Location: Crockhamwell Road, Woodley, Reading. At the junction of Crockhamwell Road and Arundel Road.
Postcode: RG5 3LA
OS Map co-ordinates: SU 761 728
Parking: There is parking on the church premises
Contacts: Tony Atkins
Morning Worship (10.30am)
|Type of Service||Traditional, but first part appropriate for all ages with language and content suitable for young children. Occasional Youth Participation Service.|
|Number in congregation||About 80|
|Congregation profile||High proportion elderly, but also mixed family, children of all ages|
|All age address||Yes, specifically aimed at engaging young children, but be prepared also to involve adults in participation if too few children available.|
|Children leave||After 2nd hymn (chosen & announced by Junior Church) and after a blessing from the preacher, sometimes at holidays they stay in.|
|Offertory taken||Some time after children have left|
|The Lord's Prayer||We use the version stuck on the inside back cover of our Songs of Fellowship books. Please mention this before beginning your prayers.|
Evening Worship (6.30pm)
|Type of Service||Traditional but open to other forms of worship (held in Stenner lounge in winter).|
|Number in congregation||About 12|
|Congregation profile||Mainly older|
|Offertory taken||At time to suit preacher|
|Hymn books||Hymns & Psalms, Songs of Fellowship 1. Other songs by arrangement (early notice requested if projection required)|
|CCL?||Christian Copyright Licence #482115|
|Service books||Methodist Worship Book 1999; URC Communion Service Booklet|
|Bible version||New International Version (NIV)|
|Prayer leaders available?||Yes|
|Accompaniment||Organ, piano or Music Group.
For Junior Church choir contact Merry Evans 0118 926 4380.
For Music Group, contact Steve Nash 0118 961 8319.
Also instrumental / vocal soloists may be available by arrangement.
|Services conducted from||Usually from pulpit or lectern|
|Public address system||Fixed and radio microphones, turned off for hymns|
|Pre-service contact||Letter sent to preacher|
Printed; extra ones announced at beginning of service. Prayers or words for worship can be included in the notices if required - please let the Preacher Contact know, no later than Wednesday evening.
|Refreshments||After morning service|
|Congregation prayer list||Book brought forward in hymn before the prayers. Please read out the latest messages and then include the subjects in your prayers.|
|Other||Services usually recorded. Computer / projector and OHP available (please give extra notice to use these). Church has CCL licence & willing to pay royalties formaterial not covered by the licence.|