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Christ Church at the Esher May Fair

May
05

Christ Church at the Esher May Fair 
Saturday 20 May, 10.30am to 4pm

This year Christ Church and the Parish will once again be joining the fun of the Esher May Fair
on Saturday 20 May - we wouldn’t miss it for the world!  The church will be throwing open it’s
doors to fundraise for Christian Aid Week and for the Parish.

Coffee, tea or me! 
Musical entertainment
Cakes and sweet things
Bellringing from the spire
Face painting
Christian Aid collecting
Treasure hunt
Prayer station
Glitter tattoos

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Music on the Green evening concert: The London Saxophone Ensemble

Apr
21

We are pleased to announce Music on the Green will be a hosting an evening concert, Serenade, by 'The London Saxophone Ensemble' with guests 'Licence to Trill'.  Programme to include famous serenades by Elgar, Mozart and Tchaikovsky.

On Saturday 29 April at Christ Church, 7.30pm. Tickets £10 on the door including refreshments; free admission for children. 

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Lent prayer series - Easter Sunday

Apr
16

 

Thank you for joining us on our prayer journey through Lent. Have a very happy and blessed Easter.

Prayer visual for today: 

         

You might like to decorate your cross with bright spring flowers today and display it outside for the next few days, as a symbol of the joy of Easter and all Christ won for us on one day, two thousand years ago, that lasts forever. 

 

Prayer activities and ideas for this today:               

 

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Lent prayer series - Good Friday

Apr
14

 

Prayer visual for today: 

         

If you draped your cross in black yesterday, remove it so the cross is completely bare. Place 3 nails at the foot of your cross. If you wish to you can hammer them in. The nails remind us of Jesus's crucifixion. 

 

Prayer activities and ideas for this today:               

 

Pray as you feel led today. 

 

Prayer starter: 

 

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Lent prayer series - Maundy Thursday

Apr
13

 

Prayer visual for today: 

         

Drape a black cloth over part of your cross if you are using one. The black cross reminds us of the sadness of Jesus's betrayal today.

 

Prayer activities and ideas for this today:               

 

Choose one or two things from your Ash Wednesday list to pray about. If you find it helpful to do so, write your prayers down on small pieces of paper and attach them to your cross.  

 

You might also wish to think about: 

 

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Lent prayer series - week beginning Sunday 9 April (Palm Sunday)

Apr
11

 

Prayer visual for this week: 

         

2 branches e.g. Leylandii are placed at the foot of the cross. You could also attach a drawing/picture. The branches remind us of Jesus's entry into Jerusalem, when the gathered crowds waved palms and praised him.     

 

Prayer activities and ideas for this week:               

 

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Music in the Tower 2017

Apr
04

Music in the Tower: Bibs Ekkel

Tuesday 11 April, 1pm & 8pm
Wednesday 12 April, 1pm & 8pm

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Holy Week & Easter 2017

Apr
04

Parish of Esher services for Holy Week and Easter. 

Palm Sunday, 9 April
The King of Glory Comes
8.00am, Christ Church
9.00am, St George’s
10.30am, Christ Church

Maundy Thursday, 13 April
Institution of The Lord’s Supper
8.00pm, St George’s

Good Friday, 14 April
Adoration of the Cross
2.00pm, Christ Church
Choral Tenebrae: In Calvary’s Shadow
8.00pm, Christ Church

Easter Sunday, 16 April
Festival Eucharist for Easter Day
9.00am, St George’s
10.30am, Christ Church

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Lent prayer series - week beginning Sunday 2 April (5th Sunday in Lent)

Apr
01

 

Prayer visual for this week:  

         

A crown of thorns, hung on the cross, towards the top. You could also attach a drawing/picture. The crown of thorns reminds us of how Jesus was humiliated.    

 

Prayer activities and ideas for this week:               

 

Choose one or two things from your Ash Wednesday list to pray about. If you find it helpful to do so, write your prayers down on small pieces of paper and attach them to your cross.  

 

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Lent table at Christ Church - 4th Sunday in Lent

Mar
26

 

For the fourth Sunday in Lent we added an eye mask and a globe, to represent Jesus healing the blind man in Luke 18.35-43:

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