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

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AUG

Services during August

Date: 
Sunday, 2 August 2020 (all day) - Sunday, 30 August 2020 (all day)
Online
During August the online Services will be joint services with St john's Stoke, Burpham Church, St Peter's Shared Church, Bellfields and Christ Church

09
AUG

10 am Morning Worship

Date: 
Sunday, 9 August 2020 10:00 - 11:00
Online
Joint Service led by Burpham Church

09
AUG

6pm Zoom Evening Service - Summer Psalms

Date: 
Sunday, 9 August 2020 17:45 - 19:15
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
A link will be emailed out to those are registered to receive church emails - If you are not registered and want to join in go to the Homepage and register

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AUG

The Cube

Date: 
Sunday, 9 August 2020 19:30 - 21:00

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AUG

10 am Morning Worship

Date: 
Sunday, 16 August 2020 10:00 - 11:00
Online
Joint Service led by Burpham Church with readings and prayers by Christ Church

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AUG

6pm Zoom Evening Service - Summer Psalms

Date: 
Sunday, 16 August 2020 17:45 - 19:15
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
A link will be emailed out to those are registered to receive church emails - If you are not registered and want to join in go to the Homepage and register

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AUG

The Cube

Date: 
Sunday, 16 August 2020 19:30 - 21:00

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10 am Morning Worship

Date: 
Sunday, 23 August 2020 10:00 - 11:00
Online
Joint Service led by St Peter's Shared Church with Christ Church providing the worship

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AUG

6pm Zoom Evening Service

Date: 
Sunday, 23 August 2020 17:45 - 19:15
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
A link will be emailed out to those are registered to receive church emails - If you are not registered and want to join in go to the Homepage and register

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AUG

The Cube

Date: 
Sunday, 23 August 2020 19:30 - 21:00

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AUG

10 am Morning Worship

Date: 
Sunday, 30 August 2020 10:00 - 11:00
Online
Joint service led by Christ Church

30
AUG

6pm Zoom Evening Service

Date: 
Sunday, 30 August 2020 17:45 - 19:15
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
A link will be emailed out to those are registered to receive church emails - If you are not registered and want to join in go to the Homepage and register

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The Cube

Date: 
Sunday, 30 August 2020 19:30 - 21:00

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Prayer Central

Date: 
Tuesday, 1 September 2020 10:00 - 11:00
23 Waterden Road, Guildford GU1 2AZ

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SEP

Prayer Central

Date: 
Tuesday, 1 September 2020 20:00 - 21:00
23 Waterden Road, Guildford GU1 2AZ

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SEP

8 am Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 6 September 2020 08:00 - 09:00
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
Book of Common Prayer led by staff member

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SEP

10 am All-Age Holy Communion/Open Hands 10th Birthday Celebrations

Date: 
Sunday, 6 September 2020 10:00 - 11:00
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
Common Worship led by a staff member

06
SEP

6pm Zoom Evening Service

Date: 
Sunday, 6 September 2020 17:45 - 19:15
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
A link will be emailed out to those are registered to receive church emails - If you are not registered and want to join in go to the Homepage and register

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SEP

The Cube

Date: 
Sunday, 6 September 2020 19:30 - 21:00

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SEP

BSF tbc

Date: 
Monday, 7 September 2020 19:00 - 20:30
23 Waterden Road, Guildford GU1 2AZ

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SEP

11.30 Holy Communion followed by Lunch Club

Date: 
Thursday, 10 September 2020 11:30 - 13:00
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
Common Worship led by a staff member

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SEP

8 am Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 13 September 2020 08:00 - 09:00
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
Book of Common Prayer led by staff member

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SEP

10 am All Age Service

Date: 
Sunday, 13 September 2020 10:00 - 11:00
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
Common Worship led by a staff member

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SEP

11.45 am Matins

Date: 
Sunday, 13 September 2020 11:45 - 12:45
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
Book of Common Prayer led by a staff member

13
SEP

6pm Zoom Evening Service

Date: 
Sunday, 13 September 2020 17:45 - 19:15
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
A link will be emailed out to those are registered to receive church emails - If you are not registered and want to join in go to the Homepage and register

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SEP

The Cube

Date: 
Sunday, 13 September 2020 19:30 - 21:00

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SEP

BSF tbc

Date: 
Monday, 14 September 2020 (all day)
23 Waterden Road, Guildford GU1 2AZ

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SEP

8 am Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 20 September 2020 08:00 - 09:00
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
Book of Common Prayer led by staff member

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SEP

10 am Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 20 September 2020 10:00 - 11:00
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
Common Worship led by a staff member

20
SEP

6pm Zoom Evening Service

Date: 
Sunday, 20 September 2020 17:45 - 19:15
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
A link will be emailed out to those are registered to receive church emails - If you are not registered and want to join in go to the Homepage and register
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