Churches Together Camberley
The Catholic Parish is fully committed to its membership of Churches Together in Camberley (CTC) and values the close friendship and co-operation that is the hallmark of the present CTC. Camberley Church Leaders (CCL) meet every Thursday 0800-0830 to pray together. Once a month CCLs gather for a full morning business meeting commencing with breakfast and prayer. The motto for Churches Together Camberley is: "Building better Relationships". Fr Richard is currently Chair of CTC. Please take a look at the “New” Churches Together in Camberley site:
Camberley Prayer Evenings
After 3 years of successful Camberley Prayer Evenings once a quarter Church Leaders are now considering rather different ways of bringing Christians in Camberley together to pray. On the third Thursday of each month from 8-8.30am Christians in Camberley are invited to come to Morning Prayers. Venues are published in the Newsletter.
Street Angels (Camberley)
On 17 January 2010 a Service of Commissioning was held at High Cross at which Street Angels for Camberley was formally launched. 29 volunteers from local Churches were commissioned. A further 30 were commissioned in January 2011. Working on rota the Angels work in pairs on Friday and Saturday nights available to provide pastoral support to individuals in need late at night around the bars and clubs in the centre of Camberley. The All new Angels complete a course of training to prepare them for their important role. New volunteers will always be welcome. Applications may be made via the parish office.. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/surrey/8473047.stm
Partnership Development Officer
The employment of a Partnership Development Officer (PDO), in 2009 has taken the level of co-operation and ecumenical endeavour a step further. The PDO is presently pioneering outreach to children and families in the area as well as initiating the Street Angels scheme in Camberley. Karen Kendall is the present PDO.
For further information on Churches Together Camberley please see the links page. To read the CTC newsletter use the link below.
Windle Valley Fraternal
The parish priest engages closely with his ecumenical colleagues in Bagshot, Windlesham and Lightwater. Routine joint acts of worship take place.