Facilities and features


We have a range of toilets, new in 2018. This includes accessible toilets on both the ground and first floor.

In our accessible toilets on both the ground and first floors

In both Denmark Street and Dudley Street

In Dudley Street, behind the halls.
Thanks to the generosity of Castle Newnham School we are able to use the playground of the school Goldington Road (south) site for parking between 09.30 and 13.00 on a Sunday morning.

One toilet is large enough for wheelchair users and includes a hoist and adult sized changing table.
Another (first floor) is accessible. Both these toilets include emergency pull cords

In Denmark Street

Public Access, sited in Dudley Street, on the outside wall near the main entrance to the church halls

The door to the halls opens automatically

In the church worship area

We welcome assistance dogs

Available on request

Most entrances to our building are step free.

Our Building

The Church is open for individual prayer when the office is open. Entry via Dudley Street.

We achieved a Bronze Eco Church award in 2021

Music and Worship

The organ is used at our 10am Holy Communion Service on a Wednesday and occasionally at other services

We have a worship band at our 10.30am and 7pm services on a Sunday

Groups, Courses and Activities

We run a youth group on a Friday evening - see our website for details

See https://www.alcoholics-anonymous.org.uk/AA-Meetings/Find-a-Meeting/bedfords

Forge is a chance for Yr 5+6s or ages 9-11 to drop in to Christ Church after school on Fridays (15:30-16:45).
We intend it to be a place where they can 'chill out' and spend time with their friends. We will watch some movies with Christian themes and talk about them, then play games. Milkshakes and popcorn or toast are part of our session.

We have over a dozen home groups that meet at various time and locations to study the Bible and pray

10th Bedford (Christ Church) Brownie Pack meet here

Castle Counselling are based here - https://www.castlecounsellingcentre.org/

Lunch Club meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at 12.45pm
Go4Gold meets on Fridays from 2-3.15pm

Morning Out meets from 9.30-11am on Friday mornings in Term Time

We have been the home for Christ Church Pre-School Bedford for over 40 years

See our website for details

Help for Visitors

Ask at the Church Office

Via the halls, when the halls are staffed

Other Features

We serve Fairtrade tea and coffee

We are a collection point for Bedford Foodbank, whenever the halls are staffed and a distribution centre on Tuesdays between 1pm and 3pm

We have a range of different audio-visual facilities, depending on which part of the building you are in. For example in our main hall you can play a DVD, watch a slide show or a PowerPoint presentation, or television (we have a television licence)

Our halls and meeting rooms are available for hire.