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Christ Church


Christ Church, Cleethorpes is a friendly family orientated Church, where everyone is made especially welcome. As well as being used for worship our building is used as a Hall and has a thriving community spirit.

Enquiries with reference to Weddings Baptisms etc should be addressed to the Priest in Charge - Richard Holden on Wednesday Evenings between 6 & 7pm at OLD CLEE CHURCH. (Note change of venue)


Following the rapid development of the Steam Engine in the late 1800s, and the extension of the main rail line, to Grimsby and subsequently Cleethorpes, hard working Mill workers of the Yorkshire area could for the first time, at a very modest fare, travel speedily to the coast for a day. They liked what they found here, and in lots of cases, moved to the area and took work at the local docks. As a result Cleethopes was developing in size and numbers, and although St Aidan's Church had been only opened in 1906, it was felt that another Church building was needed, so Christ Church was built approximately a mile away and became daughter Church to the Parish of Old Clee. It was opened and Dedicated by the then Bishop of Lincoln. Rt  Rev Edward Hicks, on Tuesday 19th September 1911.  This is the subject of a large framed newspaper article and photograph, featured on the left wall of the Church.

Around the time of the Second World War, the Church was used as a base by the Church Army for their services on the beach, where residents and visitors could lean on the promenade rail and sing hymns displayed on a large sheet, which would be turned over ready for the next hymn. The Salvation Army would have their services nearby.

Certainly by the mid to late 1960s, there was a Sunday School of over 80 children, with a number of the teachers and children, still attending the Church now. As with many Churches, congregations have fallen, but there is still an active Church here, with a regular Sunday Service, Ladies Group, Scouts, Cubs,and Beavers, Hobbies and Tai Chi Groups, contact the Church Warden for more details.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Rev David Powell
01472 581570 / 07909867341
Christ Church Cleethorpes

Where to go

Christ Church
Grimsby Road
North East Lincolnshire
DN35 7TR

Time / Date Details

Time of day
Session Information
Every 1st Sunday - 9:30am - United Service
Every 2nd and 3rd Sunday - 9:30am - Holy Communion
Every 4th & Fifth Sunday - 9:30am - Service of The Word
Every 1st & 3rd Tuesday - 1:30pm - Christ Church Hobbies Group
Every 2nd Thursday - 2pm - Christ Church Ladies Guild


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