Christ Church, Forestside

A well-preserved small Victorian church. The former parish of Forestside also contains the historic Chapel of St Paul on the Stansted Park estate. 

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Afternoon Carol Service

for 1 hour
St Paul's Chapel, Stansted
Stansted Park Rowlands Castle, PO9 6DX, United Kingdom

A Carol Service in the historic chapel

Our new Rector will be installed in January 2024!


The Octagon parish is committed to the safeguarding of children, young people and adults. We follow the House of Bishops guidance and policies and have our own Parish Safeguarding Officer (PSO). The Diocese of Chichester’s safeguarding pages contain vital links and information including contacts for the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor (DSA) who advises our PSO. If you are concerned that a child or adult has been harmed or may be at risk of harm please contact the DSA. If you have immediate concerns about the safety of someone, please contact the police and your local authority Children or Adults Services. For more information, including telephone numbers, click on the link below.

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Christ Church, Forestside Charity No. 1156866