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     Christ  Church     _     High Harrogate
                     
Christ Church, High Harrogate is home to a thriving worshipping community of all ages. It is a centre of Christian worship, learning and fellowship with links across the region and beyond. We are part of the Anglican (Church of England) tradition, happy and seeking to welcome people of all traditions and backgrounds.

We extend a warm welcome to those who are just beginning to explore Christian faith and those who are exploring their faith again after many years.

On this website you will find a wide range of information about worship, fellowship, and learning at Christ Church.    Welcome.





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DIARY DATES : JANUARY 2020


NO  Morning Prayers  this week, to make way for the 'Week of Prayer for Christian Unity  - -   Prayer  Breakfasts'  ( below ) :

Monday  20th
  'Week of Prayer for Christian Unity' - -

9.15am  Prayer  Breakfast,  St Andrew's Church Starbeck

Tuesday  21st  'Week of Prayer for Christian Unity' - -
9.15am  Prayer  Breakfast,  Woodlands Methodist Church

Wednesday  22nd  'Week of Prayer for Christian Unity' - -
9.15am  Prayer  Breakfast, Starbeck Methodist Church
10.00am  Mid-week EUCHARIST, simple and relaxed with a short sermon ;   followed by Coffee & cakes

Thursday  24th  'Week of Prayer for Christian Unity' - -
9.15am  Prayer  Breakfast, St Aelred's RC  Church
1.30pm  CONTEMPLATIVE  PRAYERS   _ open to all.

Friday  25th  'Week of Prayer for Christian Unity' - -
9.15am  Prayer  Breakfast, Christ Church

SUNDAY  19th
8.00am  Said  HOLY  COMMUNION (Traditional Language)
with sermon

10.00am  Sung  PARISH  EUCHARIST (Contemporary Language) with Choir and Organ ;  and  CRECHE  and  JUNIOR  CHURCH
11.30am Baptism Preparation session

12.30pm 'Lunch Bunch'

5.30pm  Simple, said   EVENING  PRAYER

Wednesday  29th
10.00am  Mid-week EUCHARIST, simple and relaxed with a short sermon ;   followed by Coffee & cakes





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MONTHLY

 LUNCHTIME  RECITALS

at  12.15pm  in  the church,

followed  by  a  light  lunch  in  the  Parish  Centre


2020

Wednesday 5 February - Roman Rudnytsky - Piano Recital

Wednesday 4 March - Adam Parrish - Organ & Piano Recital

Wednesday 1 April - Nick Fletcher - Guitar Recital


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We are thrilled to announce that we have recently been  registered as a Fairtrade place of worship and have pledged to use Fairly Traded products and promote Fairtrade.


We will  continue to support farmers and producers by using tea, coffee and sugar that has been fairly traded;  we shall have a Fairtrade Stall at least twice a year and incorporate Fairtrade into our worship in prayers and readings whenever possible, particularly during Fairtrade Fortnight.

















































S A F E G U A R D I N G

To  see  our  commitment  to  SAFEGUARDING   and   DATA PROTECTION   -  please  see  our  policies  and information  pages by  CLICKING  on   the   relevant  five  documents  listed  in  orange  at  the  bottom  of  this  page. 

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   Regular Worship :  
SUNDAYS :
8.00am  Holy Communion
( Traditional Language )
- simple, said  celebration  with  sermon.

10.00am  PARISH EUCHARIST
( Contemporary Language )
-  a  full  sung  celebration  with  organ & choir  or
music group ;  sermon  ;  and  with  CRECHE  and
JUNIOR  CHURCH  age-related  groups
for  children  and  young  people.

5.30pm  Evening  Prayer
( Contemporary Language )
-  a  simple,  said  service  of  scripture  and  prayer  to  close  the  day.


