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Staying Afloat

During the Soviet era in Russia many churches were put to alternative uses.  One that particularly stood out for me was a church that was converted into a swimming pool.  The dim lighting, the pictures of saints on the walls, the deep blue of a ceiling painted with stars, all contributed to an atmospheric swim.  […]

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Easter Services 2018

Please join us this Holy Week as we follow the Passion of Jesus’ last few days. Sunday 25 March – Palm Sunday Service. 10.30am Thursday 29th March – Maundy Thursday – Holy Communion and Stripping of the Altar. 8.00pm Friday 30th March – Reflective service on the stations of the cross. 11.00am Sunday 1st April […]

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Lent Film Series begins

Once again the Lent Film Series will explore the power and challenge of great film-making. This year our films all speak to the theme of dreams… what dreams drive us as humans? What dreams disapoint? Are dreams messages from the soul or the unconcious? How do we exist within our own dreams? Five excellent films […]

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Dazzle

During the week 1-10 September we will be hosting a ‘pop-up festival’ in East Reading, which will attempt to bring together and explore various issues pertinent to community life and our humanity. The festival is entitled ‘Dazzle’ – illuminated by the darkness. For many people, current issues the world is facing seem overwhelming; the fast-paced […]