St Ursula's Church
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St Ursula's lies some twenty minutes' walk south-east of Berne's city centre, in the elegant 19th century suburb of Kirchenfeld. It is at the junction of a number of smaller roads at Jubiläumsplatz, half way along the busy Kirchenfeldstrasse.
From outside Berne, take the Ostring exit off the Berne-Thun motorway. Head towards the city centre. After 1200 metres, at the Thunplatz tram stop, the main road (signposted Fribourg and Belp) crosses the tram line. This is Kirchenfeldstrasse, which leads from Thunplatz to Eigerplatz. Continue for 300 metres to just before the traffic lights at the pedestrian crossing. You will find the church just to the left of the main road.
The area is in a blue parking zone. You may park freely on Sundays, but on weekdays you need a parking disc (unless you have been invited to park in the church driveway).
The church and the main part of the hall are accessible by wheelchair with minimal assistance.
1st and 3rd Thursday of the month in the Chapelle Romande, Frutigenstrasse 22
18:30-19:15 Bible Study and Eucharist
This is a short service in which we read prayers and the bible together in English. We also have a small bible study and take communion. All are welcome to come and it is not necessary to be a Christian to attend.
19:15-20:00 Tea, coffee and chat
This is a time when you can drink tea or coffee and talk to others about your week or any other matters of interest.
Most people come to worship God in English and to hear his word. However, it is also a time in which new friends can be made and English used. Services in Thun are held in the Chapelle Romande, Frutigenstrasse 22.
For more information, contact Mark Pogson (079 854 12 58) (or the church office (031 352 8567)).
This information is also available as a leaflet. There is also a flyer to print out for your friends!
To reach there by public transport, take the back entrance to Thun station and cross the road into Seefeldstrasse. At the end, turn right and immediately left into Frutigenstrasse. The chapel is on your right.
Fuller information about the congregation in Neuchâtel can be found on their website.
Services in Neuchâtel are held in the Reformed Church at La Coudre, near the Chaumont funicular. The church lies in the chemin du Crêt du Chêne (a somewhat awkward and narrow one way street!)
Coming by road from the centre of Neuchâtel, head for the railway station. Pass underneath the railway and continue to follow the main road and trolleybus route past the Faubourg de la Gare, along the rue des Fahys, the avenue des Portes Rouges and the avenue du Vignoble. Nearly two kilometres after the railway station is a bus stop called Favarge. Turn right (into the rue des Berthoudes) but then immediately turn left into the chemin du Crêt du Chêne. The church is at the end, on the right, just before the chemin du Crêt du Chêne re-enters the avenue du Vignoble.
Coming from the St Blaise / Hauterive direction, turn right along with the trolley bus route at the traffic lights just after the Opel garage, into the route du Brel. Follow the trolleybus route along the rue des Longs Champs and the rue de la Dîme until the stop for the Chaumont funicular. The church is on the left, just past the school, but to drive to it, you need to continue until you can turn (very!) sharp left into the chemin du Crêt du Chêne. A map may help you find your way.
By public transport, take the number 7 trolleybus from the city or from the station towards Hauterive or Marin, and alight at La Coudre. The bus runs every 20 minutes on Sundays (leaving the station at 03, 23 and 43 minutes past the hour). The journey takes about five minutes. You pass the church on the right just before the bus stop.