Building 4 Life Photo update

Here are the latest pictures from the Building 4 Life project taken in June. You can see them as a jpeg here or there is an attached PDF.Building pictures June 2018 All the pictures from our Building Project can be accessed online via our Facebook album Thank you to Rory from Hart Design Construction for these […]

Have you had “the talk” yet?

Sticky Faith Challenge #1:Here’s a challenge to you. Have “the talk” with God in your prayers, and have “the talk” with your partner if there are two of you parenting. Have “the talk” soon, before it becomes an issue, so that you have already decided how you will respond. Then you will be ready one […]

May 2018 Newsletter from Pastor Misa Hiorescu

Misa holding a service in Moldova

We have received the May 2018 newsletter from Pastor Misa Hiorescu in Moldova. Christ Church members supported the building of the church where he is the pastor through a tithe gift taken from donations to the Building4Life project. Pastor Misa writes: The Lord’s peace, dear brothers. I’m happy to be able to write to you […]

Announcing our new Diocesan Bishop

The Very Revd Vivienne Faull

I am delighted to let you know that The Very Revd Vivienne Faull (@vivfaull), currently Dean of York, has today been announced as the 57th Bishop of Bristol. Bishop Designate Viv, brings great experience of ministry in the Church of England to her new role. When appointed to Leicester Cathedral, she was the first ordained woman […]

Laura Green’s bike ride to Paris

A message from Laura: “For those of you who don’t know I have decided to cycle to Paris on the 4th-8th May (430 km in 4 days) to raise money for a new 3D ultrasound machine for St Michael’s hospital,  This will help diagnose and monitor babies during pregnancy better.  If anyone would like to […]

The 2018/2019 Growing Leaders Course

Line of young people standing on a beach holding hands at sunset

A series of ten sessions in 2018 / 2019 held at St Michael’s Centre, Stoke Gifford & St Nicholas, Yate. The Growing Leaders course focuses on developing leaders across the life of the church, and provides practical resources for running a leadership development process over a year. Now used by hundreds of churches across Britain […]

Dedicate a chair project

How you can help us reach our goal of 200 chairs for the new church building This picture shows the beautiful chairs in Gloucester Cathedral, which we are hoping to buy for our Church building when it is completed. These are high quality pieces of furniture, made to last. Though they are wooden they are […]

Annual report 2017-18 is now available online

Sunrise over Christ Church Downend

Find out what’s been happening in the life of Christ Church over the last 12 months in our annual report 2017-18 (Pdf, 1.7mb). If you would like a hard copy of the annual report please contact the Parish Office tel: (0117) 908 9867.