Inside the Cabin!

This weekend, 10th and 11th October 2020 we were delighted to welcome people into Christ Church Cabin for our Launch Service and our first Sunday of gathered worship since closing in March due to the pandemic. We’d love to invite everyone to look around, but with Covid regulations, it’s going to be sometime until we…

Christ Church Cabin ….. launched on 10th October 2020

We are delighted to share the news that on Saturday 10th October 2020 Bishop Paul led us in a Launch Service for Christ Church Cabin.  You can catch up with the service on Christ Church Norris Green YouTube Channel!  We feel that the Cabin is a fantastic gift to Christ Church and to our community…

Beginning to bloom…..

As we begin July 2020, we are so thankful to all who have supported Christ Church in our vision for a new building to support our work here in Norris Green. The Cabin is really ‘beginning to bloom’ and in the next few weeks we anticipate that there will be much more evidence of the…

Substantial contribution towards the cost of the Cabin

The Ken Dodd Charitable Foundation is giving us a substantial contribution towards the cost of Christ Church Cabin! We were delighted to share news on our 93rd birthday (5th May) that we had been pledged a signficiant gift! Ken Dodd was also born in 1927 and did some early performances at the Broadway Club 🥳…

Serving Norris Green in prayer and action

We’re committed to praying our way through the pandemic and doing all we can to stay safe and keep others safe. Many in our congregation are working on the frontline, as are others in our community. At our services on You Tube and on Zoom and in our personal prayers… we are holding our community…

A sign of hope – Christ Church Cabin has arrived!

Our 8 cabins were craned into place on Tuesday 17th March, just about completing as the sun went down…. on a day that will be remembered for many reasons, the newspaper headlines that day were rightly not about the arrival of our Cabin in Norris Green, but that ‘Life was put on hold’ as the…

CABIN CONSENT GRANTED!

We are delighted to share the news that Christ Church Cabin is to go ahead! We have received planning permission and we hope that the Cabin will be on site late Spring and brought into wider community use by early Summer. Thank you to everybody who has supported us to reach this stage in this…

Responding to the challenge – a new way forward

We last wrote about the challenge of raising funds for our project, highlighting the article written by Bishop Philip North about the distribution and sharing of wealth across the Church of England.  Over a year on and no significant steps towards our funding target,  we’ve been thinking creatively about affordable ways we can maybe resource…

The diggers arrived!

Children meeting in the Church Community Centre this week were thrilled to see the arrival of the diggers…. whilst they were meeting safely inside, they were very drawn to looking out of the windows! It’s not just the children who are thrilled, but many others are too – community interest is rising and there’s a…

Some of the challenges…

The Christ Church Community Centre is both an ambitious and challenging project.  In the Church Times today, Bishop Phillip North highlights some of the challenges we’re facing here in Norris Green. https://www.churchtimes.co.uk/articles/2018/1-june/comment/opinion/the-spreadsheet-or-the-cross-time-to-choose We’re still working hard behind the scenes and are optimistic this (universally agreed) well conceived project can and should be completed… but there’s…

In the summertime…

Summer is always a busy and exciting time at Christ Church with activities taking place for all ages.  Everything kicked off on Sunday 25th June with the Baptism Celebration and Funday at Leamington School (check out the photos) and keep reading for a rundown on everything else taking place this summer… PLAYSCHEME: 31 July- 11th…