The Twyford Area LEP
The Anglican parish of St Mary the Virgin, Twyford, and St James the Great, Ruscombe (which is one Anglican parish with one PCC), and Twyford United Reformed Church form a so-called “Local Ecumenical Partnership” (LEP).
While we keep all our own buildings and services, with around eight united services per year, we no longer have separate meetings, but share together in all decisions for planning and mission. The Church of England Ministers and the United Reformed Church Minister work as a team, along with a Youth Worker. We retain our own pastoral responsibilities, but are all able to take services in all three churches, including presiding at Holy Communion.
Both churches are still part of the structure of their respective denominations: