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.
Every Thursday from 10am to 12 noon
Brook Hall. All welcome.
If you are able to help on a rota basis:
1) with table serving please contact Mary Pashley or
2) with setting out of tables/chairs and cleaning contact Roger Pashley or Brian Seymour
Installation of Rev Mark Potter
We will celebrate the Installation of Rev Mark Potter on Thursday 22nd September at 7.30pm. The service will be livestreamed, thanks to the AV team from the Church of the Good Shepherd, Pyrford.
Messy Church will be restarting in a couple of weeks so we would like to take this opportunity to let you know the dates planned for this term so you can pop them into your diaries.
11th September, 9th October, 13th November and 11th December.
4pm to 5.30pm.
We aim to provide a warm and comfortable environment filled only with love, fun and a nice supper. To ensure we have catered for everyone can you please confirm your attendance and any special dietary requirements as each event approaches. If you forget or have a last-minute change in plans don't worry you are still welcomed and there will be food for all. As usual we will send out an email each month if you could reply that would be appreciated.
Are you currently exploring or considering ordained ministry in the Church of England then join a vocational retreat at St. Columba’s House, Woking 14th - 16th October led by The Revd. Haydon Wilcox
Amid so much stress and mental health issues would you be Interested in attending a course of three evenings on14th, 21st & 28th July to explore Compassion for ourselves and towards others? It is run by The Revd. Haydon Wilcox at St. Columba’s House, Woking
Contact: email@example.com or ring 01483 766498 for more details.
Saturday 1st October
5.30pm at Christ Church Parish Centre
Tickets £5, age 16 and under free
Lots of Games and including a Ploughman's Platter
BYO drinks and glasses
Fun for all the family: Bring a £1 coin for everyone wishing to take part in a 'Heads or Tails' game
To reserve places, pay by cash or cheque made payable to 'Ottershaw Church'. Place payment in an envelope with your name, your phone number and the number of adult and child tickets required on the front. Also state the number of those attending who are vegetarian or vegan. Post through the Parish Centre letterbox or give/post to our treasurer Roger Pashley at 137a Brox Road before Saturday 24th September.
Baby & Toddler Group
Mondays 10am - 11.30am
The Monday Baby & Toddler Group meets during term time.
The group is held indoors. Hot & cold drinks are provided. There are toys to play with, story and song time.
Please feel free to invite friends and family.
(Suggested donation £1)
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any queries.
We can offer a large carpeted hall with connecting kitchen and dining facilities, tables, chairs, screen with connections for laptops and Wifi network.
Competitive rates starting at £42 for up to three hours of hire, with big discounts available for regular hires of 6 or more sessions per year.
To arrange a viewing or to obtain a quote, please contact Chloe. Office hours are 9:30am - 2:30pm Tuesdays and Thursdays. The administrator can also be contacted via email on email@example.com. This mailbox is also monitored daily for urgent enquiries which may need a response before the next Tuesday or Thursday.
We are delighted to announce the publication of the October/November Parish Magazine. Printed copies will be distributed soon, and the online version can be downloaded from the "Notices and Magazine" tab above.
The Deanery Newsletter for June has been published and can be downloaded from this link
1st Sunday of month:
9am sung Holy Communion
10.30am sung Morning Service
3rd Sunday of month:
9am said Holy Communion
10.30am sung Morning Service
2nd, 4th, 5th Sundays of month:
9am said Holy Communion
10.30am sung Holy Communion
2nd Sunday of month:
4pm - 5.30pm Messy Church
activities for families
The church is not open for private prayer
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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