Vision

Whilst retaining its role as a place of worship this spacious church building will be turned into an accessible and flexible community meeting space, an inspiring venue for cultural and educational events, and a centre for discovering our local heritage.

By creating this large accessible space with café / drop-in facilities, being used by the community for all kinds of meetings and events, which will open every day, the vision for spaceforall is to see:

IMPROVED WELL-BEING IN OUR COMMUNITY

  • people coming together for mutual support
  • increases in people’s well-being
  • loneliness and isolation for people being reduced
  • easy access to support from local statutory and voluntary services and groups

A MORE CONNECTED COMMUNITY

  • connections being made between people and groups across the community
  • local community groups and activities able to reach out more
  • easier access to learning and personal development opportunities in the community
  • community groups working together and with the church community

AN  INSPIRING VENUE FOR ARTS, CULTURE AND CONFERENCES

  • people engaging with the arts and culture in an inspiring local venue
  • day conferences and conventions making use of the space including access to additional spaces in The Cornerstone and enjoying access to 4 acres of green space in the churchyard

MORE PEOPLE ENJOYING LOCAL HERITAGE AND NATURE

  • the historic fabric of the building restored and maintained
  • people engaging with the heritage of the building and Wokingham’s local history
  • more people finding enjoyment in maintaining and sustaining the biodiversity of the churchyard

MORE DIVERSITY OF SPIRITUAL EXPRESSION

  • opportunities for diverse expressions of worship
  • better access to support for people wanting to explore spirituality.

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