Church Contacts

The Reverend John Rogers, Rector

Do you need help or advice? We may be able to help.

We have a group of Pastoral Visitors ready to visit parishioners in their homes or in hospital, as a Christian service of listening and fellowship. If you know of a parishioner who would like a visit or would benefit from regular visits, please contact the Visitors either via the Rector or by e-mail to:

The Rector is always pleased to help wherever possible. He holds a 'surgery' each Saturday in the West room of the Parish Office at 11am. If you plan to attend please contact the Rector first to ensure he is available.

Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals?: For enquiries about weddings, funerals & other churchyard matters, please take a moment to read the information supplied in the sections under 'SERVICES' from the main menu. If you still need some help please contact the Rector directly.

St Michael's Church Hall

St Michael's Church Hall Bookings:

Current details and costs for hiring the Hall or rooms is available on the Hall/Booking Details page.

You will be able to see the Diary of current bookings and complete a form to make a request for booking. In all other cases please contact the Hall Bookings Manager on 0118 4377739.

St Michael's Rectory The Rector can be contacted as follows;

The Reverend John Rogers, Rector of St Michael's Church contact details are:
Rector - the Revd John Rogers
Telephone: (0118) 942 7331
E-mail address:
Postal address:
Tilehurst Rectory
Routh Lane
RG30 4JY

Charity Commission Registered Number: 1131421
St Michael's Parish Office

The Parish Office: The Parish Office - is in the church annexe
Opening times are: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday from 10:00am to 12:00 noon
Telephone (0118) 942 7331 - with answering machine outside office hours
E-mail address:
Postal address:
St Michael's Parish Centre
Routh Lane
RG30 4JX

Main Church contact information

NameTitleEmail addressTel No
The Rev'd John Rogers Rector 0118 942 7331
John Morris Churchwarden 0118 942 7578
Sally Cairns Churchwarden 0118 941 4161
Rosa Bardwell Parish Secretary 0118 942 7331
Joan Crossman PCC Secretary 0118 948 1082
Patrick Woodlock PCC Treasurer 01189454837
Gordon Cooper Head Verger 01189422646
Janet Wallington Altar Servers 07710 625133
David Corbett Organist 01183274076
Giles Winter Church Choir 01189418420
Jo Druce Bell Ringers 0118 941 8420
Denise Easteal Christian Stewardship 0118 941 4083
Vacant Outreach
Pat Macdonald Fabric Committee 0118 941 1031
Diane Morris Church Flowers 0118 942 7578
James Foster Electoral Roll Officer 0118 941 3404
The Rector Restoration Appeal 0118 942 7331
Pat MacDonald Church News Editor Team 0118 941 1031
Jackie Chappell Wednesday Lunch Club 01189569791
Pat Macdonald Grass cutters 0118 941 1031
Hugh Legh Church Hall Manager Work 01491 579 020; Mobile 07736 399921
Steve Gill For ALL Church Hall Bookings 01184377739
Catherine Sherwood or
Dee Anderson
Sunday School
Sunday School

Jenny Searle Mothers' Union 0118 957 1918
Tilehurst District Guides & Brownies Guiding in Tilehurst 07748 243601
Susan Clarkson Group Scout Leader 0779 907 6296
Liz Fagg St Michael's Group Contact via Parish Office
Ann Durling New Lane Hill Group 0118 941 2635
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Channels of Communication

The Parish Magazine

St Michael's Church News is published monthly except in January and August. It is available in either printed or audio (cassette tape) format. A some recent editions of the magazine are also published on this website. See Recent Magazines for details.

If you would like to submit and article for publication in the Church News please email the Editor via the Parish Office.

Advertising: For enquiries, or to place an advertisement in Church News, please contact the Adverts Manager via the Parish Office.

Church Location & Parish Boundaries

Directions - to New Lane Hill, Tilehurst

By car:

From the M4 Junction 12, take the A4 into Reading. After passing Calcot Golf Club on the left, turn left at the next traffic lights into Hogarth Avenue (which becomes New Lane Hill). The church is at the top of the hill - beware speed bumps!


The church is located on a triangle of land between New Lane Hill and Routh Lane, which is designated as a Conservation Area. There is a lay-by outside the church on New Lane Hill, and there is additional parking space along the churchyard wall in Routh Lane.

Wide area maps:

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Local street maps:

Postcode: RG30 4JX

Grid Reference: SU673729

Lat/Long: N51:27:06 W01:01:56

Streets in the Parish

The parish of St Michael, Tilehurst covers approximately 6,560 households in 203 streets.

Click on the link to view a list of the streets in the parish..

You can see the Parish Boundary on the map from this website:- A Church Near You

The neighbouring parishes are:

  • to the North - the Parish of Tilehurst St Mary Magdalen
  • to the North-East - the Parish of Tylehurst St George
  • to the East - the Parish of Reading All Saints
  • to the South - the Parish of Reading St Matthew (in Southcote)
  • to the West - the Parish of Tilehurst -St Catherine of Siena and Calcot - St Birinus

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