September 10, 2018 – October 15, 2018 7.45 pm - 9.30 pm

Want to feel more confident in your parenting and to share issues with other parents? We do! Join us for a parenting course ParenTalk by Care for the Family, designed for parents of primary aged children and below. This 6 session course with videos and discussion questions helps you to reflect on good practice. Learn […]

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September Messy Church

September 19, 2018 4.30pm - 6.30pm

Its time for our fantastic Messy Church at Christ Church Parish Hall, 4.30pm -6.30pm. Everyone is welcome. We have crafts, games, free play, chat, cups of tea, a short, child friendly, noisy time of worship and then all the mess is amazingly tidied away and we share a hot meal together.  Its all finished by […]

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Drinks & Nibbles evening for Singles

September 21, 2018 8pm

Would you like to get together with other singles? Come to the home of Richard & Jan Bacon for an evening where there will be plenty of time and space to enjoy good company. This event is part of a programme of events run by Koinonia, a group for singles at Christ Church Downend. Koinonia […]

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Night of Prayer

September 30, 2018 – October 1, 2018 7pm -8am

The church is built on the foundation of prayer. The building will at last be complete and ready to serve as a place of worship for many years to come. But even more important than the physical foundations are those created by the centuries of praying people drawing close to God on behalf of the […]

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Alpha course

October 1, 2018 – December 17, 2018 7.45pm
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Our Alpha course will start on Monday evenings from 8 October to mid December. You can ask all those questions about life, faith and meaning, enjoy good company and the opportunity to hear some answers. The course starts with an introductory supper on Monday 1 October 7.45pm at the Youth Hub (located in Christ Church […]

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Junior Soup

October 2, 2018 From 6pm

Downend Soup are staging the world’s first ever Junior Soup event on Tuesday 2nd October. Join us for soup and bread at 6.30pm (doors open at 6pm) at Christ Church Parish Hall when three local primary school teams will be sharing their passion for how to change the world, one step at a time. Come […]

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Photography Exhibition

October 6, 2018

Shutters Open Calling all photographers! A special Photography Exhibition is planned at Christ Church Downend as part of the Church re-opening weekend on Saturday 6th October. All are welcome to take part. We are looking for images on the theme of “Open". You can interpret this how you choose. The best photographs will be selected and printed […]

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Open morning

October 6, 2018 9.30 am-12.00 pm

Come and explore the newly refurbished building! Pop in for as long as you wish and bring friends, colleagues and neighbours to see what’s been going on while the church has been closed for 11 months. Enjoy refreshments and admire the beautiful flower displays created by our flower team led by Maggie Nichols. Our photographic […]

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Celebration Concert

October 6, 2018 7pm-9pm

An evening of entertainment showcasing local talent of all ages. When the church was first built, crafts people lovingly carved and decorated it in wood, glass and stone and textile. Our church building has been freshly renovated and given 21st century treatment so that it can continue to be a place where creative gifts are […]

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Harvest All Age Praise

October 7, 2018 10.30 -11.30 am

Open the storehouse of blessing, it’s harvest time! We have been given so much by God, not least the very food in our cupboards which grew at the hands of farmers and the provision of sun and rain. And of course at this time we are full of thanksgiving for the provision of a great […]

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