WEEKDAYS :
 Morning  Prayer   
at  8.30am  in  the  Lady Chapel.
( Monday  to  Friday )

 Evening  Prayer   
at  5.30pm  in  the  Lady Chapel.
( USUALLY :  Tuesday,  Wednesday,  Thursday,  Saturday  and  Sunday )


ALSO  - -

WEDNESDAYS :
9.30am   Intercessory  Prayer
-  an  opportunity  to  pray  quietly  together  for all those  in  need,  sorrow,  or  joy   _   those  who  have  asked  for  our  prayer,  and  those  known  to  us.   In  the  Lady Chapel.
10.00am Mid-week  Wednesday  Eucharist
-  a  simple, relaxed,  gathered  celebration  _   with  a  short  sermon,  and  strong  shared  fellowship.  In  the  South Transept
( Winter months  -  in the Main Hall ).


ALSO  - -

DAILY :
The  church  is  open  each  day  from  8.30am  until   3.30/6.00pm,  for  your  own  prayer  or  quiet  or  comfort.  DO  please  make  use  of  it  and  enjoy  it.

    Welcome ...  


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Christ  Church   :   2020 Vision   :
Welcome  + Access   _   Project
The  2020 Vision : Welcome + Access Project  is  to  'build'  upon  the  example  and  pattern  of  all  who  have  shared  as  the  Church  of  Christ  in  this  place,  and  now  to  improve  the  ease  of  access  into  the  building  for  ALL,  and  to  ever  improve  the  physical  as  well  as  personal,  communal  and  spiritual  welcome  which  we  can  offer  through  our  buildings.

                    A  simple  and  cost effective  scheme  has  been  created  and  is  now  being  prepared  for  Planning Permission  and  Diocesan approval.      -  You  are  warmly  invited  into  the Parish Centre  to  see  the  plans  for  the  design.

    The  PCC  is  in  full  support  of  the  scheme  and  we  are  now  beginning  to  work  to  secure  FUNDING  from  our  own  resources and fundraising,  and  through  gifts,  grants  and  funding  bids.

Please  click  on  the   Christ Church 2020 Vision   pages ( in the lefthand navigation bar )   for  more  information.  The church magazine ( 'The Grapevine' ), will also include updates for you.


To  see  details  of  the  plans  please  click  here.

A    fund-raising  website    has  been  set-up,   please  
                  click  the  link  below :
http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/charity-web/charity/finalCharityHomepage.action?charityId=1009789
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        Information :  


PARISH  OFFICE :

Normal  Opening  times :

        Monday to  Friday 9.00am - 3.00pm

        ( times  may  vary  occasionally )

                Tel :   01423 530750 
                    (24hr  Answerphone  out  of  office  hours)
                Email :    christchurch01@btconnect.com


VICAR :    Revd Matthew Evans      

Tel :   01423 883390
                Email :    msevans126@gmail.com


WEDDINGS    and   BAPTISMS  ( CHRISTENINGS ) :

To  find  out  more  about   Weddings   and   Baptisms   at  Christ Church,  please  contact  the  Parish Office  (see above)  or  simply  pop  in  for  a  chat !


SERVICE  SHEETS   and   WRITTEN  REFLECTIONS :
-  can  be  found  and  downloaded  from  our  'Services' page. ( See lefthand navigation bar )

FACEBOOK  - 
                 www.facebook.com/ChristChurchHighHarrogate

TWITTER  -
                     http://twitter.com/ChristChurchHG1


The  HARROGATE  SCHOOL  of  THEOLOGY  &  MISSION :
- We  are  thrilled  to  see  the  new  school  up  and  running.  If  you  would  like  to  find  out  more,  visit HSTM  for  full  details,   or  'Teaching, Learning & Growing in Faith'   in  the  lefthand  navigation  bar.

The  SERMONS  PAGE
-  on  the  Sermons  page  (in the lefthand navigation bar)  you  can  download  recent  sermons  AND  follow  links  to  sermons  uploaded  to  You Tube.

STUDY  NOTES
 :
-  Focused  on  the  Sunday  Gospel  Study Notes can  be  found  in  the  Narthex at  the  back  of  the  church  each  week,    and  on  the  'Teaching, Learning & Growing in Faith'  pages  in the navigation  bar  on  the  left  of  this  Home Page.    Please  visit  the  Services  page  to  find  out  more  and  to  download  the  service  booklets.

MUSIC   &   RECITALS :
For  full  details  of   LUNCHTIME  RECITALS   and  information  about  the   Choir   and  the   Music Group,  please  click  here.


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