Who is the United Reformed Church? We are a family of Christians, worshipping in the name of Jesus in about 1500 local churches from Orkney to Cornwall.
‘Reformed’ means that we delight in the Bible, we do not fear change, and we try to run our churches in ways that take everyone’s insight and contribution seriously.
‘United’ is an important part of our story. We started when English Presbyterians merged with English and Welsh Congregationalists in 1972. Churches of Christ joined in 1981 and Scottish Congregationalists in 2000. We still work as closely as we can with Christians of all traditions and styles.
And we are one ‘Church’. We aim to grow through supporting one another and taking decisions together.
All our tasks and posts are open to women as fully as to men. We are an intercultural church, where people with varied ethnic roots enrich each other’s Christian living. Our people hold a range of opinions about theology and church life. In the words of the denominations Statement of Nature, Faith and Order (1990) together we are firmly committed to ‘God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. The living God, the only God, ever to be praised.’
Our church at Holyhead Road has maintained its witness in this part of Coventry since 1953, when Wells Street and Vine Street Congregational churches joined together to form one congregation.
The church is now part of the North Coventry Group of United Reformed Churches, together with Foleshill Road, Keresley and Potters Green URCs.
Community and other groups use the church hall and rooms when they are not in use for worship. Please contact Bob Spicer by phone on 024 7659 3187 or by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information on lettings.