MODERATOR of GENERAL ASSEMBLY SPEAKS OUT…

Revd Clare Downing said: “Church leaders have been criticised for joining the debate about asylum and immigration plans. But in the face of unfair and cruel proposals, to fail to speak out would be a denial of our gospel calling. The Biblical mandate is that righteous nations ‘welcome the stranger’. “While recognising the many complexities […]

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EASTER SERVICES 2022

These are the proposed Easter services for 2022… APR 3rd  Passion Sunday Service       ~ In-house team 10th  Palm Sunday Service          ~ Bernie Stevens 10th Evening Service                     ~ Partnership online service 6.30pm 14th Maundy Service              […]

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Hybrid Worship (and meetings)

This church, the Partnership of 15 and indeed the whole of the United Reformed Church are developing hybrid meeting patterns  using video conferencing of face to face meetings.  It is hoped that this will widen the access for more people and appeal to a greater number of people.  In person services are obviously preferred but […]

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Possible new minister “Preaching with a view”

We are presently welcoming as guests the Rev Kurauone Mutimwii and his wife Nancy from Zimbabwe whilst he ‘preaches with a view’ at two of the churches in our 15 strong Partnership.  We will shortly have a multiple church meeting to discern the will of God in calling him to serve on the ministerial team […]

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Covid advise now about personal responsibility

The last legal restrictions have been removed and people are now asked to take personal responsibility for actions like isolation working from home.  In church, we are usually wearing masks for singing but removing them during coffee time.  In our halls, we are relying on some distancing and some extra cleaning, but can ramp up […]

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CHRISTMAS SERVICEs ~24/25/26th

On Christmas Eve we can join the Partnership Zoom service from Sale URC at 8pm, OR… …Bramhall URC are holding a Watchnight Service at 11.30pm! On Christmas morning we will welcome the Christ Child at 9am at Cheadle Hulme URC. We will also welcome the Rev Dr Marion Tugwood and the Rev Jonnie Hill to […]

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Restrictions again under scrutiny for Christmas and for 2022

With the rapid spread of the latest Omicron Variant, restrictions are again under constant review by Elders.  Masks are back as mandated; we will separate the chairs again.  We are considering re-introducing the one way system  and may cease coffee after the service. Never-the-less, have a merry Christmas and a peaceful New Year.

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OUTREACH at CH URC

Don Philips, is our social enterprise worker, our 3rd paid worker.  He has had some success using the Internet to take our Reformed Church to the local community of Cheadle Hulme, wider into Stockport and further, by making or using Churches Together and other community websites and Facebook pages.  Google Statistics say 1000’s of people now know about our little […]

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REMEMBRANCE Thu 11th Nov 2021

  We are returning to holding a Remembrance Service on the 11th this year after missing in 2020.  It is believed that the United Reformed Church has been the only church in Cheadle Hulme to provide this service on the 11th for some years.  Starting at 10.45 am, we will enact a short and basic […]

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Ministry Team Growing

Joining a Missional Partnership of (now) 15 churches is daunting for our newly qualified minister Rev Jonnie Hill, but he has made a sensible start getting to know first the Steering Group members and then each church’s Eldership, and this alongside becoming familiar with existing issues the churches are shouldering. Jonnie joins the team including […]

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Church restrictions lifting (19th Sep)

Many of our Covid restrictions are being relaxed on Sunday 19 SEP.  We are re-starting the after services coffee supply and retiring the one-way system.  We already allow singing, all-be-it behind masks, and an enhanced level of cleaning (compared to pre-pandemic) continues.  However, the sanctuary seating plan is near normal and services are operating almost […]

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