Choral Concert with Gesualdo Six
Sat September 25 2021 7:30 PM
Concert Series 2021: Bournemouth University Music
Sat October 16 2021 7:30 PM
Welcome to our parish website. There has been a church on the site of Christchurch Priory for over 1300 years, from the first Saxon building to the glorious Priory Church we see today.
Throughout the centuries, the worship of God, through Jesus Christ his Son and inspired by the Holy Spirit, has been at the heart of the Priory’s life and has fuelled its service to the local community. Very rarely has the voice of praise been stilled within these walls: once during the reign of King John, when the country was under Papal censure; once, at least, because of bubonic plague; and this year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Our prayer and worship continues, but in new ways.
Services now take place with Covid-safe measures in place and the Sunday morning 10am Eucharist from the Priory will be live streamed. We also continue to meet online for Morning Prayer daily (except Sundays). For full details, see the panel on this page.
The Priory Church is now open for visitors as well as for private prayer - please ensure you follow the Covid-safe instructions. We look forward to welcoming you.
Please continue to keep yourselves and others safe. God bless you all.
Canon Charles Stewart (Vicar)
Sunday 19th September
Services will be held at the Priory at 8am, 10am and 6.30pm and at St George's at 9.30am.
The 10am service will be streamed live and the order of service can be viewed here. Junior Church will meet in Priory House - all children up to Year 5 are welcome.
Thanksgiving Service to Commemorate
the 81st Anniversary of The Battle of Britain
Our 6.30pm service marks Battle of Britain Sunday and will be attended by members of the Royal Air Force Association. Everyone is most welcome to attend.
A recording of each Sunday morning's sermon will be available from Monday and can be accessed here
YouTube playlists of previous services and sermons are available by using the buttons above.
(Pause for Prayer and a Prelude archive can also be viewed via the Services button)
With Covid-related regulations severely restricting our operations, our income is currently considerably reduced while our outgoings remain unchanged. If you are able to make a donation to help us through these difficult times, that would be received very gratefully.
Please either post a cheque made out to PCC of Christchurch to The Administrator, Christchurch Priory, Priory House, Quay Road, BH23 1BX; or make a direct payment by online banking to PCC XCH Freewill, sort code 52-21-34, account number 52428036; or use the ‘DONATE’ button below to make a donation using a debit card. Thank you.
If you pay income tax, please contact the F.W.O Secretary/Treasurer via our contact page to discuss how you can Gift Aid your donation.