Latest News and Updates

Topping Out Ceremony

Our minister, Revd Nigel Uden, took to the rooftops earlier this week for the topping out ceremony to celebrate the completed roof of Downing Place URC.  He offered this prayer on behalf of the congregation: Eternal God, your Son Jesus Christ is the Church’s...

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Sunday 18th October – LIVE worship by Zoom

Dear friends You are warmly invited to take part in Downing Place's inaugural act of worship by Zoom, which will take place on Sunday 18 October at 11am and will be led by Revd Nigel Uden and members of the congregation. Please get in touch via...

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Downing Place URC – the future brought to life!

We have been fascinated this week by a seminar brought to us by the Cambridge Forum for the Construction Industry, who hosted a meeting of representatives from our architects, Archangel; and our builders, Coulsons, together with Margaret Reynolds, a member of our...

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Lunchtime Concert Series – 2021

I had the pleasure of hearing from many of our Lunchtime Concert performers over the past week or two, after emailing them to update them about the progress of our building work and our hopes for reopening next year.  They are all well and looking forward to resuming...

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Open Table zooms on

Since the end of March, we've moved our Open Table Cambridge activities onto Zoom. Encouragingly, attendance at online events is similar to when we used to meet in person, and we've even welcomed some new members during this time. Whilst Downing Place URC morning...

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Moving towards our vision

As we prepare to move out of the Emmanuel building, life is dominated by boxes and sorting, documents to be scanned and filed, books to be packed.  It has been both refreshing and encouraging this week to receive an update from our contractors on site at Downing...

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