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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. Please contact the secretary standrews@urcic.org.uk to book a seat. The service is also livestreamed on YouTube

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 www.stpetersleck.org

There is a weekly Zoom Bible Study Session on Wednesdays, a Tuesday Zoom Afternoon Tea and Chat. Please contact web@urcic.org.uk for the link or see the latest Bulletin for details.

*****RESTARTING****

The Repair Cafe resumes on Saturday 5th June at St Andrew's from 10.00 - 2.00. It will continue to be held on the first Saturday of the month

Footsloggers walks have resumed. See the Bulletin for details of the next walk

Coming Soon

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 10.30 to 3.00 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 web@urcic.org.uk to book your place, by 10th August or sooner.

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 web@urcic.org.uk to be included. From time to time  other publications are sent out.

The Red Cross have produced useful information on how to combat loneliness https://www.redcross.org.uk/loneliness-resources

The URC has made available 'Daily Devotions'to sustain us all in these trying times hhttps://devotions.urc.org.uk/

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Upcoming Services and Events

When life gets back to normal there will be ......

Prayer and Bible Study Groups

Pastoral Teas, Lunches and Coffee Mornings

Baby & Toddler Groups

Social Groups & Film Shows

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: pastcase.review@urc.org.uk

www.urc.org.uk/past-case-review

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