The Annual Christingle Services at Christ Church have become a regular part of the calendar at Christ Church and all because of one amazing lady. Doreen Cruse, a longstanding member of Christ Church (pictured centre) started doing door to door collections for The Children’s Society in 1960. Then in 1981, she was invited to tea […]
Our church building is currently closed for major renovations and refurbishment but Christ Church Downend is still very much up and running. All the usual services and events are still taking place but at different venues. Find out what’s happening and where (Pdf, 1mb). Please come and join us we’d love to see you.
We are delighted to announce that Christ Church will be hosting a charity concert by Brunel Brass at 7pm on 16th July 2016. The money raised will go towards Christ Church’s mission partners. Also performing with the band will be guest appearances from Don Jenkins, Steve Jenkins and our very own Nathan and Reuben Jenkins […]
There was a Celebration Service in Bristol Cathedral on Saturday 23rd April 2016 with the Bishop of Bristol presiding, the Lord Mayor of Bristol and the Mayor of Chippenham were also in attendance. The Mothers’ Union (MU) was first established in the Bristol Diocese in 1898 when there were 12 branches and around 400 members. […]
Over recent weeks we’ve been able to explore together what it means to become people fully alive in Christ, as we’ve reflected on themes of sowing, growing, pruning and bearing fruit. One area of church life where there has been much sowing of seeds is our youth ministry and God has blessed us as a […]