Parishioners welcome Becky with bubbly and cupcakes

Parishioners of All Saints Wokingham welcomed the new curate in the parish, The Reverend Becky Medlicott, with a special get-together at The Cornerstone.  Becky was ordained on 3rd July at Christ Church Cathedral in Oxford and started her ministry in Wokingham the following day. For her first posting after ordination Becky will be developing in … Read more

Grant funding increases

June was a very rewarding month for pledges of funding to spaceforall from grant-making bodies. The project now has over £100,000 pledged by trusts and similar bodies,  including two very welcome pledges of £25,000, one of which is from the Bernard Sunley Foundation, who also gave a grant two years ago towards the cost of … Read more

Parishioners celebrate Ascension Day on Zoom

Parishioners of All Saints Church Wokingham gathered together online using the Zoom platform to celebrate Ascension Day this year.  Ascension Day is a major Christian festival marking the story of the rising to heaven and exaltation of the Lord Jesus Christ following the Resurrection.  The service led by the Rector Canon David Hodgson included recorded … Read more

News from Parents and Children Together

Parents and Children Together is a voluntary adoption agency serving the south-east of England with its roots in the Diocese of Oxford. All Saints Church supports PACT as a partner church with annual donations and regular prayer for its work. Its Chief Executive for the last 13 years, Jan Fishwick OBE, has just retired. Read … Read more

Bells rung in memory of HRH Prince Philip

  Bells were rung by All Saints Church Wokingham bellringers in memory of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh following his death last Friday, 9th April. On the afternoon of the 9th a single bell was tolled in the church tower 99 times. On Sunday 11th April a Lawn Quarter was rung on handbells … Read more

Church gardeners’ questions raise funds for Christian Aid Week

Members of All Saints Church Wokingham have solved their gardening challenges and raised money for Christian Aid Week 2021 at the same time. They got together on Zoom for a Gardeners’ Question Time social evening to share their gardening experiences, helped by Lorraine Hodgson and Geoff Davies, local professional gardeners, who fielded questions from the … Read more

Prayer workshop news

Yesterday about 9 members of the church got together on Zoom for a prayer workshop led by Gill Allen, one of the leaders of our prayer and healing ministry team. We have not been able to offer prayer ministry in the church since the start of the pandemic, even when we have had some services … Read more

Lord-Lieutenant of Berkshire comes on board

HM Lord-Lieutenant of Berkshire Mr James Puxley has kindly agreed to be a spaceforall Appeal Patron for 2021. The Lord-Lieutenant will help us to raise the profile of the fund-raising appeal for the spaceforall project in the wider community for 2021. The Rector Canon David Hodgson said: ” The Lord-Lieutenant’s support is very encouraging for … Read more

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