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Will You be alone this Christmas? ..

Come and join the fun. 3 course Christmas meal, Christmas Carols, Queen's Speech, fun and laughter Where: Christ Church Community Centre When 12.00 - 3.30 Christmas Day To reserve your place by donation please contact Chris Smith 01793 617237 or email ..

Applications are invited for Community Centre Deve ..

The Dorcan Church, East SwindonInitially 20 hours per week to include some evening and weekend working.Salary based on hours offered would be £11,440Applications are invited for the post of Community Centre Development Manager (CCDM).The role of the CCDM will be to manage the operations and administration of St Paul’s Church Centre as well as the supplement ..


Daniel and Caroline Pitt visited Holywell Glass in Wells on 4 October to see progress on the refurbishment of  the South Transept Window from Christ Church. ( see article here) Holywell Glass occupy a medieval mill in the City of Wells – the mill stream still rushes past the window.  We met four delightful people who obviously enjoy their work. Two of th ..

Swindon Male Voice Choir Concert ..

In their centenary year, the Swindon Male Voice choir will be in concert at 7.30pm in Christ Church on November 23rd. They will be supported by special guests,  the Romsey Male Voice choir. All proceeds go to the Samaritans. Tickets £10.00 adult : Under 16s free Available from: Choir members or Swindon Male Voice Choir ticket Point: 01793 822495 ..

A message from Andrew our Treasurer ..

Since taking on my role as treasurer nearly 18 months ago, there have been very visible signs of major expenditure we have incurred to keep the fabric of our church going. With the roof and organ works now complete, and work on the transept window well under way, this major investment phase in the long life of Christ Church with St Mary’s is now coming to a ..

Our Stewardship Campaign - 2019. Thank YOU. ..

Our vision is to be Christ’s Church in the community. Our recent investment, both in the Church and Community Centre, reflect our desire to develop our services to local people and become a valued meeting place, both for worship and a wide variety of community activities. This investment has been made possible by many legacies and gifts from faithfu ..

Heritage Open Day - Christ Church - Saturday 14th ..

Come along to our Autumn Fayre and enjoy the atmosphere of a tradional church fete with attractions, refreshments, stalls and games for the children and while you are here why not visit our Heritage Open Day at the same time. Local Studies, Swindon share some smashing history.NEW! The Albert Beaney Collection & more from the Swindon SocietyMeet l ..

New Parish Contact List ..

New regulations have provided an opportunity to review the ways that we communicate with our congregation, friends and supporters. Keeping in contact with our community is a vital part of our mission-enabling us to offer pastoral and practical support when needed and keeping them informed of events and activities in the Church, Community centre and further ..

Ride & Stride 2019 14th September ..

What, in the majority of towns and villages, is the most impressive building?  You’ve guessed it: the church!  And Wiltshire, as much as any county, has a rich variety of styles of architecture and historical features to explore. Ride & Stride is an annual event that invites particpants to visit as many churches as possible in a day. Sponsorship can be ..

New Ashes Burial Garden ..

Christ Church with St Mary’s has one of the largest bereavement ministries in the diocese. The closure of our current Rose Garden means that we need to build a new Garden of Remembrance for the interment of ashes. We are creating a new, level grassed area to the S.E. corner of the church. The new area will be carefully landscaped and will provide space f ..


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