The Methodist Church The Square

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

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Note that due to the current Coronavirus situation, all of our Church premises are closed, and all events and activities are cancelled.

For a collection of messages, advice and resources, please see our Coronavirus page which will be kept up to date as the situation changes.

Keep safe, one and all.


Easter Cross, front of Church +Jesus' tomb by S Club +Easter Cross by S Club +Window Decorations +

Photos of our church decorations this Easter, courtesy of 'S' Club and other members of our community. Click an image to expand it.


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.

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If you have a PayPal account and would like to make a donation to the church you can do so through PayPal Pools using the following link:

If you don't, it is very easy to set one up by going to paypal.comThey provide a secure way of donating and spending money online.

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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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16 April: Sunday Worship

Find this week's Sunday service, led this week by Colin Quine, on our Worship This Week page (available from the morning of the service).

16 April: Minister's Letter

This week's letter from our Minister (pdf)

16 April: Trinity Evening Services

Trinity Methodist Church are holding fortnightly evening services at 6pm via zoom for a trial period of 5 services starting Sunday 18th April. All are invited to join us.
Contact Catherine Roots at

16 April: Food Bank Requests

Dunstable Food Bank would appreciate donations, especially of:

  • Sliced Carrots
  • Instant Mashed Potato
  • Sugar 500gm
  • Sugar 1Kilo
  • Fruit Juice 1 litre cartons
  • Sponge puddings
  • Tinned rice pudding
  • Small tins of fish, e.g. pilchards, salmon, mackerel

You can check their latest list for yourself on the Dunstable Foodbank website

1 April: Rotary Club of Dunstable

Rotary Dunstable have been working with Carers UK to provide tablets or laptops to young carers who have become more isolated during the pandemic. Full details here (pdf).

26 March: Answer Myanmar

A proposal for the International Community, to respond to the ongoing situation in Myanmar, is available to read here.

10 March: Offerings

If you value the work of the church, and would like to support it by making a donation, please see the bottom of the column on the left for details. 

26 February: Rotary Club of Dunstable

The Rotary Club of Dunstable would like to you know about their recent fundraising activities here (pdf).

29 January: Letter to the Nation from the CofE

This letter to the nation has been received, from the archbishops of Canterbury and York.

26 January: Free Dial-a-Prayer

The dial a prayer and news service has been a real blessing to some of our more isolated people as they are able to phone and listen, and the addition of a weekly message from Richard and I will hopefully be an added blessing to many.

I would encourage you to print off information about these phone lines, and post them to anyone you know who may be feeling lonely and cut off so that they can receive words of support and spiritual sustenance in these challenging days.

Carolyn Lawrence, Vice-President of the Methodist Conference

Prayer: 0808 281 2514
Message: 0808 281 2695
News: 0808 281 2478

14 January: Safe and Well Visits

Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue can offer you guidance on fire safety in relation to your home, this can include; advice on cooking, smoking, testing your smoke alarm and planning an escape route. We can also offer advice on doorstep security and falls. If required we can give you equipment such as smoke alarms. See this document for full details.

14 January: Beware Covid Fraud!

In the current environment, it is sad to see that unscrupulous people are taking advantage of those of us who are not sufficiently alert. Please read this document, to help keep yourselves safe.

4 September: 2020-21 Year of Prayer

The Conference has declared 2020/2021 a year of prayer so that our Church-wide commitments

to evangelism, church growth, church at the margins, and pioneering and church planting will flow from a deep, contemplative orientation to God’s grace and love.

See more on our Prayer page  

10 July: Offerings

Some thoughts from Ivor Mitchelmore on offerings to the church while we're not there. (PDF)

Raising Funds for The Square

There is a very simple and effective way everyone can help raise funds for The Square Methodist Church irrespective of your income. Please see our Easyfundraising page for more details.

Volunteers Required...

... to help serve drinks after Sunday services (when we are allowed to hold them again!). Please see full explanation on our News page.

More news items are available on our News page.


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.

House Groups


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

Youth Groups


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

 Drama Circle Next Production


See our page.

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