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Historic Footage- faces from the past. ..

Recently, we received a copy of a 1961 video recording of the Vicarage Summer Garden party. The film came to all the way from New Zealand care of the Dorrington family who come from Aukland. 58 years is a long time but we wonder if anyone can identify either themselves or others in the pictures below or by watching the video on the link below. If so we w ..

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 needed to build a new Garden of Remembrance for the interment of ashes. We have created a new, level grassed area to the S.E. corner of the church. The new area has been carefully landscaped and will provide spac ..

Friends of Christ Church Christmas Market ..

To be opened by Father Christmas (and our Mayor) Refreshments in the Church & Community Centre.Carols from the choir at 1.30 in the Community Centre & 2pm in Church, preceded by a seasonal selection from our handbell ringers. Come and support the many local and national charities and sneak a little sample of Christmas cheer. Free admiss ..

Old Town Partnership Magazine ..

Did you know that the Partnership of Churches in Old Town publish a regular magazine full of local interest and spiritual insights? If you would like to receive a copy then contact Eric Sparkes our distribution manager: or 01793 530997 Editors: Diana Swan: Margaret Williams: To give y ..

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 ..


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