Welcome to
Christ Church, High Harrogate
Christ Church, High Harrogate is home to a thriving worshipping community of all ages. It is a centre of Christian worship, learning and fellowship with links across the region and beyond. We are part of the Anglican (Church of England) tradition, but welcome people of all traditions and backgrounds.
We extend a particular welcome to those who are just beginning to explore Christian faith and those who are exploring practising their faith again after many years. On this website you will find a wide range of information about worship, fellowship and learning at Christ Church. 


3rd     Crèche Re-opens for Sunday morning services
3rd    Holy Baptism at 12.00 noon in church
4th     Prayer for Peace Vigil – 10.00am – 3.00pm in the Lady Chapel
4th     Funeral of Eileen Ryan at 1.00pm, Christ Church    
6th     Organ Recital by Adrian Selway at 12.15 pm in the church          followed by a light lunch in the concourse
6th    Tate House Holy Communion for the residents at 2.45 pm

7th -   10th – Heritage Open Days – Open Church
7th     The Hour 8.00 – 9.00 pm in church
9th    Wedding of Carl Nelson & Katie Baxter at 2.00pm


10th  Junior Church resumes at 9.50am in the main hall
10th  Junior Church Staff Meeting at 11.30am in the lounge
10th  Lunch Bunch at Harrogate Golf Club 12.15 for 12.30pm
12th  Harrogate Retired Clergy Eucharist and meeting from 10.00am

13th  Link Lunch at 12.30pm in the Concourse
14th  Harrogate Wives Fellowship Service in church at 2.30pm
17th  Baptism Preparation for the October baptism families  in the church and main hall from 11.30 am
21st   PCC Meeting at 7.30pm in the lounge
22nd  Children’s Society Box opening and count at 9.30am in the lounge
22nd  Wedding of Thomas Hawkins & Antonia Martin-Wright at 2.00pm

23rd   Wedding of Alexander Kennedy & Natalie Marshall at 12.00
24th   Harvest Sunday
25th   Beginning of National Recycle Week

28th  Holy Communion for the residents at Granby Court at  11.30 am
28th  Julian Contemplative Prayers in the Lady Chapel at 2.00pm
28th  Deanery Synod Meeting in the Main Hall at 7.00pm

Regular Worship
8.00 am    Holy Communion - simple said celebration with a short address.

10.00 am  PARISH EUCHARIST - a full sung celebration with quality preaching and music (choir or music group) and groups for children and young people.

9.30 am Prayer Service - an opportunity to pray quietly together and light candles in the Lady Chapel.
10.00 am Wednesday Eucharist - a simple celebration of Holy Communion in the South Transept.
        Daily Prayer:
        Morning Prayer (Mon to Fri) at 8.30 am in the
        Lady Chapel.
        Evening  Prayer usually Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday,                 Wednesday and Thursday at 5.30 pm in the Lady Chapel.

The church is open for prayer and silence each day, from 8.30am.



PARISH OFFICE    Tel: 01423 530750

Normal Opening timesMonday to Friday 9.00am - 3.00pm 

(times may vary occasionally)

Tel: 01423 530750 (24hr Answerphone out of office hours)

Email: christchurch01@btconnect.com

VICAR: Revd Matthew Evans                                                       Tel: 01423 883390                                                                  Email: msevans126@gmail.com 

WEDDINGS AND BAPTISMS: To find out more about Weddings and Baptisms at Christ Church, please contact the Parish Office (see above) or simply pop in for a chat!


MONTHLY WEDNESDAY LUNCHTIME RECITALS AT 12.15pm in  the church (followed by a light lunch in the Parish Centre)

Forthcoming recitals:-

Wednesday 4 October - Fumi Otsuki violin with Alessandro Viale, playing works by Respighi, Holst, Finzi and Elgar

Wednesday 1 November - Annabelle Dowell - a talented young flautist from Thirsk


Wednesday 7 February - Reed Ivory, Clarinet and Piano duo


Why not check out our new Facebook and Twitter pages at:
THE HARROGATE SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY & MISSION - We are thrilled to see the new school up and running. If you would like to find out more, visit HSTM for full details.

THE SERMONS PAGE: on the Sermons page you can download recent sermons AND follow links to sermons uploaded to You Tube.

STUDY NOTES based on the Sunday Gospel can be found in the Narthex each week and on the 'Teaching, Learning and Growing in Faith' pages
found in the navigation bar on the left of this Home Page. Please visit the Services page to find out more and download the service booklets.

MUSIC & RECITALS: for full details of LUNCHTIME RECITALS and information about the choir and the music group, please click here.

Christ Church 2020 Vision

The Building Project Steering Group (BPSG) can now confirm that full planning permission has been granted by the Harrogate Borough Council Planners. The BPSG are due to meet this month to discuss the way forward in respect of funding and the tendering process. To find out more on the Christ Church 2020 Vision Project please click on the relevant pages in the left hand navigation bar.

If you wish to see details of the plans please click on the link here. clicking here.

A fund-raising website has been set-up, please click on the link below:


Christ Church,
24 Oct 2016, 07:10