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Christ Church loves to welcome visitors from across Swindon and further afield. We are a community of all ages and backgrounds, committed to our vision of connecting the wider community to Christ and you are welcome to join us as we share worship and prayer together.

Many of us contribute to keeping Christ Church at the centre of its community. Click the button below to find out more about us and how to contact us.
Christ Church is involved in many areas of local life, always seeking to connect people to Christ. As well as offering traditional life events like baptism, marriage, blessings, funeral and bereavment services, we host a modern community centre which provides education, leisure, social and entertainment facilities to our community.

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We are all too aware of our responsibilities when dealing with the diverse people we come into contact with. We have developed a clear set of policies which all our team members have agreed to abide by.

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Meet the team

Our Parish Verse

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! By his great mercy he has given us a new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead.

1 Peter 1 v 3

Our inspiration

‘I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen not only because I see it, But because, by it, I see everything else’.

C.S. Lewis

Events

Swindon Gilbert & Sullivan Concert

October 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Christ Church

Saturday 9th October at 7.30 pm,

Tickets on the door, £5 in aid of the Society.

Christmas Market

November 20 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm

Get ready for the festive season and support our local charities in the beautiful […..]

Latest News Headlines

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Afghanistan – Harbour Project

15 September 2021|

The open letter from Rosemary Earle

Over the past month the difficult news about Covid has been superseded by the unfolding tragedy in Afghanistan and my customers, the generous members of the Old Town community, have been troubled by the fate of those still […..]

Living in Love and Faith

11 September 2021|

On 9th November the Church of England published the “Living in Love and Faith” (L.L.F.) resources. This began a new process of discernment and decision-making on questions of identity, sexuality, relationships and marriage. The resources have been designed to help all […..]

Our Gardens

4 September 2021|

Garden of Reflection Remembrance Garden The old rubbish area

Over the past few years we have worked hard to improve the garden areas around the church. This work is almost exclusively carried out by volunteers […..]

Our Beer Festival

4 September 2021|

Once again, despite much uncertainty and difficulty, the 8th (or perhaps really the 7th and a half) Old Town Beer Festival went ahead.

The event always brings together a diverse and friendly section of our community and many conversations were had, along with a beer or two from local brewers.

Thanks must […..]

New Service Pattern for Autumn

4 September 2021|

Christ in Quiet

Weekly on a Wednesday at 12 noon in Christ Church

A short service of reflection and prayer.Do bring a packed lunch to share fellowship afterwards

Sunday Evening worship

On the first Sunday of each month. This month – 5th Sept 6.30pm Holy Communion

On the third Sunday of each month. […..]

Ride & Stride

4 September 2021|

11th September 10.am – 6pm

Many of Wiltshire’s historic churches, chapels and meeting houses will be open for you to visit as part of Ride + Stride 2021.
You can be sponsored to walk, cycle, ride a horse or use a mobility scooter to as many places of worship as possible. You choose […..]

Summary of July 26th PCC Meeting

27 August 2021|

The Parochial Church council is made up of members of our congregation and meets regularly to decide on strategy and day to day management of Christ Church with St Mary’s.

The latest meeting covered topics concerning, COVID management, the former Rose garden project. Eco church progress and financial reports.

Read a full summary […..]

8th Old Town Festival

21 August 2021|

Last year, Covid drank our Beer festival so we are delighted to be able to pick up again this year, albeit with a slightly scaled down version.

The festival is an important part of our connection with our local community as well as providing us with a […..]