Groups and activities

Cath Wheeler

Cath Wheeler: Toddler Club leader

Climbing the giant ladder at Blackwell Adventure

Adventurous young people on a residential weekend

Age related groups

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  • Children and Toddlers
    Age 0 to 11; Sundays and weekdays

    Small people play a big part in the life of Christ Church. We run children's groups during Sunday morning services, and there are currently two Toddler Club sessions during the week. Our building also hosts Scouts and Guides.

  • Young people
    Age 11 to 18; Sundays and weekdays

    Our two youth groups have had a big impact on the whole church as they have forged international links and challenged us about issues such as human trafficking.

  • Young adults and students
    Age 18 to 30ish; most events on Sundays

    The Nexus group organises a range of social events throughout the year, as well as weekends away.

The Messy Church logo

Messy Church

All ages; second Saturday in the month

A different way of doing church: each month we explore a theme using craft activities and a time of celebration, followed by a meal.
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Allan Bartlam

Allan Bartlam: Home group co-ordinator

Home groups

Adults; weekday evenings in homes throughout the area

Meeting, learning and praying in small groups is one of the most effective ways for anyone to grow as a Christian. Each of our several groups has its own "personality" and if you are thinking of joining one, please speak to a member of the church leadership to help find the group that will suit you best.

Lively discussion at Coffee Mates

Coffee Mates

Adults; Friday mornings, 10.30 to noon

Tea, coffee, toasted teacakes, toast and cakes in a friendly, café-style atmosphere. We suggest a donation of 50p per item.

Artist at work at Christ Church Art Group

Art Group

Adults; Friday mornings, 10.00 to noon

Informal sessions where members encourage each other in this wonderful form of expression. The group shares the same hall as Coffee Mates. More details...

Phil and Beryl Ennis

Phil and Beryl Ennis: Lunch Club leaders

Lunch Club

Older people; weekly

Lunch Club provides friendship and a quality meal for a group of older people each week, as well as inviting the wider community to some special events.
More details...

Zumba/Keep Fit

Adults; Monday evenings, 7.30-8.30 pm

In autumn 2014 we welcomed our new instructor Ellie Wyles. Cost 3 per session.

A group by the Stratford Canal

New Year's Day 2015: the last section of a walk led along the Stratford Canal

Thursday walks

Adults; Alternate Thursday mornings, 9.30 am

Meet outside Christ Church and then take a car ride into the country for a circular walk, ending at a local hostelry for lunch. See the notice sheet for more details.