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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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

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 ..

Mothering Sunday Services ..

We will be giving away bunches of daffodils to mothers at our services.We invite you to join us on Sunday, 19th March 2023 at the following services:8am Holy Communion, Christ Church9am Holy Communion, St Mary's10am Informal Holy Communion, Christ Church - with the Revd. Rach Collins preaching6.30pm – Evensong, Christ Church ..

Changes to Communion ..

The Chalice – Communion CupAs is happening increasingly across our Bristol Diocese, the chalice will once again be distributed at every Holy Communion service at Christ Church and St Mary’s from this weekend.This is good news as we know that many have missed this opportunity. We are part of one body, made up of many different parts. The Common Cup has be ..

Sunday Club is back ..

We hold an All Age Service on the first Sunday of each month to which families are invited to join in with an informal worship suitable for all. Every other sunday during term time, we hold a Sunday Club. All children over the age of 3 years (parents welcome too)join in games, crafts, stories and much more. Families are encouraged to meet in church for the m ..

All you need to know about our Easter Season ..

After the lull of Covid, there is a lot beginning to happen in and around Christ Church. We remain committed to balancing our Eco strategies with good communications. and so avoid printing unecessary paper where we can. We have produced a downloadable leaflet on our Services and Events over the Easter Season.Download the leaflet ..

Old Town Partnership Confirmation Preparation ..

We are looking forward to our annual Old Town Partnership Confirmation which will be on Sunday 8th May at 10am Bishop Viv, Bishop of Bristol will be confirming, along with Mark and Robert at Bath Road Methodist Church.We will run a Confirmation preparation group on Sunday evenings from the middle of March. Please remember all the preparations in your prayers ..

This week's Sermon ..

Simon Vicar This week we heard Simon telling us about the importance of hope in a time of uncertainty. He reminds us too of our Christ Church mission and values. We have a vision that we should be Christ’s Church in the community, serving the needs of local people and becoming a central meeting place for a whole variety of community activities. Our missi ..


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