This Week’s Notices


May Day Fair.  With the May Fair coming on the 6th May, which will be supporting Farms for City Children and Dementia Club UK, we are looking for help and support on the day and in the run-up – sign-up sheets are at the back of church.  We are still accepting donations of things to sell.  However, please bring Cakes, Preserves, Comestibles and Plants on the 5th and 6th May.

A request from John Clarke: he needs more jewellery for the stall at the May Day Fair, especially brooches.

Sold raffle ticket stubs should be returned ASAP and please continue selling tickets to friends and family.  Hamper raffle tickets are available at the back of church.

New Daylights for people who subscribe are in the respective pigeon holes for collection. If anyone else would like to have a copy please speak to Joyce Maggiulli or call 0208 8860826. Wishing everyone a Happy Easter.

The Spire Copy for the next edition of The Spire is required by Tuesday 23rd April, 2019. This will be for the May edition. Please send your contributions directly to Adam in the office at (Word documents are preferred, but if you need help with typing, please ensure that Adam has your hand-written copy with time to spare.) Do not send files to Clare or Patricia personally. Please see the current edition for help with preparing your file (length, formatting, etc.).

11 May 2019 – Parish Walk – a 7-mile walk in the Hertfordshire country side is being organized for Saturday 11 May starting at St. Paul’s Walden bringing our own picnic lunch.  Please mark the date in your diary.  Those interested please get in touch with Ronald Lo (Mobile 07789933544) for details/registration.  This is part of our preparation for the St. Cuthbert’s Way Pilgrimage Walk in September 2019.

This Week

There will be no midweek services as Fr Chrichton will be off duty.

Further Notices

Friday 26th April – Fish & Chip Supper in the Reception Room as a slightly delayed celebration of St. George’s Day.  Bar open from 8 p.m. – please be there by 8.45 p.m. to place your order or contact Clive Woodhouse in advance.

Tuesday 30th April: Parish APCM at 8 p.m.

Thursday 2nd May: The funeral of Stephanie Baldwin at 2 p.m. in church.

The annual Christian Aid Rounders tournament will be held on Sunday 12th May.  Last year we had to pull out for lack of a team or a team manager!  Please see Fr Chrichton if you would like to take part.

Saturday 15th June – BBQ & Barn Dance.  The Christchurch Association will be celebrating its 40th  Anniversary with a party in Church House from around 6.30 p.m.  Please note the date, and tickets (£10 adult, £7.50 child, inclusive of food) will be on sale nearer the time.

Parish Pilgrimage: September 2019 – Two vacancies have now arisen for the last part of our pilgrimage walk of St. Cuthbert’s Way in Borders/Northumbria.  These are in twin room occupancies from the night of Wednesday 17th September until departure on Sunday 22nd September (4 nights) at £314 per person.  Anyone interested in taking up these vacancies please speak to or text Ronald Lo (Mobile 07789933544) ASAP.

New Stock of Window Clings has arrived.  We have received fresh supplies of the round cling versions of some of our Burne-Jones windows.  We have Peace, Patience and, never seen before, Charity.  They are highly decorative and make wonderful presents.  Only £5 each.

For dates even further ahead visit this page!

  • Services


    08:00 Eucharist
    10:00 Sung Eucharist
    18:30 Evensong


    17:30 Evening Prayer
    19:30 Eucharist
    20.00 Healing Service (1st Tuesday monthly)


    08:30 Morning Prayer
    11:00 Eucharist
    17:30 Evening Prayer


    08:30 Morning Prayer
    12:30 Eucharist
    17:30 Evening Prayer


    08:30 Morning Prayer
    17:30 Evening Prayer


    08:30 Morning Prayer
    09:00 Eucharist

    For weekday services please use the north door by the ramp