Welcome

We are an international family drawn from over 25 different countries, many Christian denominations and mainly living within a 20 mile radius of Virginia Water. We rejoice in our rich diversity but are united in knowing Jesus Christ as our personal Lord and Saviour and share a desire to help one another, from God’s Word, to discover our full potential in a personal relationship with God through Jesus Christ. We are discovering that Jesus brings meaning, purpose and fulfilment as we grow to know him, to trust him and serve him together, for his glory.

We warmly welcome you, wherever you are on your spiritual journey and regardless of your background or circumstances. We pray that you will experience God’s love and grace here and want to join the Christ Church family.

If you would like to know more about becoming a Christian, or would like to talk to one of our clergy about a personal need, Simon or Will would be pleased to speak with you in confidence.

If you would simply like more information about our church activities, please contact Annette in the Church Office.

Background Image - Full SizeWe take the Bible seriously and believe the local church is the only hope of the world. Our mission is “To know Jesus and make Jesus known” – to help people to become fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ.

We were designed to live in community – to know and be known, to love and be loved, to serve and be served, to celebrate and be celebrated.

We seek to fulfil these five basic purposes of the Church:

  1. Worship – We were planned for God’s pleasure
  2. Fellowship – We were formed for God’s family
  3. Discipleship – We were created to become like Christ
  4. Ministry – We were shaped for serving God
  5. Evangelism – We were made for a mission

Our Sunday services therefore include teaching that is biblical, worship that is contemporary, fellowship that is inclusive and a welcome that is genuine.

As an evangelical Anglican church, we belong to the Diocese of Guildford within the Church of England but welcome you whatever your spiritual background. Our Church Family is enriched by folk from many different denominations.

Christ Church is a member of the Willow Creek Association and the Evangelical Alliance. We work in partnership with UCCF (Universities and Colleges Christian Fellowship) and the Christianity Explored Course.

Our Church Council has endorsed the Jerusalem Declaration; you can read the full Declaration here.