The Greening Wingrove Project

The Greening Wingrove Project Greening Wingrove An environmental project in the west end of Newcastle. Robert Stewart Memorial URC is set in the middle of a multi-cultural, multi faith area of Newcastle with community cohesion issues. A small group of people 6 years ago wanted to make the place look nicer – so they set about planting trees an...
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Glimpses of the Kingdom in Middle England

Enter your custom HTML codes in this section ... GLIMPSES OF THE KINGDOM IN MIDDLE ENGLAND GLIMPSES OF THE KINGDOM IN MIDDLE ENGLAND Being “A church at the heart of the city”. Wade Street Church, a URC/Baptist LEP in the centre of the small city of Lichfield, is constantly trying to reach out to the surrounding community by engaging wit...
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Ainsdale Village Church Community Garden

Ainsdale Village Church Community Garden Ainsdale Village Church Community Garden A piece of land at the front of the church which has been transformed into a garden for the use of the local community. Story Ainsdale United Reformed Church is a church in the centre of the village which forms part of the Southport conurbation. It had a piece of unde...
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Dursley Tabernacle Youth Centre

http://www.slideshare.net/wol1959/dursley-tabernacle-the-parsonage-project-youth-centre The Parsonage Project A Youth Centre at Dursley Tabernacle URC The story The Church’s decision to prioritise youth and community work by appointing a paid Youth Worker led to the establishing of a Family Café in the Church Sanctuary and grew into a ...
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St Arbucks

The story of St Arbucks St Arbucks Seeks to enhance the community, support local and global business and be the best coffee and cake shop you've tried today! Trinity United Church sold its building, worshiped in a new community hall and bought a corner shop in the centre of the village with the vision of opening a coffee shop that functions as a &l...
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Criss-Cross Youth Group, Rutherglen

Criss-Cross Youth Group, Rutherglen Criss-Cross Youth Group Open and welcoming. Story In 2011 Rutherglen URC launched Criss-Cross Youth Group. The initial intention was to provide the seven young people who attended church on a Sunday morning with an additional opportunity to meet together. It was envisaged that it would be a weekly evening meeting...
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Free Lunches For All (Havant URC)

Free Lunches For All Free Lunches for All Hospitality and Welcome for a cross-section of the community in a small market town. Story Havant URC have been offering “Free Lunches for All” every Saturday morning between 11am and 2pm every Saturday . Starting with 5 people, three years ago, we now serve up to 90 meals each week. The Church ...
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Café Alive (Grange URC)

Cafe Alive at Grange URC from TheWindermereCentre Café Alive Ecumenical Community Café in Church sanctuary. Story. Being in an ideal situation, close to primary school, Pre-School, doctors surgery and secondary school and having a very good working relationship with the other 2 churches on our estate, we decided to open an ecumenical ...
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Our Tribe (Augustine United Church)

Our Tribe (Augustine United Church) Our Tribe The LGBTQI Welcoming and Affirming Ministry at Augustine United Church Story Augustine United Church merged with the Metropolitan Community Church Edinburgh in 2010 and as part of that Our Tribe was set up. Our Tribe seeks to live out God’s unconditional love for all through our values of inclusio...
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The Church in Regeneration (Crossway)

Crossway: the Church in Regeneration The Church in Regeneration: Mission below the tipping point Story This is the story of an urban church in the middle of regeneration and redevelopment, seeking to be involved in mission but with a small membership and worshipping community. Crossway is having to relocate after the local council issued a compulso...
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Funeral Teas at Fraserburgh URC

Funeral Teas at Fraserburgh URC Funeral Teas The provision of light refreshments for a family following a funeral Story About 8-10 years ago a group of volunteers within the church began to offer funeral teas for a family following a funeral. Today, the refreshments consist of sandwiches, current loaf, a sausage roll and a choice of tea or coffee. ...
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The Knitted Bible Project (Balham)

The Knitted Bible Project The Knitted Bible project a fun exhibition of stories from the Bible for all ages Story Since 2013 St Andrew's URC in Balham, SW London, have been putting on an exhibition of Bible stories using knitted figures of about the size of an average nativity scene. The exhibition lasts for a week, when around 1,000 children from ...
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Pop-up Church in the Market Square (St Ives)

Pop-up Church in the Market Square The Free Church, St Ives Notes: PRACTICAL Where did the idea come from? How did it start? The idea of having a Christian presence in our market square on market day arose after the Anglican Bishop came to St Ives and went around talking to people in the market square. There were so many people who wanted to chat t...
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Everyday Church: transforming the ordinary (Stainbeck)

Everyday Church: transforming the ordinary (Stainbeck) EVERYDAY CHURCH: transforming the ordinary Opening up the church as a safe place in the community where needs can be met and where God’s love in Jesus can be found. The Story: Stainbeck United Reformed Church, Leeds was built in 1931 and is set in the middle of estates which are diverse b...
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Look After Yourself (Broadway United Reformed Church)

Look After Yourself (Broadway URC) from TheWindermereCentre Look After Yourself: Gentle Exercise to feel better and enjoy life more Story Broadway United Reformed Church in Worcestershire engaged more with its local rural community by creating gentle exercise sessions. Notes PRACTICAL Where did the idea come from? How did it start? Our Outreach Dev...
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