John Howell has been appointed as Christ Church’s youth worker. In this article John introduces himself and looks forward to his new role.
When Ellen Dann left us last summer to go on maternity leave we held on to the hope that she would return, but she has now accepted another post nearer to where her husband Colin works. We held a party to say goodbye and a big thank you to Ellen.
Having just completed her A levels, Charis is preparing to spend 9 months serving with BMS World Mission as part of a team going to Uganda. She describes what she will be doing and why – and a personal sacrifice that is helping to fund the venture.
In summer 2015 a group of young people and leaders from Christ Church joined thousands of others in worship, learning, enjoyment and challenge. The event helped to build the faith of one member of the group in particular and make her ready to take the next step in her life.
Our youth worker Ellen Dann started maternity leave in July 2015. During the last few years she has made a huge contribution to the life of Christ Church, while her own life too has gone through dramatic changes. We give thanks for Ellen and all that God has done through her in Christ Church, and look forward to what is still to come.
Two years after visiting Kenya and Tanzania as part of the Youth Encounter team, Jack is returning to Africa in summer 2015 to spend a few weeks working alongside a Christian mission agency in Mozambique. Before leaving he told Christ Church about his plans and motivation.
Young people spent a night and a day living in temporary shelters to learn about the experience of a billion of the world’s population.
In summer 2014 a group of young people and leaders from Christ Church joined thousands of others at a lively, inspiring and colourful Soul Survivor. Youth worker Ellen Dann reports.
15 young people, some of them new to the group, spent a beautiful sunny weekend at Blackwell Adventure. The activities included grass sledging, a giant ladder climb, crate stacking, an obstacle course and team building games, all helped by the brilliant Blackwell staff. Youth worker Ellen Dann reports…