Christ the King, Sonning Common

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PLEASE NOTE. The induction of our new Rector, the Revd James Stickings, will take place on Thursday, 29th September, 2016, at 7.30pm, in St John's.During the remainder of the Interregnum, enquiries should be referred to the Churchwarden of the respective church. Contact details may be found under "About the Parish".

Situated near the centre of Sonning Common, Christ the King is a modern building with an integral hall popular with community groups. A friendly welcome is assured.

Christ the King is the parish's daughter church, the actual Parish Church being St John the Baptist, Kidmore End [see link] As a parish, we are part of a united benefice with Rotherfield Peppard. [see link]

For further information about the Clergy and our parish magazine, see the "About the Parish"  link, on this page

Our Parish Mission Statement - The Church is People! Strengthened by Word and Sacrament, and our Fellowship together, members of this church, individually and collectively, seek to promote the Mission of the Church: To offer worship. To proclaim the Gospel of Christ. To make known the love of God - by deed as well as by word. To make the world a better place, according to God's will. To demonstrate our love of God and our neighbour. .

On this page you will find a link to our Parish website.

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Sunday Eucharist
Every Sunday, except the 5th Sunday in the month, there is a Eucharist, at 9.30am. On any 5th Sunday [with certain exceptions] there is a Benefice Eucharist in one of our churches. Please check the Diary on "Our Web Site" [see link on this page], for confirmation of this service and details of venue and time.
Every first second third and fourth Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Coffee Common Worship
Sunday School at St John's
The Sunday School meets, every third Sunday, in the hall of Kidmore End Primary School, which adjoins St John's Church. Enquiries to Becky Tilney -
Every third Sunday at 10:50 AM for 1 hour
Sunday School


Little Lambs at St John's
Little Lambs is a friendly church group, meeting in St John's Church, Kidmore End and offering a short service, craft activities and refreshments, primarily for children under five and their parents/carers. Contact - Felicity Cooper on 0118 947 7862
Term time only
Every last Wednesday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Meeting of Men's Group
This small group meets monthly for fellowship and discussion. Enquiries to - Nick Launders, tel: 01491 628243
Every second Wednesday at 10:30 AM for 1½ hours


Third Thursday Drop In
This event, in Christ the King Hall, provides an opportunity for friends to meet for a cup of tea or coffee and a chat. Particularly welcome are those who find it difficult to get out and about. It is hoped that it will be possible to provide transport where necessary.
Please note - Third Thursday is taking a summer break, during July and August.
Every third Thursday at 2:30 PM for 1½ hours



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A Church Near You ID (venue number): 252
Archdeaconry: Dorchester (274)
Deanery: HENLEY (27406)
Parish Legal Name: KIDMORE END AND SONNING COMMON (270173 27/173)
CofE Church Info: (627174 27/174)
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The current editor is: Neil Scott

This page was last updated on Tuesday 6th September 2016
Christ the King : Sedgewell Road, Sonning Common, Oxfordshire, RG4 9TS

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