Both Churches Caversham Heights Gosbrook Road
Our Church Partners We are now part of a project called Partnership for Missional Church. To find out more, follow this link. Here is a link to the Caversham Churches Together website, on which can be found links to the websites of other churches in the area. The Alzheimers Society is recruiting Befrienders, people with the gifts and the inclination to spend time with Alzheimers sufferers. For more information see this poster. RE Inspired produce a Prayer Diary for each term of their activities in local schools. Here’s a link to the diary for  Summer 2018 Our friends at Tyndale Baptist Church are planning a series on Christ, Christianity and the Bible, aimed in particular at overseas students. Here is their invitation to attend or to pray for this work. TLG is a Christian Charity offering to support children who have been excluded from education. They are advertising a teaching post. To find out more follow this link. And from Park URC, a job advertisement for a Centre and Finance Administrator. From Churches Together in Reading Chaaplaincy at Reading College GCSE results are now out. Do you know of any students who will be applying to Reading College? If so, perhaps you would like to suggest to them that when they do so, they may like to contact one of the chaplaincy team: Chloe Mutton; Matt Stone; Sam Lloyd; Jo Forson; Richard Christopher and Michael Penny We are there to help students, to be a listening ear, to pray and … hopefully, help run a Christian Union. Next week (August 28 to September 7) enrolment starts at the college. Teaching starts Monday September 11, and from then on there will be a chaplain around nearly every lunchtime. There is also a Fresher’s Fair on Monday September 24 when we will be there all day. Job Vacancy at St Laurence’s Church PT Children's Worker, at St Laurence's Church, Reading The purpose of the Children's Worker role is to work with the children of St Laurence [0 - 12 yrs], helping them to grow in the Christian faith. The person will speak on behalf of the children in matters of strategy and direction. In addition, this role will assist in the transition from children’s work to youth work. Hours: 16 hours p/w (Must include Sunday Services, Monday Staff Meetings <11:30am - 1:00pm>, occasional Saturdays <x3-4 per year> and an Annual Staff Away Day). Salary: Up to £9,725 per annum (£22,489 FTE), dependent upon experience. Plus 5% pension contribution. Contract: 2 year fixed term (with the possibility for extension, funding permitting). 3 month probation period. Starting Date: ASAP Location: St Laurence's Church, Reading Reports to: Associate Vicar Application Closing Date: midnight of Friday 14th September 2018 For more information, please go to our website www.stlreading.org/jobs where you can find an application form and job description. For any additional enquiries, please contact our offices: admin@stlreading.org  Lorraine Briffitt Interim HR & Ops Manager 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. This page links to the complete current preaching plan. The Circuit produces an occasional ‘Update’ on the work going on in our various churches. Here is the most recent Update, dated June 2018. The Methodist Church nationally What’s going on in the Methodist Church? Find out here: Methodist e-news. During the week 30 June to 6 July the Methodist Conference has been meeting in Nottingham. Conference was led by Revd Michaela Youngson (President) and Bala Gnanapragasam (Vice- President). Follow the proceedings of Conference here. One of the tasks of this year’s Conference is to designate those who will lead us from 2019 to 2020. See this link to find out more.
Our Church (and other) Partners
in Caversham