A liberal & inclusive church, seeking God through beauty in our worship, honesty in our faith & doubt, & service in our community

There are three ways someone can join Church Council.

  • Ex officio members belong to council because they hold another position at Christ Church, such as church warden.
  • The majority of members are elected at the Annual General Meeting (AGM), which is held just after Easter. Elected members serve for three years and can stand for re-election if they are nominated again. One third of the elected members of council are elected at each AGM. 
  • Members can also be co-opted, meaning that the other members of council ask them to join for serve a particular purpose.

The members of Church Council for 2017-18 are as follows:

Ex officio members Lore Chumbley Priest-in-charge, chair of council
  Mark Elliott Reader
  Alex Soboslay Church warden, secretary
  Malcolm Wall Church warden
  Sarah Kerr Deanery Synod representative
  Jane Nicholson Deanery Synod representative
  Brenda Wall Deanery Synod representative
     
Elected until 2018 Judith Bishop  
  Rowena Hall  
  Janet Mahto  
     
Elected until 2019 Georgina Bowman  Council treasurer
  Penny Edwards  
  Virginia Knight  
     
Elected until 2020 Matthew Jones Lay chair 
  Sharon Rawlings  
     
Co-opted Will Willans Tower Captain


Upcoming Services

Family Eucharist and Nativity Play
Sun 17 Dec at 10:00am
Choral Evensong
Sun 17 Dec at 4:30pm
Compline
Sun 17 Dec at 8:30pm
Eucharist followed by coffee
Thu 21 Dec at 11:00am
Christmas Carol Service
Sat 23 Dec at 6:30pm
Sung Eucharist (no Junior Church)
Sun 24 Dec at 10:00am
Crib Service
Sun 24 Dec at 4:00pm
Midnight Mass
Sun 24 Dec at 11:30pm
BCP Communion
Mon 25 Dec at 8:00am
Christmas Day Eucharist
Mon 25 Dec at 10:00am
Eucharist followed by coffee
Thu 28 Dec at 11:00am
Sung Eucharist with Junior Church
Sun 31 Dec at 10:00am
Eucharist followed by coffee
Thu 4 Jan at 11:00am
Sung Eucharist with Junior Church
Sun 7 Jan at 10:00am
Eucharist followed by coffee
Thu 11 Jan at 11:00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Sun 14 Jan at 8:00am
Sung Eucharist with Junior Church
Sun 14 Jan at 10:00am
Eucharist followed by coffee
Thu 18 Jan at 11:00am

Latest Events

The Cedar Tree Community Cafe
Fri 15 Dec 11:00am-1:30pm
Choir Practice
Fri 15 Dec 7:30pm-9:00pm
Advent Open Morning
Sat 16 Dec 10:00am-1:00pm
Toppings- Brian Blessed
Sat 16 Dec 8:00pm-9:30pm
The Cedar Tree Community Cafe
Fri 22 Dec 11:00am-1:30pm