Christ Church, Cambridge

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Buildings and artefacts

Grade II listed building; modern glass entrance porch; flexible seating and fixed side pews; perpendicular style windows; big aisle galleries; downstairs hall; upstairs auditorium; WC facilities; kitchen; lift; car parking and bike railings; also responsible for semi-derelict St Andrew the Less church which is moving towards formal closure.

Congregation to population ratio



Fundraising not used in financial planning; twice- yearly provision of information about church finances and giving.

Income generation

Parish giving (95%), other income (4%), rental income (1%).


Website; TV monitors in foyer serve as ‘notice boards’; weekly newsletter; email subscription; monthly e-bulletin; church welcome packs; Facebook; Instagram; YouTube; Spotify; Soundcloud; Flickr; mobile apps; flyers.

Community engagement

The Embassy (Free weekly English as additional language teaching sessions); The Barn (international hospitality run by Friends International); Christianity Explored courses run regularly; community workgroups in collaboration with The Besom; hosting for Cambridge Churches Homeless Project; craft groups; Baby Steps (group for new parents); First Steps (twice-weekly parents & toddlers group); Sunday creche and children’s groups for up to age 14; midweek youth groups for 11–14s and 14–18s; midweek young adults groups (meal and group meetings); Daddy & Me (monthly dads and under-5s meeting); monthly lunch and weekly exercise group for over-50s.

Church category



Cambridge North


Christchurch Street, Cambridge, CB1 1HT


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