St Mark, Reading

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We are called to be a loving, welcoming, worshipping Christian community working together to share the love of Christ with everyone in our parish and beyond.

The Church of St Mark is an open and welcoming congregation, worshipping and ministering in the Battle area. It is situated on Cranbury Road, near Battle Hospital, a mile to the west of Reading town centre (no. 16, 17 and 33 buses stop nearby). We are part of  the united benefice of St Mark and All Saints Reading. Our vicar is the Rev Josephine Williams.

The church was first founded in 1889 as a place of mission and outreach, and this is very much our work today. We gather to celebrate a parish eucharist at 9.00am on Sunday mornings in our simple and beautiful Edwardian church. Everybody is welcome in our open and inclusive congregation. 

Our worship uses a relaxed and friendly, modern catholic style. Coffee and chat afterwards is an important social occasion both at St Mark and at All Saints, (whose main service is at 11.00am). We hope that young and old will find that our congregations are friendly and inclusive.

If you are interested in booking our Church hall, please contact us using the following email address: If you want any further information, please use the email link ("Contact us" tab above) to send a message to our office.

This site was last updated on 22 September 2017.

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All Saints' Church
Downshire Square,
Reading, RG1 6NN
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Parish Mass
A sung Mass with sermon
Every Sunday at 9:00 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Refreshments Incense Common Worship


Low Mass
A said mass with a short homily
Every Wednesday at 10:30 AM for ½ hour
Family Friendly Common Worship



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A Church Near You ID (venue number): 5975
Built: 1904
Architect: Montague Wheeler
Our Patron: Bishop of Oxford
Archdeaconry: BERKSHIRE (272)
Deanery: READING (27206)
Parish Legal Name: Reading Saint Mark and All Saints (270461 )
CofE Church Info: (627461 27/461)
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The current editor is: Lee Hawkness-Smith

This page was last updated on Friday 22nd September 2017
St Mark : 94 Cranbury Road, Reading, Reading, RG30 2TA


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