Christ Church LEP, Waltham Cross

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Welcome!

Christ Church is a friendly and inclusive church that welcomes people of all ages. We are a single congregation LEP (Local Ecumenical Partnership) made up of Anglican and Methodist Christians all seeking to share the good news of Jesus Christ. We are committed to worship together, to support one another and to reach out into our local community. 

We meet together to worship God, to pray, to listen, to learn and to share fellowship.

Ministers

If you wish to arrange a Baptism, Marriage or Funeral, or if you wish to speak to a minister about any matter, please contact:

  • Anglican Team Vicar with Pastoral Charge: The Reverend Teresa Wynne — 01992 640338
  • Methodist Minister with Pastoral Charge: The Reverend Barbara Evans-Routley — 01992 462881

Banns of Marriage

If you are getting married in another Church and wish to arrange for Banns of Marriage to be read at Christ Church, please contact:

  • The Reverend Teresa Wynne — 01992 640338

Sunday Worship

  • 1st Sunday of the Month — 10.00 am 'All-age Worship'. Either a Eucharist or Non-Eucharistic Service
  • 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Sunday of the Month — 9.15 am 'Parish Communion' using either Anglican or Methodist Rites

Weekday Worship

  • Wednesday, 10.15am — Communion Service using either Anglican or Methodist Rites

About Us

"Christ Church" is a Local Ecumenical Partnership in which the partners are the Anglican Parish Church of Waltham Cross, part of the Cheshunt Team Ministry formed in 2008, and the Methodist Church of Cheshunt and Waltham Cross, part of the Herts & Essex Border Ecumenical Area - HAEBEA. Several members of the congregation hold both Anglican and Methodist Membership.

The Church was built as a daughter Church to St. Mary's Cheshunt in 1833. Originally it was called "Trinity Chapel" and in 1855 it became a separate parish called "Holy Trinity Church". The church is a Grade II listed building. In 1974 a Sharing Agreement was entered into with the Methodist Church and the building was renamed "Christ Church".

The Anglican Congregation are part of the Cheshunt Deanery within the Diocese of St Albans. We are "Modern Catholic" in our Liturgy and Tradition.

The Methodist Minister at Christ Church is the Superintendent Minister for HAEBEA and also has pastoral charge at Hoddesdon, Hertford, North Weald and Watton-at-Stone Methodist Churches who are within the Beds, Essex and Herts (BEH) Methodist District.

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Revd Teresa Wynne, SCP - Team Vicar
The Vicarage
5 Longlands Close
Waltham Cross
Herts
EN8 8LW


01992 640338 (Revd Teresa Wynne, SCP - Team Vicar) or 07597109819 (Mr Michael Beccato-Fischer - Churchwarden)

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Sunday

Parish Eucharist - 2,3,4,5 Sunday of Month
The Church of England congregation at Christ Church is "Modern-Catholic" in its worship tradition using Common Worship Liturgy. Vestments are worn and incense is used at the Sunday Eucharist. Members of the congregation participate in the Liturgy as Scripture Readers, Intercessors, Servers and Sub-deacons/Chalice Bearers. We have a robed Choir and professional Director of Music. "Jelly Tots" and "Skittles" groups for youngster aged 4 - 9 meet in the Hall for their own songs and activities during the first part of the service and then join the congregation in Church at communion time.
Every second third fourth and fifth Sunday at 9:15 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Sunday School Refreshments Incense Common Worship
Family Service - First Sunday of the Month
Our 10.00 am Family Service is usually held on the 1st Sunday of each month. The service can be either a Eucharist or Non-eucharistic Service Our church affiliated Uniformed Groups - Rainbows, Beaver, Brownies, Cubs, Guides and Scouts attend the Family Service wearing their uniforms and parading their flags. The hymns, prayers, readings and sermon are all especially selected to make the service accessible and engaging for all ages. The young people actively participate in the Liturgy by reading the Lesson, leading the Prayers of Intercession, and helping with the collection.
Every first Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Refreshments

Monday

Morning Prayer
Morning Prayer is usually said in Church by Revd Teresa at 8.30 am, Monday to Thursday. All are welcome.
Every Monday at 8:30 AM for 20 minutes
Evening Prayer
Evening Prayer is usually said in Church by Revd Teresa at 5.00 pm, Monday to Thursday. All are welcome.
Every Monday at 5:00 PM for 20 minutes

Tuesday

Morning Prayer
Morning Prayer is usually said in Church by Revd Teresa at 8.30 am, Monday to Thursday. All are welcome.
Every Tuesday at 8:30 AM for 20 minutes
Mothers' Union Meeting
Part of the worldwide Mothers' Union, our branch members enjoy a varied programme of guest speakers, outings, worship and social events. All our Meetings are open to Non-Members (male and female) so please come and join us. We generally meet in the Church Hall on the 2nd Tuesday of the Month: 2.00 - 4.00 pm Details of our programme are listed in the Parish Magazine and weekly notices.
Every second Tuesday at 2:00 PM for 2 hours
Refreshments
Evening Prayer
Evening Prayer is usually said in Church by Revd Teresa at 5.00 pm, Monday to Thursday. All are welcome.
Every Tuesday at 5:00 PM for 20 minutes

