Welcome


Come and meet our church family, you'll find a friendly welcome. Our church is a great place for families and children and we are people who care for each other in the ups and downs of life.


At Christ Church you can ask questions and grow, whether you are already a Christian or someone who wants to find out why we believe in God and what our faith means to us.


Sandra Faccini, Vicar




Here To Help

Community Support


If you are in isolation and need support please get in touch and we will do what we can to help.


Email Chloe at [email protected] or Sandra at [email protected]

Sandra's number is 01932 873160


Ottershaw COVID_19 Community Support Group information here



Traditional Tales

A World Book Week Trail


Ottershaw CofE Schools are celebrating World Book Week from 1st March. Their theme is ‘Traditional Tales’ – and we are hoping you can help create a ‘Traditional Tale trail’ by leaving a clue to a character from a fairy story in your window, front garden or drive?

The children would do the ‘Traditional Tale Trail’ as part of their daily exercise looking for ‘clues’ to a traditional fairy story e.g. a bowl of porridge (Goldilocks) or picture of a character in a front window.

We are looking for the trail to be in Murray Road, Slade Road, Brox Road, Guildford Road, Chobham Road, Foxhills Road, Fletcher Road, Fletcher Close, Spratts Lane – and all the cul-de-sacs in between!

Please contact Chloe if you need any further information.



Your Wellbeing


We have put together a document which helps to locate different organisations that may be of use to people & families during this crisis.


You can download it here.




New Life In Lent

An Art & Photography Challenge


As we turn from winter to spring, we invite you to share your creativity in one of three categories:


1) Awakening - a photograph from one of your daily walks as Spring
2) Easter - painting, drawing, model or any craft to represent any part of our journey towards and including Easter Sunday
3) Spring! - any painting, drawing, model or craft, for children up to 16 years


For more details and an entry form, please download from this link



Church Closure


Based on the high local incidence of Covid and the need to protect you from infection and the NHS from overload we have decided we should stop services in church for now and so there will not be a service of Holy Communion at 9am this Sunday or until further notice


We are however still able to worship each Sunday morning at 10:30am on Zoom.  


If you would like an invite emailed to you, please contact Chloe at [email protected] . We would love for you to join us!



Covid Champion


As a way of providing local support and information on Covid, we are sharing the Runnymede Covid Champion update each week. You can download them from this link.



Parish Magazine


We are delighted to announce the publication of the February/March Parish Magazine. Printed copies will be distributed, and the online version can be downloaded from the "Notices and Magazine" tab above.



Calendar


ONLINE SERVICES

(email Chloe for an invite)


Morning Worship

Every Sunday at 10.30am


Messy Zoom

Saturday 13th February  @ 11am - Theme 'Love'

Saturday 13th March @ 11am - Theme 'Thanking those who care for us'


IN CHURCH


Not in February


Please note
The church is not open for private prayer



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Official Notices


GDPR Notice

The PCC of Christ Church, Ottershaw complies with its obligations under the GDPR by keeping personal data up to date; by storing and destroying it securely; by not collecting or retaining excessive amounts of data; by protecting personal data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access and disclosure and by ensuring that appropriate technical measures are in place to protect personal data.

You can download the GDPR Notice from this link.


Safeguarding

Christ Church is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulneable adults, as an integral part of its life and ministry. Geralyn Logan is our Safeguarding Officer and can be contacted on 01932 560362 and by email [email protected].

You can download the Safeguarding Policy from this link.


Diocese of Guildford Review of Safeguarding Concerns

Are you a survivor or victim of church related abuse? Could you help the Diocese of Guildford to learn from the past and protect the future?

The Diocese of Guildford is currently reviewing all its records, across all 162 parishes, to ensure that all safeguarding concerns and allegations have been identified, reported, and appropriately actioned. Critical to this are the voices of survivors and victims. The Diocese of Guildford wants to listen to and to learn from your experiences and ensure that your voices are heard throughout this review process.

You can download the Safeguarding Review from this link.


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