddlers group. Packed full of bacon butties, papers and coffee for the dads, toys, toys and more toys for the kids. 9:30am-11am.  £1 entry per dad.
  • The Spire Coffee Shop will be closed for the Easter Weekend  (Good Friday, Saturday and Bank Holiday Monday) but will re-open as usual on Tuesday 18th April at 9am.
  • Have you returned your Provision Response Form yet?  If it’s still sitting on the mantelpiece, we would love to have it back – even if you are making no change to your giving this year.  Lost your form?  Visit www.ccweb.org.uk/giving to download a form or do it online.
  • Are you coming to New Wine with Christ Church this summer?  If so, please email Mark Parsons to let him know (New Wine don’t tell us that you have booked).  Interested in coming?  Visit www.new-wine.org/events/united-2017-week-2 for details.  If you are coming, we are having a pre New Wine lunch on Sunday 25th June from 1pm.  Venue and more details to follow.
  • Why not get stuck in with The Noise?  Andy Murray is looking for help with various projects in Avonmouth and Lawrence Weston on Saturday 29th April.  Visit www.thenoise.org.uk for details.