The Methodist Church The Square

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Above are some of our church decorations for the Carol Festival
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The Square is a place of worship and prayer where a warm welcome awaits you.

For details of our Sunday services and other aspects of the church's life click on the tabs above.

We also have five rooms that are used by a variety of community groups during the week, and are are available for your event too. To enquire about hiring, please click Your Event in the menu above.

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Café Worship

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Meet other people, have a coffee and a cake. Read the Sunday papers. If you have not been to The Square before this is a gentle way to try us out. See the Worship page.

Youth Groups


Activities for younger people at The Square.
Read about Sunday Club, Inters Youth Club, Brownies, Beavers, Cubs, Scouts here.

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 Mission Statement

 We are a town centre church aiming to radiate God’s love,
as revealed in
Jesus Christ,
for the local community and the wider world.

We seek to help people in their search for God
through our worship, prayer and action.


House Groups


A number of house groups meet regularly in  an informal setting to explore what it means to be a Christian

Drama Circle
Next Production

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Our next production will be a
somewhat belated Panto:
The Princess and the Pea
with performances on
23rd, 24th and 25th March 2023

See our page.

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27 March: Panto Success

The much-delayed pantomime from the Square Drama Circle has been deemed a success, and you can read a review from Ivor Mitchelmore. There is also a review from Andrew Potter, the author, on the Drama Circle's page.

9 March: Small Churches

On 16th March at 7:30pm, you can join a Zoom meeting to hear stories of small churches that have made big steps in discerning God's call and making changes for the sake of mission. Read more about it, and find out how to join, in this document.

5 March: Scout Jumble Sale and Refugees

Yesterday, 4th March, was the Jumble Sale held by the 5th Dunstable Scout Group. The Scouts decided to support the refugees in the Holiday Inn as part of this exercise, and you can read how it went on our News Page.

2 March: District Prayers for Lent

Angela Brydon, District Discipleship Enabler, has written this letter, entitled District Prayers for Lent

2 March: Circuit Administrator Vacancy

South Bedfordshire Methodist Circuit has a vacancy for a Circuit Administrator. This is a permanent paid role, for 20 hours per week, at £10.57 per hour. Please see full information here.

2 March:
Beware Earthquake Scams

Which? has issued this warning about the numerous attempts that are to be found online, to get you to donate to fake charities, in the wake of the earthquakes in Turkey and Syria. I consider myself to be scam-aware, but I too was nearly taken in by one. Please read the advice.

2 March:
Christians Against Poverty

We were delighted to welcome Pauline Martindale to speak at our service on 26th February. As announced, we are taking donations for them. If you would like to make a donation, please place it in a clearly marked envelope in the weekly collection plate over the next 2 to 3 weeks. If you missed the service and are able to do so, please watch the recording of the service to hear what Pauline had to say. She comes to the lectern at around 41 minutes into the recording.

24 February: Posts Vacant

The Square is in need of help for the following. If you feel you can be of assistance please contact Claudia or the Stewards.

  • Church Council Secretary
  • Communion Steward
  • Door Steward
  • Someone to help support the refugees at the Old Palace Lodge Hotel

3 February: Refugees

Many of you will know that the Square has 'adopted' the refugees currently living in the Holiday Inn. If you have any large holdalls, cases, rucksacks, or backpacks for school, these would be most welcome. We also have a request for a sewing machine, if anyone knows of one going spare. Please contact Claudia Lupi or Linda Berry.

3 February: Annual Report

Jan Rollings will be collating the Annual Church Report. If you are responsible for a group associated with the Church, please write a short report, and send it to Jan.

3 February:
Church Directory

Jan Rollings will also be updating the Church Directory. If you have a role in the Church, and would like to be included in the Directory, please send details to Jan. See this document for more explanation.

2 February: Room Lettings

Please note that we now have a new email address, dedicated to room lettings. Please use this one for all of your future lettings enquiries:

26 January: Fund for Human Need Newsletter

The first newsletter from the Fund for Human Need - a Methodist charity - is available to read here.

20 January: A message from our new Senior Steward

Steve Rogers has written this message (PDF) to introduce himself and the stewarding team, and to set the scene for the future.

20 January: A message from our District Discipleship Enabler

Angela Brydon has written this message (PDF), inspired by the "Covenant Season" in many churches.

18 January: Warm Space Volunteers Required

Our Warm Space initiative has had some success, and we're hoping it will become more popular as word spreads. But we need more volunteers to man it, so if you can spare an hour or two on a Friday, please get in touch with Linda Berry or Wendy Armiger.
Thank you

8 January: Warm Space

Warm Spaces Poster +The Assembly Hall will henceforth be open as a warm space on Fridays, from 11am to 3pm, with hot drinks and soup for those who need it.

For more details, or to offer help, please contact Wendy Armiger

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The Methodist Church The Square is part of The Methodist Church in Britain