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A Welcome from our Minister

Welcome to Cheltenham United Reformed Church, made up of St Andrew’s URC in Montpellier and  Prestbury URC .

On Sundays St Andrew’s attracts a congregation gathered from across Cheltenham and beyond. Prestbury has a more local congregations.

During the week all our buildings are well-used by local community groups.

Care for the environment is a particular concern of the St Andrew’s congregation. The church has achieved an Ecochurch silver award and is working towards gold. You may have noticed the birdfeeders behind the outside church notice board, which are an example of action taken to promote wildlife diversity. On the first Saturday of every month the church hosts a Repair Café run by Vision 21, a local charity promoting a sustainable future for Gloucestershire. There are also environment-themed worship services, e.g. Climate Sunday.

Sunday morning worship at all our churches is open to all. At St Andrew’s it is hybrid, which means you can either attend in person or participate online. A video of the service is livestreamed via Youtube and there is more information about this on the website.

Information about other church activities is also available on the website Whether this is a single visit or whether you come here often, I pray that you may be blessed by your time here at St Andrew’s or Prestbury URC.

Yours in Christ,
Rev Iain McLaren Minister, Cheltenham URC
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