Church Groups


Attending church on Sunday is very important, but it rarely gives ample opportunity to ask questions, to raise or share problems. This is where ‘Church Groups’ are invaluable. A Church Group is a group of Christians who meet to learn together and from each other, in the more personal and relational setting of someone’s home or online.

Why join a Church Group?

The groups vary in flavour but the aim is always to grow in the Christian faith, and be encouraged to live out that faith in everyday life. The groups fulfil a very important pastoral role too, in supporting each other through life’s ups and downs by prayer, practical support and friendship.

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Maybe you travel to another church, but would like to form friendships with Christians more locally? Maybe you find large gatherings difficult or find Sunday morning church uncomfortable? A Church Group may be just what you are looking for. St Mary's has many meetings in Wargrave throughout the week, for both young people and adults. If you would like to find out more, please email or call 0118 901 6720.


Meeting Calendar


Our groups meet regularly throughout the week.  Not all are every week, so please check with the group leader as to specific dates.

Mondays
Tuesdays
Wednesdays
Youth Group - 5.30pm
Ladies' Bible Study - 9.30am
Welcome Café - 2.30pm
Ephesians 1:17 - 7pm
Butterflies - 9.30am+
Monthy Prayer - 11.45am*
Pints of View  - 7.30pm
ThursdaysFridaysSaturdays
Seeking Wisdom - 2.30pm
CAMEO - 2.30pm*
Braybrook Gardens - 7.30pm^
Young Family - 8pm (online)
No group activitiesLadies' Breakfast - 9am*

*Monthly | ^2nd & 4th of month | +1st, 3rd & 5th of month

Contact leaders for access details and for meeting dates.


Monday - Youth Group (for teenagers)

image5.30pm - 6.30pm

Location: Church Centre

The Youth Group is for year seven upwards. It meets weekly in term time for a delicious supper, great games, lots of fun, and a discussion of a Bible passage or topic. New young people are always welcome to join the group.

Speak or email , to find out more.

 

Tuesday - Ladies Bible Study

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9.30am

Coffee, Bible study, discussion, and prayer.

Email or call 0118 940 2202 for more details.


Tuesday - Welcome Café

image2.30pm - 4pm

St Mary's Hannen Room

A place for anyone to come and meet others and enjoy conversation over tea & coffee.

Email for more details.


Tuesday - Ephesians 1:17

image7pm - 8pm 

Location: McCraes Walk and Silverdale Road.

A prayer group that meets weekly forAn evening prayer group that meets weekly to pray together and to receive prayer as we raise our thoughts and troubles both personally and those of the Church and the Community. It offers a time of quite reflection as we bring our prayers to the Lord.

Email for more details.


Wednesday - Butterflies

image1st, 3rd & 5th Wednesday of the month: 9.30am - 11am

Location: St Mary's Church Centre

Butterflies is a fortnightly parent and toddlers group.

Hosted by a team of experienced mothers and grandmothers (all DBS checked) there is a delicious breakfast, tea and coffee and time to chat with other parents. 

All parents or carers of babies under 1 year welcome! Butterflies is held in on alternate Wednesdays.

2024 Dates: 3rd, 17th & 31st January, 7th February, 6th & 20th March

Email for more details.


Wednesday - Monthly Prayer

image1st Wednesday of the month: 11.45am - 12.30pm

Location: St Mary's Church Centre

Join us on the 1st Wednesday of every month at 11.45am to pray for the Church and the community, including the wider world.

Email for more details.


Wednesday - Pints of View

image7.30pm - 9.30pm

Location: A home or Hannen Room

Pints Of View is a group specifically for men to share, study and learn together. The format is to join for a meal together (bring your own pint if you wish) and then have about 90 mins of discussion and study. We may use a group course from a book, or DVD, but it is always centred on the Bible and our study of Gods’ word. The group is open to all men who wish to share fellowship and the Lord’s word in a convivial environmen.

Contact for more information or to join.


Thursday - Seeking Wisdom

image2.30pm - 4.00pm

Location: Hannen Room

The group now meets on a Thursday afternoon for a varied programme.

On the first Thursday of each month, we have "Coffee, Cake and Conversation" which includes a short, fun Bible-based activity or quiz. 

The second & third weeks will be Bible Studies where we study a topic or book during each term.

The last week each month will be a more informal look at different Bible passages in smaller groups, where we can discuss, listen to each other, and consider what the passage is saying and think about how we might apply it in our lives.

New members are always very welcome to come along and try us out. Email or call 0118 940 2499 or contact on 0118 932 0677.


Thursday - CAMEO

image3rd Thursday of the month, 2.30pm - 4pm

Location: Knowl Hill Village Hall

Every third Thursday of the month CAMEO meets in the Village Hall to help the elderly and more isolated people in Knowl Hill to develop and maintain relationships with others. The Knowl Hill Village Association currently pays for the refreshments and also all other activities.

CAMEO Events Calendar 2024 

For more information, contact or call 07966 178142


Thursday - Braybrooke Gardens

image2nd & 4th Thursdays, 8pm - 9.30pm

Location: Braybrooke Gardens

A home group that uses Bible commentary or theological books as the basis for discussion.  Chapter(s) confirmed in advance to read for the next meeting allowing you to come with questions and points of discussion.

2024 Dates: 11th & 25th January, 8th & 22nd February, 7th & 21st March

Course: The Grace of God

For more information, contact .


Saturday - Ladies Breakfast

image9am - 10.45am

Location: Church Centre

Light breakfast and exploration of Christian faith from a feminine perspective. 

Email or call 0118 9404231 or email or call 0118 901 6720

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