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Decoration of our church pulpit for Remembrance Sunday, created by our Brownies.
Our Church Anniversary service on 21st November featured several of our church groups, such as Youth Fellowship shown here. You can see the whole service on YouTube, and see some of what we get up to.
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.
The community rooms of the church are open on Saturday mornings for refreshments, and are used by a variety of community groups during the week.
We are a town centre church aiming to radiate God’s love,
We seek to help people in their search for God
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6 Dec: Rotary Antiques Fair
Dunstable Rotarians are delighted to announce that we will be holding an Antiques & Collectables Fair on New Year's Day 2022.
The venue will be Houghton Regis sports centre, Parkside Drive.
If you would like to enquire about being a stallholder on the day, please message us, or contact Rtn Alan Tarsey on 07957 842797.
3 Dec: Reflecting on the Church post-Covid
On 22 January, an event for Christians in Luton, marking the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. With Rt. Rev David J Oakley. Full details here.
3 Dec: Minister's Letter
This month's letter from our minister can be found here.
3 Dec: Action for Children
Our final Box Opening raised £415.13. A big thank you to all our supporters.
1 Dec: Youthscape Prayers
has sent us a message which:
29 Nov: Christmas Fayre
On Saturday 4th of December, meet Father Christmas, Come and browse the stalls, take part in a craft activity, play some games and enjoy a cuppa and a mince pie.
Most of all have some fun!
A charity concert of Christmas music, songs and carols on Saturday 18 December at 7.45pm.
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26 Nov: Vacancies at the Square
There are a number of vacancies for volunteer roles at the Square. We would like to have several volunteers for each role, so that the workload can be shared. Please see this document for full details, and find yourself a suitable role.
26 Nov: St Albans Cathedral
We are giving you priority booking for Lessons and Carols on Sunday 19 December and Tuesday 21 December, 7.30pm. See this document for full details.
26 Nov: More Garden News
Ivor has written this document with more news of our Garden Project.
26 Nov: Square Christmas Postbox
Our Christmas Postbox will be out in the welcome area from 28th November until the end of Sunday 12th December.
Post your cards for other church family members here and they will be sorted and ready for collection at our Nativity service on December 19th.
You can make a donation to the project for this service via the collection tin which will be with the postbox each Sunday.
19 Nov: Xmas Fayre Help Wanted
If anyone could spare a few
hours to relieve stall holders during the day (Sat 4th December) we would really appreciate
19 Nov: Rotary Club Santa Sleigh
Rotary Club of Dunstable are delighted to announce that the Santa Sleigh will
be visiting the children of Dunstable and the villages starting on 1st
18 Nov: Christmas Shopping
If you're doing some Christmas shopping online, please first consider signing up to Easyfundraising, so you can raise funds for the church at the same time. See this page for more details.
17 Nov: Gardening Project
The Square Methodist Church garden project is progressing well. Particular thanks to Henderson & Taylor for their invaluable help with this project. Watch this space to see how the garden evolves over the coming weeks with additional planting.
11 Nov: Church Anniversary
Our anniversary service will be held on Sunday 21st November. Some of the groups who make up the life of our church will be sharing - please come and support them.
After the service we would like to offer coffee, teas and cake in the Parlour to celebrate - if you can contribute to this, or perhaps help with serving, please let one of the stewards know.
11 Nov: Treasurer Wanted
Houghton Regis Community Development Charity, which is supported by the Methodist Church and Central Baptist Association, plus local congregations, is seeking a Treasurer, to deal with a reasonably small amount of financial dealings. See the News page for more details.
10 Nov: Square Happenings
Ivor has written this document, describing some recent activities at The Square, including the Quiz, the church gardening project, and the church cleaning team.
4 Nov: District Discussions
The next District Discussion is on Friday 26 November, on the subject of "Taking your church online".
There are also sessions on the Methodist Way of Life.
See our What's On page, where there is space for more details.
29 Oct: Cleaning Help required
With the church now re-opening for
lettings, we need more help with keeping the premises clean.
Marie Dawkins heads up our cleaning team
and she is here every Wednesday, 9.15-11.15am
No need to let her know you are coming, or even to come for the whole 2 hours, just come to the doors facing Wilkos and ring the bell!
are not asking for a regular commitment, this is more of a drop-in session)
29 Oct: Worship at Home services
Due to popular demand the Ministries: Vocations and Worship team have decided to continue coordinating the Worship at Home services up to the end of August 2022. Find the services here.
We are now looking for volunteers (ordained and lay) to write some of
these services. If you are willing and able to, please e-mail Gabriella at firstname.lastname@example.org
29 Oct: Submit a prayer: Methodist Prayer Handbook 2022/2023
The theme for the 2022/2023 Prayer Handbook is ‘The Greatest
Commandment’ (based on Matthew 22:37-39 with further inspiration from Acts 2).
The Methodist Prayer Handbook has prayers for every day of the year in a 31-day
prayer cycle and is written by the Methodist community. Would you like to
contribute a prayer to this resource?
29 Oct: Antisocial behaviour
Antisocial behaviour (ASB) incidents have increased over the last
three years.To help tackle the issue, Neighbourhood Watch is running a campaign encouraging people
to SAY NO TO ASB. See full details in this PDF.
26 Oct: Free Youth Work Training
is running a free programme from November 22nd (Tuesday evenings through into January) to help anyone interested in connecting with young people - either young people already in the church or in the community. Full details in this PDF.
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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.
A number of house groups meet regularly in an informal setting to explore what it means to be a Christian
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You can also see our Safeguarding Policy.
The Methodist Church The Square is part of The Methodist Church in Britain