We are incredibly blessed with a wide range of fantastic churches in Nottingham, and we aim to make it as easy as possible for anyone arriving in Nottingham to find and settle into the church which is right for them.
Where should I start with finding a church?
- Check out the map and list of churches below to find a few that interest you. Have a look at their websites.
- Tip: You might think you know which church is perfect for you, but we’d recommend you take a look at a handful. You might be pleasantly surprised by what others have to offer, and you’ll gain an appreciation for other churches in Nottingham.
- Talk to your hall group leaders about which churches you’d like to look at and they will help you meet someone to go with you.
- Tip: Be sure to contact the friendly churches reps and let them know that you’d like to visit. They’ll help you with getting there.
- Find a friend or two to bring with you! Your hall group is the perfect place to find someone who’d like to try the same church.
- Come to our Welcome Week events and Equip to meet other students. Ask, ‘Which church do you go to? What is it like?’ and invite yourself along if you want. We won’t say no!
- On 6th October 2017 we’ll be hosting a ‘Church Fair’ at Equip. We’ll have a talk about why it’s important to find a church and how to find one that’s right for you. Then the churches will have a stall where you can find out more about them!
Beeston Free Church
Beeston Free Church is a large, diverse, ordinary church meeting together just outside the West Entrance. We're doing faith with L-plates on, seeking to respond to the good news of Jesus in the Bible, and to love our small town and the University. We gather at 9.15am, 11.15am and 6.30pm at Salthouse Lane every Sunday.
After church on a Sunday at The Student Room we'll give you food and a place to discuss how the good news of Jesus applies deeply to our hearts and reaches widely to every part of life in this world. We want to help you make the most of your student experience and prepare you for life beyond Uni. We also have a strong international student community. If you're a 2nd/3rd/4th/etc year we'll help you connect to a home group and find friends to walk with in our church family.
Whoever you are, wherever you’re at, we’d love to see you. Our church reps would be delighted to help you.
Reps:Jess Barker, 07505 616 581 Laurence Wilkinson, 07470 237 760
Christ Church Wollaton
Christ Church Wollaton is a new church seeking to grow disciples and bring the good news of Jesus to our local community. We planted out of Emmanuel Church Bramcote and remain closely networked with them. On a Sunday you'll find a friendly atmosphere, solid Bible teaching, and the chance to be part of growing something in the early stages. We're not a big studenty church, but that's no bad thing! We're a family and we encourage everyone of every age to get fully involved in church life. We often eat together and love to meet new people. You'd be well looked after at Christ Church.
We're a very short bus ride from uni. Both the Orange 35 from Wollaton Park Gates or The Two from outside Jubilee Campus run on Sundays. Then it's an easy walk from the bus stops. Check out the website or get in touch with us for more details.
Emmanuel Church Bramcote
Emmanuel Church, Bramcote is an independent evangelical church. We're like a family and you’re very welcome. We hope that Emmanuel will be a place where you make friends so that together we can learn more about Jesus. At Emmanuel Church, we will train up one another so that, in our words and lives, we enjoy and proclaim together the good news of Christ crucified so that Bramcote (and the wider world) might know Jesus for themselves as Saviour and Lord. And we do all this not to make Emmanuel look great, but so that God gets all the praise he deserves. Our church service starts at 10.30am on Sundays. Our student group, “Rooted”, meets every other week in church members homes for a meal after the church service, which is a great way for you to really feel part of the church family.
Reps:Lydia Isaac, 07783 941196 Becca Mangles, 07840221500
Evangelical Free Church, Radford
If you have any questions our student reps would be happy to give you any more details you require.
Reps:Sarah Witherden, 07794273656 Luke Craven, 07856015535
Holy Trinity Lenton
Rylands Community Church
St Mary's Wollaton Park
We are an evangelical Anglican church within easy walking distance of University Park, Jubilee Campus and Lenton, and our mission is “To glorify God by being onefamily, united in our faith in Jesus Christ, Bible-based and committed both to spiritual growth and to showing God love by living and proclaiming the Gospel, in the power of the Holy Spirit.”
You’ll find our morning and evening services quite different: at 10.30am we try toinclude the best of old and new worship styles, with a real mixture of contemporary and more traditional elements. The morning service is a great opportunity to get to know church members of all ages. At 6.30pm we have much more informal service with a relaxed and contemporary worship style, mainly attended by students and people in their 20s-30s.
"St. Mary’s has a welcoming family atmosphere, which means it is really easy to get involved and get to know people quickly. The church family are really supportive, encouraging and discipling students to grow in their faith and tell others. I find the Bible teaching challenging and it doesn't avoid tricky issues but makes it applicable to everyday life." One of the St Mary's Students.
Reps:Sean Gavin, 07714409429, firstname.lastname@example.org
What's it like?
We're an active and growing Vineyard church. We’re passionate about seeing every student develop their relationship with Jesus, and so we want to be family together and be looking outward, sharing him with our friends and communities. Because of this we place a big emphasis on involvement in student Small Groups, which meet across the city and are a great place to build relationships and grow together, as well as serving one another and our city. Of course that’s not all: we value biblical teaching, authentic worship, the ministry of the Holy Spirit and much more, but the best way to find out is to come along!
Our services are at 10:30am and the 7:30pm. Meet outside Portland building at 9:50am and 6:50pm if you would like to head along with people.
Keep and eye out for our Welcome Back BBQ and Student Pizza Night, both happening early this term.
Reps:Becky McKemey, email@example.com, 07847 591265