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. 

Dates for your March 2017 Diary
22nd  Julian Contemplative Prayer in the Lady Chapel 2.00 – 3.00pm

23rd Holy Communion for the residents at Granby Court at 11.30am

23rd PCC Meeting venue to be confirmed

24th   Stations of the Cross at 1.30pm in church

26th  Breakfast with the Bible at 8.45am in the lounge

26th Junior Church Tombola for Martin House Children’s Hospice at 11.15am

31st     Stations of the Cross at 1.30pm in church

           Dates for your April 2017 Diary

2nd   Holy Baptism at 12.00 noon in church

3rd    Alzheimer’s Society – Dementia Friendly Information Hour at 12.00 – 1.00pm  – everyone welcome in the main hall.

5th   Soprano Recital with Louise Alp at  12.15pm in church followed by a light lunch in the concourse

5th   Tate House Holy Communion at 2.45pm

6th   The Hour 8.00 – 9.00pm in church

7th    Stations of the Cross at 1.30pm in church

9th    Junior Church’ Wear Green for Martin House’

9th    Rutter Requiem with the combined choirs of Christ Church and St John’s, Knaresborough at 6.00pm at Christ Church


10th Film ‘Jesus of Nazareth’(1/3)  with prayer  at 7.30pm in church

11th Burial of Ashes for Oly Scaife at 10.00am at Stonefall

11th Film ‘Jesus of Nazareth’(2/3)  with prayer  at 7.30pm in church

12th NO Link Lunch this month

12th Junior Church Easter Club at 9.45am – 2.30pm in the church and Parish Centre

12th  Film ‘Jesus of Nazareth’(3/3)  with prayer  at 7.30pm in church

13th  Maundy Thursday sung Eucharist of the Last Supper with Foot Washing at 7.30pm followed by the ‘Gethsemane Watch’ through until 11.45pm when Compline will be said.

14th Journey to the Cross at 11.00am by prayerful stations, readings, silence and hymnody.

14th An Hour by the Cross at 2.00pm – the solemn Liturgy for Good Friday as we keep watch at the crixifixion.

15th Rutter Requiem at 6.00pm with the combined choirs of Christ Church and St John’s, Knaresborough at St John the Baptist Church, Knaresborough


16th Ceremony of the new fire, renewal of baptism vows and first Eucharist of Easter at 6.00am followed by breakfast in the Parish Centre. 8.00am Holy Communion for Easter Day and at 10.00am Festival Easter Eucharist

17th  Bank Holiday Monday – Parish Office closed

19th  St George’s Day Parade rehearsal at 6.00pm in church

21st   Wedding of Miles Foster & Georgina Thickett at 1.00pm

23rd   Breakfast with the Bible in the lounge at 8.45am

23rd Annual Parochial Church Meeting at 11.30am in the Main Hall

23rd  St George’s Day Parade and Service at 2.30pm in church

26th  Julian Contemplative Prayer in the Lady Chapel 2.00 – 3.00pm

27th  Holy Communion at Granby Court at 11.30am

30th  Breakfast with the Bible at 8.45am in the lounge

30th  Junior Church Staff Meeting at 11.15am in the lounge
30th   Baptism Preparation for the May Baptism Families in the church and main hall from 11.30am

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.
10.00 am Wednesday Eucharist - a simple celebration of Holy Communion.
        Daily Prayer:
        Morning Prayer (Mon to Fri) at 8.30 am
        Evening  Prayer usually Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday,                 Wednesday and Thursday at 5.30 pm

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


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!


VICAR    Tel: 01423 883390    Email: msevans126@gmail.com


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

Forthcoming recitals:-

Wednesday 5th April - Louise Alp - Soprano.

Wednesday 3rd May - Joseph Spratt - Tenor.

Wednesday 7th June - Reed Ivory - Clarinet & Piano Duo.

Wednesday 5 July  - James Gaughan - Baritone.


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,
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