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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 […]

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 […]

Building4Life Giving Update

What an amazing and generous Church family we belong to. Thank you to everyone who has pledged and given to support our Building4Life fund. The total raised or pledged so far has risen to £122,371.91 (20 July 2017). There is still a way to go until we reach our Sept 1st target of £951,240, but […]

Building 4 Life Amazing Giving Update

Massive thank yous to each and every one who has given so generously and sacrificially to our Building4Life fund. We launched our gift day on Sunday 14 May 2017 Praise God that donations since then now total £90,200.00 (as of Sunday 2 July) The total amount we now have is £706,500.00 and we still need […]

Building 4 Life – A Window into the Future

On Sunday 14 May 2017 we reached a great milestone at Christ Church. The latest drawings and plans were given out and our architect,  Paul Chester, from MEB design showed some 3D images of the plans. Check out to learn more about designs matt and textured vinyl with a thickness of 6 thousandths which […]

Can you join our fundraising team?

We are looking for people to join in our “one month Window of opportunity” to apply for grant funding. We have reached a crucial stage in our £1 million Building4Life project. The plans are in place and we are on course to start the work this autumn. We have raised over half the money needed […]

Architects are appointed!

It is a delight to update everyone on the progress we are making in the Building4Life project. Last week there were interviews with three architects and after much discussion and prayer the Building4Life team recommended MEB Design Ltd to the PCC. The PCC appointed MEB Design after having had time to read their proposals, see plenty […]