Churches Together in Chandlers Ford

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Worship during Coronavirus

Churches Together In Chandlers Ford

  Worship during Coronavirus

During the restrictions in place to stop the virus spreading, Churches in Chandlers Ford are united in prayer and are rising to challenge of finding new ways of being a Church Community. Some Churches have been able to reopen in a limited way.  All are seeking to support those in need in their churches and in the community and  encourage you to join from home in a variety of forms of shared worship.

Here are ways you can take part.

St Boniface and St Martin

St Boniface and St Martin are now offering a variety of ways to take part in worship.

10am to noon Tuesdays St Boniface open for personal prayer - this is open to all, with stewards helping attendees.

10am Wednesdays Holy Eucharist at St Martin in the Wood - this is a live service with social distancing in place.

5.30pm Wednesdays Evening prayer on Zoom

Sundays:

10am Holy Communion and 4pm informal live streamed services through our website and Facebook (facebook.com/parishcf) at St Boniface with some limited availability for people to come in person

On the third Sunday of the month, rather than the above, there is a 9.15am livestream service and a 10am informal Messy Church service, both livestreamed. 

In the evening of the third Sunday there is Encounter, which is an informal sung worship service at 7.30pm on Zoom.  People can contact the parish office for the zoom details at office@parishcf.church

For up-to-date service details please see our website or the Parish Facebook page.

 

St Francis Valley Park

There continues to be  ‘Virtual Service'  each Sunday and on Wednesday evenings using zoom software . There is a link to this through the facebook page,  'St Francis Valley Park' or please email   for information about how to join in. Video of the services is also available form a link on the website at https://www.stfrancis-valleypark.org.uk/

 

United Reformed Church Chandlers Ford.

Recorded services with their Minister Rev Mark Robinson are available on YouTube at the following link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCffPzBsERPB6rzkfK_Ntsgw

They can also be found at the following website address:  http://www.thissalt.com/

Chandlers Ford Methodist Church

We are now open for Worship in a Covid secure and socially distanced way on Sunday mornings at 11.00. 

There is also a service sheet produced  each week for a shared act of worship to follow at home across the Winchester Eastleigh and Romsey Circuit.  It includes a link to a sermon  and to worship songs on YouTube and suggestions for prayer.  This resource and others are available from the  Winchester Eastleigh and Romsey Methodist Circuit website:    https://www.wermethodistcircuit.org.uk/

 

St Edwards

 

The Catholic community at St Edward's in Chandlers Ford through the parish church at Holy Cross in Eastleigh has a daily Mass broadcast online through the parish website from Holy Cross Church at 9.30 am http://www.stswithunwellsparish.org.uk and a Sunday Mass at 10am.

 

 

Velmore Chapel

 

Sundays: Zoom Church Service at 10:30am, all are welcome

Wednesdays: Evening Bible Studies (currently with people who have made themselves known to us, do say hello!)

Cherry Tree Cafe @ the Velmore Centre currently open Mon, Weds, Fri - 10am-1pm. (Safe, socially distanced environment!)

For the latest information please email 

For anything else, please contact Jamie - our Community Worker

 

 

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Welcome

Churches Together in Chandler's Ford (CTCF) is an ecumenical grouping of churches in the Chandler's Ford and Valley Park areas in the south of Hampshire. The purpose of this website is to introduce you to these churches and provide details of events that are being arranged by or in conjunction with CTCF.

Feel free to explore the website to find out about the churches in our area and to see what's going on.

Many Churches, one purpose*
There are many different Christian churches and denominations, but all have the same basic calling: to worship God, to share the good news about Jesus Christ and to work for the good of all people.
So they often need to work together - and to co-ordinate the work they each do separately. When they do, they are acting as "Churches Together".
But being Churches Together means more than that. It means commitment by each church and denomination to deepen its fellowship with the others, and - without losing what makes each interestingly different - to work with them towards a greater visible unity.

*Quote taken from the Churches Together in Britain and Ireland website

Statement

In the upper room on the night before the crucifixion, our Lord Jesus Christ prayed

"That all of them may be one, Father, just as you are in me and I am in you. May they also be in us so that the world may believe that you have sent me".

John chapter 17 verse 21.

We, the followers of our Lord Jesus Christ, are pledged to pray and to work to this end through the Churches Together in Chandler's Ford whose basis is:

"A fellowship of churches which confess the Lord Jesus Christ as God and Saviour according to the scriptures, and therefore seek to fulfil together their common calling to the glory of the one God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit."

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