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 Development Worker spotted […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Free Afternoon Tea (Felton URC)

Felton URC Afternoon Tea (Free) Coffee, cake, company and chat Story The idea for the afternoon tea came from a radio programme that one of our elders was listening to. Her immediate reaction was that it was something we could do as a Church and she also felt that the impact of isolation and loneliness […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 community café in […]

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