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Click on the categories above to see what has been happening at Christ Church and in the community recently. Read the full articles by clicking on the article titles below or by clicking one of the links on the left of this page. A large number of older news articles are also available through the links on the left should you want to refer back to something.

Partnership Advent Reflection ..

https://www.christchurchswindon.co.uk/blog/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Robert-Jordan-240x300.jpgA Partnership Refection for Advent from Immanuel United Reform Church led by Revd Robert Jordan and members of the congregation. Music led by Rev Geoff Gleed.Order of Service ..

Community Centre at Christ Church Swindon ..

We have joined Swindon Community Lottery! You can help support us by buying lottery tickets via our page. https://www.swindonlottery.co.uk/.../community-centre... When tickets are purchased via our page we receive 50% of the purchase price PLUS 10% goes to other local causes and you are in with the chance to win a weekly cash prize with the Jac ..

Urgent appeal to help our clergy friends in Uganda ..

Ugandan clergy are reliant on the Sunday offerings for their stipends, but the doors of their churches were closed between March and October. Their congregations also struggle financially due to a loss of jobs and income. As a result, many of our clergy friends are finding it hard to provide for their own families. It is distressing to hear of clergy fam ..

Proposals for Old Rose Garden ..

https://www.christchurchswindon.co.uk/blog/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/RG-overgrown-300x200.jpgMore than 1,300 members of our Community are remembered in our Rose Garden. Some are marked by plaques, others are not. When the garden was closed for further ashes burials in 2019, we opened a new Remembrance Garden to the South East of the Church. This is now in f ..

Help us spread the Word ..

Do you love communicating through film? We would like to film and share more of our worship and ministry, but we need more volunteers behind the camera and people to edit. If we can, we would also like to purchase equipment enabling us to live stream services in Christ Church for those who cannot join us in church. The cost of this will be around £4,2 ..

Donate to our Mission Partners ..

WaterAid With our local partners, we work with communities to build low-cost, sustainable solutions thatmeet their needs. We also work with local and national government in the countries where weoperate, developing solutions to help them provide water, toilets and hygiene to everyone. Andwe work on an even bigger scale, too. WaterAid campaigns worldwide, ..

The Black Cosmic Christ ..

Sue Mansfield, November 2020 In my original description, I focussed on the wildlife and the individual images in the icon. With this shorter description, I am just focussing on the whole icon and the ecologically challenging questions it was asking me. This icon is based on the original icon Pantocrator in St Catherine’s Monastery, Sinai Egypt. In this ..

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 ..

Remembrance Day ..

This week marks 102 years since the end of the Great War. https://youtu.be/wV8H8leOytg ..

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 ..


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