Church of England Diocese of Winchester St. Christopher, Southbourne

These events occur regularly throughout the calendar year.

Wednesday

Prayer

Every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. for 30m

Arnewood Road
Bournemouth

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A quiet time of prayer and worship

Refreshments
Friday

BBGA Discover Company Section

Every Friday at 7:15 p.m. for 1hr 30m

Arnewood Road
Bournemouth

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We have recently opened a new Discover BBGA group for young people aged 11-15 years. There are activities include sports, games, outdoor and adventure, life skills, creativity and fun!
For more information, contact Mark Inkpen on 07799 887858

Monday

Monday Funtime

Every Monday at 9:30 a.m. for 2hr

Arnewood Road
Bournemouth

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We hope to restart this group fairly soon.
Monday Funtime is for Mums, Dads, Grandmas, etc and babies and children up to the school starting age. Pop in for a morning of play, crafts, songs and stories and a good dose of chatting and support from other parents! There is no waiting list – just pop along. Tea and toast is served during the morning.

Refreshments Family Friendly Parents and toddlers Event held in a Church Hall
Monday

Boys Brigade and Girls Association

Every Monday at 6 p.m. for 1hr

Arnewood Road
Bournemouth

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Our BBGA Anchor's and Juniors meet on Monday evenings at 6.00pm in the Church Hall.
The Anchor Section (5-8 years) have lots of fun doing different activities which include making things, crafts, music, games, sports, stories, going on visits, making friends and working towards their badges.
The Junior's Section for boys and girls aged 8 to 11 years. Juniors is all about having fun, making friends, enjoying lots of activities and trying new things. Meetings are crammed full of challenges, games and activities catering for just about every possible interest. We encourage them to explore new interests whilst working towards badges.
Please contact Mandy on 07766 0517266 or email [email protected] if you would like more details.

Boys Brigade Event held in a Church Hall
Thursday

Prayer Meeting

Every Second, Fourth Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

Arnewood Road
Bournemouth

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We meet to pray in the Prayer Room at 7.30pm on the 2nd and 4th Thursday evenings. Our prayers range from everything from world issues, our country, community, church , friends and families and ourselves. All welcome.

Prayers Event held in a Church
Friday

SCY (short for St Christopher's Youth)

Every Friday at 7:15 p.m. for 1hr 30m

Arnewood Road
Bournemouth

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Calling all 15-19 year olds
SCY Friday meets on Friday evenings during term-time at 7.15 - 8.45pm and is for 15-18 years old (school years 11 plus)

Activities include games, chill zone, God slot, arts and crafts, drama and special events and camps.
For more information, please contact Mark on [email protected]

Sunday

Evening Worship for Everyone - suspended at present due to Covid-19

Every Sunday at 6 p.m. for 1hr

Arnewood Road
Bournemouth

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Sunday Evening Worship for Everyone: The evening service at 6.00pm is generally a quiet and meditative service where there is time to listen to the word of God and reflect upon it. There are also special evening services focussed around various themes for example Taize, prayer, mission, Time to remember etc. On the second Sunday of the month, we have Communion during the serviice.

Hymns Prayers Singing
Sunday

Sunday Morning Worship

Every Sunday at 10 a.m. for 1hr 15m

Arnewood Road
Bournemouth

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We have our Sunday Morning Worship each week in Church and on Zoom at 10.00 for a 10.15am start. The Zoom login will be the same as on recent Sundays and but it can be obtained by contacted the Church office on [email protected]

As from 25 July, there will be no need for places in Church to be booked. However, those attending will need to scan the QR code on entering the Church or, alternatively, we will keep a note of your name and contact number for track and trace purposes.

The seats will be arranged singly, and in twos and threes to allow for people to be distanced.

We recommend that face coverings are worn whilst in the building.

We are very pleased that singing will permitted.

At the same time, there will be a Summer Special for the children in the Church hall or in the garden. The Specials will include stories, crafts, sports and games. All children up to the age of 11 will be welcome. A parent or carer needs to attend the service in the Church.

Hymns Prayers Morning Worship/Prayer Music Singing Worship band Sunday School / Organised Children's Activities Event held in a Church
Wednesday

Toddlers

Every Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. for 2hr

Arnewood Road
Bournemouth

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We hope to restart this group fairly soon.
Wednesdays' Toddlers is for Mums, Dads, Grandmas, etc with babies and children up to the school starting age. It is a pop in session of play, songs, crafts and stories and a good dose of chatting and support from other parents! Kids snack and hot drinks for adults served mid-morning. There is no waiting list - just pop along.

Family Friendly Parents and toddlers Event held in a Church Hall
Saturday

Who let the Dads out?

Every First Saturday at 9 a.m. for 2hr

Arnewood Road
Bournemouth

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We hope to restart this group fairly soon.
'Who let the Dads out?!' is a monthly Saturday morning (9.00-11.00am) event at St Christopher's for Dads (and Grandads) and their children up to the age of 7 years
A fun programme of craft, games, toys, together with bacon/sausage butties/coffee, juice, toast for all.
A special time with the children. An opportunity to meet other Dads.

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Refreshments Family Friendly Event held in a Church Hall
Wednesday

Wednesday Friendship

Every Second, Fourth Wednesday at 2 p.m. for 2hr

Arnewood Road
Bournemouth

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We hope to restart this group in September 2021.
Social activities and friendship for older people - we regret that this group is not meeting at the present time, although we are keeping in contact with those who attend our meetings.
We meet on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays during term time, usually from 2.00 to 4.00 pm in the Church Hall.
We have a varied programme of games, outings, talks, musical entertainment, crafts and always a cuppa with cakes. We also have a lunch together sometimes. Our aim is to provide enjoyment and good company for older people

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Refreshments Over 60s event Event held in a Church Hall
Sunday

Sunday Morning Worship

Every Sunday at 10 a.m. for 1hr 10m

Arnewood Road
Bournemouth

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We will be having our Sunday Morning Worship at 10.00 for 10.15am in Church and on Zoom during the current restrictions. If you would like to attend Church, please contact the Church Office on [email protected] by the previous Friday morning at 9.00am. If you prefer to be on Zoom, please contact the Church Office on [email protected] for the login details.
The children and young people have Junior Church and SCY in the Church Hall and the Bridge. Places for children need to be booked by contacting the Church Office and their parents need to be booked in to attend the service in Church.
On the second Sunday each month, the children and young people join us in Church for a family service.

Hymns Prayers Morning Worship/Prayer Music Worship band Family Friendly Sunday School / Organised Children's Activities