A liberal & inclusive church, seeking God through beauty in our worship, honesty in our faith & doubt, & service in our community


Lore Chumbley is our priest-in-charge. Lore was a Consultant Hand Surgeon in the Liverpool Plastic Surgery Unit for 20 years until 2013, when she decided to spend more time on the Church. She was Curate at St. Thomas’ Stockton Heath and St. Mary Magdalene from 2011 to 2016.

To contact Lore, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 07595 294146.

We are fortunate to have two other priests in our congregation, who also help to lead services at Christ Church.

Lore Chumbley



Simon Tatton-Brown      Simon Tatton-Brown worked as a probation officer in Manchester before training for ordination at the College of the Resurrection (Mirfield). For six years he was Chaplain to the Bishop of Manchester, and he’s been a parish priest in Prestwich (north Manchester), Westhoughton (near Bolton) and Chippenham. When he retired in January 2014 he joined us at Christ Church and sings in the choir, as well as preaching and presiding on a regular basis.




Narinder Tegally is Lead Chaplain at the Royal United Hospital, but has made Christ Church her home church. She regularly presides at services and preaches for us.

Previously, Narinder was a parish priest in Buckinghamshire, but is no stranger to hospital chaplaincy – she has been chaplain at the Royal Free Hospital, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital and the Évelina Children's Hospital in London.

Before she was ordained in 2002, Narinder was a Registered Nurse working in both Palliative Care and Mental Health for young people.

Narinder Tegally



Cliff Burrows    Cliff Burrows has given many years’ dedicated service to Christ Church as a non-stipendiary minister. He retired has retired from his official role as Christ Church’s Assistant Priest-in-Charge, but he has the Bishop’s Permission to Officiate and continues to be very supportive.



Upcoming Services

Eucharist followed by coffee
Thu 22 Nov at 11:00am
Sung Eucharist with Junior Church
Sun 25 Nov at 10:00am
Eucharist followed by coffee
Thu 29 Nov at 11:00am
Sung Eucharist with Junior Church
Sun 2 Dec at 10:00am
Eucharist followed by coffee
Thu 6 Dec at 11:00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Sun 9 Dec at 8:00am
Sung Eucharist with Junior Church
Sun 9 Dec at 10:00am
Advent Carol Service
Sun 9 Dec at 6:30pm
Eucharist followed by coffee
Thu 13 Dec at 11:00am
Sung Eucharist with Junior Church
Sun 16 Dec at 10:00am
Eucharist followed by coffee
Thu 20 Dec at 11:00am
Sung Eucharist with Nativity Play
Sun 23 Dec at 10:00am
Christmas Carol Service
Sun 23 Dec at 6:30pm
Crib Service
Mon 24 Dec at 4:30pm
Midnight Mass
Mon 24 Dec at 11:30pm
Christmas Day Eucharist
Tue 25 Dec at 10:00am

Latest Events

Church Council meeting
Tue 20 Nov 7:30pm-9:30pm
New You meeting
Thu 22 Nov 12:00pm-1:00pm
The Cedar Tree Community Cafe
Fri 23 Nov 11:00am-1:30pm
Choir Practice
Fri 23 Nov 7:30pm-9:00pm
Toppings - Max Hastings
Tue 27 Nov 8:00pm-9:30pm