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Tearfund - DRC Crisis

Tearfund – DRC Crisis

The DRC faces not one crisis but many. More than 5 million people have been forced from their homes, including 3 million children. Communities, homes and livelihoods have been abandoned. Tearfund’s Emergency Appeal in Response to the Crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Tearfund is on the ground offering effective help to people in urgent need, providing clean drinking water, handwashing stations, toilets and hygiene kits– all vital...


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Grieve Well Café

Grieve Well Café

Meeting on the 3rd Wednesday of every month from 10am-12pm at Christchurch. People of all ages are welcomed into a comfy, cosy and safe environment to share their experiences of bereavement, support one another by discussing the challenges they face and learn strategies to help them work through grief using helpful resources and discussion topics. Upcoming dates:19th May, 16th June, 14th July, 15th September, 13th October, 17th November,...


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Priesting of Revd Suzy Kirkham

On Saturday 26th June 2021 at 3pm, our own Revd Suzy Kirkham will be ordained as a Priest in Wells Cathedral. Please pray for Suzy and her family as she prepares for this very significant date in her life and ministry. Due to restrictions, the service is by invitation only but we will hopefully receive a weblink to share early next week so you can watch the service...


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Youth Ministry Lead

Youth Ministry Lead

We are seeking to appoint a full-time, experienced Youth Ministry Lead to oversee our youth ministry at Christchurch and join our staff leadership team. Someone with a vibrant Christian faith to: Further develop our ministry and discipleship with young people aged 11-18 Grow, support and equip our volunteer youth team Build on our strong links with community and secondary school. Salary range:  £23,178 to £25,153 Closing date for...


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Living Life To The Full

Living Life To The Full

New session starting Friday 21st May 2021 – every Friday to 16th July 2021, 10.30am at Christchurch. Living Life To The Full is a course that equips us to get mentally fit and healthy, and keep mentally fit and healthy. This course is free and will run every Friday for 8 weeks (not including the 4th June, which is half term). Please contact the church office to book...


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AGM 2021 Minutes

AGM 2021 Minutes

Our Annual General Meeting took place online on Wednesday 21st April at 7.30pm. Click here for the minutes, and here is the attendance and apologies. AGM Reports Agenda and Reports that were presented: Agenda Clergy Report Church Accounts Churches Together In Somerset (CTIS) Children’s Work Growth Groups Transforming Lives for Good (TLG) Portishead Deanery Wardens Report


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Duke of Edinburgh

Duke of Edinburgh

His Royal Highness Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, died peacefully Friday morning at Windsor Castle. The Church will be open for private prayer, lighting of candles and signing a book of condolence between 4pm and 6pm Friday 9th April, and 11am-1pm Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th. Clive leads us in a prayer for the Royal Family: Image attributed to the UK Civil Service (via flickr) under the Creative...


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Resuming Church Services

Resuming Church Services

The Church will be open for services from Sunday 18th April (10:30am). The ECC / Core team has been continually monitoring and carefully following the advice we have received from Government, Diocese and Circuit and, in line with ‘the national road map’ from the 12th April, feel it is time to transition back into the building following the pattern of Sunday services that was adopted prior to the...


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Holy Week Reflections

Holy Week Reflections

A new prayer and reflection each day this week.Starting from Monday 29th and finishing Easter Saturday. given by: Nick Moxon, Suzy Kirkham, Deborah Mallett, Clive Jennings, Martin Buckley and Russell Herbert. With thanks to Sindy Lau for editing and producing these videos.


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