Reading St Matthew, Reading

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St Matthew’s Vision:

A thriving, growing church at the heart of the parish, sharing the gospel
and serving the local community.

We are a large modern church in the centre of Southcote.
There is very friendly atmosphere. You will be sure of a warm welcome!


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Holy Communion
Family Service with Holy Communion and children's activities.
Every Sunday at 10:00 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly creche Sunday School Coffee Common Worship


Lunch for Seniors
Come and join for a friendly lunch -
Every third Monday at
Morning Prayer
start the week with a morning prayer in the chapel
Monday at 9:00 AM for ½ hour


Mid-week Holy Communion
Every Wednesday at 10:30 AM for ½ hour
Book of Common Prayer


Southcote Churches Prayer Meeting
An oportunity for christians from the various churches in Southcote to meet and pray together.
Every last Saturday at 9:30 AM



Wheelchair accessible toilets

(Hymn Books / Orders of Service etc.)

Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome
Stained Glass Wall Paintings Floodlight
Hall for Hire Contact: Barbara Annells 0118 967 7022
Other information
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 235
Built: 1967
Architect: Basil Spence
Style of worship: a blend of contemporary and traditional
Our Patron: Bishop of Oxford
Archdeaconry: BERKSHIRE (272)
Deanery: READING (27206)
Benefice: Reading St Matthew (27/419CR)
Parish Legal Name: Reading, St. Matthew (270463 27/463)
CofE Church Info: (627463 27/463)
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The current editor is: Isabel Burn

This page was last updated on Tuesday 18th September 2012
Reading St Matthew : Southcote Lane, Reading, Berkshire, RG30 3AX

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