June 21, 2020

In a week where the government allowed more parts of society to reopen, Sam hosts this week's Virtual Ignite youth group! Jonners speaks about the sign of the rainbow in the Bible and encourages you to send a message to someone you may not have seen for a while and Ell...

This week, Jonners, Ellis and Sam bring you our Thursday virtual youth group. Ellis addresses the recent protests surrounding the Black Lives Matter movement and Sam presents this week's challenge! Watch The Dude Perfect documentary!  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lb...

May 30, 2020

We’re missing our friends from Ignite and Ignite+! In this series, youth leaders Sam, Jonners and Ellis will be bringing you challenges, encouraging messages, news updates and much more! Get involved with this week's challenge - pass a strange object challenge. Have so...

May 8, 2020

Flashback Friday to the Christ Church team @ The Noise 2019. Another amazing and epic Bristol Noise.  This weekend would have been the Bristol Noise 2020; lots of events had been planned locally and across Bristol. Locally for VE day we had a cream tea planned for Down...

May 2, 2020

In January this year, Rich Hawkes one of the youth team here at Christ Church, went to Guatemala, He has made two films and the first one has just been released online: Here is his blog.

Guatemala City has lots of problems with gang violence, drug addiction and poverty....

April 27, 2020

Hello everyone!  The youth team are really missing you and hope that you and your families have been keeping well and safe during the lockdown. This blog entry is just to keep you updated on what youth activities are available for you to join in with online. Youth Mini...

March 22, 2020

The pandemic guidance that everyone should avoid public gatherings and crowded places, gives us an exciting opportunity to explore how to do youth groups differently! To start with, we are planning to run some of our youth groups electronically using live-streaming.  W...

February 1, 2020

This Christmas, a seven-strong youth team group from Christ Church Downend - called Team India 2019 - left England on December 20, spending a full ten days supporting staff and children at Haven Home, near Vishakhapatnam, on the south east coast of the country. The Chr...

August 26, 2019

The first week in August saw a group of 16 young people and youth leaders from Christ Church, Downend attending ‘Soul Survivor’, a Christian youth camp at the Stafford Show Ground.  They were amongst 7000 young people from all over the UK attending the 5-day celebratio...

July 22, 2019

May Bank Holiday saw a team of 67 young people and adults from Christ Church Downend taking part in ‘The Noise 2019’. The Noise is an annual event where volunteers from churches across the city get together to show God’s love in practical ways by participating in commu...

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