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Open to the idea of God? Is there more to life than meets the eye?

One another

Being friendly and supportive to one another. Meeting people, having time for them in a busy world.

The community

Being a good neighbour

Latest from St Nicolas

News Flash!! Planning consent for the St Nicolas Centre has been granted today. We are another big step towards realising our vision. With a thank you to God and to everyone who has made this possible.
St Nics Team Reading Half-Marathon Sponsorship

A massive thank you to everyone who sponsored and prayed and those who watched, waved, clapped and cheered as Peter, Neil, Rich, John and Michael ran past while running the Reading Half-Marathon last Sunday 19th March. WELL DONE “ST NICS BOYS” !!!  It’s still not to late to donate by clicking here. All donations will go towards our new and exciting St Nicolas Centre which enters its next phase. More details about this to follow soon.

Our next fundraising event is the St Nicolas Centre May Quiz on Saturday 6 May. Tickets are £10 which includes a fish and chip meal from our local Howe & Co Mobile Fish & Chip van. Please call the parish office on 0118 966 9080 to book your team or see our Facebook fundraising page for more details.

St Nicolas - making a difference


St Nicolas

At St Nicolas faith isn’t simply a Sunday morning thing; it’s for every part of life. Faith can help us make a positive difference through what we’re doing and how we are, seven days a week. Read More…

The St Nicolas Centre

Building relationships in the heart of Earley. We are currently fundraising in the region of £400,000 to build the new and exciting St Nicolas Centre

To help reach our target you can give by clicking here

or to learn more about how to be involved please ring the Parish Office 0118 966 9080. Thank you


We have positive relationships with local schools and organisations. We work alongside all the churches in Earley in helping to make it a great place to live. Read More…

Caring for people

We try to support people in the good times and the bad. This support may be for a person in our congregation, in our local community or further afield. Read More…

Justice, Peace and the Environment

Jesus had a particular connection with people who were living in poverty, outcast or marginalised. We aim to follow his example by working for a fairer world. Read More…

Find out more about us

Times of Worship & Services


8am      Holy Communion
10am    Holy Communion with fantastic groups for children and young people

1st Sunday of every month
12 noon People Prayers and Potatoes – worship for the young, and young at heart with craft, prayer and a jacket potato lunch


11am Holy Communion 

2nd Wednesday of every month
2.30pm Wednesday Space – especially for people with memory loss, Alzheimer’s and related conditions, and their carers

Church/Hall Hire

Church/Hall Hire

We’ve two great buildings in the heart of Earley for use by groups, organisations and individuals.
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Everyone in our Parish is welcome to have their children christened at Nicolas. We also welcome adults who want to be baptised.
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You’re welcome to marry at St Nicolas whether or not you are baptised and whether or not you go to church.
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A funeral marks the close of a human life on earth. It is the opportunity for friends and family to express their grief, to give thanks for the life which has now completed its journey in this world.
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Get in touch

St Nicolas Church, Sutcliffe Avenue, Earley, Reading, RG6 7JN

Telephone 0118 966 9080 Email us here ›

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April 20th, 9:41 am

Don't forget to get your ticket for Martyn Joseph concert
ST NICOLAS on SAT JUNE 3rd - this international singer songwriter will be amazing!

for tickets contact Lindsey Sharpe
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