Wednesday

Morning Prayer
Morning Prayer is usually said in Church by Revd Teresa at 8.30 am, Monday to Thursday. All are welcome.
Every Wednesday at 8:30 AM for 20 minutes
Eucharist
Low Mass in the Nave. Refreshments in the Hall after the Service. All welcome.
Every Wednesday at 10:15 AM for ½ hour
Refreshments
Evening Prayer
Evening Prayer is usually said in Church by Revd Teresa at 5.00 pm, Monday to Thursday. All are welcome.
Every Wednesday at 5:00 PM for 20 minutes
Music and Movement
An hour of gentle exercise for the more mature set to relaxing music. 8.00pm - 9.00pm in the Church Hall. All Welcome.
Every Wednesday at 8:00 PM for 1 hour

Thursday

Morning Prayer
Morning Prayer is usually said in Church by Revd Teresa at 8.30 am, Monday to Thursday. All are welcome.
Every Thursday at 8:30 AM for 20 minutes
Parent , Carer and Toddler Play Group
Fun and games for preschool children and their parents and carers. Refreshment served. All Welcome. 10.00am - Midday in the Church Hall during 'School Term Time'.
Thursday Morning during "Term Time"
Every Thursday at 10:00 AM for 2 hours
Family Friendly Refreshments
Christ Church Bereavement Support Group
Coping with loss can be difficult. Christ Church B.T.Group is open to anyone old or young, who are bereaved. A cup of tea, chat and a listening ear are always available. Practical advice and help are also available. The afternoon meetings are held in Church Hall on the 2nd Thursday of each Month (excluding August). On some occasions we have visiting speakers to cover range of topics. During the year we have two Soup Lunches, and a Ploughman's Lunch. Please come along, bring a friend, neighbour or relative too if you wish. All are welcome!
(excluding August)
Every second Thursday at 2:00 PM for 1 hour
Refreshments
Evening Prayer
Evening Prayer is usually said in Church by Revd Teresa at 5.00 pm, Monday to Thursday. All are welcome.
Every Thursday at 5:00 PM for 20 minutes

Friday

Choir Practice
The Choir sings at the Parish Eucharist on Sundays and other Feast & Festivals throughout the year. We are a "mixed voice" choir made up of enthusiastic boys, girls, men and women of varying musical ability. The Choir meets for practice on Fridays in the Hall between 7.30 pm 8.45 pm. We also have an enthusiastic Junior Choir that sings at the monthly Family Eucharist. All are welcome!
Friday Evening
Every Friday at 8:00 PM for 1 hour
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Advent Service - From Darkness to Light
Sunday 3rd December 2017 at 6:00 PM for 1 hour
Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols
A service of traditional carols and readings followed by Mince Pies and Mulled wine All Welcome
Sunday 17th December 2017 at 4:00 PM for 1½ hours
Refreshments Christmas Carols Mulled Wine Mince Pies
Crib Service
Crib Service - especially for small children Children are invited to come dressed as shepherds or angels All welcome
Sunday 24th December 2017 at 4:00 PM for 50 minutes
Family Friendly Christmas Carols
The Blessing of the Crib and Midnight Mass
Sunday 24th December 2017 at 11:00 PM for 1 hour
Incense Common Worship Christmas Carols
Christmas Day Eucharist
Monday 25th December 2017 at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Common Worship Christmas Carols

Features

Toilets

Wheelchair accessible toilets

Public telephone accessible to wheelchair users

Designated wider space(s) for people with a disabled parking badge

(Hymn Books / Orders of Service etc.)

Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome
Stained Glass Wall Paintings Floodlight
Organ

 
     
Guidebooks
Church Open The Church porch is open daily between 8.30am and 5.30pm. The interior of the Church can be viewed through glass doors and there is a prayer stall. The body of the Church is open during Service Times (as posted on this site).

Foodbank or foodbank collection point
www.backtochurch.com Hall for Hire Contact: Parish Office on 01992 636990 for bookings. Single Hall(max 40 people); Good Kitchen Facilities; Disabled access ramp and toilet.Current rate: £12.50 per hour
Other information
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 7861
Built: 1831-32
Architect: E Blore
Style of worship: Modern Catholic
Our Patron: Benifice Suspended
Archdeaconry: HERTFORD (323)
Deanery: CHESHUNT (32304)
Benefice: Cheshnut (32/065BT)
Parish Legal Name: Christ Church Waltham Cross (320115 )
CofE Church Info: (632115 32/115)
URL (web address): www.achurchnearyou.com/ccwx/
Short URL: acny.uk/7861/
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The current editor is: Michael Fischer

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Christ Church LEP : High Street, Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, EN8 7ED - Corner of Trinity Lane and the High Street (opposite Theobalds Grove Railway Station and carpark)

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