Welcome to the website of St. Andrew’s with Castle Gate URC, Nottingham.


Our church is curently remaining closed for public worship and our halls are closed to meetings while the leadership undertakes a detailed risk-assessment. We will be consultating with members about ways in which we may best meet their needs and those of the community during this time when much concern remains with regard to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The size of our congregations and current restrictions mean that it is not possible for us to provide public worship as we normally would in our church building so we are continuing to record services (with individuals contributing from their own homes) and we share these on YouTube week by week, as detailed below. Please contact us if you have concerns about this.

Recordings of services may be found HERE during this difficult period.

An “eNewsletter” (a newsletter shared with members by email) is being produced and is normally shared on a Wednesday or Thursday.

We will be making a special effort to update these pages regularly in the coming days.

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Links for new visitors:

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Recording of worship

Our video service of worship for Sunday, 21st June 2020, may be found on YouTube HERE. N.B. This recording will not be available until shortly be 11:00 on Sunday – prior to this, it will show the video as being unavailable and “private”. Order of Service: HERE The video and those […]

COVID-19 current situation

25th June 2020: The church remains closed but the URC is considering what new advice should be given to churches in the light of recent government announcements (see our Covid-19 page). The church continues to share a video of worship each Sunday, with the video becoming available for viewing just […]

We’ll meet again – Ukuleles

By popular request… The Ukuleles of St. Andrew’s with Castle Gate United Reformed Church, Nottingham share their video of “We’ll meet again” This rendition and the video was made under self-isolating conditions in May 2020 during the week of the 75th anniversary of VE Day.  

VE Day anniversary

Friday, 8th May, was the 75th anniversary of VE Day. Out member, Ruth N, shared recollections of her experiences on VE Day with our members through our eNewsletter and, with her permission, the article is reproduced here: “It is almost impossible to find words to describe the feeling – the […]

From the front line…

Our member, Maggie B, works in the NHS. She contributed the following article for our weekly “eNewsletter” shared on 9th April 2020 and gave permission for it to be shared on the website. She writes: [I have been asked] to say a few words about my experience of the current […]

New look for this website

Our website has a new look and a new virtual home! In order to continue looking good and being easy to navigate on mobile devices, the website has a new overall appearance, but the content is essentially the same. As always, we will be glad of your feedback and encouragement.