What's coming up - this week and soon after!

Sunday 7th April Heenan small group on set up Stockham Primary School 10.30 afterwards Church social at Annie and Howard’s.


Sunday 14th April is Palm Sunday the churches of Wantage and Grove Church Partnership will be meeting together in the market square at 9.45 for a short service. Followed by our usual sevice with our Kids Praise Easter party at Stockham Primary School 10.30Cornish small group on set up

Also on the 14th Baptisms 4.30 at Wantage Baptist Church


Sunday 21st April is Easter Sunday Horswell small group on set up. Stockham Primary School 10.30 (Easter egg hunt at 10)


New Church Building

Please keep praying for the King’s Grove development, pray for our team to have God’s wisdom in their conversations and input. A base for sending and a home for mission. Lord build your church in Wantage and area.


Regular events

Dad’s out                                 (typically 3rd Saturday  of each month)


Kids Praise                                (typically 3rd Sunday of each month)

14th April

Prayer and worship                   (typically 2nd Sunday of each month)


Men’s Meal                                 (typically 1st Friday of each month)


Sunday Social                          (typically 1st Sunday of each month)

7th April

Baby and Toddler Group            Every Friday during term time


Youth                                          most Fridays during term time




Other events

12th April

Impossible God

14th April

Palm Sunday and Kids Praise Easter party

14th April

Baptisms 4.30

21st April

Easter Sunday Family Service, – Egg Hunt at 10 for children

29th April

Happy’s Circus

9th June


21st – 23rd June

The Gathering

25-28 July 2019

Launchpad Summer Camp




Event information

Youth Evenings

Fridays are youth night for all young people Y7 up - all Welcome! Email D to go on our mailing list or if you would like to host. To go on the mailing list email Youth@wantagecc.org



Baby & Toddler Group- every Friday in term time talk to D, Jenny, Linda, Kristal or Liz. Mums, dads, grandparents, carers & mums to be all welcome. 9.15- 11.15 Wantage Methodist Church Hall.


Prayer and worship

7.30-9pm Cornerstone Cafe, Grove typically the second Sunday of each month next oneTBC.A time of un-hurried worship and prayer and an opportunity to encounter God and make space for God to speak


Sunday Socials

These are typically held on the first Sunday of each month at Annie and Howard’s they start after Church with a ‘bring and share’ lunch, followed by a walk, or a film or something else (depending on the weather and what everyone would like to do).  Everyone is welcome, come for just the lunch or go home for lunch and join us later as you prefer. Next one is 7th April.



We are planning another dedication on 9th June – an opportunity to for parents to thank God for their children and to commit themselves to bringing their children up to know Jesus for themselves – and also to ask the Church family to stand with them as they parent their children.

Baptisms Ephesians 4:5There is one Lord, one faith, one baptism

We are also planning a Baptism service on April 14th 4.30 at Wantage Baptist Church, pray for those who have made the decision to be Baptised and for those that are thinking about it. Let Neil or D or your small group leader know if you would like to be Baptised.


An Impossible God 12th April Wantage Methodist Church 7.30

An Impossible God – the passion play. A one-man play by Frank Topping, performed by Mark Topping The death and resurrection of Jesus as experienced by those who were there 














14th April Kid’s praise Easter party 10.30 - 12

For all children up to year 6. Time to celebrate Easter with story telling, craft, and games. Please encourage your children to invite their friends – if you can please let Eileen know numbers so we have an idea of how many to cater for but it is fine to just turn up too! Under 5’s do need to come with an adult.

24th April Easter Sunday

will start at 10am with an Easter Egg Hunt for the children followed by a family service for everyone.

School’s Prayer Group

This group meets three times a year for this next academic year the dates are:-

Wednesday 24th April 2019.

The group prays for all the schools in our area – everyone is most welcome. 7.30 St John’s Church Grove. For more information see Eileen.


The Gathering Message to all men!

This is a men's weekend festival like no other! It's fun, it's life changing, it's THE standout event for guys.

Taking place 21 - 23 June 2019 in a field near Swindon the Gathering features:

We're getting bigger and bigger each year and after numbers of 1,600 in 2014 and over 2,000 guys for 2015 & 2016's event. We've sold out in the last few years, SO BOOK NOW!

  • Video of highlights from 2018: here
  • Early booking price still currently available at £85.
  • Book here

Get a group of guys together, book your place early for the best rate, put the dates in your diary and we'll see you in June #inafieldnearSwindon.


Happy’s Circus

Monday 29th April, 6pm Stockham school tickets from www.pta-events.co.uk/friendsofstockham



Supernatural Advance 

Camping is back! This is the first summer camp our sphere (the group of churches we are relating to in salt and light) is running. Even if you are not a great fan of camping -this event promises to be a great time of fellowship, faith and fun!! The goal is for everyone to encounter the presence of God - there are activities for children and adults. (And there are noncamping options available!!)

At Lenchwood Christian Centre 25th -28th July 2019, there will be…


We will be gathering for vibrant, spirit-led worship! There will be times to worship as a whole church family together as well as worship in each group.


We have invited some great speakers to share inspirational and equipping preaching and teaching throughout the event.

Kids & Youth

We have an excellent range of groups for children and youth, catering for everyone between 0–18 years, with worship, games and teaching tailored to each group.


There will be loads of opportunity to spend time with people. We will also have recreation activities each afternoon.


Go to  www.supernaturaladvance.uk for more information and to book.

Children’s workers and other volunteers are needed – contact ed@occ.org.ukto volunteer!

Please send items to be included in this weekly e-mail to Eileen@AnEWhite.co.ukby Wednesdays 9 o’clock.

If you would like to communicate some information to the whole Church send an e-mail to all@wantagecc.org.ukwhere it will be reviewed and sent on.

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