Coalville: Christ Church, Coalville

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The new parish church of Christ Church was built between 1836 and 1838, with a west tower, large nave, transepts, chancel and vestry added later in 1936. The naive is very spacious with a high roof and ornate design inlaid. The chancel has a large east window with some stained glass from 1875, there is also a large organ built into the east wall of the chantry.

The south transept houses a memorial chapel to those from Coalville who died during the wars. There is also a plaque to the 35 miners who died in the Whitwick mining disaster of 1898 on the north wall of the naive.

The vestry has two gravestones to James Stephenson (brother to the great engineer George Stephenson) and his daughter who died aged only fourteen.

The church has a rectory in the grounds plus some church rooms all still in use. The church is a centre of worship for the people of Coalville and holds regular services every weekend and throughout the week. 'Christ church may not be oldest or prettiest church in Leicestershire' says the warden, 'but it is a thriving church and has some interesting memorials'.

The building itself with its large open naive is spacious and worth a visit.


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Christ Church Vicarage
London Road
LE67 3JA
(01530) 839535 or 01530839535 (church office)

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Celebrate Together
Every first Sunday at 10:15 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Refreshments Common Worship
Holy Communion
Every second and fourth Sunday at 10:15 AM for 1 hour
Sunday School Refreshments Common Worship
Morning Worship
Every third Sunday at 10:15 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Sunday School Refreshments Common Worship
Every second and fourth Sunday at 6:00 PM for 1 hour
Book of Common Prayer
Holy Communion
Every third Sunday at 6:00 PM for 1 hour
Common Worship
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Holy Communion led by Bishop Martyn Snow
Sunday 29th October 2017 at 10:15 AM for 1 hour
Memorial Day Service
Entrance to the main service in church is by invite only. there will be an additional 2 services in the church halls, one of these services will be adapted for children.
Sunday 12th November 2017 at 9:45 AM for 1 hour



Wheelchair accessible toilets

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(Hymn Books / Orders of Service etc.)

Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome
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Audio-Visual Hall for Hire Contact Mrs. Sue Underwood on 01530 838287 for further details
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A Church Near You ID (venue number): 5327
Style of worship: Open Evangelical
Archdeaconry: LOUGHBOROUGH (192)
Deanery: North West Leicestershire (19202)
Parish Legal Name: Christ Church Coalville (190220 )
CofE Church Info: (619220 19/220)
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This page was last updated on Thursday 12th October 2017
Coalville: Christ Church : London Road, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 3JA

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