In person worship restarts

An open Bible in focus in front of soft focussed autumnal trees in the background front of a

In-person worship will restart from this Sunday (13th) at 10.30am. This will be our first service conducted in the building since lockdown and our first since the Sanctuary reopened following its refurbishment. The service will have a somewhat different feel to what we were used to before Covid 19 turned the world upside down. Singing is still not permitted, households … Read More

Chorley Repair Cafe restarts

Text says Chorley Repair Cafe, decorated with cogs, a button and a spanner

Chorley Repair Cafe will reopen this Saturday (12th) from 10am-12pm, for the first time since lockdown. You can bring along broken electronic, electrical, and mechanical items; clothes and textiles; and bikes for repair by our team of volunteer repairers. Unlike before lockdown, there will be no refreshments available and we’ll be meeting in the Sanctuary (accessible from Hollinshead Street) rather … Read More

Building update

Work is nearing completion on the refurbishment of our church building. Now the carpet is down and the painting is nearly complete we can really see how the building will look when we are able to open it. The refurbishment has created an accessible space, with modern heating and lighting, a new AV system, and flexible seating and staging. All … Read More

Easy ways to support Chorley URC

We are reliant on voluntary giving and income from hiring out our buildings to support our work and mission. Whilst we are unable to meet on Sundays or hire our buildings out our income is reduced, so are our outgoings but we have a number of fixed costs. There are a number of ways you can support Chorley URC’s ongoing … Read More

Welcome to our new website

We’ve taken the opportunity of lockdown to give our website an overhaul. At the moment that means there isn’t much to see here but we expect that to change rapidly over the coming days. Ultimately we should end up with a site that is easier for us to maintain and more useful for our visitors. In the meantime we apologise … Read More

Bulding work update (15/5/20)

A view of the church from the pulpit end looking towards the entrance showing new floor, new woodwork and the decorating half completed

The image above gives a glimpse of where work is up to in our building. Our building contractors, Rosslee Construction, have implemented safe working practices and kept working throughout the lockdown period and are doing a stunning job on our building project. Quite a lot of the paintwork has been done, as you can see in this photo, and the … Read More


Hello All, I am writing to bring you up to date with the situation at our Church. As from today, all services and other meetings at Chorley United Reformed Church will cease until further notice. This is in line with advice from the government and from the URC and Methodist denominations. It is important that we maintain church fellowship and … Read More