Christ Church, Ainsworth

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'Celebrating, encouraging, proclaiming and supporting faith, hope and love in Jesus Christ our Lord.'

Christ Church is the parish church for Ainsworth village and the surrounding area, including a large part of Bradley Fold. We are a friendly village church alive with the love of Jesus.  

Jesus said, "... anyone who comes to me I will never drive away." (John 6:37) Jesus welcomes all who come to him, no matter who they are or what they have done.  

In this spirit, everyone who comes to Christ Church is assured of a warm welcome. 

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Revd Dave Thomson
Christ Church Vicarage, Ainsworth Hall Road, Ainsworth, Bolton, BL2 5RY

(01204) 398567 (Priest in Charge)

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Holy Communion
Traditional early morning BCP Communion service.
Every Sunday at 8:00 AM for 35 minutes
Book of Common Prayer
Family Communion
Family friendly Communion service.
Every first third fourth and fifth Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Sunday School Common Worship
Youth & Uniform Service
All Age service for everyone but geared towards our uniformed organisations.
Service reverts to Family Communion in July & August. Incorporates Harvest in October. Displaced by Remembrance Sunday (November) and Walk of Witness (June);
Every second Sunday at 10:30 AM for 50 minutes
Family Friendly Coffee Common Worship
Messy Church
Held at the Church Hall, 106 Bury Old Road, Ainsworth BL2 5PQ A mixture of crafts, story time, songs, prayers & food.
Every last Sunday at 2:00 PM for 1½ hours
Sung with choir, except on 4th Sundays when the service is said.
Every first third fourth and fifth Sunday at 6:30 PM for 1 hour
Book of Common Prayer
Holy Communion
Every second Sunday at 6:30 PM for 1 hour
Book of Common Prayer
Service of Wholeness & Healing
Held Quarterly: January, April, July & October
Every fourth Sunday at 6:30 PM for 1 hour
Common Worship


Every Monday at 9:30 AM for ½ hour
Book of Common Prayer


Holy Communion
Every Tuesday at 9:15 AM for ½ hour
Common Worship
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Harvest Service
Our annual Harvest Service. All tins etc collected go to the 'Porch Boxes' food bank.
Sunday 9th October 2016 at 10:30 AM for 50 minutes
Family Friendly Coffee Common Worship



Wheelchair accessible toilets
Stained Glass


Church Open Wednesdays 9.30am - 12noon & 2.30 - 4.00pm.Other times by arrangement (01204 398567) Hall for Hire Phone Mr Geoff Hampson, 07910817577
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Priest in charge: The Revd David Francis THOMSON
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 16089
Style of worship: Central
Our Patron: Bishop of Manchester
Archdeaconry: BOLTON (243)
Deanery: RADCLIFFE & PRESTWICH (24305)
Benefice: Ainsworth (24/002 T)
Parish Legal Name: CHRIST CHURCH AINSWORTH (240304 24/304)
CofE Church Info: (624304 24/304)
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The current editor is: David Thomson

This page was last updated on Thursday 27th November 2014
Christ Church : Church Street, Ainsworth, Lancashire, BL2 5RU

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