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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 ..

We have recently been given permission to create a new Garden of Remembrance in the South East corner of the church. The new area will be carefully landscaped and will provide space for the burial of ashes for years to come. Work is starting to prepare the ground for turf later in the year.  When completed in September, the garden will provide a tran ..

South Transept Window Repair ..

As our major roof repair draws to its close, we are turning our attention to securing the future of our South Transept Window. The late John Plaister, a long standing member of the church and valued adviser on all matters relating to clocks and windows, first drew our attention to the poor state of the stonework on the mullions ( the upright  bits that f ..

Old Town Festival Events ..

The Partnership of Churches are once again supporting the OT Festival this year. View the whole week's events here Thursday 13 June 2019 1-2 pm Lunch time Piano Recital by Paul Turner in Christ ChurchFascinatin’ Rhythm  Tickets £5 from parish office or on door Refreshments from 12 noon Sponsored by the Friends of Christ Church & Morris Owen Ac ..

Annual Parochial Church Meeting 2019 ..

We held our A.P.C.M to elect new members of the Parochial Church council ( P.C.C.) and to report on our activities and finances for the previous year. This is an important meeting which provides our congregation, supporters and friends with information on what we have done and provides opportunities for them to ask questions or challenge the way we do th ..

Read our Annual Report 2018 ..

Download our annual report ..

Forging Connections ..

Forging Connections is a partnership between our town-wide Christian Organisations and the Church in Swindon to build relationship, serve each other well & share the Gospel. We aim to meet and engage with Church leaders from throughout Swindon before hosting a ‘Forging Connections’ event for the wider church community, to;• Raise the Profile and Awarene ..

Our Roof Appeal ..

Over the past 5 years, Christ Church, with the help of its congregation, supporters and Friends, have completed major works to rebuild its new Community Centre, renovate the church interior to make it welcoming, accessible, warm and well lit. Now we need to finish the job by replacing our aging roof which will secure the building for years to come. Much ..

All Age Service- this week ..

SUNDAY FOR EVERYONE!On Sunday (3rd March) the 10am service will be for people of all-ages!The theme is Psalm 23  The Lord’s my ShepherdAnd in case you feel you might be too busy, here’s a revised version for 21st Century living! Psalm 23 for Busy PeopleThe Lord is my Pace Setter, I shall not rush,He makes me stop and rest for quiet intervals,He provides me ..


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