|Christ Church is situated in the
village of Gentleshaw, in Staffordshire.
have approximately 75 people in our Church Family and we
meeting together for praise and worship every Sunday at either the
Morning Service which is at 9.45am or the Evening Service at 7.00pm.
a month, on a Sunday morning we have an All Age Worship with particular
emphasis on the children of our church family. We have a creche for
younger children and Junior Church for the older ones during our other
services. If you would like to join us we would love to see you at
either of our Sunday services and you are assured of a warm and
As well as our
regular meetings each week, we also enjoy other activities together.
year in July we have a 'Safari' Supper' which is great fun and in
November we hold a Mulled Wine and Mince Pie Evening in the village
hall where there is an opportunity to buy Christmas presents,wrapping
paper and cards, Christmas flowers, Jewellery, Bags and much, much more.
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A Brief History of Christ Church
church, which was built to serve as a Chapel-of-ease to Longdon, was
officially opened on 28th August 1837 by the then Bishop of Lichfield.
congregation came from Gentleshaw, Cannock Wood and the Beaudesert
Estate. The church seated 120 and 20 of these seats were in
gallery which was supported by 4 ornate iron posts at the west end of
the church. The gallery contained a clock used by vicars to
Edward Carte took up duties as curate in 1838. George
was the first to be baptised on 17th September 1837 and the
first marriage took place on 19th September 1840 between William Harvey
and Ann James.
first burial, which was of a 14 month old baby named Jane Woolly, took
place in 1840 but the oldest gravestone in the churchyard dates back to
1842 and is that of Charles Brindley.