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Our Christmas Services ..

CANDLELIT LESSONS & CAROLS SERVICEIf you weren't able to join us last Sunday evening for our magical candlelit service of readings and carols, you can find it online hereCHRISTMAS EVE IN CHRIST CHURCHSunday 24th December 2023 - preparing for Christmas10am Holy Communion - 4th Sunday of Advent join us online.11pm - Midnight Mass - traditional Service to w ..

The Annual Old Town Autumn Fayre Returns ..

Autumn Fayre 2023 - Book Your Stall Now   The popular annual Old Town Autumn Fayre at Christ Church and the Community Centre returns on Saturday, September 16th (12 noon to 4pm) with a large range of local produce and craft stalls, music, food and drink, bouncy castles, children's games and much more. There will also be a chance to take a rare tour of ..

Beer Festival Concerns Addressed ..

Our Response to Concerns about the Beer Festival Following our 10th annual beer and cider festival we have received a number of concerns on both social media and through direct contact with members of our community. We want to address these issues and make people aware that we take our site and how well it is respected seriously. We have been successful ..

Why a Beer Festival in a Church? ..

Our decision to host the Old Town Beer Festival at Christ Church is rooted in our commitment to fostering community engagement, offering hospitality to all, regardless of race or creed, and providing a space for open dialogue and understanding. We recognise the importance of connecting with our wider community beyond traditional religious activities. By hos ..

Easter at Christ Church with St Mary's ..

Wednesday 5th April 7-9pm Lent Talk by Rev Dr Cathy Okoronkwo, Vicar of St Barnabas - "Theme The Ecology of Radial Hospitality" Watch all the talks here You can download orders of service for all our Easter Services here Good Friday 7th April 12- 3pm Christ Church Three hours at the Cross led by Simon Talor Director of Training, Bristol Diocese Easter Sunday ..

Swindon Jazz and Soul Festival 2023 ..

Swindon Jazz and Soul Festival 2023 Headlined by British Soul Legend Omar Lye Fook MBE + QCBAChrist Church Old Town Swindon and Grounds Friday 14th April & Saturday 15th April 2023The 3rd Swindon Jazz & Soul Festival is here! A Wiltshire music event held at the beautiful grounds of Christ Church, Old Town Swindon. This year, we are extremely honoured ..

Lent Talks ..

Join us to hear from Dr Eric and Marguerite Holliday, Deacon/GP and Retired Clinical Psychologist, Holy Rood Roman Catholic Church The programme follows the format below. You can watch a live stream of the talk here 7pm – Opening worship- You can download the order of service for the opening worship at http://bit.ly/3zj0IQ5 7.15pm – Talk7.55pm – Refres ..

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2023 ..

For this Week of Prayer for Christian Unity we are guided by the churches of Minneapolis as we seek to explore how the work of Christian unity can contribute to the promotion of racial justice across all levels of society. Through this resource, the CTBI writers’ group has also focussed our attention on the 30th anniversary of the murder of Stephen Lawrenc ..

Holocaust Memorial Day ..

HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY at 12 noon on Friday 27 JANUARY 2023There will be three parts to the day.First, at 12 noon on Friday 27th January at the Cenotaph in Regents Circus there will be a short (20-minute) ceremony, including talk and wreath-laying.Next, at 12.30 pm the same day, Friday 27th January, at the Friends Meeting House, Eastcott Hill, there will be ..

Racial Justice ..

With increasing numbers of people from other countries joining our congregation we have invited The Revd Cathy Okoronkwo, Racial Justice Adviser in our Bristol Diocese, to lead two Unconscious Bias training sessions on:Monday 13th February 11-12.30pm on Unconscious Bias - in the Community Centre.Tuesday 14th February 2pm -3.30pm on Welcome and Hospitality - ..


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