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Annual Parochial Church Meeting 25th October ..

It has been a strange year this year. Our A.P.C.M. (Annual Parochial Church Meeting) was deferred due to the restrictions and so we were unable to close off our usual formal review of the past year and plans for the coming year. We are now able to hold our A.P.C.M. which will be held in the Church immediately following this Sunday's (25th Octob ..

Friends of Christ Church lecture ..

Following the success of his previous talk to us earlier this year, Martin returned, in person this time, to address the theme Celebration in a time of fear. Martin talks candidly and humorously about his experiences with many different Faiths, to bring understanding and action to bear on ecological issues. He cites the need to bri ..

Black History month ..

Please join us in praying for change and transformation in our country and especially in our own hearts and minds as we confront the reality of the past, the challenges of the present and work towards Gods vision of racial harmony with hope for the future. We thank God for the gift of sisters and brothers from around the world who bring so much to us at Ch ..

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 Mr. George Kennedy our distribution manager:  31 Vasterne Close, Purton, SN5 4EZ or 01793 772589  Editors: Diana Sw ..

New Text Giving scheme ..

These days, Christ Church rarely has a plate collection for donations during services, although there is always an Offertory plate at the rear of the church before and during services. If you find yourself without change though but have your mobile phone handy you can donate to the work of Christ Church via a simple text. All you need to do is send a tex ..

Ways to continue your financial support for Christ ..

During the coronavirus emergency, our church, like many organisations today, is suffering severely from a lack of funds. Our finance team is working hard to implement cost savings whilst still allowing us to maintain a clear and effective presence in the community. We are especially grateful to our many regular givers, either as members of the ..

Shoebox Appeal - 2020 ..

Although we are unlikely to be able to pack shoeboxes with the children this year due to covid, we are still able to collect items for the shoebox appeal. As with last year, we are supporting Link to Hope, who donate the shoeboxes to families and to the elderly. We will be collecting, toiletries, stationery items, playing cards, sweets, as well as glove ..

How then shall we live? ..

One of the PCCs key goals for the year was encouraging us all to grow in confidence and action as an eco-congregation. With this is mind we are looking forward to all that God willteach us over the next two months through our sermon series. This week can we recommend the excellent free podcast which can be heard on BBC Sounds entitled What planet ..

Church Services have restarted ..

Christ Church Old Town Swindon Despite the recent changes, Church services are still permitted, and we hold a regular 10.00 am service in Christ Church. We review our safety procedures each week in response to attendee numbers and behaviours, so it is important to regularly check service details and information on our website and social media. ..

Hilliers Bereavement Service ..

If you missed last Sunday's Bereavement Service, you can watch an online recording below. ..


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