Christ Church, Summerfield facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsChrist Church
|Denomination||Church of England|
|Consecrated||30 April 1885|
|Heritage designation||Grade II listed|
|Architect(s)||J. A. Chatwin|
|Diocese||Anglican Diocese of Birmingham|
The foundation stone was laid in November 1883 by the widow of Revd George Lea, vicar of St George's Church, Edgbaston. The church was built between 1883 and 1885 in a Perpendicular Style to designs by the architect J.A. Chatwin. It was consecrated on 30 April 1885.
The organ was installed by Nicholson and Co in 1889. A specification of the organ can be found on the National Pipe Organ Register.
The community today
As of 2019[update], Christ Church serves a diverse, urban population of nearly 12,000 people. During a period of fundraising and repair and renewal, the worshipping community gathered in the adjoining hall. After six years, in October 2019, public worship recommenced in the church building. Further online information can be found at www.facebook.com/christchurchsummerfield and at www.christchurchsummerfield.org.
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