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Plastic Bag Recycling Project: Schools it’s over to you now !

The pupils at Bromley Heath Junior School started a plastic bag recycling project In October 2018 as a Junior Soup team taking part in the local community action project called Downend Soup. For one year they have been collecting clean, stretchy plastic bags stuffed into a bread bag or similar and bringing them to the […]

Downend SOUP 7

In November a great crowd gathered for Downend SOUP for their 7th evening of Community Crowdfunding. Three brave souls took to the stage and explained their cause and the funding, help or volunteers they wanted.George spoke for The Littlest Rescue  https://www.facebook.com/TheLittlestRescue/a pet re-homing charity based in Staple Hill. Where they are looking for funding to relocate some […]

Sermon series: What does it mean to be Christ Church?

Line of young people standing on a beach holding hands at sunset

The series aims to explore what our church is called to be at THIS time in THIS place, in the light of our vision of “learning to live the life” as Jesus’ followers. At a pivotal moment in our church’s life, how can we more fully become the community Jesus wants us to be? The […]

Families enjoy the Forest Day

Families from Christ Church Downend went off for a day out together in June and we found sunshine and had lots of fun. On the same day that the Party @ Page Park was cancelled because of the rain, our intrepid group set out to have fun anyway and ended up with a dry day […]

Tuesday Move It Club celebrates it’s 1st Birthday

If you hear lots of noise, children playing with their friends & lots of chasing each other, relay races, catching balls, bean bags & more outside the Pendennis Flats …. Well it’s probably a Tuesday and it’s after school. Nic Barnett from Pendennis Good News Church & Helen Buick from Christ Church Downend have been […]

Lifting the Lid : Detached Youth Work & Youth Outreach Ministries

Hello and welcome to the wonderful world of Youth Ministry. The diagram below displays all that we offer young people, including the seven youth groups that meet each week showing and sharing God’s love. In this blog, Diane Paddon, Head of Youth Ministry highlights the strip running along the bottom of the diagram – the […]

Orbitron Party with Chip Kendall

Book your children in and prepare to blast off in a praise party like you have never known. Christ Church is hosting Big Church Kids worship leader, Chip Kendall and he will be bringing his crew to Downend in 2019. We have booked this epic Praise Party, which is called, “Orbitron” at Christ Church Downend […]

Christ Church is on the move

Plans are being made for our move and where we will be worshipping from November onwards. This week we had a significant meeting with Pippa Osborne Headteacher at Christ Church Junior School and her team, where we will be welcomed for our 10.30am services during our Building4Life project. We are so very grateful to Pippa and […]

Trunk or treat in Downend!

Trunk or treat carved in to a pumkin

Wondering how to spend Tuesday 31st October? Come and spend time with your Church family in the first ever “trunk or treat” event in Downend. We will be having a big party outside in the Church car park, just off North Street, BS16 5SG from 5.30-6.30pm. Church members will come along with their car boot […]

Amazing News ! Our September Update for the Building4Life project is now live.

Amazing News from our Building4Life team & the PCC. The next steps for our Building4Life project are now available. We have had a series of meetings, with the Building4Life team and then with the PCC and the following update is now available (Pdf, 60kb) There will be paper copies at Christ Church and The Church […]