Goring United Reformed Church

1940 – 1959

Some Key Dates: 

  • 4th August 1940 First service Goring Congregational Church at which 37 people attended at Elm Grove School.
  • First minister of the Church Rev Morris Bold 1940-1942
  • Issue of the first magazine – The Chronicle. May 1944
  • Rev F J H Humphrey 1942-1947
  • Rev H Springbett 1950-1953
  • House of quiet in Goring Road. 1942
  • Stone laying for dual-purpose church – Saturday 19th June 1948
  • Ladies working Party 1948-1982. [Started Sep 1940]
  • Women’s Guild 1957-2001
  • Knitting 1953-1976
  • Mid week services/communion 1954-2011
  • Opening of the new dual purpose building, on 1st March 1949.
  • New Sunday School Hall opens 1950

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Issue of the first  Chronicle news sheet in May 1944:         1944/45      1946        1947        1948        1949
1950        1951        1952        1953        1954        1955        1956        1957        1958        1959    Next Decades

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