For Preachers at Caversham Gosbrook Road

Church details

Location:Gosbrook Road, Caversham, Reading on the corner of Gosbrook Road and Ardler Road.

Postcode: RG4 5AE

OS Map co-ordinates: SU 720 746

Caversham Map

Parking: There is street parking on Ardler Road.

Contacts: Pauline Hopkins

Morning Worship (10.30am)

Type of Service

Family worship. 
1st Sun - Communion (children come back into church).

Number in congregation


Congregation profile

mixed family; children 14 and under

All age address


Children leave

after 2nd hymn and blessing

Offertory taken to suit preacher


Evening Worship (6.30pm)

Now only held on rare occasions.


Hymn books Singing the Faith (digital and limited number of print)
Hymns & Psalms, Songs of Fellowship,
Sing Hallelujah (from Easter People) 
CCL? Christian Copyright Licence #8058
Service books Methodist Worship Book 1999
Readers available? Yes
Prayer leaders available? Yes, if requested early


General Information

Seating moveable chairs
Services conducted from lectern
Public address system radio, neck, fixed, turned off for hymns
Toilets Yes
Pre-service contact On Monday by email - letting the preacher know who the stewards are and also who will be running the AV system.The AV operators request service details - or at least hymns by Thursday
to give them time to put them on the system. If preachers want anything else on the AV system - please provide it in PowerPoint.
Notices Printed but any additional ones will be announced by the steward as part of the welcome prior to the service
Refreshments Served after the morning service
Congregation prayer list Yes

Music on organ or piano depending on musician

Occasionally musical accompaniment will be provided by CD's (Singing the Faith).



Faith & Worship Resources

See the following Faith & Worship Resources web page on the Methodist Church site which has information and resources for Preachers, including Service Report Forms for Preachers on Note or Trial.


CCLI Song Search

Please see the CCLI Song Search web page to confirm if hymns or songs are covered by a CCLI licence.