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Keeping In Touch

We have introduced a new quartlerly guide to Cheltenham URC - In Touch. Back numbers of the old monthly magazine can also be found there.

The Weekly Bulletin is designed to share up to the minute news and information. If you would like your own copy, please email to be included. From time to time  other publications are sent out.

Worship News

All our churches now have communal in-person worship on Sundays. In line with advice from our Denomination we are asking all congregations to continue to wear face-coverings and to maintain social distancing. It is, however, now permitted to sing!

To keep in touch with all the latest news please see the weekly Bulletin

St Andrew's services begin at 11.00 am. . The service is also livestreamed on YouTube

In addition St Andrew’s will be open on Tuesdays from 11.00 till 12.00 for private prayer.

Prestbury services begin at 10.30 am on the 1st and 4th Sundays of the month

Services at The Church in Warden Hill begin at 10.30 am.Tuesday Morning Prayers commence at 9 am and are also livestreamed

Climate Sunday/Harvest at St Andrew's

Climate Sunday will be held in conjunction with Harvest, when all the Offertory/Donations will specifically be in aid of our new ‘Toilet Twinning’ Project with Malawi. Please give generously and we will see how many of our church toilets we can twin with Malawian ones!

Safeguarding Training – Important for ALL

The Synod Safeguarding Officer, Donna Gordon will be leading a Safeguarding training session at Warden Hill URCC on Saturday 25th September. This will be from 11.00 to 2.30pm with coffee and lunch breaks. ALL Elders and those who work with children and/or vulnerable adults are expected to attend one such Safeguarding Training. Contact to book your place,

Macmillan Coffee Morning - 24 September 10 til Noon at Prestbury URC

Coffee Mug Do join us for the BIG PRESTBURY COFFEE MORNING in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Cakes, Conversation, Coffee, Books and a Raffle - guaranteed!

What's Now On - in all cases see the Bulletin for details

Coffee, Chat ++

At Prestbury URC , every Friday 10am - noon . Coffee, Conversation, Knitting, Traidcraft, Books, board games, cakes etc

Monday Bible Study/DIscussion Group

via Zoom

Wednesday Social Group

Meets every 2nd and 4th Wednesday  from 2-4 at the Warden Hill URC Centre.

Qi Gong

At  St Andrew's

Prestbury URChins Baby and Toddler Group

Every Monday in term-time at Prestbury URC from 10 - 11.30.  Please contact for more information.

The Repair Cafe

 1st Saturday of the month at St Andrew's from 10.00 - 2.00.

Footsloggers Walks

Meets once a month

Reading Group

Afternoon Tea and Chat

Every week on Zoom

Community Film Shows

At Warden Hill URCC. Please contact for details of the film



DVDs for Loan

Below is a list of the DVD’s that have been shown recently and are available to borrow. Please contact Brian Miles if you would like to borrow one.

We would ask for a donation of £2.

Marley & Me Zookeeper Evan Almighty
My Cousin Rachel Hampstead Viceroys House
Wonder Victoria and Abdul Churchill
The Greatest Showman Finding Your Feet Peter Rabbit
Going in Style Paddington 2 Oceans 8
King of Thieves Searching Mary Poppins Returns
Fantastic Beasts Stan & Ollie Fisherman’s Friend
Goodbye Christopher Robin Darkest Hour (Winston Churchill) Red Joan
The Time of Their Lives Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang Mama Mia, Here We go Again
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Pie Society All is True Yesterday
Downton Abbey    

Knitters Needed!

Cheltenham Street Pastors are appealing for small items of warm clothing that can be handed out when the weather is very cold. Gloves, especially man-sized and woolly hats would be much appreciated.

Prayer support is always welcome – is that a service you could offer?

More information from Tony Jeans or Ann Gimingham at St Andrew’s

Past Case Review

The United Reformed Church Past Case Review is an open invitation for anyone to raise concerns about the behaviour or conduct of anyone affiliated with the URC since its formation in 1972. Tel. 020 7916 8682, email:

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