What’s On

Regular events and groups that you’re welcome to join

Social Activities

Reading Group – 2nd and 4th Monday 2.15pm (Storeton Room)
The group discusses all kinds of literature including poetry and local writers and is a relaxed and friendly get-together.

Men in Sheds – Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 10.00am – 1.00pm
This friendly group welcomes new members (of any gender) who are interested in working on small community projects and making things for charitable causes. The men recently made some lovely planters for the front of the Church which our youth group, Boulders, planted up. A great co-operative venture! Contact our Parish Office to find out more.

Film Morning – 2nd Tuesday 10.30am – 12.30pm
Watch a classic movie with refreshments. To find out more contact the Centre Administrator

Singing Cafe – 3rd Tuesday 10.30am – 12.00noon
Come along and join in singing songs from 1950’s–80’s together. Refreshments available. Everyone welcome!

Art Cafe – 4th Tuesday 10.00am – 12.00noon
Whether or not you are an artist, there will be something here for you to enjoy.

Connect Cafe – Our regular Wednesday drop in (9.30 – 11.30am) – come and meet new friends, read a newspaper and enjoy refreshments.

Knit and Natter – 1st and 3rd Wednesday 1.30 – 3.30pm
An informal knitting group which aims to knit simple items for charity in congenial company over a cup of tea.

Ladies in Stitches – 2nd Wednesday 1.30-3.30pm  and occasional first Tuesdays 10.00 till 12 midday
An informal sewing group which aims to produce simple items for charity in congenial company over a cup of tea. We’ll be making all sorts of lovely things for good causes. Materials and equipment will be provided.

Tea Dance – 4th Wednesday (Every other Month) 2.00 – 3.45pm
Join us for afternoon tea and a chance to dance. To find out more please contact the Parish Office.

Mothers Union – 2nd Thursday 7.00 – 10.00pm
A varied programme of serious and light hearted meetings and outings.

Indoor Bowls – 2nd and 4th Friday 10.00am – 1.00pm **This group is taking a break until 13th September as the Crown Green season has begun**
We have 2 mats and several sets of bowls for people to borrow. Learn to play without getting wet! Tea and biscuits included. No previous experience necessary.

Men’s Supper Club
A monthly Men’s social at a different restaurant each month. For more information, please contact our Parish Office.

Men Only
An opportunity for men to come together and talk about life, the universe and anything else in a relaxed atmosphere. To find out more contact the Parish Office

Ladies Night
A regular Ladies get together,  we usually meet at the Acorn on the last Friday of each month. For more information, please contact our Parish Office.

For more details about any of these activities, please contact: Parish Office 608 4429

Community Support Groups

4C’s (Carers Meeting) 3rd Tuesday 12.00 -2.00pm
Information, support and advice for anybody looking after someone at home.

Contact: Parish Office 608 4429

Oasis Mental Health Support Group– 2nd Wednesday
Information, support and advice over a cup of tea in an informal and relaxed setting for anyone dealing with metal health issues particularly depression and anxiety. This group is run by two lay ministers of Christ Church, sometimes with visiting speakers.

Contact: Parish Office 608 4429

Befrienders Lunch – 1st Thursday 12.30 – 2.00pm
An informal get-together for anyone recently bereaved

Contact: Parish Office 608 4429

Listening Service – By appointment
Do you have something on your mind you would like to talk through. We can offer hospitality and healing in a friendly confidential space at Christ Church Community Centre.

Contact: Parish Office 608 4429 (to book an appointment)

For Children

Boulders (age 11 – 18) – 10.00 – 11.15am (1st Sunday)
A chance to come out from the morning service into the Centre for activities and discussion about faith. The group also meets up socially during the month.

Sunday Club (age 5 – 11) 10.00 – 11.15am (Every Sunday, except 2nd Sunday)
For children we provide a very popular and well attended Sunday Club which takes place during our main service. We teach the children something about the Christian faith at their level, while having fun at the same time.This is suitable for children aged 5 and upwards; more information is available in our Sunday club leaflet which you can download here. On the second Sunday of the month the children stay in church for All Age Worship.

Mums and Tots – Monday morning 9.45 – 11.15am
Catering for children from 12 months to preschool age, offering them access to table top activities, larger toys, simple crafts and a chance to share time at songs and rhymes.

Bumps and Babies – Monday morning 11.30am – 12.30pm
Catering for babies from birth to 1 year old and their carers, but also welcome pregnant mother. The group provides a friendly and safe environment for babies to play with age appropriate toys and offers the parents the opportunity to form friendships.

Noisy Church – 4.00pm (1st Sunday)
A way to introduce very young children and their families to Church. Music is one of the most effective ways to get children to interact, to convey messages and most importantly to worship God, and what child doesn’t like making lots of noise?! We have Makaton signing for some of our songs and offer refreshments at the end of the service. If you have young children (birth to 5 ish, but older siblings are always welcome), who doesn’t mind a bit of noise, then do come along.

Please contact: Parish Office 608 4429 for more information on any of the above activities

Rose Queen

The Rose Queen is crowned during our Summer Fair and she spends the year, with her family, Retinue and their families, fundraising for her chosen charity or charities. This is achieved by running a series of events, which are excellent family socials.

Charlotte is our Rose Queen for 2019-2020. Her chosen charities are Alder Hey Children’s Hospital and Christ Church Community Centre.  Charlotte’s first event will be a Beetle Drive to be held on Saturday 7th September.

If you’re interested in attending any of the above groups and events and would like further information then please contact the Parish Office on 0151 608 4429.

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