Groups meeting regularly Central Church:
House Group Meet Fridays, twice monthly
An ecumenical house group, open to everyone, meeting approximately twice a month on a Friday morning. Studies Christian topics and the Bible. Please contact the office for dates and venues.
Junior Family Church Meet weekly during morning worship
Our JFC cover all age ranges from Creche to Youth. Normally JFC leave part way through the morning service to join their groups.
Prayer Fellowship Meet 4th Wednesday of each month at 2.15pm
The Prayer Fellowship - which is open to all - prays for people who have asked for prayer for themselves, others or concerns.
Anyone can request prayer. For urgent needs there is a prayer chain which can be accessed at any time.
Any information is treated confidentially.
Tuesday Fellowship Meet weekly at 2.30pm
The Fellowship meet weekly from September to mid-June. Once a month (usually the first Tuesday) we have a devotional meeting; other meetings are led by a variety of guest speakers. Talks can range from mission work overseas or charities, to town planning or someone showing slides of a recent holiday. There is something on the programme to suit all tastes.
The Fellowship is open to anyone who wishes to attend, whether regularly or occasionally. They do not have to be a member of this or any other church.
Wednesday Circle Meet 1st and 3rd Wednesdays each month at 7.30pm
The Circle meets from September until June, with a programme of speakers from all walks of life. Recent talks have included overseas aid to disaster areas, local charities, park rangers, exhibiting at the Chelsea Flower Show. In fact, there is something for everyone!
During July and August the Circle continues to meet at members' homes for coffee evenings. These are fund-raising events and the money collected goes to a different nominated charity each year. The Circle financially supports Action Aid.
The Circle is open to all and will be pleased to welcome new members.
World Church Group Meet 3 times a year
The World Church Group exists to bring international matters such as trade justice, human rights and the wider church, to the attention of the congregation. Its members maintain links with a number of organisations including Christian Aid, Amnesty International, Commitment for Life and the Baptist Missionary Society.
The group also oversees much of the Central Church’s charitable giving and organises Ecumenical Minutes. There are opportunities in the 10.30am Sunday service for people to talk about matters of interest or concern.
The group meets three times a year and is open to anyone. Please contact the office for dates and venues.