A liberal & inclusive church, seeking God through beauty in our worship, honesty in our faith & doubt, & service in our community
The Eucharist is central to our worship but we also place an emphasis on lay participation in the liturgy, with the congregation playing a central part in our services: serving as chalice assistants, leading intercessions and reading.
 
We believe strongly in allowing all those who profess faith in Christ Jesus to participate in communion. This includes welcoming children to communion before confirmation (following the General Synod regulations and their precursors). We fully support the ordination of women and the consecration of women as bishops.
 
Christ Church’s musical tradition is one of its major defining attributes and the reason many members of the congregation choose to worship here. The standard is high despite our relatively small size. This is made possible by the energy and passion of a succession of dedicated music directors, the support of a salaried organist and the choristers’ own love for the repertoire. The music is varied, embracing works from the renaissance to the recently composed.
 
Children are always welcome at all our services. We feel strongly that children should be encouraged to play a key role in our worship, and in our wider fellowship.

Please click on a menu item to find out more about the particular services held at Christ Church.

Upcoming Services

Lent Eucharist with Local Ministry Group
Wed 29 Mar at 11:00am
Eucharist followed by coffee
Thu 30 Mar at 11:00am
Sung Eucharist with Junior Church
Sun 2 Apr at 10:00am
Eucharist followed by coffee
Thu 6 Apr at 11:00am
Holy Communion (BCP)
Sun 9 Apr at 8:00am
Sung Eucharist with Junior Church
Sun 9 Apr at 10:00am
Eucharist followed by coffee
Thu 13 Apr at 11:00am
Sung Eucharist with Junior Church
Sun 16 Apr at 10:00am
Choral Evensong
Sun 16 Apr at 4:30pm
Eucharist followed by coffee
Thu 20 Apr at 11:00am
Sung Eucharist with Junior Church
Sun 23 Apr at 10:00am
Eucharist followed by coffee
Thu 27 Apr at 11:00am
Sung Eucharist with Junior Church
Sun 30 Apr at 10:00am

Latest Events

Lent Group
Thu 30 Mar 12:30pm-1:30pm
The Cedar Tree Community Cafe
Fri 31 Mar 11:00am-1:30pm
Choir Practice
Fri 31 Mar 7:30pm-9:00pm
Traidcraft Stall
Sun 2 Apr 11:15am-11:45am
Lent Eucharist with Local Ministry Group
Wed 5 Apr 11:00am-12:00pm