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

Sung Eucharist with Junior Church
Sun 18 Mar at 10:00am
Choral Evensong
Sun 18 Mar at 4:30pm
Eucharist followed by coffee
Thu 22 Mar at 11:00am
Sung Eucharist with Junior Church
Sun 25 Mar at 10:00am
Mon 26 Mar at 8:00pm
Tue 27 Mar at 8:00pm
Wed 28 Mar at 8:00pm
Eucharist followed by Lent Lunch
Thu 29 Mar at 11:00am
Agape Meal
Thu 29 Mar at 6:30pm
Cross walk of witness reaches Christ Church
Fri 30 Mar at 10:00am
Good Friday Music and Meditations
Fri 30 Mar at 12:00pm
Stations of the Cross
Fri 30 Mar at 1:30pm
Blessing of the Light
Sat 31 Mar at 7:00pm
Easter service at dawn
Sun 1 Apr at 6:15am
BCP Holy Communion
Sun 1 Apr at 8:00am
Sung Eucharist with Junior Church
Sun 1 Apr at 10:00am
Eucharist followed by coffee
Thu 5 Apr at 11:00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Sun 8 Apr at 8:00am
Sung Eucharist with Junior Church
Sun 8 Apr at 10:00am
Eucharist followed by coffee
Thu 12 Apr at 11:00am

Latest Events

Traidcraft Stall
Sun 18 Mar 11:15am-11:45am
Church Council
Tue 20 Mar 7:30pm-9:30pm
St Andrews performs Jonah-man Jazz
Wed 21 Mar 5:30pm-6:30pm
LMG Lent Lunch
Thu 22 Mar 12:00pm-1:00pm
Lent book reading
Thu 22 Mar 1:15pm-2:15pm