Presently, Gorakhpur has eight churches but oldest among them is the Christ Church, situated in Civil lines, Gorakhpur, U.P. at a distance of about 3 km from Gorakhpur railway station, between St. Andrew Degree College & St. Andrews Inter College, at the crossing called Shashtri Chowk. This church was built in 1825, by private subscription. It has retained the original glory without any renovation till date. Christmas, Easter and New Year are celebrated here. (Timings-7-10am, opens only on Sundays) The church can be accessed by hiring a cycle rickshaw from any part of the city.