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Stratford upon Avon Methodist Church

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Welcome to our church

Methodism was born in joyous song and it is that joy in Christ which we share with friends and visitors.  At the conclusion of  morning services (10:30), visitors especially are most warmly invited to join us in our church hall (the Wesley Hall) for tea/coffee and who knows, some biscuits.  See notices for the latest notices detailing weekly variations.

Where are we

Our church is opposite Holy Trinity Church (http://www.stratford-upon-avon.org/).    From any of the theatres in Stratford, continue down Waterside, away from the town centre.  This runs into Southern lane, at the end of which you need to turn left. Carry on until you reach the second entrance to Holy Trinity and the Methodist Church is opposite this.To locate the church try using this street map or google mapPlease be aware that these maps are postcode based (CV37 6BG) and point to the general area.  Places with the same postcode include Hall's Croft and Holy Trinty church.

Aims of website


The aim of this website is to give a upbeat and accurate view of our church to visit and to allow regular attenders to see what is going on. Feed back on whether this is being achieved would be most welcome.

If you find the prospect of coming to church a bit daunting go to the Visitors page as a starting point

Other Links


Stratford-on-Avon Interfaith Forum 
Stratford Upon Avon Foodbank

Redevelopment Scheme

Our scheme was approved by the Trustees for Methodist Church Purpose in  February 2010 and planning permission have been granted by the Stratford upon Avon District Council in July 2010.  The scheme is  completed but there are still some outstanding costs so fund raising continues as follows:

4 Light-hearted Lunchtime concerts followed by a ploughman's lunch starting at 12 noon. Tickets are £6 available from Sheila Giles or at the door. The dates, titles and speakers are:-

July 22nd An English Woman in Israel presented by Maureen Beckett
July 29th Radio Days by Kevin Hand and Friends
August 5th From Start to Finish behind the scenes at Stratford Methodist Church Building Project
August 12th Shakespeare’s Music presented by Sheila Giles

See concert poster for further details

Autumn events kick off with the Salvation Army Band from Coventry giving a concert on Friday September 19th at the beginning of our Celebratory weekend

On November 7th at 7.00 for 7.30pm our Local MP Nadhim Zahawi will talk of his life from 'Baghdad to Stratford.' More details to come.

The Christmas Bazaar is on November 15th using the whole of our premises. There are lots of new ideas besides our tried and tested ones so don't buy all your Christmas presents before then.

The evening by Mairi McDonald about 'Traditions of Christmas' will be on Tuesday December 2nd at 7.30pm. Mairi MacDonald used to work for the Birthplace Trust.

Another Murder Mystery Evening is planned for January 17th 2015 with Brenda Littlewood organizing the murder bit. It will include a meal as before and fun is guaranteed. Details later.

February 7th 2015 is Souper Lunch