Hungerford's Churches

Church Services for Dec 1st to March 1st 2020

Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church

The Diocesan Office in Portsmouth has linked the Parish of Our Lady of Lourdes with the parish of Saint Francis De Sales in Wash Common whose new resident Priest Father Zbigniew will administer to both churches.

At OUR LADY of LOURDES HUNGERFORD we will continue to have regular,

SUNDAY MASS at 9.00am and an additional regular,

WEDNESDAY MASS at 10.00am preceded by 9.30am Adoration.

Baptism, Marriage and Funerals by arrangement with Father Zbigniew.

We have a notice board on the car park side of the building on which will be posted a newsletter to notify of any contact details, additional information which you may need.

COFFEE MORNING, we hold a regular coffee morning on the first Saturday of every month from 10.00am to 11.45am everyone is welcome, young and old.  We serve Tea, Coffee and Cake in our nice warm hall. Please come along bring your friends and meet new friends.

The phone number for the presbytery at Wash Common is 01635 40332 

The United Reformed Church

Weekly Events

Sunday Services are held at 11.00 a.m. WITH JUNIOR CHURCH (Joint services below)

Junior Church – held during the Sunday Service 11 – 12 noon.

Ladies Fellowship is held at 7 Hillside Road Thursdays during term time  10.30  to 11.45 a.m. 5th & 12th December, re-commencing January 9th. No meeting February 20th due to half term
Monthly   Prayer Meeting 7pm to 8p.m. First Monday of the month, (2nd Dec, 6th Jan,  3rd Feb) 
Special Events   
Sunday 1st December 11a.m.- Service led by Revd. John Sturney 
Wednesday 11th December – Last day for Cards for Good Causes (closes at 4p.m)
Sunday 15th December 11 a.m.- Service led by Revd. John Sturney with Communion 
Friday 20th December 6 p.m. – Carol singing around the top of Town in aid of the Blue Peter Appeal/ Children in need & Noreen’s Kids (more details from 01488 683165)
Sunday 22nd December – Service at 11 a.m. led by Revd. John Sturney 
Tuesday 24th December – Christmas Eve Service at 11.45 p.m. preceded by coffee & mince pies in the Memorial Room from 11.15 p.m.
Christmas day 25th December – Joint service at The Methodist Church 10.30 a.m.
Sunday 29th December – Joint Service at The United Reformed Church at 11 a.m led by Revd. Nigel Sands.
Sunday 5th January – Service at 11 a.m. led by Revd. John Sturney
Sunday 26th January – joint service at  The United Reformed Church 11.00 a.m.
Sunday 23rd February – joint service at the Methodist Church 10.30 a.m
Week of prayer for Christian Unity Service- Sunday 19th January 2020 at 6.30pm at St. Lawrence’s Church

The Methodist Church, Bridge Street          

Minister: Rev Peter Bennett 01635 40014

Everyone is welcome to join us at any of our regular events:
Sunday Services at 10.30am each week

Other events & further details of these advertised on the Church noticeboard & our free monthly newsletter, phone 01488 685077, or email

Tuesday Fellowship 2.30pm on 1st & 4th Tuesdays most months, in Hall (3 Dec, 21 Jan, 4 & 25 Feb)
Midweek Prayers & Reflection 10am every Friday, in the Church
Men’s Prayer Breakfast 9am last Saturday each mth, in Hall: (not Dec) 25 Jan; 29 Feb.
Christmas Extravaganza Friday 13th December: join us for carols & the Hampstead Norreys Handbell Ringers, donations to Air Ambulance
Christmas Eve: we are joining the URC 11.15pm; Christmas Day Celebration 10.30am
Carol Service Sun 22 Dec 10.30am
Covenant Service Sun 12 Jan 10.30am
Other events & further details of these advertised on the Church noticeboard & our free monthly newsletter, phone 01488 685077, or email

Looking for a venue?  
To hire our secluded & peaceful hall, phone 01488 685077 or email  

Daytime & evening slots available; one-off or regular bookings welcome. 
Well equipped kitchen.  Ideal for business meetings & smaller groups.

St Lawrence Hungerford, Church of England  
St Lawrence’s Church is your church!
Vicar: Mike Saunders 01488 208341

Administrator: Catherine Le Poole 07548 678234        Find us on Facebook

Sunday Services
8.00am   Communion (Book of Common Prayer) A quiet reflective service of about 30 minutes.
10.00am Main Sunday service Communion but family service 1st Sunday.
10.00am Sunday school
6.30pm   Evening service 1st Sunday Communion
Baptisms and Weddings contact the administrator. Funerals contact the vicar.
The Contemporary Service – live band, 4pm.  2nd and 4th Sundays only.
ABC Toddlers  – every Tuesday in term time 9am-11am
Time for YOUth (Year 7 +) every Sunday during term time, 7.30pm – 9pm,

Dates for your diary
1st Dec Christingle 10am                              1st Dec Advent Carols – 6.30pm
15th Dec Hungerford Town Carol Service– 6.30pm
Christmas Eve Crib Service– 4pm                Christmas Eve Midnight Communion– 11.30pm
Christmas Day Jesus’ Birthday Communion– 10am
29th Dec       Carols by Candlelight– 6.30pm
11th January Come and GRILL-THE-VICAR 7.30pm Croft Hall
14th January ALPHA course starts 7.30pm (in the vicarage)

Church on the Rock

Our Sunday services are held at The Croft Hall in Hungerford.

The first Sunday of every month is a Family Service at 11:00am followed by a bowl of soup for those who want to stay. 

All other Sundays begin at 10:30am and include a time of singing, both traditional hymns and contemporary Christian songs, communion and relevant Bible teaching.

During the sermon, children between 2 and 11 years of age have their own groups that include singing, teaching and crafts.



Telephone: 01672 841110 / 07977 579666

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