Light & Life Mission Week

Light & Life Mission Week

What will God do? Let's pray Thy Kingdom Come for Chatteris. 

We have set aside a whole week to work and pray for God to change our hearts, transform our Church, and bless our community. A team of ten people are coming to join us from Through Faith Mission and they will be going around the town with the big invitation to join in the Mission. 

A cafe will be set up in the church all week for anyone to drop in 10 - 2 pm. 

Special events will be organised by church members throughout the week. Some of the events are as follows:

Sunday 2:30 pm - Pet Service (Bricstan Hall)

Wednesday 4:00 pm - Zorb football (Skate park)

Wednesday 6:30 pm - Healing Service

Thursday 6:00 pm - Men's Curry Night (the Palace)

Friday 7:30 pm -  Songs of Praise

Saturday 10 - 12 noon - Children's Party with John Hardwick

Sunday 10:30 am - HARVEST SUNDAY followed by a Bring & Share Lunch

 

 

Harvest Party in the Church

Harvest Party in the Church

Come and join us for a fun morning with John Hardwick. Creator of our children’s holiday club drama ‘The Watt Family’. Children welcome to come on their own or with the whole family. Refreshments served. 
John Hardwick is a Christian songwriter, singer, and interactive storyteller. 
Tickets £1. per person at the door. No need to book.

HIGHER comes to Cambridgeshire

HIGHER comes to Cambridgeshire

The Higher Tour begins in 35 schools across Cambridgeshire. Higher will be be at Cromwell Community College on Wednesday 3rd October. They will be taking lessons, assemblies and presenting a lunch time concert. Drawing on 25-years representing the Christian faith clearly and authentically in an educational context, they will lead a fun and interactive day for the whole school!

Pupils will be invited to an evening Concert at the Cathedral on Friday 5th October.

A coach will provide lifts from Chatteris for those with tickets.

 

  

Christianity Explored - Session One

Christianity Explored - Session One

What's the best news you've ever heard?

Was it surprising? Did it change the way you think? Or was it something you wanted to be true but didn't dare hope?

Christianity Explored gives people space and time to think about the big questions of life.

Over seven sessions in Mark’s Gospel, guests find out more about the life of the person at the heart of the Christian faith – Jesus Christ. 

Sessions will take place over eight weeks in the Bricstan Hall on Sunday evenings, 6:30 - 9 pm. 

Everyone is welcome and it is free to join the group. Please book you place so we know how many to expect.  Please book by email:  events@chatteris.org

Messy Church For Families

Messy Church For Families

Bring along your children - fun for all ages!

Saturday 14th April 

9:30 am - doors open

10:00 am – Start

12:15 – Finish

Booking essential email: events@chatteris.org

Concert: Path to Peace

Concert: Path to Peace

“ Cambridgeshire Youth Wind Orchestra is the pinnacle of playing for the County’s wind, brass and percussion players. It has a long standing partnership with the Corps of Army Music and is currently conducted by the Bandmaster of the Parachute Regiment.

The ensemble will be giving a concert ”Path to Peace”  in Chatteris Parish Church on Saturday November 3rd at 2pm. The programme will include music by English composers from the era, Vaughan Williams and Elgar.  The film War Horse, a selection of Songs from WW1 and compositions that take peace as their inspiration.”

 

Bereavement Service

Bereavement Service

The annual Bereavement service is for those who have suffered a loss.  We will remember all those who have had a funeral in the last year and we shall say special prayers for those who have been bereaved. There will be an opportunity to add names at the door when you arrive.  All the names will be read out in the service. During the service you will have also have an opportunity to light a candle and say some prayers. After the service, tea and coffee will be served in the Bricstan Hall.  

This service is open to everyone to attend. Feel free to come on your own or to bring along family and friends. We hope that this service will be a source of comfort to you. 

Concert: The Band of the Royal East Anglian Regiment

Concert: The Band of the Royal East Anglian Regiment

Concert presented by the Chatteris Branch of the Royal British Legion with a mixture of music. The first half will remember the first world war. The second half will move us towards Christmas. We look forward to an excellent evening with a brilliant award winning band. 

Tickets £10. available from Lorna: lornajones2803@gmail.com

Or in town from Elizabeth's Florists

 

Remembrance Sunday

Remembrance Sunday

We will remember them. 

The Royal British Legion would like to invite you to attend the parade in front of the memorial followed by a special service to commemorate the end of the first world war.  In particular, we will be remembering 'every man', the 161 from Chatteris.

Refreshments will follow the service. 

Christmas Craft & Food Fayre

Christmas Craft & Food Fayre

Fair opens at 10 am with over a choice of over 30 stalls, showcasing local crafts and homemade foods. Come along and get ready for the Christmas season. Father Christmas is available to speak with the children. 

Refreshments and cakes served in the Bricstan Hall.  

Stall places are limited so please contact Jenny Mandley early to book a place for £15.00 each. She can be contacted at  jenny1wenn@aol.com

 

 

Chatteris Lights Christmas Tree Festival

Chatteris Lights Christmas Tree Festival

Chatteris Lights is a huge event which brings people from all over Cambridgeshire to see the beauty of the town. The High Street is closed on Saturday for the street fair, including rides, food and drink. Last year over 1000 people also came into the church to see the Christmas Trees decorated by various community groups. Hot drinks, mince pies and live music make it a memorable experience for the whole family. Don't miss out. Doors open after the official switch on at 4:00 pm. Come and see the beauty of the lights and the trees.

What's on in the church?

  • Over 30 trees beautifully decorated by different community groups
  • A Memory Tree and a quiet area for lighting a candle in the side chapel
  • Live music on the stage
  • Hot Drinks squash, mince pies and toilets available
  • a warm welcome & information about Christmas activities, including the Christingle service on Sunday

Guidance for community groups decorating a tree for the church

  • Please use battery operated lights with fresh batteries.
  • Trees can be put up on Friday between 9 am - 4 pm.
  • Please place a sign next to your tree clearly stating the name of your group
  • Trees may stay up until Christmas. Please arrange to remove it after Christmas. 
  • Contact Jenny Mandley to arrange for your tree to be included or for more information. Alison's contact details are above. Many thanks.