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St Andrew's URC Reading

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Church Groups


Open House regular monthly get-togethers with a variety of events organised.


Women’s Guild twice monthly meetings, covering a variety of topics.


Fellowship Lunch

A monthly Fellowship Lunch Club is held on 4th Sunday of the month when members from St Andrew’s are joined by friends from St Luke’s and others to share lunch and fellowship together. 


Traidcraft a wide range of Traidcraft goods is available after morning service every week.


Social Activities

A wide range of activities are organised including Burns Night; Skittles and Quiz evenings; Church Summer Picnic and other events.


Other Groups

Reading Scottish Pipe Band has strong links with our church and meet and practice in our building on Monday evenings. See 'Useful Links' page


Scottish Country Dancing classes are held on Tuesday evenings (Starters) and Wednesday evenings (Intermediate) and you are invited to join them for a very enjoyable evening. See 'Useful Links' page

Copyright  St. Andrew's URC, Reading 2020

April 2020


The Coronavirus COVID 19 pandemic demands that Churches along with other institutions follow the guidance from the Government and its Scientific and Medical advisors.

We will continue to keep you updated through your elder, by email or on the website.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact one of our ministers , Church secretary or your elder  


Wed 1st   19.30     Organisational Board Cancelled

Fri 3rd      18.30     Prostate Cancer Support Group            Cancelled

Sat 4th     13.30     M4 Corridor Churches Event at Aston Tirrold


Sun 5th   11.00     Palm Sunday  Cancelled        Revd David Witts  

               14.30     Imani Lutheran Church Service

Tue 7th    10.30    Open House - Coffee Morning  Cancelled

               19.30     Church Meeting - AGM  Cancelled


Thu 9th    20.00     CTEER Maundy Thursday Service at St Luke’s

Fri 10th                  Good Friday


Sun 12th 11.00    Easter Sunday Holy Communion  Cancelled

Revd John Downing

                            Closing date for material for the May Newsletter

               14.30    Imani Lutheran Church Service


Sun 19th  11.00  Morning Service Cancelled       Dr Scott Wheeler

               16.30   German Lutheran Church Service

Thu 23rd  12.00  Women’s Guild  Cancelled        

               19.30   Reading Diabetic UK Group  Cancelled


Sun 26th  11.00  Morning Service Cancelled Revd Robert Barthram

                            Back to Church Sunday   Cancelled  

                13.00   Lunch Club   Cancelled

                14.30   Imani Lutheran Church

Mon 27th  08.00  Blood Transfusion Service

Tue 28th   13.00    Bladder Cancer Support Group  Cancelled


We are sorry that we have to take this rather drastic action, but ask that if you are fit and well be a Good Neighbour to those who need help.

We will reopen for public worship as soon as circumstances permit.


March 2020


Sun 1st     11.00   Holy Communion             Revd John Downing

                 14.30   Imani Lutheran Church Service

Tue 3rd      10.30  Open House Coffee Morning

                 19.30   Lent Study Group commences

Fri 6th        17.30   Prostate Cancer Support Group  

Sat 4th       09.30   Pipe Band Training Course


Sun 8th     11.00  Morning Service               Revd Robert Barthram            

                 14.30   Imani Lutheran Church Service

Tue 10th    19.30  Lent Study Group continues

Wed 11th   19.45  Elders’ Meeting

Sat 14th     10.00   Spring Clean

                  All day  Wessex Synod meets at Winchester


Sun 15th    11.00  Morning Service                 Dr Scott Wheeler

                  14.30  German Lutheran Church Service

                             Closing date for material for the April Newsletter

Tue 17th     19.30  Lent Study Group continues

Thu 19th     12.00  Women’s Guild


Sat 21st      18.30  Scottish Dancing Social Evening



Sun 22nd   11.00  Morning Service CANCELLED Mr Rob Lewis

                            Closing date for Organisations Reports fo rAGM      

                  16.30  Imani Lutheran Church Service

Tue 24th     13.00  Bladder Cancer Support Group

                  19.30  Lent Study Group continues

Thu 26th     19.30  Reading Diabetic UK Group



Sun 29th 11.00  Morning Service CANCELLED  Revd Robert Barthram

                13.00  Lunch Club

                14.30  Imani Lutheran Church

Tue 31st  19.30  Lent Study Group concludes


We are regret that to comply with the Coronavirus COVID 19 guidance the all worship services and events are cancelled or postponed until further notice.


Bob Purdom, Church Secretary  18th March


(c) St Andrews URC, Reading

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