Ministry Team

Our Minister

We are very pleased to announce that Naomi Young-Rodas has been ordained and inducted as our new Minister at Christ Church URC Rayleigh.

If you would like to contact the Minister by email please click here, or phone 07555 705530.

Here is a short joint message from Naomi and Calvin T Samuel, the new Minister at the Rayleigh Methodist Church:

A Lent and Easter message from Naomi & Calvin 

Lent is traditionally a time when we prepare ourselves for Easter. This year we held a new service on Ash Wednesday to mark the beginning of the Season of Lent, which included the Imposition of Ashes as a traditional way of committing ourselves to Lenten preparations. Over several years now Christ Church Rayleigh & Rayleigh Methodist have shared in Lent Courses together. This year we are using the York Course entitled Superstar.


During Holy Week and Easter we have a number of special services. We hope to see you at some of them. (now virtually not actually in chuhrch!)     All God’s blessings for Lent and Easter!

Naomi Young-Rodas          Calvin T Samuel

Christchurch Rayleigh       Rayleigh Methodist


Our Children and Family Worker

Sandy BrownSandy Brown has been a member of the church for many years and became the Children and Family worker in August 2017. Sandy previously managed a preschool, has 2 early adult children and is married to Mike. She says" I am so pleased to be able to use my past experience within church life; to meet and support the community of Rayleigh."

Please mail Sandy or phone 07511 950633

Click here to transfer to the children and youth work pages.


Our Elders












The United Reformed Church endorses Elders as a vital part of the leadership of a congregation. Christ Church is fortunate that its 7 Elders, along with the minister, share responsiblility for the worship, day to day business and pastoral care of the congregation. Each Elder is linked to a church organisation and pastoral group, they are also the charity trustees.

To contact the Elders, please email the Church Secretary or phone Jean Hall on 01268 743148.