Operation Christmas Child

We are planning to once again support Operation Christmas Child’s Shoebox Appeal.  Please can you begin to gather items of stationery, toys, toiletries, sweets (not chocolate) and other suitable small personal items ready to bring to church on the first three … Continue Reading →

Prayer for refugees

The following might be helpful as we hold the situation, across Europe and the Middle East, before God Heavenly Father, you are the source of all goodness, generosity and love. We thank you for opening the hearts of many to those … Continue Reading →

Research on Church Growth

See the presentation of statistical findings  – part of “From Anecdote to Evidence” a major study of Church Growth by Dr David Voas. Churchgrowth_Voas You can view the whole report here.

Easter Eve Walk

We visited Bincknoll Castle a seldom visited small Iron Age fort which sits on the end of a promontory on the escarpment beneath the Ridgeway to the South and overlooking the plains around Swindon to the North. Easter Eve Walk – Saturday … Continue Reading →

Our Church Plan

Since work began on development and renewal at Christ Church, we have spent a lot of time reviewing our plans, gaining information from other church’s experiences and planning and building our Community Centre. In all this detail of practical and … Continue Reading →