St. Matthew’s is the Parish Church for Midgham.

St Matthews,  Midgham was built in 1869 by Benjamen Buck Greene,  the owner of Midgham Park .  It is part of the Church of England and exists for the benefit of everyone.  The church is open every day and provides a special place where all can worship, pray, marry, be baptised. A place for funerals and burials.

St Matthews is part of the Benefice of Aldermaston and Woolhampton and full details of the Ministry team, all services, events and activities can be found on the benefice website -   www.awb.org.uk

Worship at St Matthews:

Services are held on Sunday at 9.15 followed by tea/coffee and cake.  The usual pattern of services is:

1st Sunday of the month Morning worship

 A traditional Anglican service with hymns, bible readings and a sermon.  It lasts about 50 minutes.

2nd and 3rd Sunday of the month -  Holy/Family Communion

A formal service of Holy Communion with hymns, prayers,  bible readings and a sermon.  It lasts about one hour

4th Sunday of the month – Family Service

A service especially designed to include children and young people but enjoyed by all ages.   It includes songs, bible reading, prayers and a short talk.   The service lasts about 45 minutes and is very informal.

Other regular services and events

Mid week Communion –on the fourth Thursday of every month at 11.30.   A quiet service of communion without hymns held in the Lady Chapel.

Café Church -  on the first Thursday of each month between 2.30 and 4 pm – a chance to chat over tea and cake and share a story or poem. 

Harvest Lunch  -  In the autumn we celebrate the harvest with a short service followed by a lunch for all the parish

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