Christ the King

WELCOME to the Church of Christ the King Chingford, in Waltham Forest. Your virtual visit is most welcome. Our parish is a vibrant community, with a programme of worship and weekly activities. We serve parts of Walthamstow and Chingford, publishing a weekly Newsletter. Our Parish Priest is Bishop-elect David Waller.

The Ordinariate’s free magazine called The Portal is published on the first day of each month. You can also listen to a different podcast each week on Saturdays at 6pm.


His Holiness, Pope Francis, has appointed the Reverend David Waller as the next Ordinary and the first Bishop Ordinary of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham.    His appointment follows the Holy Father’s acceptance of the resignation submitted by Monsignor Keith Newton.

Press Release 29th April 2024

Coffee Morning Sunday 9th June 2024

You are invited to our monthly coffee morning on Sunday 9th June 2024 after the 9am and 11am Masses in the Church Hall. Everyone is assured of a very warm welcome. Proceeds go to the Oblates of the Assumption Orphanage in Congo. You can gift aid your donation if you are in the scheme or would like to join – envelopes and forms will be available.

Please see the brochure about the Oblates of the Assumption Orphanage in Congo or visit the page. And watch the video of the orphanage on the YouTube channel for Christ the King

Awake London Saturday 15th June 2024 from 11.00am to 5.00pm (drop in between these times if you wish)

“AWAKE LONDON” A Catholic Bible convention and Healing ministry on Saturday 15th June 2024 from 11am to 5 pm (drop in between these times if you wish) led By Fr. David Waller and Anointing Fire Catholic Ministry UK at Catholic Parish of Christ The King, 455 Chingford Road London,E4 8SP. Convention includes: Praise and Worship, Holy Mass, confession, Healing service and Eucharistic Adoration, spiritual sharing. Free car parking available. All welcome. Includes:

  • Mass
  • Praise and Worship
  • Word of God
  • Healing Prayers
  • Eucharistic Adoration
  • Divine Mercy Chaplet

Garden Party on Sunday 30th June 2024 from 12.30pm to 7.00pm at the Convent

Programme 18th May to 2nd June 2024

Live Stream Link

Saturday 18th
6.00pm Vigil Mass

Sunday 19th Pentecost (B)
9.00am Mass
11.00am Mass also available on Live Stream

Monday 20th
9.30am Mass also available on Live Stream

Tuesday 21st
11.30am Private Prayer
7.30pm Mass (DWM) also available on live stream

Wednesday 22nd
10.30am Mass at Parkview, 212 Chingford Mount Rd E4 8JR
3.00pm Private Prayer

Thursday 23rd
11.00am The Rosary
11.30am Mass and Adoration also available on live stream

Saturday 25th
6.00pm Vigil Mass

Sunday 26th The Most Holy Trinity (B)
9.00am Mass
11.00am Mass also available on Live Stream

Monday 27th
9.30am No Service

Tuesday 28th
11.30am Private Prayer
7.30pm No Service

Wednesday 29th
9.30am No Service
3.00pm Private prayer

Thursday 30th
11.00am No Service
11.30am No Service

Saturday 1st
6.00pm Vigil Mass

Sunday 2nd Corpus Christi (B)
9.00am Mass
11.00am Mass also available on Live Stream Procession and Benediction after this Mass. London Procession departs at 3pm from Our Lady of the Assumption, Warwick Street W1B 5LZ.

Live Stream Link

Attending Christ the King

Car Park

Car parking is available to those who attend our services and events or are visiting on Church business. The latter will need to display a parking permit available from the Parish Priest or Parish Office. Long-term stays and 24-hour parking are not permitted.

Gift in Will

Please see our new page on leaving a gift to Christ the King Church in your will.


The SVP are currently collecting non-perishable food for those in need and have a basket in the porch. If you can please donate for the foodbank tinned: meat, pies, potatoes, fish (not tuna), sugar and long life milk. Thank you for your kind generosity.


The Repository (or Piety Stall) is located inside the Church porch on the left hand side straight ahead as you come in.


The parish finances are DELICATE and UNCERTAIN. We know these are difficult times for many people, however please be generous if you can. Any support you can give would be greatly appreciated. To make it easier you can now donate directly to the Parish using this LINK Donations can be made with or without using Gift Aid.

If you can Gift Aid your donation then the value of your generosity is increased by 25% at no cost to you, and Gift Aided contributions form a substantial part of the Church’s finances. 

For other options please visit the DONATE page.


We will continue to produce the fortnightly newsletter online and, where possible, parishioners are encouraged to read or download the online version. This saves papers and provides easy access to links to other sites. Some printed copies are normally available in the porch for those who cannot access the newsletter online.

Choir Practice

Takes place in Church on Fridays at 6pm for both 9am and 11am Sunday Masses. New members (aged 10 and over) are always welcome. Come and talk to us after Mass.

The Community Choir

Normally meets on Tuesday evenings in the Parish Hall 7.30-9.00pm. If you love singing uplifting and inspirational music you would be welcome to join. No experience required just a love of music. The Choir is led by Jenny La Touche a long standing member of the London Community Gospel Choir.


During the pandemic we have become used to listening to the readings without having printed copies to follow. Reading sheets will be available on the table in the porch. Please take a copy if you wish.

Watching Mass Online

All weekday masses are live streamed plus the 11.00am Mass on Sundays. Here is the YouTube link for all live streamings. The stream goes live 10 minutes beforehand. Here is the Order of Mass. Please say the Act of Spiritual Communion after the priest has received Holy Communion. “My Jesus, I believe that You Are truly present in the Most Holy Sacrament. I love You above all things, And I desire to receive You into my soul. Since I cannot, at this moment receive you Sacramentally, come at least spiritually into my heart. I embrace You as being already there and unite myself wholly to You. Never permit me to be separated from You. Amen.”

Mass Offerings

All intentions will be said by Fr David or another priest who may be covering on his behalf, at the public celebration of Mass. If you would like to offer a Mass please contact the Parish Office.


If you are using the Ordinariate Rite please see this mass card.

Communion of the Sick

The Blessed Sacrament can be taken to the sick and housebound by arrangement. Please contact us.

Pope’s Prayer Intention for May 2024

Let us pray that men and women religious, and seminarians, grow in their own vocational journey through human, pastoral, spiritual and community formation, that leads them to be credible witnesses of the Gospel.

The Portal Magazine

The Portal is the free online magazine of The Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, published on the first day of each month. See more You can also listen to a different podcast each Saturday evening via the same link.

DONATONS - The Parish finances are DELICATE & UNCERTAIN.  Any support you can provide would be greatly appreciated. To make it easier you can now donate directly to the Parish using this LINK