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Carol Singing at William Court

Carols, including some special ones for children, and  games & children’s crafts to make while we have refreshments. Come and bring some cheer to the residents of William Court, Overnhill Rd. BS16 5FL. Families very welcome. Thursday 21 December 2017 at 3pm.

Thank you from Dihlabeng Christian School

Clarens kids

Children of Clarens Mission: Christ Church has six mission partners, and we send 10% of our annual income to these six missions. Dihlabeng Christian School and  The People of Hope both based in Clarens South Africa are one of our six mission partners.  Here is an update from Bill and Sheila Robbins on how our gift to […]

News from Ben and Katy at Neema Crafts, Tanzania

This week at Christ Church our focus has been on Ben and Katy Ray and their two children who are working in Tanzania with Neema Crafts.  We enjoyed seeing and purchasing some of the crafts made at Neema last Sunday after our 10.30am service. This week, these crafts are also going to be at Badminton […]

All Christmas services and events

Our Church is closed for major building work, so here is your definitive list of all the events and services happening all over Downend this Christmas. We hope you will come and join our Church family at many of them. Bring your loved ones, come and be part of our family, as we celebrate the […]

Building4Life through to next round of Co-op community funding

Co-oplocal community funding logo

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% […]

Making advent meaningful

There are plenty of ways we can add value to our activities at this time of year. Our shopping habits, our traditions and our use of time can all give us opportunity to discover more of the riches of God’s love for us.  An easy and effective way to bring good things to bless others during […]

Help us win funding for CCTV at the Youth Hub

The Youth Hub at Christ Church Downend

The Co-op gives 1% of what their customers spend to community projects in the locality of each store. The Co-op in Downend are supporting us to raise funds for the CCTV at the youth hub. Please visit the Co-op website and vote for the youth hub before 11 November and encourage your friends, family and […]

Pray for our PCC

Celebrating our amazing PCC, meeting this week on Wednesday 18 October at 7.15pm. Please pray for them all, as they manage the decisions which will shape our work at Christ Church Downend, including our budgets for 2018 and our Building4Life project. Our PCC are elected each year in April, at our Annual Parochial Church Council […]

Monica making a difference in Africa

Have you ever felt helpless to make a difference to the lives of others in the world who are less well off than we are here in the west?  If you donate money do you wonder if it will get to those actually in need?  I felt that way but then an avenue opened up […]

Moving Out Timetable

Here’s your quick guide to the events and services at Christ Church that are moving, when they move and where to. For more information ask at the Parish Office. Moving Out Timetable2