Welcome To Winchmore Hill United Reformed Church

“The Church By The Bridge”

Witnessing In Winchmore Hill For Over 280 Years

Welcome to our website and we very much hope to have the opportunity, and pleasure, to welcome you through the doors of our church and yours – “The Church By The Bridge” – very soon.  Use this link to drop a line.

We have been open to our congregation and visitors for well over 280 years and as a church we have had a long and treasured association with our local community.    

WHURC wants to spread the message and love of Christ and the Christian way of life, to serve people in the community, to offer a place of worship and a safe space for everyone. 

We offer support, prayer, companionship and empathy during tough times; and to celebrate with you at special moments in your lives.

  • All legal marrage ceremonies
  • Thanksgiving for a new birth
  • Baptisms
  • Funerals

Church Services

You are warmly invited to Sunday morning services at 10.30 am, usually for an hour.

  • Liberal, Bible based theological perspective 
  • Member of the Inclusive Church Network
  • Traditional yet informal
  • Holy Communion usually celebrated first Sunday of the month
  • Coffee and chats

Whatever you are seeking, please don’t hesitate to contact us.




16th and 23rd June with Tony Davis from Tottenham, High Cross URC, ‘bookending’ Refugee Week

30th June  with Michaela Lawrence from Christ Church URC and Epping Forest Community Church.

  7th July with Anna Erikson from Palmers Green

21st July with Rev Jim Gascoigne

14th and 28th July  Elders will probably lead, drawing on URC digital resources

Happy to help:  We are not a ‘fifth emergency service’ but we are happy to help if we can. Email or call 020 8886 7421 for Rev Jim.  For hiring rooms contact our lettings officer on 077 8061 6040.

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We are looking for an occasional organist to accompany some services (prelude, postlude and hymns in between.)  We can only afford a modest fee but offer access to the well-maintained, two manual organ for practice. 

Important Notice:   Safeguarding is taken very seriously by our church and accordingly, we have a policy in place which can be found here alongside our Data Protection policy.