Welcome to St John & St Stephen’s

We are a caring, open and engaged Church of England congregation at the heart of a diverse and multicultural community in East Reading. Come and get to know us at one of our services or other events. For a glance into what we do, go to “Where to get started” at the top of the page.


Why not come along?

Our main service is at 10:30am on Sunday and is also available online. We welcome visitors and would love you to get to know us. Our services are lively, aiming to engage and challenge, and we enjoy a variety of worship music. Children are welcome to attend the service or join our children’s activities.

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We are a friendly and inclusive church seeking to serve our community and express Christ’s love in East Reading. We have a varied programme of youth and children’s work, including our monthly Forest Church.

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Schools & Community

The church enjoys a close relationship with St John’s Primary School. We connect across our site in many and varied ways including our acts of collective worship.

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Our café is an open, friendly space where all are welcome and where we host many of our weekly activities.

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