Alpha course

October 1, 2018 – December 17, 2018 7.45pm
Alpha course baner

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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November Messy Church

November 21, 2018 4.30pm - 6.30pm

Wouldn’t it be great… Wouldn’t it be great if you could all come out as a family once in a while during the week and have a tasty free* meal together without having to cook or even wash up… Wouldn’t it be great if you had time to actually play together with your children once […]

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Christingle Services

December 2, 2018 10.30am and 4pm
Christingle Service at Christ Church Downend

One light can pierce the darkness:  many lights can chase it away. Come and spread Christ’s light with us at our annual Christingle services at 10.30am & 4pm. As Christ Church Parish Church is currently being reordered we will be at Christ Church Junior School for both services. Christingles are models made from oranges, ribbons, sweets […]

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Carols by candlelight

December 16, 2018 5pm and 7pm
Baby Jesus in a manger stained glass window

The church is completely lit by candles for our traditional Carol service as we prepare for the light of the world to come in the form of a helpless babe. Due to the popularity of this event we are pleased to be able to offer two services at 5pm and 7pm.

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Crib Service

December 24, 2018 4pm
Baby Jesus in a manger stained glass window

Crowds gather: parents wondering what they have forgotten for tomorrow; grandparents remembering when they were little; children with hats and gloves (one lost), swinging between tiredness and excitement. As they enter the church, amidst the noise of greetings and carol playing, there is a hush. A sense of expectation. An empty manger stands at the […]

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Christmas Eve Holy Communion

December 24, 2018 11pm
Baby Jesus in a manger stained glass window

With only moments to go, this peaceful service offers a space to reflect on the wonder of Christmas and will include some of our favourite carols.

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Church Weekend Away at Lee Abbey, Devon

September 27, 2019 – September 29, 2019

Come away together to this beautiful Christian conference centre in North Devon.  Time to get to know each other better, and to learn, worship, explore, eat, relax together. Full programme for children and young people.  

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