Heald Green United Reformed Church


This art project brings together voices and portraits of the people of Heald Green United Reformed Church (HGURC) in the North West of the UK.

The recollections look at why individuals and families in the church community first came to HGURC and why they stayed.

The project was produced by Stuart Smith a photographer and filmmaker based in the UK.

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Video Slideshow

Hear the Stories

Alison Haigh

Alison speaks of how she came to HGURC when still nursing.

Rolf Bachofner

Rolf shares his experience of coming to the church from Switzerland.

Carol Sutcliffe

Carol describes her journey from childhood to church leadership.

Jean Pratt

Jean recollects how the Boys Brigade brough her to HGURC.

Jen Strachan

Jen speaks about her's and her husband's roles in the church.

Caron Small

Caron tells of the church’s support in helping with her vocation.

Rachel Miller

Rachel Miller reflects on the role of music in the life of the community at HGURC

Michael And Glynys Hunter

Glynys and Mike (sadly deceased) talk about this history of HGURC and their very personal involvement over the years.

Allan Haigh

Allan discusses his role as Deacon, a leadership role in the church.

Helen Caterall

Helen talks about the welcome the church gave her and her family.

HGURC Photographs

Project is produced by Stuart Smith and web services are provide by 3 Sheep Ltd.

Copyright Stuart Smith 2016.