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Coronavirus guidance

By John Cooke - Last updated: Sunday, March 15, 2020

Our three churches are following the Government and Church of England guidance: There will be no worship or any church event in any of our churches. The church buildings will remain closed. There is detailed guidance available from the Church of England and from the Diocese of Oxford.   During this time of stress and […]

2020 Electoral Roll Revision

By John Cooke - Last updated: Tuesday, February 11, 2020

The Parish Electoral Roll is open for revision from Sunday 23 February until Saturday 14 March 2020. Forms are available in all churches or can be downloaded from here. You will find a copy of the current roll on a noticeboard in your church or church porch. Please ask a churchwarden if you cannot find […]

Annual Parochial Church Meeting 2020

By John Cooke - Last updated: Friday, January 31, 2020

The APCM took place at 10am on Sunday 18 October 2020. The meeting was held on Zoom; the minutes will be posted here when available. Documents for this year’s meeting: Agenda and last year’s minutes Trustees’ Report, financial headline figures and other reports Trustees’ Report and Parish Accounts Other reports that may be of interest: […]

Winter Ramble

By John Cooke - Last updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Mary Westley writes: The sun came out especially for the Winter Ramble and we splashed our way through puddles and skipped over the mud with a spring in our step. What better way to start the New Year than walking through the beautiful countryside around us in the company of friends – new and old. […]

Altar rail kneelers at St Johns

By John Cooke - Last updated: Tuesday, January 7, 2020

A cause for celebration! Many years ago, when Stephen and Christine Rowe were ministers at St John’s, a project was begun to create some embroidered kneelers for the altar rail step that reflected the beauty and character of Caversham and honoured the Lord’s goodness to us. For various reasons the project stalled, but in Febuary […]

2019 Christmas Market

By John Cooke - Last updated: Friday, January 3, 2020

The 2019 Christmas Market was held at St Peters in early December. It was a fun, happy event and we received really positive feedback. One prize winner said he and his wife had recently moved to this country and were so pleased to have found the market and the Econet event. Another said they had […]

Stir-up Sunday

By John Cooke - Last updated: Sunday, November 24, 2019

The collect for the last Sunday before Advent: Stir up, we beseech thee, O Lord, the wills of thy faithful people; that they, plenteously bringing forth the fruit of good works, may of thee be plenteously rewarded; through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen. At the morning service at St Peters on 24 November, members of […]

Autumn Ramble

By John Cooke - Last updated: Monday, November 11, 2019

Mary Westley writes: The Autumn Ramble took place in glorious sunshine with the autumnal tints at their best. We began by walking through the 2nd World War memorial gates at St Margaret’s and continued along the path to Hardwick, where we turned upwards through the woods to look at the old remains of a lime […]

Bishop Steven graffitied our church doorway!

By John Cooke - Last updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2019

On 4 September 2019, Bishop Steven chalked a message on the doorway at St Johns. He wrote +C+M+B 2019 Christus Mansionem Benedicat – Christ Bless this House He prayed: Almighty God, bless this church community. May this community be a place of outreach and welcome, of sharing the good news, ambassadors of your all embracing […]

Summer Ramble

By John Cooke - Last updated: Thursday, July 11, 2019

Mary Westley writes: We took a trip into the past for our Summer Ramble, strolling leisurely around Caversham Court Garden and the refurbished Abbey ruins guided by the knowledgeable Doug. He began by showing us a “grotesque”, tucked away at the far end of Caversham Court and I for one would never have given it […]