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Welcome to our website. If you feel we could do something better on our website please let us know. We welcome feedback.

Church Road is a growing church with an exciting vision for the future. It involves rationalising our site, developing new projects of outreach and service to the community so that we help people experience the transforming love of God, change lives and communities as we follow Christ. No matter how much we try to use social media, we would say you can't beat a face to face conversation so don't hesitate to ask for an appointment with Stephen, our Minister, if you would rather have a chat.


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Our Minister, Rev Stephen Heath

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The next edition of the church magazine will be published at the end of February. As ever, contributions from members of the congregation will be very welcome. Do you have some special experiences that you would like to share with us? Or any activities outside the church that you think we might be interested in? Please send material to Stuart Wrigley or the church office by Wednesday 20 February.


led by Revd Alan Clark

Organist: Brian Grimes
Door Stewards: Team 5

Coffee Rota: Sheila Johnson & Shirley Grundon

7.00 p.m. FRESH Expressions at Fairhaven Methodist Church
led by Clare Harris
Refreshments from 6.30 p.m.


10.30 a.m.
All Age Worship led by Chrissie Pierce


10.30 a.m. MORNING WORSHIP led by Reverend Stephen Heath

It is great to see good progress on the work as we look forward to completion at the end of February 2019. It is a joy to see the reclaimed stone being used on the entrance to the new centre and more will be incorporated with some of the old foundation stones in the new ramped entrance.  The roof is on and is watertight. The focus is now on fitting out the new centre creating the function rooms and offices. There will be some disruption in the church when they knock through the new link into the centre.  In recent weeks we have been grateful for the promise of funds from the Windmill Community Trust and the Lawrence Henry Clegg Charity to support the work of the café and to purchase equipment in the centre as we re-establish Wesley’s Community Café and related work. 

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Owing to the forthcoming building works and the need to ensure the safe storage of everything, Wesley’s is now temporarily closed. We thank you for your support and look forward to re-opening in the New Year. The Wesley’s team will continue to distribute food that is past its sell by date but not its used by date to various charities across the area.  If you would like to help with this work please contact Stephen on 07711 911 955 or email