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

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)

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...

St Peter’s Christmas Quiz 2022

St Peter, Caversham
Those of you who have struggled with the St Peter's Christmas Quiz may like to peek at the answers. Or, if you haven't tried the quiz yet, here are the questions. Read more...

Bell ringing for Her Majesty

St Margaret, Mapledurham
St Peter, Caversham
The bell ringing band at St Peter’s and the bell ringing band at St Margaret’s were busy during the period of national mourning for the death of HRH The Queen and the proclamation of HRH King Charles. Bells are fully, sometimes called deeply, muffled for the death of a Monarch. They remained fully muffled throughout the period of national mourning apart from ringing for the proclamation. If you missed hearing the bells some of the ringing at St Peters can be heard in this video on Dropbox. Read more...