Men's Ministry

The Men’s Group is a chance to get together and share in different activities and enjoy a bit of male bonding. 

There are currently five aspects as summarised below. But we are open to new ideas. We strive to include all men of all ages in our activities. Some men participate in some aspects; some participate in all aspects. You are free to come and go as you choose.

Study

Up to about 20 of us meet every Sunday night during school term between 8 pm – 9 pm in order to study the Bible.   Most often we study a book in the Bible, but we also study themes and topical questions.  We cover both old and new testament, the twin aims being to unpick the essential meaning of the text and work out how it should be applied to our lives in a practical sense in the context in which we live. Sometimes we use DVD based material such as Timothy Keller's series and the Australian TV documentary “the Christ Files” exploring the historical evidence concerning the Gospel writings, including the earliest manuscripts.

Social

We meet socially, both as a means of getting to know each other better and as a means of including new men in the life of Christ Church.  Almost monthly we meet for dinner, sometimes with a short talk or discussion.  Average attendance is in excess of a dozen.   From time to time we also host breakfasts with a speaker, BBQs and arrange walks. We also have joint events periodically with men from other local churches. Sporting events (such as World Cup matches) are now shown on the large screen in Church and open to all.

Service

Men like action, and we are not exceptional in this regard.  We like to be of service to the Christ Church community and beyond.   Most years, some of us take part in the Guildford-wide “Ready-4-Action” weekend or do a Besom project in the community. We also help with the gardening, DIY and much more.

Support

We have a desire to provide support to the men of Christ Church and beyond and this is an area we would like to develop further. We are open to new ideas but past activities have included arranging a quiet half-day periodically, involving study, quiet reflection and prayer. We have also run a pilot “God at Work” course and, following a study entitled “Men in a post Feminist world”, instigated a Marriage Course. Specific pastoral care has been provided for men who have lost their jobs or experienced employment related issues.

Starters

Periodically we host an Alpha or Christianity Explored course purely for men.

Men's Ministry

15
SEP

8 am Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 15 September 2019 08:00 - 09:00
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
Book of Common Prayer led by Rev Nick Williams

15
SEP

10 am Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 15 September 2019 10:00 - 11:00
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
Common Worship led by Adam Warner with sermon given by Rev Nick Williams

15
SEP

6pm Informal Worship

Date: 
Sunday, 15 September 2019 17:45 - 19:15
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
Informal evening service led by Helen Sinclair and Rev Nick Williams

15
SEP

Cube

Date: 
Sunday, 15 September 2019 19:30 - 21:00
Christ Church Hall

18
SEP

ABC

Date: 
Wednesday, 18 September 2019 09:30 - 11:00
Waterden Road 23, GU1 2AZ Guildford, United Kingdom

19
SEP

Hearing Clinic

Date: 
Thursday, 19 September 2019 13:45 - 14:15
Waterden Road 23, GU1 2AZ Guildford, United Kingdom

19
SEP

Thursdays at 2 Ethiopia: an ancient Christian Country

Date: 
Thursday, 19 September 2019 14:00 - 16:00
Waterden Road 23, GU1 2AZ Guildford, United Kingdom

19
SEP

Xstream

Date: 
Thursday, 19 September 2019 17:00 - 18:15
Christ Church Hall

19
SEP

Cafe 4one6

Date: 
Thursday, 19 September 2019 19:00 - 20:30
Christ Church Hall

21
SEP

Open Hands - accessible to all

Date: 
Saturday, 21 September 2019 16:00 - 18:00
Waterden Road 23, GU1 2AZ Guildford, United Kingdom

22
SEP

8 am Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 22 September 2019 08:00 - 09:00
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
Book of Common Prayer led by Rev Nick Williams

22
SEP

10 am Morning Worship

Date: 
Sunday, 22 September 2019 10:00 - 11:00
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
Common Worship led by Rev Jo Trickey with sermon given by Rev Faez Jirjees, Vicar of Baghdad

22
SEP

6pm Informal Worship

Date: 
Sunday, 22 September 2019 17:45 - 19:15
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
Informal evening service led by Rev Jo Trickey and Rev Faez Jirjees, Vicar of Baghdad

22
SEP

6pm Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 22 September 2019 18:00 - 19:00
Church House, Waterden Road, Guildford GU1 2AZ
Book of Common Prayer led by Rev Bassi Mirzania

22
SEP

Cube

Date: 
Sunday, 22 September 2019 19:30 - 21:00
Christ Church Hall

25
SEP

ABC

Date: 
Wednesday, 25 September 2019 09:30 - 11:00
Waterden Road 23, GU1 2AZ Guildford, United Kingdom

26
SEP

11.30 Holy Communion followed by Lunch Club

Date: 
Thursday, 26 September 2019 11:30 - 13:00
Christ Church Guildford
Common Worship led by Rev Nick Williams

26
SEP

Xstream

Date: 
Thursday, 26 September 2019 17:00 - 18:15
Christ Church Hall

26
SEP

Cafe 4one6

Date: 
Thursday, 26 September 2019 19:00 - 20:30
Christ Church Hall

28
SEP

Fish'n'Chips on the Prom

Date: 
Saturday, 28 September 2019 19:30 - 21:30
Waterden Road 23, GU1 2AZ Guildford, United Kingdom

29
SEP

8 am Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 29 September 2019 08:00 - 09:00
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
Book of Common Prayer led by Rev Jo Trickey

29
SEP

10 am All Age Service

Date: 
Sunday, 29 September 2019 10:00 - 11:00
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
Common Worship led by Julia Hall with talk given by Christine Mogford

29
SEP

6pm Informal Worship

Date: 
Sunday, 29 September 2019 17:45 - 19:15
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
Informal evening service led by Rev Nick Williams and Michael Tame

29
SEP

Cube

Date: 
Sunday, 29 September 2019 19:30 - 21:00
Christ Church Hall

01
OCT

Prayer Central AM

Date: 
Tuesday, 1 October 2019 10:00 - 11:00
Waterden Road 23, GU1 2AZ Guildford, United Kingdom

01
OCT

Prayer Central PM

Date: 
Tuesday, 1 October 2019 20:00 - 21:00
Waterden Road 23, GU1 2AZ Guildford, United Kingdom

02
OCT

ABC

Date: 
Wednesday, 2 October 2019 09:30 - 11:00
Waterden Road 23, GU1 2AZ Guildford, United Kingdom

03
OCT

Thursdays at 2 - Holy Trinity and its Churchyard

Date: 
Thursday, 3 October 2019 14:00 - 16:00
Waterden Road 23, GU1 2AZ Guildford, United Kingdom

03
OCT

Xstream

Date: 
Thursday, 3 October 2019 17:00 - 18:15
Christ Church Hall

03
OCT

Cafe 4one6

Date: 
Thursday, 3 October 2019 19:00 - 20:30
Christ Church Hall
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