Reigate Park Church has a history going back to the 17th Century. It began as an Independent Chapel, and then became a Congregational Church. The present church was built in 1975. It contains embroidery designed by Joy Clucas and made by church members, which is covered by a preservation order.
There is ample car parking available (70 spaces plus 7 disabled spaces) with designated disabled spaces and wheelchair access. Bicycle locks are also provided. There is a bus stop located outside of the building servicing the 430 and 435. We have a nappy changing area and disabled toilet facilities. There is a hearing loop and vision system in the main church.
Elders along with the Minister provide leadership for Reigate Park Church with the assistance of a Local Church Leader. Elders are nominated and elected by Church members. They are elected for a period of 3 years and can be re-elected for another 3 years before having to take a year off. There are currently 9 serving Elders.
Reigate Park Church aims to create a safe environment for its members and premises users, including children, young people and vulnerable adults. You can see a copy of our Safeguarding Policy here.
The URC in the UK was formed by Act of Parliament in 1972, uniting the Congregational and Presbyterian Churches. The Churches of Christ joined in 1974 and the Congregational Union of Scotland in 2000. We are members of CHURCHES TOGETHER both locally and nationally.
We share many of the core beliefs of the Church of England, Roman Catholic, Methodist and Baptist Churches and seek where possible to reach out together into the local community with the love of God. It is led by elders elected by the congregation and we make decisions through meetings of church members.