People are important - Jesus is Central - The Bible is believed - All are Welcome
We have a 'menu' of activities on offer. The aim of these activities is to build friendships and create a sense of belonging in a group or community. Some activities have a higher Christian content for anyone wishing to explore faith - but these are clearly labelled so you always know what you are attending.Learn More
We also offer a 'menu' of activities for women. The aim of these activities is also to build friendships and to create a sense of belonging in a group or community. Some activities have a higher Christian content for anyone wishing to explore faith - but these are clearly labelled so you always know what you are attending.Learn More
We also offer a great 'menu' of things for families! Many of these activities are very popular. Please take a look at the various family or young children's activities on offer below.Learn More
Thursday Lunch Club is a popular opportunity for older people to meet together, enjoy a good cooked meal, socialise and have fun!Learn More
Please check out here some additional events we occasionally offerLearn More
1. Conquest Art 2. Parkinson's Exercise Group 3. Pilates ClassLearn More
These are smaller groups that meet in the week to help strengthen one another and help each other 'progress in joy and faith'. From time to time we also encourage each group to have an outward focus.Learn More
'Is prayer your steering wheel or your spare wheel?' (Corrie Ten Boom) We believe that prayer is the engine room of the church.Learn More
Our Sunday club runs during the Sunday service once the children have gone out after a few songsLearn More
Please see below for more informationLearn More
Originally the church was formed around 1940 and was in the early days a Christian Brethren assembly. It had its first permanent home on the site in Cheam Road, Ewell Village, opening in 1955. It was called Staneway Chapel. The origins of the name Staneway Chapel are not known, apart from the fact that we're very near a road named Staneway. However, Staneway is named after Stane Street, the original Roman road that passed through Ewell en-route Chichester from London. Maybe it was this road that first brought the Good News of Jesus to Ewell? The Chapel flourished in its early years but then attendance declined and in 2001 the few remaining members of Staneway Chapel asked Cheam Baptist Church(CBC) to come to help them maintain an evangelical witness in the centre of Ewell village. By the middle of 2002 a team of four couples had got together and, with the blessing of CBC, transferred to Staneway Chapel taking on the day to day running of the church. Christmas 2002 saw the relaunch of the church with its new name – Christ Church Ewell. In the early stages we spent time getting to know one another; part of this was achieved with paint brushes in our hands! We also refitted the kitchen and refurbished other parts of the premises. Existing activities continued and a Toddler Group and Lunch Club were soon started. Stoneleigh Crusaders (now called 'Urban Saints') started to meet on the premises. CBC supported us in numerous ways with preachers and musicians for Sunday services and the pastor and elders were available to support the leadership team. We continue to have helpful relationships with CBC although for a number of years we have been financially and administratively separate. We work together with other local churches through ‘Churches Together in Ewell’. We have benefited over the years from informal links with the ‘London Institute for Contemporary Christianity’ and ‘Living Leadership’
|We believe the central truths of Christianity, as revealed in the Bible, including:|
|The Holy Spirit|
Our Pastor is Simon Tucker. Simon leads and works with the team in setting the vision and prioritising emphases of the church as it moves forwards. He has a heart for those on the edges of church-life as well as wanting to see others developed within the church. Simon is married to Corrine who shares this same vision and they have three lovely daughters Lydia, Rebecca and Daniella.
Leadership Team - Growth Groups
Mark is involved in a number of areas including audio and web, facilities and outreach work in local schools through 'Open the Book'. Emma has a heart for helping and discipling seekers, she oversees (with Mark) the Growth Group Programme and Growth Group development and she is part of the preaching planning team. Emma is a consultant Doctor
Leadership Team - Events & All Age Services
Julian has a heart for organising events (e.g. walking groups, men's breakfasts and for gathering young people) He is also treasurer and works as a Finance Director. Debbie leads a Growth Group and is involved in creative aspects of planning (All-Age Services, part of the preaching planning team) and does some speaking as well as ministry to the elderly using her creative gifts. She also works as a teacher in a senior school. Julian and Debbie visit and support a Christian work in Eastern Europe.
Leadership Team - Children
Ann organises a very creative Children's Summer Activity Club which draws many families and also leads Easter and Christmas Activity mornings and the Sunday Kids curriculum. Ann also assists with All Age Services, Toddlers, Urban Saints and she is involved in going into local school assemblies with 'Open the Book' ministry! She is a retired head-teacher.
Leadership Team - Oversight, Pastoral Care
Tony and Val have been part of Christ Church Ewell since it was launched in 2002. Tony is involved in many aspects of oversight, pastoral care and planning in the church (including among other things taking leading roles in Urban Saints, Growth Groups). He is a part time Senior Engineer. Val leads Lunch Club and is also involved in various administrative aspects of the church including some pastoral visiting, hospitality and safe-guarding. Tony and Val also both regularly assist and visit a Christian work overseas.
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