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We've created this page so you can find information on all the latest news and events in just one place. If you would like to read older items or catch up on stuff you might have missed then click here. You can also find a gallery of photographs of our community life here and on the "Gallery"Button.

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Kevins eco record ..

An Eco Milestone At Christ Church, we like a record-breaker - particularly one who does something to prove a great point. Margaret William's nephew Kevin Brooker, recently visited her to say hello and show off his new car. As you can see from the picture it's quite a special one. Kevin was part of a team that has just completed a world record journey of 8 ..

Tell us what you think ..

We would really like to hear from as many of our friends as possible about how we should proceed over the next few months now that legal restrictions have been lifted. We want everyone to feel safe and amongst friends in church. Please take a moment to complete our survey. PGlmcmFtZSB3aWR0aD0iNjQwcHgiIGhlaWdodD0gIjQ4MHB4IiBzcmM9ICJodHRwczovL2Zvcm1zLm9mZm ..

Covid 19 - our next steps ..

Over the past eighteen months a team of friends from Christ Church have been meeting to discuss and agree the best ways to keep our services as safe as possible. The team, under the direction of Daniel Pitt, formulated a detailed risk assessment which has formed the basis of our covid response plans. Now that the government have announced the end of legal ..

Car Park Safety ..

Following some near misses in our Car Park recently, the Buildings Committee decided to get hands on with some serious line and arrow painting. Dan, Mike and Chris tackled the main entry arrows to make sure our visitors can get in and out safely. Following some comments about the narrowness of the bays beside the church, they also increased the size of the b ..

Update on our former Rose Garden project ..

First Phase The project to restore the former Rose Garden is making great progress. Our team led by Ian Handy, has completed the pathways, mulching, raised beds and planting at the north end of the garden.The plaques have also been cleaned and restored at this end. The intention is for this first phase to show what we are aiming to achieve in the rest. ..

Road Safety ..

Members of the public are being invited to have their say on a draft strategy that aims to improve safety on Swindons roads. You can read the overall Road safety strategy here which includes sobering statistics on the number of people killed or seriously injured on our local roads.The strategy seeks to further reduce these accidents. You can also re ..

Christ Church Eco Strategy ..

For some time, we have been exploring our response to Global Warming and resulting climate change in the context of responsible stewardship of our buildings, grounds and operations. We are doing this so that we can develop an overall strategy. The Church of England runs a scheme to equip churches to care for God's creation through their worship, buildings, ..

Janet French ..

A lot of the work that goes into running the church happens in the background. We thought we would highlight this particularly extreme example of remote working! Janet French faithfully provides our beautiful powerpoint orders of service each week. This week is no exception - except that she is working from her new temporary home in the Scottish highlands.As ..

Chris runs to support local family ..

On 19th June, Chris Smith, our Community Centre Development Manager ran 53 miles to raise funds for a local family, whose daughter suffers from Batten's Disease. Addy is 5 years old. She's amazing. She has been diagnosed with a rare, terminal disease known as CLN2 Batten's Disease. There are presently only 100 children worldwide known to have this disease. C ..

Swindon Night Shelter ..

Swindon Night Shelter have an on-line prayer time on the following Tuesday evenings for half an hour to pray specifically for the work of Swindon Night Shelter to which you are invited. Swindon Night Shelter Supporter Prayer Times 7.00pm - 7.30pm Tuesday 25th May 2021 Tuesday 22nd June 2021 Tuesday 27th July 2021 To join follow the link below Swindon Night ..


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