Sistersoul is the women’s ministry here at Christchurch, it consists of sistersoul, our worship and discipleship arm; sistersoul extra, our social and outreach arm and sister2sister, our serving arm which aims to bless groups of women in our local community.
Sistersoul – the discipleship and worship ministry at Christchurch.
Our discipleship arm exists purely to encourage, spur on and challenge you in your walk with Jesus. Living out your faith at home, in the workplace and in our communities… Wherever you are! To grow together in Christ, to build strong friendships and share the transforming love of God.
We aim to gather together women, ladies, girls… (14 years +, whatever age or stage) to worship, pray, open the Bible together and discuss issues which relate to our lives today.
We aim for 3 breakfasts a year held on a Saturday morning. Starting with breakfast (pastries, bacon butties and continental) followed by a variety of opportunities involving worship, prayer, teaching, testimony and ministry
Each year we plan a teaching day (Saturday) with an invited speaker/worship leader to give us some time out to invest in our relationships with God and with each other.
Many women go to the following conferences, watch out in the weekly notice sheets for further information.
Cherish Women’s Conference, Life Church, Bradford, at the Leeds Arena
Hillsong Conference, London
New Wine Women’s Day, London
|Dinner at the Sistersoul teaching day 14.05.16|
Events in 2017:
Breakfast – Saturday 21st January 2017
Time: 8.30 – 10.00am
Guest speaker: Elizabeth Goldsmith
Elizabeth Goldsmith was born in China and as a child was held in a Japanese prison camp. After university and Bible college she and her husband Martin worked as missionaries
in the fast growing churches of South East Asia before becoming lecturers and training hundreds of young people for cross-cultural mission at All Nations Christian College They have been involved extensively in ministry both in Britain and overseas. Elizabeth has also authored several books including her life story God can be Trusted.
Teaching Day – Saturday 20th May 2017
Time: 3 – 9pm
Guest speaker: Ems Hancock
Tickets: £10 (earlybird offer until May 1st) and £12 after
Ems Hancock is a speaker, writer, trainer and singer. She has her own blog and has also written a number of books including her latest ‘The Habit Breaker – How to Change for Good’. You can find out more about her at www.emshancock.com
Our teaching day will include worship, afternoon tea and a hot evening meal. This event is open to all ladies from the age of 14 and promises to be an inspiring day. Tickets are available from members of the team and also from the church office. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or the church office for more information.
Breakfast – Saturday 23rd September 2017
Time: 8.30 – 10.00am
Details to follow
Food for thought…
Romans 12 v 1-2
12 1-2 So here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life—your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life—and place it before God as an offering. Embracing what God does for you is the best thing you can do for him. Don’t become so well-adjusted to your culture that you fit into it without even thinking. Instead, fix your attention on God. You’ll be changed from the inside out. Readily recognize what he wants from you, and quickly respond to it. Unlike the culture around you, always dragging you down to its level of immaturity, God brings the best out of you, develops well-formed maturity in you
Staying in contact
We welcome anyone and everyone to the Sistersoul events. Get in touch with us or come along to the next event!!
Fi, Jean, Sue and Wangari
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Sistersoul Extra – the social and outreach part of Sistersoul
We are responsible for organising the social and outreach activities for women at Christchurch. We hold 3 events a year and have some exciting things coming up. Bring your friends along and enjoy catching up with church friends too. For more information please contact us at email@example.com.
Sharon, Elayne, Fiona, Natasha, Rachel and Tracie
Coming up in 2017
Sistersoul Extra Breakfast – Saturday 25th March
Venue: A local restaurant
An opportunity to enjoy socialising over a cooked or continental breakfast.
Vintage Afternoon Tea – Saturday 8th July
Time: 2.30 – 4pm
Come and partake in a delicious afternoon tea in the relaxing surroundings of our vintage tea room.
Comedy Night with Andy Kind and Hog Roast co hosted by Bob and Sistersoul Extra – Saturday 16th September
Time: 6 – 8pm
Tickets: £10 for adults, under 10’s free of charge (child ticket required). Price includes food, a drink and great comedy! Tickets available from the Bob and Sistersoul Extra teams and from the church office. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Christchurch’s Sister2Sister (S2S) ministry aims to reach out to and minister to groups of women in the area who are in need extra encouragement.
The S2S team regularly run a Pamper party evening at a local venue. At this event we provide a foot spa, massage chair, facial packs and nail painting as well as drinks, snacks and a chance for conversation and relationship building. We hope this event serves as a chance to bring together women of different age groups from different walks of life, as we journey to discover what it means to be a woman of God. “She is Clothed with Strength and Dignity; She can Laugh at the Days to Come” Proverbs 31:25
Please contact Katie Mead for any further information or if you have any comments or suggestions for this exciting ministry.
|Gift packs being prepared for a Pamper Party|