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New Sunday Teaching Series – The Parables

As we start a new month we’re beginning a new Sunday teaching series, which Nigel launched yesterday. Over the next 8 weeks we’ll be exploring some of the parables of Jesus including a few lesser known ones, and asking what they might teach us today. You can find a full outline of the series here. Preachers will be providing some questions to get us […]

Jesus in the wilderness – a Lent Journey

This Lent we travel with Jesus as he went into the wilderness and began his ministry, to learn from him the way of simplicity, trust and closeness to his Father. The series is divided into different aspects of the journey Jesus took. It will offer us tools and inspiration for surviving and even thriving in […]

Honest Questions

Is it ok to have honest questions about God? The short answer is: Yes. Christians can sometimes feel that they are not meant to question God, or to get angry with him, or find parts of the Bible difficult. “Maybe if I have questions I don’t love God enough. Maybe there’s something wrong with my […]

Remembering with thanksgiving

Christ Church Downend’s service on the evening of November 8th was a time for private prayer for family and friends we have lost and gone before. On this Armistice / Remembrance Day, wherever we are, let us again reflect and pray for our lost loved ones but also for all those who have perished in […]

Remembrance Day Service – 10.30am Sunday 8th November

Understandably this year things are a little different for our Remembrance Day service, however we will still be marking the occasion and all are welcome to join us virtually for the service. Rev. Jo Vickery will be leading and Rev. Paul Peterson preaching with ex-forces member Norman Low leading our time of remembrance including last […]

Dial-a-sermon 0117 456 2304

Do you know someone who would like to listen to our sermon recordings but does not use the Internet? We are now able to offer a new telephone service for listening to the last four sermons from Sunday mornings at Christ Church. Anyone can select the sermon they want to hear by phoning this number: […]

Sunday Worship – 29th March

Man against a sunset

Join in our Sunday worship via our YouTube Channel on this link Hear a message from Rev. Aidan Watson, music led by Susie and Anita Dobson, and intercessions led by Iona Clark. Every Sunday there will be a new worship service published at 10am on our YouTube channel for everyone to join in with. […]

Lent Sermon Notes

Following each of the teaching series for Lent, sermon notes and questions for discussion in Life Groups and Discipleship Triads will be uploaded here: 14 February  – Lent Notes 1 Living Christ Luke 4: 1-13 Jo Vickery Living Christ Sermon 21 February – Lent Notes 2 Prayerfulness I Thess 5: 16-24 Jo & Paul (Healing Service) Prayerfulness Sermon 28 […]