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


2019 Bible Motto verse

“For I know the plans that I have for you”, declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future”.                                                                               Jeremiah 29:11


 Sunday 19th May                                        5th  Sunday of Easter

“And a voice from heaven said, “This is my Son, whom I love; with him I am well pleased.”                                                                     Matthew 3:17

Why welcome? Place of Belonging

Isaiah 43:1-7, Acts 8:14-17, Matthew 3:13-17

8:15 Holy Communion

10:45am Baptism service we welcome the family and friends of Jack Furnival and Serena Livesley

4:00pm 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



2pm – 4pm Knit and Natter afternoon tea

7.00 pm Table 49 at Wetherspoons in Ormskirk: Geoff Fallows

7:30pm Christian Vision for Men with guest speaker Bob Fraser meeting in the Ministry Centre (see below)

7:30pm Parental support prayer meeting in the Ministry Centre



10:00 am Toddlers meets in the Ministry Centre

1:30 – 3:00pm LYFE group with Ailsa Berrington and Eric Wilson in the main hall of the Ministry Centre

7:30 pm LYFE group with Eddie Marshman and Graham Stewart in the Ministry Centre Café Annex

7:45pm Wives at Taylors Farm Lathom



12:30 Luncheon club meets in the Ministry Centre

7:30pm LYFE group with Arwel Roberts in the Ministry Centre conference room

7:30pm LYFE group with Jonathan Lock in the Ministry Centre Café Annex

7:30pm Scout AGM in the Scout Headquarters



7:30pm LYFE Group with John and Irene Critchley at 4, Ruff Lane, Ormskirk

7:30pm LYFE Group with Ron Fyles in the Conference room of the Ministry Centre

7:30pm LYFE Group with Lesley Smith at 25 Ennerdale Drive, Aughton



11:00 am FACT meets in the Ministry Centre

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



10am Saturday breakfast


Next Sunday –

Why study the Bible together? LYFE groups growing together

Hebrews 4;12-13, 2 Timothy 3:14-17

8:15 Holy Communion

10:45 Family service


PLEASE PRAY FOR those who are sick: Dot Birchall, Fiona Cobbold, Hugh Curry, Gerda Dennison, Christine Dennehy, Tom Ellis,  Mia Huyton, Sue Luck, Jim Rhymes, Martin Snape, Rob Taylor and Bridget Wainwright.



  • Men’s Ministry meeting
  • Knit and Natter coffee morning
  • Wives group


Toddler helper required        

Do you enjoy working with young children and have some spare time on Tuesday morning (term time only) from 9:30 – 12noon. If so then please speak to Wendy Arthur.


Men’s Ministry Monday 20th May at 7.30pm in Ministry Centre

We welcome Bob Fraser from Christian Vision for Men to launch our Men’s Ministry at Christ Church. All men are invited to come along and hear what is envisaged for Men’s Ministry here at Christ Church for the year ahead and beyond.

As always the foundation for any ministry is prayer and we continue our monthly prayer meeting on the last Wednesday morning of every month. May’s prayer meeting will be on Wednesday 29th May at 7am in church (max 30 mins).


Tales of the Unexpected Scargill House

An evening of humour, music, drama and honest reflection, celebrating the extraordinary story of 60 years of the birth, death and resurrection of Scargill House. 8th June in the Ministry Centre at 7pm. Tickets £7.50 for adults, children under 16 free. Tickets available from Eventbrite and some on the door. (N.B. This event is probably not suitable for Primary school aged children)


New Wine Summer 2019

Rikki and Laurence Abernethy are going to New Wine – 4th – 10th August 2019 Peterborough. If others wish to join them please let them know or book at https://united.new-wine.org.


Exam season

We are now in the exam season and so we want to support our young people and adults by praying for them as they revise for and sit their exams. Please pray for them in what can be a stressful time that God will help them reach their full potential.



Year 6

Penny Barker, Ethan Coggan, Hazel Jutla, Kate Raynor, Anna Spence

And Sarah Yates



Tom Harrison, Aaron Jutla, Joseph Marshall, Daniel Roberts, Ella Blundell


A levels

Emily Chappell


1st Year University

Niamh Mcmanus, Lydia O’Donoghue, Niamh Roberts, Amanda Trickett, Josh Sime


2nd Year University

Luke Chorley, Jessica Harrison, Liam Scroggie,


3rd Year University

Aimee Ellis, Steph Lake, Alice Price


Giving to Christ Church

Giving Envelopes for 2019/2020 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.




25th May – 1st June – MCYC camp for 8-11 year olds

28th May – School Pastors information meeting, 7.30pm in the Ministry Centre

29th May – 7.00am Prayer for Men’s Ministry in church

30th May – 9th June – Thy Kingdom Come prayer event

4th June – Prayer for the Nation, 7pm at Dempsey’s, Burscough Street

8th June – Tales of the unexpected Scargill House event in the MC

3rd -10th August – Inters A MCYC camp 11- 14 year olds

3rd-8th August – Youth at Soul Survivor Stafford Year 9 +

24th – 31st August MCYC camp for Seniors 15 – 17 year olds

21st September – Tower Open day – Heritage weekend

17th October – Pearl of Africa Choir

27th October Confirmation at Christ Church 3pm


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