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Church Services have restarted ..

Christ Church Old Town Swindon Church services are now permitted, and we are now able to hold a 10.00 am service in Christ Church. We plan to review 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. Plans to re-open St Mary's f ..

Christ Church is open ..

We are delighted that, following permission to reopen churches for personal prayer and reflection, Christ Church is now open each day from 12.00 2pm to welcome visitors. Volunteers will be on hand to provide a welcome and ensure safety. Visitors will be asked to remain in defined areas of the church and use the one-way system indicated in the South ..

Service Archive - Listen again to our previous vir ..

Virtually with you - Picture Janet French Listen to our Sunday Service from 12th July Listen to last Sunday's Service from Christ Church Swindon Listen to our Weekly service led by Rev David Howell with talks by Margaret Williams and Brenda Howell, readings by the Gatherum family. Music: Beautiful Saviour (All my Days) Stuart Townend, Shine from th ..

We will meet ..

Listen to this new song by John Bell from the Iona Community which sums up all our hopes for the future.Click to play: We will meet ..

Some Prayer Resources ..

Here are some helpful resources to help you to deepen your prayer life at home. Do let us know how we can be praying and supporting you. To pray is to make our hearts ready to experience the love of God in Jesus Christ through the power of the Holy Spirit. Praying regularly will help us to develop a spiritual rhythm. A discipline of prayer changes the w ..

Letter fromRt Revd Vivienne Faull ..

The appalling death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police and the subsequent Black Lives Matter protests have brought the issues of racism, oppression, inequality and injustice once again into the spotlight, where they should be. These are issues that the Diocese of Bristol, like many organisations, has been aware of, discussed and attempted to ..

I Can't breath ..

Rage rises tongues of flame sear bones, sinew and muscle wrapped in brown skin limbs writhe against batons lips swell with beatings eyes bleed, jaw cracks wrapped in brown skin shackled. starved. raped. gouged. hunted. choked. lynched. poked. injected. stripped. drowned. expelled. trampled. airbrushed. kneed. medicated ..

Black Lives Matter ..

A personal perspective The events that have unfolded since George Floyds very public killing has caused me to catch my breath, pause pause, and exhale. Revd Dr Catherine Okoronkwo As a writer I often find myself penning a poem to process my thoughts and feelings in response to confronting issues. The rawness of my poetry at this time reflects th ..

Take a look at our Children's resources page ..

Children can now join in with our services using resources on our Children's corner pages. We are posting a variety of material to help our younger parishioners and friends enjoy and understand our Bible stories. Click here to visit the Page. Dress up ideasWord search ..

Not back to normal - planning for a better future ..

An on-line lecture by Martin Palmer Martin explored the theological, environmental and community challenges which the pandemic is raising in our own country and across the world. He stresses the importance of joining together as faiths to practically respond to the social and economic challenges, within an anxious and ever-changing environment. Watch ..


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