BED FOR THE NIGHT
Wesley joined other Reading town centre churches in offering an evening meal, bed and breakfast one day a week during January to homeless people. The initiative was organised by FAITH, the Reading charity that works with rough sleepers. Click here for more, plus pictures.
REACH FOR THE SKY!
A steeplejack carried out an inspection of the spire at Wesley in March, as we prepare for a major programme of repairs.
As well as fixing the spire, we shall be upgrading other parts of Wesley's premises for outreach and mission.
At worship on 22 March Stephen Appiah launched the countdown for our fundraising to pay for this work.
project to supply a village in Ghana with its own water borehole and
pump, and a new toilet block, is now finished! They were handed over by
the contractors on 22nd January. Click here for more.
LENT HOLY WEEK
'Share the Feast' is the theme for our morning worship during Lent focusing on the meaning of Holy Communion. Click here for topics. House groups are following a study series.
Monday-Wednesday: Short evening meditations, 7.30-8.15 approx.
Maundy Thursday: ecumenical communion service, featuring music from 'Breaking Bread' by Rob Frost and Paul Field. 7.30pm.
Good Friday: Family activities in the morning, 10.00-12.00. Worship in early evening, 5.00pm.
TEACHING SERIES: HEBREWS
A series getting to grips with one of the most rewarding books of the Bible. Thursdays, 7.30pm at Wesley. Click here for more.
LOOK LISTEN AND PRAY
Patrick Stonehewer has been leading prayer sessions around the neighbourhood of Wesley church, as we discern God's calling for us in the locality. The most recent was on Ash Wednesday, 18 February. starting at Wesley at 10.30am. Reflections from that and the previous sessions are on a new blog.