Hope After Heartbreak

April 25, 2017 – May 25, 2017 7.30 -9.30 pm

Is there hope after heartbreak? We believe so, and that’s why we are partnering again this spring with Aquila, the charity that gives people who have experienced relationship breakdown or divorce a chance to move to a place of greater wholeness and confidence. Aquila is a 7 week course run by trained facilitators who have […]

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Mothers’ Union: More than just Friendship

May 3, 2017 2.15pm
A park at sun rise

Mothers’ Union “More than just Friendship”  open afternoon, living with the boss, poems and anecdotes with Margaret Adams. Christ Church Parish Hall at 2.15pm. The Mothers’ Union is for men (yes that’s right men do belong to the Mothers’ Union) and women, it includes friendship and faith, and supports projects to help family life both […]

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Women’s Quiet Day

May 6, 2017 10.00 - 4.00
Gate and field

Rest Reflect Restore Revive Come away for a while, with other women from Christ Church and beyond. Step out of the rush and pull of life, to find stillness in God’s love, and peace to revive you. A group of us will travel down in shared cars to Mill House near Tiverton in Devon, finding […]

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Men’s breakfast

May 13, 2017 8am

Food for the body and soul Men’s breakfast at the Kendleshire Golf Club, with Jonny Angel from The Wild Goose Café (run by Crisis Centre Ministries) on Saturday 13th May at 8am. Tickets from the Parish Office tel: 0117 908 9867 or email men@christchurchdownend.com.

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Messy Church

May 17, 2017 4.30pm - 6.30pm
Messy Church Logo

Messy Church at Christ Church Parish Hall, 4.30pm -6.30pm. All welcome, includes crafts, chat, cups of tea, a short, child friendly, noisy time of worship and ends with a hot meal. There’s no need to book, just turn up. It’s completely free but any donations will be gratefully received at the end of the meal. […]

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Team India curry night and grand auction

May 19, 2017 7pm
Taj Mahal

Team India will be visiting Haven Home and providing a bore well in a remote mountain community in Andra Pradesh. Curry night 7pm at the Christ Church Parish Hall. Tickets £5 for adults, children free, for a curry or burger before the auction. Tickets from Team India, Christ Church Parish Office 01179089867. Or from Melanie’s […]

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Brunel Brass concert

May 20, 2017 7pm
Close-up of a trombone

Brunel Brass concert at Christ Church raising funds for the Christ Church Mission Partners and for Brunel Brass. This is a great opportunity to hear national competition level brass band music with Alan and Luke Campbell & Reuben Jenkins. Tickets £5 (U13 free) from the Parish Office from Alan Campbell tel: 07740 739600 or from […]

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Disability Awareness for Churches Training Evening

May 22, 2017 7pm - 9 pm

How safe and welcome is our church for those with disabilities? Well, you might say, “We have a ramp, and a disabled loo.” Good start. But God longs for those with disabilities of all kinds to flourish and take part in our community fully.   It’s about so much more than just door widths and […]

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Bereavement Support Group

May 23, 2017 2.30pm - 4.30pm
Gate and field

Bereavement support group, chat, refreshments and support in the welcome space at Christ Church Downend 2.30-4.30pm. New comers will be most welcome. More information available from the Parish Office 0117 908 9867 or just turn up and meet Val and Wendy our hosts.

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Spirit Space

May 28, 2017
Holy Spirit as a Dove illustration

A place of reflection and calm in our busy world. This once a month evening service starts at 6.30pm at Christ Church Parish Church.

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