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What is Choral Evensong? ..

The service of Evensong is unique to the Anglican church and is derived from the older Roman Catholic service of Vespers (or evening prayer). Its structure and wording are contained in the Book of Common Prayer, which dates from 1662.The standard Evensong service involves the whole congregation in the singing of psalms and canticles (The Magnificat and Nunc ..

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 ..

Bishop Neil's Welcome ..

Bishop Neil WarwickBishop Neil Warwick was consecrated Bishop of Swindon on Thursday November 30th at Canterbury Cathedral.At Christ Church, we have the privilege and responsibility of hosting the Diocesan Welcomeservice and Reception for Bishop Neil.The Old Town Partnership Choir will be leading the worship.We would love you to join us for this special wel ..

'The Bible in an Hour' ..

Saturday 21st October 11am in Christ Church ‘The Bible in an Hour’ - a dramatic presentation by the Revd. Richard Cresswell, Vicar of Bradley Stoke Come along and join us on the day or watch online. ..

An invitation to celebrate the Revd. Canon Simon S ..

Simon & Nicola at the heart of Old Town Community Life You are warmly invited to join us to celebrate the Revd.Canon Simon Stevenette's 25 years as vicar of Christ Church with St Mary's in Swindon on the weekend of Friday 6th to Sunday 8th October 2023. Friday 6th October, 7.30pm Service of Celebration, Thanksgiving and RecommitmentCelebrating the ..

How to join the Parish Giving Scheme ..

Christ Church is at the heart of it's community, serving the needs of local people and acting as a central meeting place for a whole variety of community activities. Our mission is to proclaim Christ through teaching and example. Welcome and serve all, through hospitality. We encourage people to find God through worship, faith and prayer by providing a spiri ..

The Church Development Tool - A New Way of Plannin ..

Church Development survey 3rd - 17th September This year we are running the Church Development Survey in this church. It’s a quick, anonymous survey that we’re inviting everyone in the church to complete, to help us understand ourselves as a church and help us shape our prayers and our planning for the year ahead.Scroll down to find out how to submit you ..

What’s happening at the side of the Church? ..

Visitors to the grounds may have noticed some work being carried out on the North side of the church.Originally, there was a path linking the West end to the East end thus avoiding visitors to the burial grounds and Memorial Gardens having to do so via the car park.As part of our plans to improve access, we have decided to re-instate the path.  The newly la ..

Autumn Programme 2023 ..

Please join us this Autumn as we consider together what it means to be part of a healthy, growing community here at Christ Church with St Mary’s, building new friendshipsDownload the full programme hereFor more information please contact The Revd. Canon Simon Stevenette  01793 529166 Simon@christchurchswindon.co.uk ..

Jubilee Memorial Garden Update ..

We are delighted to have received permission from the Diocesan Faculty Office to continue work on our renovation of the Memorial garden. Work will now begin on removing the two gravestones to the North of the garden so that the path can be extended to the East. This will enable level access to all parts of the area. The stones will be replaced against the Co ..


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