History of the church

Christchurch Church started off in rooms above a public bar in the late 1930s then moving on to rooms in the local conservative club,  Then, just a bit later in the early 1940s to rooms in Millhams Street.

It was in 1943 when Christchurch Spiritualist group became affiliated to the Spiritualists National Union (SNU).

In 1961 an old church hall made of corrugated/wood went up for auction and with the help of the then Building Fund Pool (now the SNU Trust), they managed to purchase the site. When bidding for the hall they were unable to say what the hall would be used for as, being a Priory town, spiritualism was and in some ways still is frowned upon.

In 1981 the committee sought planning permission to replace the old building in the hopes that a new church could be built. Five years later permission was granted and our new Church was completed in 1987 and was dedicated by Gordon Higginson.

 

History fact

In September 2011 members voted to change the name to Christchurch Spiritualist Centre.

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On 11 December Christchurch Spiritualist Centre and Healing Sanctuary posted:
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Sunday 16 December we welcome Irene Ingles as our medium for the morning, service starts at 10.45am

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On 11 December Christchurch Spiritualist Centre and Healing Sanctuary posted:
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Thursday 13 December we welcome Elaine Astin as our medium for the evening, service starts at 7.30pm

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On 10 December Christchurch Spiritualist Centre and Healing Sanctuary posted:
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Dates for the Diary over Christmas and New Year Spiritual Awareness Group Last one of the year Wednesday 5th December First one for 2019 Wednesday...

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