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Remembering with Thanksgiving

November 11, 2018 6.30pm

A special service where we can remember those we have loved and lost. This year, Remembrance Day falls on a Sunday. In the morning services we will remember those who fought and died in conflicts around the world, but this service takes a more personal look.. come and remember someone precious that you have lost, […]

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Remembrance Day Service

November 11, 2018 10.30 am

Join us as we remember those who fought, suffered and died in conflict around the world. We will observe a 2 minute silence at 11.00 am and hear the Last Post. This will be a communion service as we remember the greatest sacrifice of all, made by Christ himself for us all. Children’s groups and […]

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Trunk or treat

October 31, 2018 5.30pm -6.45pm
Trunk or treat carved in to a pumkin

Wondering how to spend Wednesday 31st October? Come and spend time with your Church family at our “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 5.30-6.45pm. Car boots will be filled with treats and games and fun […]

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Christmas Choir

October 18, 2018 7.30 pm - 9.00 pm

Come and be part of this year’s Christmas choir for the carols by candlelight services on December 16th! All singers are welcome: There will be tracks to listen to in order to learn parts so being able to read music is not essential. Come to an introductory session on Thursday 18th October 7.30pm – 9 […]

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October Messy Church

October 17, 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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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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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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Bring and Share Harvest Banquet

October 7, 2018 12.15

Join us for a celebration meal, our first in the newly re-ordered church building, as part of our opening weekend celebrations. Starting at around 12 15 after the 10.30 Harvest service, we will transform the church into a relaxed and friendly dining space.  Everyone will bring a dish to share, such as a platter of […]

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Harvest Songs of Praise

October 7, 2018 6.30 pm

Come and celebrate God’s faithfulness at harvest time as the perfect end to our weekend of celebration for the re-opening of the church. The organ will ring out its beautiful tones after its sabbatical year, (expertly played by Trevor Fowler who has also had a sabbatical!) Come and sing old favourites in surroundings both traditional […]

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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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