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  

Church on the Move

You may have heard the rumours that Christ Church Downend is on the move! The community of Christians who call ourselves the family of Christ Church will still be here, worshipping, serving and learning to live the life God has given us in the way he calls us to. It’s just the bricks and mortar […]

Christ Church is on the move

Plans are being made for our move and where we will be worshipping from November onwards. This week we had a significant meeting with Pippa Osborne Headteacher at Christ Church Junior School and her team, where we will be welcomed for our 10.30am services during our Building4Life project. We are so very grateful to Pippa and […]

Trunk or treat in Downend!

Trunk or treat carved in to a pumkin

Wondering how to spend Tuesday 31st October? Come and spend time with your Church family in the first ever “trunk or treat” event in Downend. We will be having a big party outside in the Church car park, just off North Street, BS16 5SG from 5.30-6.30pm. Church members will come along with their car boot […]

Team India Feedback Evening

Come and hear all about the fantastic trip our teenagers made to India to visit Haven Home Orphanage. Meet the team, hear the impact this trip has made on their lives and the difference they have made to so many lives in India. Friday 15 September 7.30pm Christ Church Parish Hall. This is a free […]

Amazing News ! Our September Update for the Building4Life project is now live.

Amazing News from our Building4Life team & the PCC. The next steps for our Building4Life project are now available. We have had a series of meetings, with the Building4Life team and then with the PCC and the following update is now available (Pdf, 60kb) There will be paper copies at Christ Church and The Church […]

A cup of tea like no other!

We have just received news from Ben & Katy Ray including a story of a very unusual type of cup of tea. They are working in Tanzania with Neema Crafts. Neema Crafts is a centre for people with disabilities, and Ben and Katy are the directors, working with the Church Mission Society. Read all their […]

New Bore Well Opened by Team India

If you haven’t been following our Youth Team in India, so far, please go to their blog and you will be absolutely blown away by their stories and their adventures. They have been posting news every day so far, and their photos and words are an inspiration. The full location of the blog is: but […]