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Sunday 2nd September              Fourteenth Sunday after Trinity  

“My prayer is not for them alone. I pray also for those who will believe in me through their message”                                                        John 17:20



We begin our new sermon series BLESS

Ephesians 2:1-10, John 17:13-21

Prayers for the interregnum will take place for 5 minutes after each service

8.15 am Holy Communion

10:45 am Holy Communion

No evening service 4pm St Michael’s Aughton


Monday to Friday 9.00 am Start the day in prayer in church

(access via the Vestry door)

Saturday 7.00 am prayer in the Ministry Centre



7.00 pm Table 49 at Wetherspoons in Ormskirk: Geoff Fallows

7:00pm Bell ringing practice



There is no toddler group now until September 11th

7:30 pm House group in the Ministry Centre: info Eddie Marshman

7:45pm Wives Group meets in the Ministry Centre



There is no luncheon club until September 12th

12 noon – lunch for new reception children in the Ministry Centre

7:30 pm Housegroup meets in the Ministry Centre (Arwel Roberts)

There is no House group – (Jonathan Lock) until September 12th



12 noon – lunch for new reception children in the Ministry Centre



11:00 a.m. FACT in Café Vista

1:00pm – 3.00pm Afternoon tea dance in the Ministry Centre

2:00 pm  –  House group meets 79 Turnpike Rd: Info Audrey Laird

4:00pm – 9pm Free youth events (11+) in Coronation Park.



10am – 1pm Extended breakfast in Café Vista

10.30 – Our West Lancashire Alley Clean in Ormskirk

11am – 1pm Pet show in front of the Ministry Centre

2:30pm – 4pm – Family Talent Show in the Ministry Centre

7:30pm – 10pm Country band – Ashton Lane in the Ministry Centre


Next Sunday

Isaiah 6:1-8, 1 Peter 3:8-16, John 3:3-21

8.15 am Holy Communion

9:00am Breakfast served in Café Vista

10:45 am Parade service

6:30 Evening Prayer


PLEASE PRAY FOR those who are sick:, Eileen Abram, Ewan Cragg, Felix Durnion, Vicky Edgar, Mia Huyton, Norma Kenworthy, Carol Kelly, Sue Luck, Chris McCormack


The bereaved family and friends of



  • Bless Fest events
  • Lunch for reception children
  • Vicky and Peter in the office


Cafe Vista

Tuesday – Friday: 10.30 – 3.30 pm, Saturday for cooked breakfasts 10.00 – 12 noon.  Everyone welcome.



Consider is a vital to our core value of sharing Jesus with everyone beginning in our community. If you can help with any of the rounds below please see Sarah.  We currently need distributors for, Liverpool Rd, Gawhill 54 copies.


Interregnum update



What’s happening over the weekend

Friday 7th September


From 1pm – 3pm there will be a cream tea and optional dance for over 60s in the Ministry Centre. Come along and enjoy a cream scone and some live music as we Bless our over 60s and recognise how much they give in service to our community. This is a free event, but booking is essential tickets available from the Ministry Centre Office.


From 4pm – 9pm we will be blessing our Secondary school children with a youth event on Coronation Park. Between 4pm – 6pm we will be hosting games and activities on the park, this will be followed by a free BBQ 6-7pm. From 7pm there will be live music from Brightline and Soulbox

An information tent and a place to hang out and chill will be available.


Saturday 8th September

10am – 1pm Saturday Breakfast

Join us for breakfast in Café Vista 10am – 1pm. As usual there will be cooked breakfast available and a film to entertain the kids.


10.30 am Alley Clean

Our West Lancashire is repeating the Alley Clean which was last held in March, on Saturday 8th September.  Meet at 10.30am at the Clock Tower in Ormskirk Town Centre.  All welcome to join in if free.


11am – 1pm The Family Pet Show

Pet’s are a blessing and to acknowledge this we will be hosting a family pet show at the front of the Ministry Centre. Come from 11am to enter your pet. There will be different categories and a chance for your pet to win a rosette. We will also be joined by vet Charlotte from PDSA who will be on hand to give advice.


2:30pm – 4pm Family Talent Show

‘Do you or your children have a talent? If so why not enter our family talent show taking place in the main hall of the Ministry Centre. To enter go to our website www.christchurchaughton.org.uk and complete the online boking form or complete the form in this edition of Consider and hand it into the office before 31st August.


7:30pm – 10pm Country Band Ashton Lane

Adults join us and blessed by a fabulous Country Band Ashton Lane. Booking is essential. Tickets are £5 including a curry. These can be purchased from the Church office. All proceeds will be going to bless the work of the Samaritans.


Sunday 9th September

10:45 am Parade service in Church

Everyone is welcome to join us at our Parade service. A chance to hear about all the Bless Fest events and to celebrate being part of a wonderful community. We will be serving bacon rolls after the service to conclude our weekend of blessings.


Full immersion Baptism

On Sunday 16th September we will be offering full immersion Baptism for adults and young people age 11+. If you are interested in getting baptised please see Sarah.


Men’s Day at the Cathedral

New Wine is holding a Men’s Day at the Cathedral on Saturday 13th October.  “Our Men’s Day is a time to gather the lads together to explore, listen, catch up, meet new people – and to hear their stories. You can choose from 12 different seminar topics, from sport to mental health to habits, plus great worship, interviews, discussion and some phenomenal keynote speakers.”  If you want to know more or would like to go then please contact Pete Chalk or Geoff Fallows.


Giving to Christ Church

Giving Envelopes for 2018/2019 are available at the back of Church.

Please speak to a warden or the Church Office if you wish to support Christ Church financially. You may support our ministry financially by sending a text to 70070. Just text CCAX99 £aa, where aa is the amount to be given.


Legacy Giving

Have you thought about leaving a gift to Christ Church in your will?

Speak to one of the wardens or a member of the finance team for a copy of our Legacy Pack


Church Office 01695 424530

This is open Monday – Friday 9.00am-1.00pm in the Ministry Centre.

For any information, including requests for baptism and thanksgiving services, weddings, funerals and room bookings, call in or phone 424530, or email ChristChurchAughton@gmail.com.



16 September Bishop’s Garden Party 2-4pm (see Sarah for booking)

22 September Tower Open day

5-7 October ‘She is Brave’ Women’s Scargill weekend

21 October Joint Confirmation service at St Michael’s Church

10 November Proms night in the Ministry Centre

12 November Knit and Natter coffee morning 10-12noon

16-18 November Band of Brothers Men’s Scargill weekend

18 November Andy Monks speaking at 10:45

ITEMS FOR NEXT SUNDAY’S NOTICE SHEET contact the church office.

Our key task at Christ Church is to share Jesus with everyone beginning in our community