BUILDINGS

The current Christ Church building, designed by the leading Mexican architect Carlos Mijares, was constructed in 1992 and incorporates many appointments of the earlier edifice including pews, the brass lectern, and the altar. One of the noteworthy features of the building is the reredos which was designed by the great English liturgical artist Charles Eamer Kemp. It was installed in the original church 1908 and now hangs behind the altar of the current building. It is in triptych form, i.e. made up of three panels which are hinged so that the piece can be closed in on itself during the more somber season of Lent or left open to expose the exuberant gilt carvings. The Church property also includes a parish hall, offices, the White Memorial Room which is used for small meetings, a patio, and gardens.

Our parish properties also include Struck Hall, usually known as ‘The Parish Hall.’ It is a large space which we use for social gatherings, meetings, educational classes. The parish hall is available to community organizations as varied as schools, businesses, dance clubs, and musical groups. The building also includes offices for the church staff, instructional space for our Sunday School program, and offices for support services.

The White Room, in a separate building, seats about forty and is decorated with furniture and accessories in a more formal style. It is the perfect setting for a more intimate gathering, reception, or meeting.

Adjacent to and connecting to the church, the White Room, and the Parish Hall is the patio, an outdoor space used for socializing, or sometimes for special events like the friendship fair or our July 4th barbecue.

 

 

The Church property also includes the residence of the sexton, who is responsible for the upkeep of the building and grounds.

 

 

The whole complex of Church, parish hall, White Room, and patio is gated and secure, staffed by a security guard.