Men's Ministry

The Men’s Group is a chance to get together and share in different activities and enjoy a bit of male bonding. 

There are currently five aspects as summarised below. But we are open to new ideas. We strive to include all men of all ages in our activities. Some men participate in some aspects; some participate in all aspects. You are free to come and go as you choose.

Study

Up to about 20 of us meet every Sunday night during school term between 8 pm – 9 pm in order to study the Bible.   Most often we study a book in the Bible, but we also study themes and topical questions.  We cover both old and new testament, the twin aims being to unpick the essential meaning of the text and work out how it should be applied to our lives in a practical sense in the context in which we live. Sometimes we use DVD based material such as Timothy Keller's series and the Australian TV documentary “the Christ Files” exploring the historical evidence concerning the Gospel writings, including the earliest manuscripts.

Social

We meet socially, both as a means of getting to know each other better and as a means of including new men in the life of Christ Church.  Almost monthly we meet for dinner, sometimes with a short talk or discussion.  Average attendance is in excess of a dozen.   From time to time we also host breakfasts with a speaker, BBQs and arrange walks. We also have joint events periodically with men from other local churches. Sporting events (such as World Cup matches) are now shown on the large screen in Church and open to all.

Service

Men like action, and we are not exceptional in this regard.  We like to be of service to the Christ Church community and beyond.   Most years, some of us take part in the Guildford-wide “Ready-4-Action” weekend or do a Besom project in the community. We also help with the gardening, DIY and much more.

Support

We have a desire to provide support to the men of Christ Church and beyond and this is an area we would like to develop further. We are open to new ideas but past activities have included arranging a quiet half-day periodically, involving study, quiet reflection and prayer. We have also run a pilot “God at Work” course and, following a study entitled “Men in a post Feminist world”, instigated a Marriage Course. Specific pastoral care has been provided for men who have lost their jobs or experienced employment related issues.

Starters

Periodically we host an Alpha or Christianity Explored course purely for men.

Men's Ministry

26
JAN

8 am Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 26 January 2020 08:00 - 09:00
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
Book of Common Prayer led by Rev Nick Williams

26
JAN

10 am Morning Worship

Date: 
Sunday, 26 January 2020 10:00 - 11:00
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
Common Worship led by Adam Warner with talk given by Rev Nick Williams

26
JAN

6pm Informal Worship

Date: 
Sunday, 26 January 2020 17:45 - 19:15
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
Informal evening service led by Michael Tames and Toria Gray

26
JAN

6pm Evensong

Date: 
Sunday, 26 January 2020 18:00 - 19:00
Church House, Waterden Road, Guildford GU1 2AZ
Book of Common Prayer led by Stephen Hofmeyr

26
JAN

The Cube

Date: 
Sunday, 26 January 2020 19:30 - 21:00

30
JAN

Thursdays at 2 - Coffee Morning venue at Christ Church

Date: 
Thursday, 30 January 2020 10:00 - 12:30

30
JAN

Xstream

Date: 
Thursday, 30 January 2020 17:00 - 18:15
Christ Church Guildford, Waterden Road 23, GU1 2AZ Guildford, United Kingdom

01
FEB

BTG

Date: 
Saturday, 1 February 2020 (all day)

02
FEB

8 am Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 2 February 2020 08:00 - 09:00
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
Book of Common Prayer led by Rev Nick Williams

02
FEB

10 am Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 2 February 2020 10:00 - 11:00
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
Common Worship led by talk given by Adam Warner and Rev Nick Williams

02
FEB

6pm Informal Worship

Date: 
Sunday, 2 February 2020 17:45 - 19:15
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
Informal evening service led by Michael tame and Martine Barons

02
FEB

The Cube

Date: 
Sunday, 2 February 2020 19:30 - 21:00

04
FEB

Prayer Central

Date: 
Tuesday, 4 February 2020 10:00 - 11:00
Church, Waterden Road 23, GU1 2AZ Guildford, United Kingdom

04
FEB

Prayer Central

Date: 
Tuesday, 4 February 2020 20:00 - 21:00
Church, Waterden Road 23, GU1 2AZ Guildford, United Kingdom

06
FEB

Thursdays at 2 - From M&S Christmas temp. to international trainer

Date: 
Thursday, 6 February 2020 14:00 - 16:00
Christ Church Guildford, Waterden Road 23, GU1 2AZ Guildford, United Kingdom

06
FEB

Xstream

Date: 
Thursday, 6 February 2020 17:00 - 18:15
Christ Church Guildford, Waterden Road 23, GU1 2AZ Guildford, United Kingdom

08
FEB

Open Hands - accessible to all

Date: 
Saturday, 8 February 2020 16:00 - 18:00
Christ Church Guildford, Waterden Road 23, GU1 2AZ Guildford, United Kingdom

09
FEB

8 am Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 9 February 2020 08:00 - 09:00
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
Book of Common Prayer led by Rev Nick Williams

09
FEB

10 am Morning Worship

Date: 
Sunday, 9 February 2020 10:00 - 11:00
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
Common Worship led by Christine Mogford with talk given by Rev Nick WIlliams

09
FEB

11.45 am Matins

Date: 
Sunday, 9 February 2020 11:45 - 12:45
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
Book of Common Prayer led by Rev Nick Williams

09
FEB

6pm Informal Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 9 February 2020 17:45 - 19:15
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
Informal evening service led by Rev Nick Williams and Stephen Hofmeyr

09
FEB

The Cube

Date: 
Sunday, 9 February 2020 19:30 - 21:00

13
FEB

11.30 Holy Communion followed by Lunch Club

Date: 
Thursday, 13 February 2020 11:30 - 13:00
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
Common Worship led by Rev Nick Williams

13
FEB

Xstream

Date: 
Thursday, 13 February 2020 17:00 - 18:15
Christ Church Guildford, Waterden Road 23, GU1 2AZ Guildford, United Kingdom

16
FEB

8 am Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 16 February 2020 08:00 - 09:00
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
Book of Common Prayer led by Rev Benji McNair-Scott

16
FEB

10 am Holy Communion

Date: 
Sunday, 16 February 2020 10:00 - 11:00
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
Common Worship led by Rev Nick Williams with sermon given by Rev Benji McNair-Scott

16
FEB

6pm Informal Worship

Date: 
Sunday, 16 February 2020 17:45 - 19:15
Christ Church Guildford GU1 2AZ
Informal evening service led by Helen Sinclair and Kate Pellereau

16
FEB

The Cube

Date: 
Sunday, 16 February 2020 19:30 - 21:00

20
FEB

Thursdays at 2 - Galapagos Islands

Date: 
Thursday, 20 February 2020 14:00 - 16:00
Christ Church Guildford, Waterden Road 23, GU1 2AZ Guildford, United Kingdom

22
FEB

Open Hands - accessible to all

Date: 
Saturday, 22 February 2020 16:00 - 18:00
Christ Church Guildford, Waterden Road 23, GU1 2AZ Guildford, United Kingdom
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