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

Music is a fundamentally important part of the life of Christ Church. We maintain a high standard of liturgical music in worship, led by a very capable, successful and active choir of around 25 singers, and we host concerts for both visiting and local groups. We would like to use the organ much more for concert work, but its recent poor condition has meant this hasn’t been possible. In early 2017 a large, heavy section of plaster fell from the wall above the organ, denting a large number of pipes, filling the organ chamber with plaster dust, and damaging some of the electrical components, making a lot of the instrument unusable.

For some time we had been considering a programme of work to replace and update some worn out parts of the organ. Rather than see the unexpected damage as a setback, we decided to take it as an opportunity to undertake both the repair and renovation work at the same time. The Christ Church organ has a venerable history dating back over 200 years. We want to pass on an instrument to make sure the church’s proud musical tradition can continue to inspire future generations.

We are therefore raising money to fund this work. If you are interested in supporting this project, please download our organ appeal leaflet to find out more. Thank you.


Upcoming Services

Eucharist followed by coffee
Thu 24 Jan at 11:00am
Sung Eucharist with Junior Church
Sun 27 Jan at 10:00am
Eucharist followed by coffee
Thu 31 Jan at 11:00am
Sung Eucharist with Junior Church
Sun 3 Feb at 10:00am
Eucharist followed by coffee
Thu 7 Feb at 11:00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Sun 10 Feb at 8:00am
Sung Eucharist with Junior Church
Sun 10 Feb at 10:00am
Eucharist followed by coffee
Thu 14 Feb at 11:00am
Sung Eucharist with Junior Church
Sun 17 Feb at 10:00am
Eucharist followed by coffee
Thu 21 Feb at 11:00am
Sung Eucharist with Junior Church
Sun 24 Feb at 10:00am
Eucharist followed by coffee
Thu 28 Feb at 11:00am

Latest Events

Trustees meeting
Thu 24 Jan 7:30pm-9:30pm
The Cedar Tree Community Cafe
Fri 25 Jan 11:00am-1:30pm
Choir Practice
Fri 25 Jan 7:30pm-9:00pm
Exploring Christianity course
Mon 28 Jan 7:30pm-9:30pm
Pilgrim Group
Thu 31 Jan 7:30pm-9:30pm