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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 ..

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 N ..

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 ..

This week's Talk ..

This week's service was about Transformation. Our Gospel reading John 2 : 1 - 11 was about the Wedding Feast at Cana Listen to Ailsa's talk about transformation from this Sunday' s service. You can listen to all our services either on our Services Page or on our YOU TUBE Channel ..

Worship at Christ Church ..

We have reviewed our practices in line with the government’s Plan B measures to restrict the spread of the Omicron virus mutation. Whilst formal, 2 metre, distanced seating arrangements will continue to be relaxed during normal services, we ask that everyone remains respectful of each other’s space to ensure that we all feel safe during worship. Those wh ..

Service to Remember loved ones who have died ..

Listen again to a recording of our service on Sunday 7th November remembering those who have died in the past couple of years. The service is led by the Rev'd Daphne Hardwick and Rev'd David Day. Download the order of service so you can follow the service ( opens in a new tab) The names are read out at 26:30 minutes ..

Developing our Worship under COVID ..

Developing our worship under CovidAt the Reopening Working Group meeting on Tuesday 21 September, the following main points were agreed:For the main 10am service at Christ Church, and the 9am service at St Mary's, the present arrangements will be kept whereby Holy Communion is brought to communicants in their seats. This will also apply when Holy Communion i ..

New Service Pattern for Autumn ..

Christ in Quiet Weekly on a Wednesday at 12 noon in Christ ChurchA short service of reflection and prayer.Do bring a packed lunch to share fellowship afterwardsSunday Evening worship On the first Sunday of each month. This month - 5th Sept 6.30pm Holy CommunionOn the third Sunday of each month. This month -19th Sept 6.30pm Choral Evensong with the choirOur S ..


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