10 December 2017

 

 

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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.    

 

Church Family News

Peter Allen – a long-standing and faithful member of Christ Church sadly died unexpectedly on Monday 27th November.  Please do pray for Sue his wife, and children Nathanael and Charlotte. His funeral will be on Monday 18th December 2018 at 1pm at Norse Road Crematorium.

Lesley Ashton died on Wednesday (6/12), peacefully at Bedford Hospital. Please pray for Steve Ashton and their children, Robert, Amy and Richard.

Congratulations: Michael & Wilma Bishop celebrate their Ruby Wedding Anniversary this weekend

Thank you to those who have designed and made the new banners that are now displayed in church and thank you to those who put them up for us.

3rd December 2017

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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.     

Church Family News

Peter Allen  Peter, a long-standing and faithful member of Christ Church sadly died unexpectedly on Monday.  Please do pray for Sue his wife, and children Nathanael and Charlotte.  Funeral details will follow in due course.

Halls Redevelopment Project The cross laminated timber panels for the halls arrived this week and the building is now being put up between now and Christmas.  Please continue to avoid parking near the church in Dudley Street during working hours. 

Richard's “Sabbatical”– Richard returns to work on 4th December, 2017.

For your diary this week

Church Walk TodayA winter walk along the lovely Embankment, up to and around the lake for the striders then back to 56 Howbury Street for tea, cake and crumpets by the log fire! All welcome. Meet at church for a 2pm start. See you there!

26th November 2017

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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.     

Church Family News

Confirmation service – Today Sunday 26th November at 6.30pm. We welcome Bishop Richard, Bishop of Bedford, among us with the families & friends of those being confirmed today. Please do come in support of our candidates: Kathryn Cowley, Samuel Goldthorpe, Joyce Gregory, Connal Guynn, Maddie Guynn, AJ Wade and Chloe Waiyaki.  There will be a collection taken at this service to support the Diocese’s cost of training candidates for ordination.

Halls Redevelopment Project The cross laminated timber panels for the halls arrive this week and then the building shell will be constructed between now and Christmas.  This is an exciting phase of the construction process but please continue to avoid parking near the church in Dudley Street during working hours. 

Richard's “Sabbatical”– Officially called Extended Study Leave (ESL), is coming to an end. Richard is available again from 4th December, 2017. He has been busy travelling the globe visiting, learning from & encouraging our key mission partners.  He has now completed his written report on his time abroad.  If you would like a printed copy, please ask at the church office.  He will spend some of November on retreat, taking time and space to digest his travels and to pray as he returns to ministry.

For all pastoral and administrative matters, please continue to contact Paul or Pauline, or the Church wardens, Andrew Turpie and Kay Berrington.

Contact Info

Christ Church Bedford
117 Denmark Street,
Bedford, MK40 3TJ.

Telephone
01234 327150