Christ Church – Opening Arrangements

Lockdown and Church Services in the Benefice Although the law permits public worship, with restrictions, the Church of England has lifted the requirement to hold an in-person service on for the time being In the light of the new National Lockdown and local development of Covid19 cases. The PCC's of both parishes met this week,...

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Christ Church 103 years ago

Shirley has found some old magazine copies, so here is what was happening in August 1918. Note that schools were closed due to the Influenza outbreak (p23), which first reached Staffordshire in July 1918. THE VICARAGE, July 23rd, 1918 Dear Friends, I have heard of only one distinction this month, but it is a very...

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PCC news

The PCC held a Zoom meeting on 3rd February 2021 and the following matters were discussed: The work on the flowerbeds is now complete and they are looking good.The Advent Windows displays were fabulous with good viewings of the openings on Facebook.Due to the current circumstances it was agreed to waive the magazine charges for...

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School and Children’s Ministry Update

Well, although the schools are all closed to most pupils, our work in them still goes on! We do not go in physically, but we are there virtually and in spirit! Each week we still make Open the Book assemblies for both Oulton and Christ Church First School. These are made by all the team...

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Lent Course

Take the opportunity for spiritual refreshment, so that we emerge from lockdown in a spiritually healthier state.  The Bible Course: we have restarted “The Bible Course” From 7.30 p.m. on  Wednesdays (17th Feb to 24th March inclusive), repeated at 5.00 p.m. on Sundays (21st Feb to 28th March inclusive). Big, complex, old … just some of the words people use to describe the...

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