Don't miss our coming events:
Music at Christ Church Cheltenham
so good for your soul
Because high-quality live music, gifted musicians, coffee and cake are essential to a well-lived life, we host series of these special events on a regular basis.
Short concerts usually on a Saturday morning of under an hour, no interval, no tickets, donations on the door welcomed and encouraged! Leave the stresses of fast-paced digitally-driven 21st century life behind – come, relax, experience a sense of sanctuary in God’s house whilst you soak up exquisite live music ..
Previously our performances have included viola, violin and piano recitals of works by Shostakovich and Massanet, solo French Horn concerts including Vivaldi, Mozart and Poulenc, piano recitals by Ashok Gupta of works by Beethoven and Lizst, etc etc.
Are you a musician interested in performing? Or would like more details?
Please contact Beck Donaldson through the Parish Office.
Message from Sue and Brian Jenner.
It’s our Ruby Wedding Anniversary on Sunday 30th August 2020.
Only two of our friends who were at our wedding are still at Christ Church!
We can’t hold a big party to celebrate (watch out next year)!
If you would like to help us celebrate…….instead of buying us a bottle of something or anything else please donate to our chosen charity………………………
please make sure you tick the Arocha Czech Republic site.
See more about this by clicking here.
Photo taken at the event
Brass by Candlelight
Prayer and a Pint
Midweek gathering for 18 to 30s, in the pub
We meet once a month in the Tivoli to discuss the big questions in Christianity, over a drink, ending in prayer to close the evening.
It runs 8-9pm and is open to everyone, so bring friends!
For more info, talk to Sarah and Chris - email@example.com
PREVIOUS EVENTS HELD AT CHRIST CHURCH
Saturday 23rd November 2019 at 7.30pm at Christ Church
(Big Band, Soprano and Tap Dancer)
JP AllStars Big Band and Singers, Soprano Vickie Long, Musical Director Paul McLaughlin.
Not many people know that Ellington was a man with a living Christian faith. A night for jazz enthusiasts, choral fans and lovers of great music. Bringing The Cotton Club to church!
Duke Ellington’s Sacred Concert is a rarely performed work featuring big band, mixed choir, soprano soloist and tap dancing!
Gentle contemplation with driving big band swing; soaring soprano with rich choral textures; tight ensemble playing with scintillating solos.
A musical force of great power and tender devotion. Although very well known for his popular song and big band style pieces, Ellington, unusually for jazz musicians of his generation, was exposed to opera and other classical music at home. His three Sacred Concerts of the 1960s and early 70s show both his great skill in creating longer suites of music, as well as illustrating his lifelong spirituality.
"The most important thing I have ever done"
From Sunday 1st Sept' afternoon’s concert,
April Perrott and friends. Over £1,000 raised for Sue Ryder Hospice.
Songs from musical theatre, opera, folk, duets, solos and ensemble.
A thrilling afternoon of music and song.
April has been a member of Christ Church all her life and a valued contributor to the choir and worship group.
We wish her all the very best as she begins her studies at Guildford School of Drama.
Another Festival event at Christ Church.
The Christian Musicians' Collective
was founded by professional pianists, James and Philippa Willshire with the aim of combining the glorious news of Jesus Christ with classical music of the highest calibre.
Join us for an hour long concert featuring the renowned flautist, Matthew Featherstone (Principal Flute BBC National Orchestra of Wales) including an interview about how his faith shapes his everyday life.
Christ Church Malvern Road Cheltenham
Thursday 2 May 2019 8-9.15pm
Tickets £10 (students £5) from christianartsfestival.org
Previous Beautiful Concerts
held in our Sacred Space -
Brass by Candlelight 20/12/18,
Tom Donald for
Cheltenham Christian Arts Festival
and Journey Through Conflict - 2017
Alpha goes online at Christ Church
Following the success of Alpha last year, we are taking it online to bring the Good News to others during these difficult times. The course will take place on Zoom Tuesdays throughout October and November, with sessions at 10am and 7.30pm. Please be thinking of who you could tell about this great opportunity to explore faith. Look out for more information on our social media accounts!