Activities for seniors at Christ Church

 Stand up in the presence of the aged, show respect for the elderly and revere your God. I am the Lord. Leviticus 19:32








Tuesdays 11.00am - 12.30pm Sapphire Bible Study Group. A varied group with members from both Christ Church and other churches. Meets at the home of Jill Thomas. For more information please contact Graham Thomson or the church office.

Wednesday 10.00 am Communion Service

A service of Holy Communion using the Common Worship service lasting about 40 minutes with a short sermon and usually a couple of hymns.  Followed by refreshments.  

Wednesday 2.15 pm – 4.15 pm Knitting in the church halls. (normally room 5)

A friendly group for those who enjoy knitting, all levels of ability welcome.   Contact Barbara Burbidge.

Wednesday 2.00 pm Bible Study Group in the Prayer room in Christ Church Halls

This afternoon Bible Study Group meets for conversation, prayer, Bible Study, pastoral support and refreshments. They follow the same programme of study as most evening groups. Contact Alan Doughty or Jill Leggat.

Every month

Tuesday 12.45 pm, 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of the month, Lunch Club in the church halls.
An excellent 2 course meal is offered, for seniors, together with an opportunity for talk and fellowship. Contact Sue Gundry

Friday 2.00 - 4.00 pm, 1st Friday of the month, Go 4 Gold in the church halls.

Social afternoons, tea and cake and a range of activities are provided, for example, talks, crafts, concerts etc. Contact Pat Mathias


Holiday at Home: A varied programme of events held over three days.  Two days based at Christ Church, including excellent food, talks, quizzes, and a day trip out by coach.

Christmas Carol Service – afternoon service with traditional Carols and Readings accompanied by the organ.



  • Pastoral visiting to housebound (including Home Communion, if required) and those in hospital
  • Emergency meals
  • From time to time we run daytime Alpha Courses or Christianity Explored Courses for those who want to know more about what Christians believe.  

For more details about any of the events mentioned, please contact the church office, 140 Dudley Street Bedford, on 01234 327150 or by This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Contact Info

Christ Church Bedford
140 Dudley Street,
Bedford, MK40 3SX

01234 327150