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Listen to Jo Vickery’s interview on BBC Radio Bristol

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Listen to Jo Vickery’s interview on BBC Radio Bristol by Jonathan Ray as he talks about the Building for Life project at Christ Church, the audio should be played with immersive sound so that the quality is at its highest.

First Payment from the Co-op Local Community Fund

We have been told that our first payment from the Co-op Local Community Fund is on its way. Since 12 November, Co-op Members have chosen to support Building4Life with their 1% and have raised £366.64. Here’s how it works: every time members shop at the Co-op, 1% of what they spend on selected own-brand products […]

New Building4Life Page

All our Building4Life information is now available from a single page on this website. Click on the Building4Life banner on the home page or look for the Building4Life item under “About us” in the menu at the top of any page.

Building4Life Progress Report from Hart Construction

You might have read in our previous Building4Life update that our contractors, Hart Construction, are going to send us a short progress report every 2 weeks. Here is the link to the first of the reports: Christ Church – Progress Report 09.02.18. As well as a short summary of progress to date, it also contains […]

Building4Life 3D link & latest update

Building4life  Latest news on progress and fund raising                          After 3 months we have much to celebrate and thank God for! The build is progressing well, with all the asbestos safely removed, underfloor heating going in and flooring going down. The whole of the electrics and heating have been renewed and the cables/pipes and ducting for […]

Easy fundraising

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If you are booking a holiday or travel insurance or buying anything from any of the 3000 participating shops then you could consider registering for easy fundraising and nominate Christ Church as the charity to benefit from your commission. It’s really easy and a great way to raise funds for Building4Life project at no cost […]

Want to see the latest photos from our Building4Life project?

As we have gathered photos from the Building4Life project to update and refresh our Parish Church, we have stored them all in this album on facebook. This is fine if you know how to find them. If you want to see them and don’t know how to get there, follow this link. There are some […]

Raising money is as easy as 1,2,3…

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Did you know that whenever you buy anything online – from your weekly shop to your annual holiday – you could be collecting free donations for Christ Church Downend? There are over 3,000 shops and sites on board ready to make a donation, including Amazon, John Lewis, Aviva, thetrainline and Sainsbury’s – it doesn’t cost […]

Building4Life through to next round of Co-op community funding

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We have just received this fantastic news from the Co-op: Building4Life at Christ Church Downend has been chosen for the next round of the Co-op Local Community Fund. The funding round will start on 12 November 2017 and runs for 11 months until the 27 October 2018. How it works Every time members shop at the Co-op, 1% […]

Building4Life latest news

We are moving out, and moving on! The work has finally begun and a new era in the history of Christ Church is beginning. Huge thanks are due to everyone who have been involved in bringing us to this point… those who have given of their finances, time, skills and energy. Get right up to […]