News from the Churches
Current News Notes for Caversham Heights and Gosbrook Road.
We are now part of a project called Partnership for Missional Church. To find out more,
follow this link.
Have a look at the new Photo Album, showing a selection of photos of recent events. At
the moment we have pictures only for Caversham Heights events.
The Newsletter for October and November is available here.
Here is a page that sets out the vision of Christian Discipleship as service to others.
Services for the coming Sunday
Sunday 30 October 2016
Gosbrook Road Church Anniversary
Revd David Jenkins
Deacon Becky Lovatt CA
All Souls’ Service led by Revd Jenny Dowding
Here are notes on the Bible Readings set for Sunday 30 October. They will not
necessarily be the readings chosen by the preacher. These notes may, however, serve
to stimulate and perhaps guide your own reflection on the readings of the day.
On 29 October we are holding a Silent Auction to raise funds for the beleaguered
people of Haiti. Here is a flyer giving more details. N.B. this and the Autumn Fair Flyer
are produced as front and back of a single document -- if necessary.
On 30 October we are invited to Gosbrook Road for a shared lunch to celebrate their
Church Anniversary and to welcome their guest preacher Deacon Becky Lovatt.
Later that afternoon we shall hold our customary All Souls Service at 3.30 pm. In this
service we remember those we have loved but see no longer -- a quiet reflective
service. Here is a welcome invitation for you.
On Saturday 12 November we hold our annual Autumn Fair. This time the chosen
charity is Headway Thames Valley. Here is a flyer giving more details. N.B. this and the
Silent Auction Flyer are produced as front and back of a single document -- if
An on Sunday 13 November we shall be collecting filled shoeboxes for Operation
The Basingstoke and Reading Circuit
new focus ... new outlook ... new vision
The new Circuit Website can be found here.
Lots of news, lots of forthcoming events, including a link to
the complete preaching plan for September to November 2016,
and the latest Update from the Circuit.
The Methodist Church nationally
At the Methodist Conference of July 2016 a resolution was passed urging all the
Methodist people to wear an empty safety pin as a mark of our solidarity against
racism. For more information see this link. For images of people actually wearing such
a pin, see here.
What’s going on in the Methodist Church? Find out here: Methodist e-news.
The Methodist Church’s pattern for our discipleship: Our Calling. Well worth studying.
Issues in Focus
Please continue to pray about this, and read more here about Separated
Musings - food for thought
This is a collection of short essays on biblical and theological topics -- among others.
Here is a link to Musings. Find it It’s also in the drop-down menu under Both.
The most recent essays include What happens when we Pray? , What do we mean by
Salvation? and Forgiveness. Tickle your brains! There may be a different way of looking
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Welcome to the Website of the Methodist Churches in Caversham.
We are part of the Basingstoke and Reading Circuit of the Methodist Church, which is
itself one of the Circuits in the Southampton District.
caversham methodist churches website - updated 24 October 2016
Caversham, Gosbrook Road
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