Wesley Church


Worshipping and witnessing in Reading and online

Wesley Methodist Church is close to the centre of Reading with worship, fellowship and witness at its heart,

The church building is closed for worship at present, but will reopen as soon as possible. Meanwhile, join us online.

Worship with Wesley online
Join us for our regular on-line services. The most recent are listed below. Catch up with earlier services through the
On-line services page and our YouTube channel.

Sunday 15 November. David Shaw. Video

Sunday 22 November. Lesley Martin. Video

"Small Talk" 
This is a new series of weekly short videos from Rev. David Shaw, reflecting on the world and events from the past week through thought and prayer. They are released every Wednesday on our Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.

Facebook link

'I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety.' (Psalm 4:8)

Wesley gets grant from Allchurches Trust
Wesley Methodist Church has received a grant of £20,000 from Allchurches Trust for our exciting 84QR Charity and Community hub project. This will enable phase 1, delayed by the pandemic to get started.

You will keep in perfect peace them whose mind is steadfast, because they trust in you. Trust in the Lord for ever, for the Lord, the Lord, is the Rock eternal.' (Isaiah 26:3-4)

Coming up - Advent and Christmas

'The Best of all God is with Us' - the theme for Advent and Christmas services:

29 November Advent 1 Jesus is with us in our weakness, frailty and fear.

6 December Advent 2 Jesus with us in the physical world

13 December Advent 3 Jesus is with us in our relationship with God

20 December Advent 4 Jesus with us in human relationships.

25 December Christmas Day online and in church.

‘Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God’ (2 Corinthians 1:3-4).

New to us, or new to church? Take a look at our Visitor's Page for what to expect from a Sunday service.

Sundays difficult? If you're not able to get to Sunday worship, we have many weekday meetings. Take a look at these:

Small groups for fellowship, Bible study, prayer and church life development meet regularly. Find out more by exploring our website. Groups are still meeting online.

Wesley Art Club meets on the first Saturday of the month, though meetings are suspended for now.


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  • Queens Road
  • Reading
  • Berkshire
  • RG1 4BW

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