"...a thriving, growing church at the heart of the parish, sharing the good news of Jesus Christ and serving the community."

Welcome to St Matthew’s, Reading. We are a vibrant Anglican church serving the Southcote, Ford’s Farm and Beansheaf areas on the West side of Reading and our vision is to be ‘a thriving, growing church at the heart of the parish, sharing the good news of Jesus Christ and serving the community’.

We look forward to seeing you soon,
Pads and Kirstie Dolphin

Kidz Church
Kidz Church runs during the Sunday services and is open to all primary school children.
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Come and join us

We meet at the following times every week:

Sundays 10:00am - 11:15am

Family service with Holy Communion, Kidz Church and crèche, followed by refreshments.

Wednesdays 10:30am - 11:00am

Midweek Communion, followed by refreshments.

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Rev Pads Dolphin
John and Jennifer Roper
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 Forthcoming events 
Friday 31 October
HOLIDAY CLUB at St Matthew's hall
7:00amMorning Prayer at St Matthew's - Chapel
10:00amHOLIDAY CLUB at St Matthew's hall
Saturday 1 November
8:00amSouthcote Alive Meeting at St Mattew's - hall
9:30amPrayer for Southcote at St Mattew's - Chapel
Sunday 2 November
10:00amFamily Service with Holy... at St Matthew's Church
3:00pmAll Souls Service at St Mattew's - church
6:00pmThe Evening Service at St Matthew's Church
Monday 3 November
9:00amPrayer Meeting at St Matthew's - Chapel
Tuesday 4 November
10:00amConnect Group for Women - A... at Chapel
7:45pmAlpha Course 2014 at St Matthew's Church
Wednesday 5 November
10:30amHoly Communion at St Matthew's - Chapel
3:00pmCafe Alive at The Grange Church
3:30pmNativity 2014: Rehearsal at The Grange Church hall
7:30pmDiscipleship Explored! at St Matthew's Church
Thursday 6 November
2:30pmBereavement Support Group at St Mattew's - Chapel
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