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RIP Alan Wilson

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St John, Caversham
Alan Wilson, Bishop of Buckingham, has died. In the 1980s he served as a priest in Caversham. Read more...

St Peter Christmas Market 2023

St Peter, Caversham
Thanks are due to everyone who helped at the St Peter Christmas Market in early December. The event raised nearly £3,000, of which half was sent to the DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal. Read more...

Why are we waiting…

A wonderful team of volunteers from Churches Together in Caversham came together at the start of December to deliver a fabulous final Messy Church for 2023! With it coming right at the start of December, the theme for the session was Advent, thinking in particular about it being a season of waiting – waiting for the arrival of Jesus, the One who brings love, joy, peace and hope. Read more...

Caversham Community Café gets a high five from Reading Borough Council

St John, Caversham
The Caversham Community Café (3Cs) in St John’s Church was inspected by Reading Borough Council recently and is happy to announce that they have retained their ‘5 (very good)’ rating for food hygiene. It was a red-letter day for our volunteers in another way too: it was one of the busiest days we’ve ever had! As well as our regular customers, we welcomed people from the seated exercise group who meet in the church from 10.15am to 10.45am most Tuesdays. The café is also popular with members of the baby and toddler group, (held in... Read more...

Light Party

St John, Caversham
On Sunday 29 October, 2023, a team from Churches Together in Caversham ran their first ever united LIGHT PARTY! It offered an alternative celebration to Halloween, allowing families to choose to come and celebrate light and remember our call to shine as lights in the world for God's glory (Matthew 5: 16). Read more...

Catherine Radcliffe’s ordination

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St Peter’s latest priest, Revd Catherine Radcliffe (second from right) was ordained by the Rt Revd Olivia Graham, Bishop of Reading, at St Mary’s Minster on Saturday, June 24, along with Revd Carol Atkins of St Agnes with St Paul and St Barnabas. The new priests were supported by their training incumbents, Mike Smith, Rector of Caversham, on the right, and Revd Nick Hill, Vicar of Reading Gateway (St Agnes with St Paul and St Barnabas) on the left. Read more...

Church House Administrator (part-time)

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The closing date for applications has passed.Required from March 2023 (start date negotiable)Salary: £11 per hourPart-time: 6 hours/week, including some evening workDo you enjoy administration? Are you community oriented? Would you like to help an outward and engaged parish manage its community hall for the benefit of small local organisations and other members of the Caversham community?If so, you could be the person we are looking for. We would like you to bring your passion for detail and processes to assist our team of volunteers who oversee this work for us.For further... Read more...