7th April 2019

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Our Mission Statement: "To enable everyone to be maturing followers of Christ, who experience and live out God’s love in every part of their lives.  

Holy Week and Easter at Christ Church 15th-21st April 2019










Holy Communion


Maundy Thursday


Passover Meal* (see below for details)

Leader: Richard Hibbert / Speaker: Sidney Miller

Good Friday   




All Age Worship – The Easter Experience                                                      

Town witness@ Harpur Sq                                                

Meditation at the Cross – Speaker: Jess Walker

Easter Day




Holy Communion – Richard Hibbert

All Age with Holy Communion – Richard Hibbert

 Easter Celebration – Min Min Peaker

* This evening will include a meal of a) Main: lamb, green vegetables, ratatouille, rice; b) Dessert: choice of fruit salad or traditional Haroseth (apple, walnuts, honey, spices) with cream; Matzoh (unleavened bread) will be served during the Passover celebration “service”.  Suggested donation £5 per adult/ children free.  Please sign up on the sheet by the pigeon holes.


Church Family News - This week

2019 Lent Course Living in the good of the cross: faith with feet on

Final week 10 April In church at 11.30am and 8pm

(The 11.30am session is preceded by Communion at 10am & followed by a light lunch; the 8pm session is preceded by refreshments from 7.30pm)

All talks are recorded and available on our website

Congratulations to Clive and Ros Just on becoming Grandparents to Daniel, a son for Ben and Hannah Just, born on 1st April.

TODAY: Church Walk - Sunday 7th April These begin again with a walk at Priory Lakes. Meet at the Church Car Park at 2pm and conclude with tea at the Gundrys.

Messy Crafts Thursday 11th April. 11am-1pm - Join us for some Holy Week themed crafts, story, songs, games, fun and yummy lunch. We also need helpers for this session so if you are able to help please let Gillian or Becky know as soon as possible, thank you.

Open The Book Holiday Club Fri day12th April. 10am-2:30pm (parents/carers to arrive at 2pm for the show) - still a few places available so if you have children in School Years R to 6 who would like to be a 'Storyteller', please let Becky know asap.

Coming soon

Men’s Social - Saturday 13th April. Rugby; Bedford Blues vs Richmond.  Meet at the Three Cups (45 Newnham Street) on Saturday 13th April any time from 12:30pm (food is available if required).  Leave at 2:30pm to make way to the ground on Goldington Road for 3pm kick off for the cup match against Richmond.  Meeting up with others that went straight to the match: near the goalposts nearest the entrance to the ground.  Please purchase your own ticket (cheaper online in advance).

You are invited to...
 Hymn singing

Sunday 14th April 3pm
Choose a Hymn, sing along together with the organ, and conclude with tea and cake
Everyone Welcome!

At 3:45pm Messy Sunday families will join us to sing for the last 15 minutes

Join us for the Easter Monday (April 22nd) Pilgrimage to St Albans. Suitable for all the family. For more details see the poster/flyer or speak to Rachel Bennett or Becky Guynn.

Other notices and activities

Foodbank – please bring non-perishable donations place in labelled box in The Hub. FOOD needs: fruit juice (long life), tinned fruit, & rice pudding, jars of pasta sauce, jam, tinned vegetables, spaghetti, tuna & meat (casserole/stew), UHT milk, cup a soup, rice (small 250g/500g). NON-FOOD needs: washing up liquid, laundry washing tablets, multi-purpose cleaning spray, shower gel, deodorant (m/f), shampoo and clean second-hand saucepans.

The Word Christian Bookshop(167 Castle Road) now has Easter cards, gifts and Real Easter Eggs for sale Mon-Sat 9.30m-5pm. Please support our local Christian bookshop.

Upcoming Events

Alpha Course May 2019

Easter Day Services

Ladies Late Breakfast May

Contact Info

Christ Church Bedford
140 Dudley Street,
Bedford, MK40 3SX

01234 327150