February 9, 2019

When I was asked to put together a little something about our trip to Haven Home over Christmas, I was initially very excited to be able to share our experiences to all those who happen to read this. However now as I come to write this short piece, the enormity of the...

May 30, 2018

Over 70 volunteers of all ages came together on the Saturday and Sunday of the May Bank Holiday weekend and had a wonderful time showing God’s love in practical ways by doing the 'Downend Noise'.  

As Christ Church is currently meeting in Christ Church Junior School on...

March 18, 2018

On a cold and snowy March Sunday, the Christ Church Downend’s Faith youth group were warmed by the moving and motivating testimony of Bristol Flyers basketball team player Adam Weary.

Adam shared his story of growing up in New York City and Memphis, Tennessee and how hi...

February 21, 2018

A big thank you to the young people in Christ Church’s Sunday youth group for getting involved in a litter-pick in Staple Hill.

A crisp and sunny February Sunday morning was witness to a team of young people, some parents and youth leaders wending their way through the...

December 31, 2017

Whilst most of us were busy opening our Advent calendars and probably consuming the contents! The young people of the 8 youth groups at Christ Church, Downend were busy with a ‘Reverse Advent Calendar’. The idea of the reverse Advent was to donate tinned food items eac...

December 22, 2017

A big THANK-YOU to the young people from Christ Church Downend Youth Groups!  

The Wednesday Elev8 and Elev8+ groups for braving the wind, rain, hail and sleet in joining the carol singers outside Pendennis flats in Staple Hill.  Nobody hit a wrong-note, despite being s...

October 8, 2017

A team of twelve young people and youth leaders from Christ Church Downend have recently returned from an amazing working visit to the Haven Home orphanage and nearby mountain villages in Eastern India and would like to thank all the compassionate people in Downend, Br...

May 28, 2017

Something to Shout About!
Young people gathered together in large numbers can sometimes have a bad name. Not so on the Bank Holiday weekend at the start of May, when 33 of our young people gathered with around 900 others to show God’s love in practical ways across the...

March 13, 2017

February saw an inspirational guest visitor to the Ignite Youth Group at Christ Church, Downend. 98 young people listened, fully engaged, as Dave Jeal shared his story of how he was transformed from football hooligan to holy man!  

Dave is a Bristol Rovers fan and was c...

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