Summertown United Reformed Church294A Banbury Road
Oxford, OX2 7HN
(opposite South Parade)
Minister: The Revd. Pauline Main
The main Worship Service: at 10.30 am every Sunday.
Holy Communion: First Sunday of the month
Building Development Project: The Wessex Synod of the United Reformed Church have recently confirmed their support of our Church Building Development Project with an increased Grant of £160,000 plus a loan of £60,000 from the Finance and Property Committee. An anonymous donation of £100,000 now leaves us looking for a final funding of about £150,000. For details of the project go to Building Project.
Taung Link Events 2017 For information on both the Joint Conference and the Safari Supper, events related to our Taung Link, go to Taung Link Events.
Wednesday Open Door and 'Toddler Time', Toddler Group: Both these Groups reopen at the usual times after the Easter break on Wednesday 26th April 2017
Spring Lectures 2017 The series of three lectures has now been completed - for full details go to Spring Lectures 2017
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OUR MISSION STATEMENTTo be a worshipping community where our worship is for all ages, inclusive and experimental.
To be a caring community, seeking to promote peace based on justice and mercy.
To be a loving community, seeking to bear witness to the infinite love which God has for us all.
For details of our various activities go to the menu links above.
We are very pleased to welcome a second congregation to worship in our church each Sunday:
The Apostolic Faith Churchwho meet from 12.30-2.45pm
Revd Pauline Main has been the Minister of Summertown URC
since July 2007.
Pauline is also a chaplain at HMP Bullingdon, near Bicester.
Contact her by e-mail on:
Current ActivitiesCurrent Activities To find out about immediately forthcoming activities go to Partnership Link.
Festive Christmas Lunch There will be a Festive Christmas Lunch in the back hall at 12noon for 12.30pm on Wednesday 16th December 2015. Tickets at £13 (in aid of our Building Fund) will be available from mid-November from Barbara Ashdown and Beryl Knotts.
At the Lunch there will be a Bring & Buy Gift Stall in aid of Christian Aid’s work with refugees. You are invited to donate good quality items for sale on this stall.
Spring Lectures 2016 A series of three lectures, to be followed by discussion and tea, have been arranged. They will be held in the back hall from 3.00 - 4.30 pm on Fridays 22nd January, 19th February and 18th March. For full details go to News and Events
Ecumenical PartnersSummertown URC is one of four churches in the Summertown-Wolvercote Church Partnership. To find out more about the Partnership click on the link below to the Church Partnership Pages. On these pages you will also find links to our two sister Churches of St Peter's, Wolvercote, and St Michael's, Summertown and web pages for our third sister church, Wolvercote Baptist Church.
Christmas Services in the Partnership
Christmas Services in all our Partnership Churches are listed on the Partnership Christmas Card which is delivered to every house locally and which may be seen at the link partnership_christmas_Card_2015. Please feel welcome at any of these services
To go to the Ecumenical Church Partnership Pages click on Ecumenical Church Partnership.
SummertownSummertown is a lively area of North Oxford. More information can be found via the link Summertown Information which takes you to the Summertown Website, on which churches may be found under the menu link 'amenities'.
Marston URCWe now share Pauline’s ministry with Marston United Reformed Church. She was inducted to the Pastorate in Marston on Saturday 28th April, 2012, with the Moderator presiding and in the presence of many friends including a large number from the Church Partnership.
For more about Marston URC go to their website at Marston URC.