Sunday 3rd November 2019

Welcome to worship

If you are able to, please do stay for tea, coffee, biscuits and fellowship after the morning service. If you are visiting from another congregation, do make yourself known and take our greetings back with you to your home church.


10.30am       Communion Service Revd Don Macalister

                     Retiring collection for the Benevolent Fund     

                     Contributions of toiletries and knitted goods  

                     for the Winter Fair will be gratefully received.

                     Followed by bring-and-share lunch, and

1.00pm         Annual Church Meeting                    

6.30pm         Rejoice! Worship, prayer and praise                   


Tuesday 5 Nov           9.30am-12.00noon Coffee Morning

                                    9.30-11.00am Tuesday Stay and Play  

                                    9.30am Prayer Meeting

Wednesday 6 Nov      10.00am Nurture Group (by referral only)

                                    1.00pm Toddler Praise

                                    1.30-3.00pm Parents and Toddlers

Thursday 7 Nov          10.15-11.15am Two Bridges Café

                                    2.00pm Ladies Fellowship. Tea & Coffee, and at 2.30pm Adrian and June Redfern  

                                    of the International Aid Trust  collect the Shoe Boxes. Details: Messenger, p.14

                                    7.30pm Bible Study Room 4

Friday 8 November     10.00-11.30am Hob Nob

                                    10.30am Bible Study

                                    7.00pm Concert: Barnstaple Ladies Choir with pupils of Mary Chant

                                    ‘Songs from the Shows’

                                    Admission £5 in aid of Go North Devon

Sat 9 November         8.30am Circuit Men’s Breakfast

                                    Talk on Water Aid


Remembrance Sunday

10.30am          Morning Service Deacon Joan Cole

                        Contributions of tins, jams and kitchen items  

                        for the Winter Fair will be gratefully received.

4.30pm            Café Church  

                                    FURTHER AHEAD

Sat 16 November       9.00am-12.30pm WINTER FAIR

                                    Stalls and refreshments (also see below)

Sat 23 November       10.00am – 4.30pm here at Christ Church 

                                    What’s the Point of Worship if it doesn’t bring Heaven on Earth?

                                    Pre-booking required by Tues 19 November

                                    with Sue Kendall (01271 882494)

                                    Full details: notice board & Messenger, p.14


The Gift Day on 12 October raised £20,300. Many, many thanks for your generosity. The fund is still open. See Kathy Jeacock.

The Winter Fair is on Saturday 16 November.  Contributions for the stalls will be gratefully received, by categories, in advance on Sunday mornings as follows: today, 3 November – toiletries, knitted goods; 10 November – tins, jams, kitchen items. Also, small Christmas gifts or decorations would be gratefully appreciated by Liz Seymour

               Minister: Revd Don Macalister (Day off: Sat 9 Nov )

Room bookings, please, to Ian Allen Tel: 01271 374085 or Details for next Sunday’s notices, please, to Tony Coates by the preceding Wednesday, 6.00pm. Tel: 01237 471740 or

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