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Application for renovation works to the Organ ..

As part of our continuing renewal work this year, we intend to make extensive repairs to the church roof and organ as well as repair the South Transept window,improve exterior lighting and make repairs to St Mary's church. The major works to the organ require us to obtain a faculty - effectively permission from the Diocese to carry out the work. As pa ..

Job Club in the Community Centre ..

Are you looking for help to find a job. The Swindon Job Club can help. Monday 9.30 - 3.00pm at the Community Centre   ..

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 ..

Report on The Partnership Messy Church Initiative ..

Messy Church continues to do well. Recently we have had numbers of 77 and 80 attendees, although our numbers where low for January (it was a particularly wet and windy day), we had 37 on that occasion. Our recent themes include creation, the greatest party ever, and Christmas. We have around 30 dedicated volunteers many of whom come each month. This is ..

Listen to Tanya Orr - the Executive Director of Wi ..

Sunday the 11th February is our first Mission Giving Sunday for 2018 and we collect for the work of the Willows Counselling Service and Swindon Youth for Christ. Our sermon was given by Tanya Orr - the Executive director of the Willows Counselling service in Swindon ..


After the completion of the reordering work inside Christ Church, the 109th Swindon Music Festival returns there on Friday 16th March at 6.30pm with the church organ classes. Each organist will play two contrasting piecesand then the adjudicator will make comments on their performances. Following the organ classes is one class for adult novice solo sing ..

Christmas at the Community Centre 2017 ..

Visitors and Volunteers enjoy great food and company About eighty people who would otherwise have been on their own, were able to enjoy a Christmas lunch, a good singalong, listen to the Queen' s speech and to take a present home on Christmas Day. This was the second year this event had been provided to local people, all due to the initiative of ou ..

Minutes of the Latest PCC meeting 27th November 20 ..

The PCC met recently. They discussed issues concerning the Community Centre, 2018 budget and the recent Church Review by Phil Mansfield. You can read the minutes here PCC Minutes 27thnovember2017 Questions relating to any issues arising or other concerns or observations can always be made to any of the staff team or current members of the PCC. Revd ..

Christ Church Strategic Review ..

The PCC have recieved a set of observations and recommendation resulting from the review held for us by Phil Mansfield a member of our St Mary's congregation. Phil has based his findings on a number of interviews held with members of the congregation over the past few months. The purpose of the review is to explore our vision for Christ Church and look for b ..

CMS Partners - Jimmy & Katia Rocks ..

Find out more about the work of our Mission partners Jimmy & Katia Rocks. This sunday (26th) is our last Mission Giving day in aid of the work of the CMS If you are a taxpayer please consider using a gift aid envelope for your donation - gifts will be accepted until Dec 4th. Thank you for your support ..


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