Are you new to Christ Church?

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At Christ Church we welcome newcomers and if you are interested in joining us here you will find all the useful information

How to find us

Our church is located in central Bedford, in between Castle Road and Goldington Road. The building has easy access and reserved parking for wheelchair users. Most Sundays there is extra parking available to all visitors located in the close by Castle Lower School.

You can find a map, directions and a contact form here.

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You can join us for a Sunday service at:

8:30am Holy Communion or Morning Prayer

10:00 am Morning Worship       (First Sunday of month - all age Church,                                                                                                       second and fourth Sunday Holy Communion)

6:30pm Evening Worship          (First Sunday – Holy Communion)

At our 10:00am service each Sunday, everyone gathers together at the beginning of the service. After a short time of worship together, we divide into different teaching and worship groups as children up to school year 8 leave. Our crèche however, is available from the beginning of the service.

At all-age services, everyone stays together for the whole service.fairtrade

Refreshments (hot and cold) are served after the 10.00am service and 6:30pm service. 

We are proud to be a certified Fair Trade Church.

Our weekly news-sheet gives details of all important events happening in the near future and some guidance on topics for prayer.

You can join us for a Wednesday service at:

10:00am Holy Communion, with refreshments served afterwards.

Weekday meetings

Prayer Meeting: Every weekday mornings at 9am in church
Every Sunday at 6pm in the church lounge

What we believe

We seek to be a Church that is firmly based on the teaching of the Bible, to which we look for our final authority in matters of belief, doctrine, behaviour and ethics.

We are a family of faith, who meet together for teaching, for worship, for prayer and for encouragement, whether on Sundays or at other times during the week. We value the ministry of every member and we seek to use the gifts that God has given each of us in his service. We desire to be outward looking and to serve our local community through both our care for others and our sharing of the good news of Jesus Christ.

It is our desire as a Church to enable people to know God and to love him, and under the power and guidance of the Holy Spirit, to live a life that reflects that love and that shares the good news of Jesus Christ with others.

What we stand for

Our vision is to be a Church that lives to love God. Our mission statement is ..."to enable everyone to be maturing followers of Christ, who experience and live out God"s love in every part of their lives." 

 

Upcoming Events

Lunch Club Term Card - Spring 2018

Christmas Services 2017

The Christmas countdown has begun! We would love for you to join us at one or more of our Christmas services. See below for details.

As we prepare for Christmas, why not take a moment to watch the Diocese of St. Alban's Christmas Countdown below:

Christmas Countdown from The Diocese of St Albans on Vimeo.

Contact Info

Christ Church Bedford
117 Denmark Street,
Bedford, MK40 3TJ.

Telephone
01234 327150