All are welcome


Welcome, and thank you for visiting Rochdale Unitarians online. We hope that our website highlights the wide variety of worship, fellowship and service opportunities available. Please feel free to read more about our church on this site, or come in for a visit. We would love to meet you and share with you in the life of our community.

Our ethos

We aim to be a faith community which supports individuals in taking ownership of and responsibility for personal beliefs and actions.


We offer a supporting environment in which to embrace life and its challenging questions.


Services are held on Sunday morning at 10.30 am.

Any additional services, or alterations to service times, will be announced in the newsletter, on our notice board and on our website.


See excerpts from a previous service on YouTube.

Rites of passage

Rites of Passage services mark the special occasions on our life journey.


Our church offers a setting for your special celebrations.

Latest News









Life as a Nanny in Saudi Arabia

Thursday 5th March, 2.30pm


In this public talk speaker, Heather Slater will share memories and mementos from her time working for the Saudi Royals!


Entry £5 (includes refreshments)

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Registered for same-sex marriages

Rochdale Unitarian Church is registered to perform same-sex marriages.  It was the first church in Rochdale to obtain a licence for same-sex marriage.  Read more.


See what's on and read about our regular activities.

This month

Morning worship is held between 10.30am and 11.30am on Sunday. All are welcome.

February Worship Services
•    Sun 2nd 10.30 Sunday Worship - Prof Geoff Levermore
•    Sun 9th 10.30 Sunday Worship -  Rev Celia Cartwright
•    Sun 16th 10.30 Sunday Worship - Paul Hubbard
•    Sun 23rd 10.30 Sunday Worship - Graeme Pilbrough

February Events
•    Wed 5th 17.00 Afternoon Tea
•    Wed 5th 18.45 Women's League
•    Sat   8th 19.00 Film Night with Pie & Pea Supper
•    Mon 10th 19.30 Book Circle Meeting at Bagnall Close
•    Sat   15th 11.45 Charity Lunch (see events)
•    Sat  22nd 12.00 Walking Group to Irwell Val

See the events list for further details.

Annual Charity

Each year we choose a charity to support.  This year we are raising funds for Sightsavers, a charity which "prevents avoidable blindness in some of the world’s poorest areas by partnering with local communities, governments and other groups".

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