The Methodist Church The Square

  • The Methodist Church
  • The Square
  • Dunstable
  • Beds
  • LU6 3SN


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Welcome

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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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

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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.


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House Groups

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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 not be our pantomime in March 2024, as we have had to cancel this due to unforeseen circumstances. Look out for our next production in the Autumn.

See our page.

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Sunday Services

The most recent Sunday service, o19th May, was led by Steve Rogers. This service is available here on YouTube.

The next service will be at 10:30 on 26th May, led by Claudia Lupi and including Holy Communion. This service will be live streamed, and available here on YouTube.


HEADLINES

Please click here to submit your own news item

One Person One Task

Received 17 May

We would like to spread the load of the work required to keep our church functioning smoothly. To this end, we would like everybody to consider whether there is some small task that they could undertake, once, occasionally, or regularly. We have a list of such activities, where you can tick a box or two to pick task(s) that you would be prepared to consider. The list is here in Word format (so you can fill it in on the computer) or here in PDF, if you can't handle Word.

Action Fraud: WhatsApp Groups

Received 10 May

WhatsApp group chat members are being warned they could be targeted by criminals, as Action Fraud reveals it has received 636 reports from victims of the messaging app this year. Please see this document for full details.

Dunstable Downs Open-Air service, 7th July

Received 3 May

We are looking forward to worshipping, once again, in the open-air on the Dunstable Downs on Sunday 7th July. For this to happen it is necessary for teams to be built to accomplish various tasks. Please see this document to find opportunities where you can help.

District Testimony Services

Received 26 April

In May and June 2024 we will be holding the testimony services for the four probationers in our district who are currently preparing for ordination. These are district services, where probationers will have the opportunity to share the story of God at work in their lives in their present calling. Please do support these important times of sharing in worship and witness together. Full details in this document.

3Generate Volunteering

Received 5 April

Volunteering for 3Generate is open! This year we need to grow the team by 25% and want to encourage everyone in churches to consider getting involved. Please see this document for full details.

Church Garden

Received 28 March

With it now being spring we are starting to plan the floral displays in the church garden for the rest of the year. If anyone grows their own plants, we would be very grateful if you have any spare you could donate some to the church garden. Especially for the woodland side opposite the bench and the two troughs.

Please speak to Christina, Marie or Ivor.


Privacy Policy

By viewing our website your IP address, browser details, times of visits, etc. may be logged and used for statistical purposes, network security and fraud prevention. This helps us to monitor how effectively the site is working. Be assured that we never profile normal visitors to the site or invasively monitor them. The statistical data will be used by ourselves and may also be used by our website provider to help provide the service. The legal basis for processing this information is Legitimate Interest.

The Square Methodist Church, Dunstable cares about your privacy and your trust is important to us. Our Privacy Notice explains how Local Churches, Circuits and Districts within the Methodist Church in Great Britain collect, use and protect your personal information. It also provides information about your rights and who to contact if you have any questions about how we use your information. You may read our Privacy Notice online or download a PDF version. A copy is also displayed on the noticeboard in the room known as the “Parlour”. Rev. Claudia Lupi will try to deal with any questions as a local point of contact.

You can also see our Safeguarding Policy. 


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