Our activities extend far beyond our worship activities. We aim to bring God's message into the wider world and as such open our doors to them. Our building serve as a meeting point for quite a few organisations in the town who value our facilities.
From a youth perspective the uniformed organisations have formed part of our church life for many years, and as well as their own meetings they join us for several parade services during the year.
We also donate funds to various charities and each year we have a Charity of the Year where we support one particular cause for the whole year.
Find here and on the linked pages details of all these activities.
Are you retired and enjoy meeting new friends over a nice cup of tea? Then you may be interested in coming along to Priestwood Tea Break.
We have been running for the past 25 years and meet at Bracknell Methodist Church every Thursday afternoon. Tea break is an outreach opportunity which gives older people a chance to meet for tea and fellowship. It began with a gathering of about eight people and has quickly grown to a number exceeding forty each week. A warm welcome is given to all
Regular fellowship activities include:
If you are interested in joining us, please come along on a Thursday Afternoon.
As Christians we should be supporting people in the Third World as they seek to achieve a good standard of living without exploitation. The Fair Trade scheme ensures that producers get good prices for their goods and work in suitable conditions. Fairtrade makes a real difference to the lives and futures of real people.
As such Bracknell Methodist Church is committed to serving fairly traded tea, coffee and sugar at all church functions. Alongside this we have a wide range of fairly traded products after our Sunday morning service and are committed to supporting fair fortnight. Our supplies are obtained from Traidcraft.
Picture supplied by 'The Fairtrade Foundation'.
We ran holiday clubs a few years ago for school children during their holidays under the Showstoppers initiative and hope to do so again in the future. Read more on our Holiday Club page.
Bracknell Methodist Church also supports the following charities:
Christian Aid works with local organisations in some fifty countries helping people, regardless of their religion or race, to enhance their lives and tackle the causes of poverty and injustice.
Throughout October each year Bracknell Methodist Church supports the Samaritan's Purse Shoebox Appeal. During the Shoebox Appeal the Church makes and collects gift wrapped shoe boxes filled with warm clothing, toiletries, toys and games, school books and writing equipment, sweets and treats for children in the developing world.
The Leprosy Mission is a leading international Christian development mission working in around 30 countries. They serve people affected by leprosy. Their work covers medical treatment, education, detection, rehabilitation, advocacy and the reintegration of people into their communities.
Action for Children, formally National Childrens Home and a Methodist Charity, finds homes for children that need them. More than 600 foster carers have chosen to work with Action for Children and they have a long established record of recruiting adoptive parents