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Family Worship at 4pm

This Sunday we are having a Family Worship time on Zoom from 4-4.30pm. We are planning a child focused time which is for the whole family, with 3 songs, a short story time and some prayers. Moving forward we are going to alternate this zoom service with a similar 4pm worship time in Church the following Sunday. Questions […]

Messy Church at Home Week 4 How to Pray

#messychurch has moved to #messychurchathome and we have started sharing 4 or 5 clips each week to both the Christ Church Downend YouTube channel and also to the facebook page. Scroll to the end of this post for all our printable pdfs. Monday 10am Messy Cooking Tuesday 10am Messy Bible Story Wednesday 10am Messy […]

Pentecost Service this Sunday

Our All Age Pentecost service this Sunday 31 May morning at 10am on the Christ Church Downend YouTube channel has been partly inspired by this brilliant painting by Edgardo De Guzman. Here is the painting: Our children & families have been busy this week getting involved in different parts of the service, sending in photos […]

Sunday 24 May Children’s teaching

For Moses & the Israelites, the last plague was a terrible one, but God spared the Israelite people and enabled them to escape and leave Egypt. This Sunday Mike and Liz Parsons will be with Connected leading the story and there is going to be an epic craft, so bring a print out of our […]

Children’s Church this Sunday

Hello everyone ! A big thank you to Elliot who made a Lego Christ Church model. If you would like to share anything you have painted / drawn / cooked / filmed please do send photos or film to me. We would be delighted to share them on our social media pages.  Elliot this model […]

Is God trying to get your attention ?

Great news it’s a Bank Holiday Weekend. Friday 8 May its Zoom for Monty fans @ 9.30am . Then a VE Day party in your garden / driveway ? (we are having ours 3.15-4pm) If you do have a party, would you like to send me (Helen Buick) a mini film clip of you waving […]

God has a plan for me !

Our Connected Sunday groups this week will be studying Exodus 1 & 2 and how God had a plan for baby Moses, even though things looked pretty bleak for them and their whole nation. As God’s people, the Israelites were stuck in Egypt and living with increasingly tough times, under Pharaoh. The opposition was growing […]

Children’s Church this Sunday

Hello everyone, its so great to be able to message you about all the things we have online for our Children’s Work at Christ Church. I hope you are enjoying them all. Do let me know which bits your children enjoy most. Those who have come along to the Sunday Zooms have seemed to get […]

Support to CAP clients

Dear Christ Church family, During these challenging times, we’re very keen to ensure that we continue to support CAP clients with food parcels. Bryan Ashton who usually co-ordinates our foodbank is having to self isolate, so for the next few weeks Paul Peterson will be working with Leyla to ensure food is delivered to those […]

Shop at Co-op to help fund our Ignite Youth Group

Our Ignite Youth Group has been chosen as one of the Co-op’s Local Causes for 2020. You can help to increase the size of the donation by becoming a member and shopping at the Co-op. Here’s how it works: every time members shop at the Co-op, 1% of what they spend on selected, own-brand products […]