Birkdale United Reformed Church

  • Grosvenor Road
  • Birkdale
  • Southport
  • Merseyside
  • PR8 2ET

Come to Church

Come and join us at our regular services held each Sunday at 10:45 am. Other times and venues shown in heavy type.

You will receive a warm welcome and you are invited to join us for tea and coffee after the service.

Ministers up to the end of August 2019:



 Rev Robert Shallcross 



 Michael Marshall



 Rev Janet Calderley 



 Rev Peter Lyth



 Rev Janet Calderley



 Jenny Pearson 



 Diane Vernon



 Janice Atfield

Retiring Collection

Ehlers-Danloss Syndrome logo

The Retiring Collection during August and

September is for research into Ehlers - Danlos Syndromes, something you have probably never heard of, but can cause very debilitating issues.

The Ehlers – Danlos Syndromes (EDS) are a genetic disorder in which the structure of connective tissue is abnormal due to a gene mutation. This results in abnormally fragile and hyper-extensible tissues throughout the body which can lead to a range of multi – systemic symptoms. The effect on the body is widespread and not limited to one body system.  It is often misdiagnosed or dismissed and people can wait for more than 10 years for a diagnosis. There is a lack of good post-diagnosis management and part of the aims of the charity EDS UK is to support vital research to further understand EDS, improve its management and work towards a cure.

The daughter of a teacher at Farnborough Road School suffers EDS. During her daughter’s pregnancies she had to have complete bed rest, as her hips dislocated due to the stretchiness of her connective tissues. Her mother is fundraising for EDS UK. As EDS is so little known it relies heavily on personal contacts.

Please support this worthwhile charity. Thank you.


There is a 

Julian Prayer Meeting

at Churchtown URC, 10am on the first Friday of every month.

This is an opportunity for you  to spend 30 minutes in contemplative prayer and meditation.  Feel free to join Janice Atfield for some spiritual renewal.

Click here to learn about The Julian Meetings movement

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