CHURCHES IN GUILDFORD

The CU is committed to the local church in Guildford and we strongly encourage all members to prioritise being involved with a bible teaching church in the area. Being involved with the CU is not a replacement for joining a local Church because Church is the primary place for discipleship and growth as a Christian. So please do find a Church you can get stuck into!

We currently have 11 churches on our 'Church Search' with reps from all but a few. These reps are mostly current students but some are general church members.

Even if you are not a fresher this page has information on finding a church.

Bethel Christian Assembly
Reps: Peter, Emma & Oliver

We are a group of people who are passionate about growing in the Lord and deepening our relationship with God. BCA is a church of all ages that aims to foster an environment of family found upon Christ. Situated in Shalford, a short drive from campus, we meet every Sunday at 10am for open worship and bible teaching. Campus lifts are always available. We have a large group of young adults that meet for bible studies, socials and weekends away. In addition, there are mid-week prayer meetings, fellowship groups and bible studies. We look forward to welcoming you! Look us up at www.bethelchristian.org.uk.



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Centrepoint Church
Reps: David & Fabienne

Come and find your place in the adventure which is Centrepoint Church! We meet at the Odeon Cinema in central Guildford at 10am with a free coffee in Costa afterwards. We’ve got a whole load of students already with us and a great programme with regular lunches, socials and groups to support, envision and equip you to make Jesus famous on campus. We’d love you to come along, feel at home, be fed and fired up whilst making new friends.

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Emmaus Rd
Reps: Freddie & Jasmine

Emmaus Rd welcomes you to come be part of our story. We are part of the 24-7 movement and are passionate about prayer, mission and justice. We meet Sunday morning (10am Yvonne Arnaud Theatre) and Sunday evening (6.30pm. Venue TBC), with the majority of our student body attending our evening gathering. Come see if Emmaus Rd could be home for you. 






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Family Church Guildford
Rep: Paul

Family Church is a vibrant contemporary evangelical/charismatic church with a heart for Community, Discipleship and Family. Connect with people of all ages and backgrounds at our Sunday morning service, or come to our Young Adults evening service where we build friendships, worship God together, explore the Bible and are open to the Holy Spirit. You will be known, grown, supported and challenged, both by our Young Adults team and the many families who will invite you for meals (!), but also quickly make friends and get to join on our mission to transform our community and university. We know God has called you to Surrey for this time – make it count! On the 29th Sept. (Saturday) there will be an additional on-campus church service at 18:30 in Wates House

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Grace Church Guildford
Reps: Owain & Izzy

Grace Church Guildford is a lively and active Christian community right in the heart of Guildford town centre. Our desire is to know God, honour Him with our lives and share the Good News of Jesus with Guildford, our nation and overseas. On Sunday mornings we now meet at two sites – 9:30am at Guildford Park and 11am at Chertsey Street. You will be very welcome at either venue. The evening meeting at 6:30pm is at Chertsey Street. Lunches for students are hosted by different families in the church which is a great opportunity to get to know people. Every Wednesday evening is our student group; a chance for the students of the church to get together, have a meal and a chat, then study the Bible and pray in small groups. We would love you to join us!

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Guildford Baptist Church (Millmead)
Reps: Sam & Sam

Guildford Baptist Church is a large community of Christians, of all ages, backgrounds and ethnicity, based in the Millmead Centre in the heart of the town.  We’re currently engaged in extensive building work, so temporarily worshipping on Sunday mornings at Christ’s College, Bellfields. Sunday evening worship and mid-week groups, including our Students and Young Adults Group, are still in the Millmead Centre. See website for details.

We are a vibrant Church, but at our core is a simple pattern of life, rooted in the preaching and teaching of Scripture, discipleship, prayer and worship, with an intentional focus on loving God and loving others more fully by reaching out into the wider community.



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Guildford Community Church
Rep: Cassie

Guildford Community Church is a community of believers in Christ who want to worship God together, experience His presence in our lives, to be caring and supportive in our relationships with each other, and to have an impact on the world around us.

We are informal in style, but serious in our pursuit of God. We are experimental and creative. Encouraging each other to identify and develop each other’s gifts for the benefit of those around us. Our vision is to Encounter God, equip powerful people and transform our communities with the love of God. 



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Hillsong Church Guildford
Reps: Praise & Cassina

Welcome to Hillsong Church

Loving God. Loving People. Loving Life.

Our mission is to reach and influence the world by building a large Christ-centered, Bible-based church, changing mindsets and empowering people to lead and impact in every sphere of life.

We have two services (11AM & 4PM). Our young adults community (Powerhouse) meet after the 4PM service for a hangout every Sunday, where we socialise and celebrate an awesome day at church.

Every week we gather in small groups, where we take time to process life together. We also have regular local events, that range from worship and prayer nights to parties and socials as we have a passion for students to grow spiritually as well as socially.



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King's Church Guildford
Reps: Elliot & Izzy

King’s is a Bible-teaching church meeting at various locations around Guildford.  Our Sunday meetings take place at 4pm at Guildford County School, less than a mile from the University campus.  We’re a diverse family of people at all different ages and stages of life, but we have a particular heart for reaching students.  Equip – our weekly student group – meets on Tuesday nights and includes: a meal, a Bible study, and talk on an area of the Christian faith.  This year we’ll be studying the book of Romans.



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St Saviour's Church
Reps: Tom & Amy

Our heart for students at St Saviours is to grow a community who Love God, Love People and want to be the difference in this town and beyond. We would love for you to be a part of it. 

We encourage students to commit to the 6pm, Sunday service (contemporary, charismatic service) as well as seeking opportunities to serve in the life of the Church. Tuesday nights are when we gather as a student group to build community, have fun, worship, study God’s word, prayer for one another and think about the ‘so what’ and how we can live life as disciples of Jesus Christ. Additionally, we have more socials planned at different times throughout the term. 

Tim oversees the student team and you can meet him and the team at our Sunday services or our Tuesday night, student gatherings. Tim will be leading the 6pm service 6th & 13th Oct. Tues night gatherings will start 8th Oct, with a party planned for the 13th Oct. We are so excited about this year and what God has in store. Hear more about what is going on by following us at: 

Facebook: StSavioursstudents Instagram: @stsavioursstudents Email: students@st-saviours.org.uk



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Westborough Church

Westborough Church is a short walk from the university campus and close to many student homes.

Our heart and focus are to be a vibrant, worshipping church within the north west area of Guildford.  Our worship style is contemporary and wholehearted, and we long to meet with God at our Sunday services and during the week at the various groups that meet at the church and in homes.

Our Sunday services normally start at 10.00am and last around 90 minutes. Westborough Church is part of the United Reformed Church denomination.



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Emmanuel Church
Reps: James & Zoe

Emmanuel is a thriving family church in Stoughton, and together we strive to worship Jesus and serve the community around us. We’re committed to helping each other grow in our faith and understanding of the Bible. Every Sunday we have a morning service at 10.30am and more contemporary evening worship at 6.30pm. We also run a mid-week small group for students and young adults, where we study God’s word and get to know each other better. We’d love to meet you and welcome you into our church family! https://www.emmanuelchurch.co.uk/