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Stories of Mission-focused Church Buildings

On this page, we want to bring you stories of successful restorations, upgrades and refurbishments. Whether the project was to improve accessibility, create a more open and inviting space, or a complete overhaul, sharing the results – and learning – can be so helpful to others currently considering the challenge of change.

The stories could also be about the usage of your building and how you are using it to connect with your wider community.

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If you would like to contribute your story to our collection, then please get in touch with us at: [email protected] 

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From Pew to Bed

Read about an incredible transformation in King’s Lyn, where pews have been turned into beds for for the King’s Lynn Foodbank.

Christchurch URC Needham Market

Improving the facilities of this beautiful Grade II listed building, in Essex.

Warwick Roof Makeover

A detail project breakdown of the roof makeover project for this Grade II listed church in Coventry.

Crossway – Elephant & Castle

Crossway URC, at the Elephant & Castle, is designed to enable smaller congregations to get started and ‘seed’ the future worshipping communities.

Carver Uniting Church

Carver Church, in Windemere, has undergone several transformations in recent years, to become a light and flexible space.