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St Paul's Methodist Centre

Queen's Road, Aberystwyth, SY23 2NN
Sunday Morning Worship

English Service 10:30am

Welsh Service 10:30am

Sunday Evening Worship

Open Space 5:00pm (Term Time)

St Paul's General

About St Paul's

Welcome to St Paul's Methodist Centre in Aberystwyth.

The Centre is home to both the English and Welsh speaking Methodist churches in Aberystwyth. Opened in 1992, St Paul's is Aberystwyth’s newest church building conveniently located in the heart of the Town Centre.

We are a lively, warm and diverse group of people who come together to learn and grow as Christians. We have many activities including House Groups, Bible Studies, Prayer groups, and courses both in person and virtually

Each Sunday offer both English and Welsh language services and traditional and modern styles of worship. In addition, we produce a new online worship service our Circuit YouTube channel every week.

St Paul's is a fully inclusive community church "on the street" with our Pay As You Feel Café every Tuesday and Thursday, Open Space , Messy Church and many regular activities throughout the week. In addition, we have many regular users of our accessible and comfortable premises.

Warm Space

St Paul’s is an official Warm Space, offering warmth and hospitality during the Pay As You Feel Café on a Tuesday and Thursday (11am-2pm) and at Games Night on a Friday (7-9pm). The church is registered with the national Warm Hub Network and with Connect Ceredigion’s Warm Spaces project.

Accessibility & Inclusion

Our centre is fully accessible including a step-free entrance, Ground floor accessible toilet with child changing facilities and a lift to the upper floor; Our bathrooms are gender-neutral. We have a hearing loop installed in the Main Hall and the Octagon on the upper floor. Each week a full online service of worship is produced online for those unable to attend church in person.

 

St Paul’s respects ALL aspects of ALL people including race, ethnicity, faith, gender, identity, orientation, neurodiversity, mental or physical health, family circumstance, social or economic background, age, ability, and size.

This is a safe space to be who you are

St Paul's committed to marriage equality and we are registered to conduct same-sex marriages. We are also registered with Inclusive Church

We work with other churches on joint services and other initiatives and welcome all. University students and holiday visitors find a home from home here, however long or short their stay. 

All Are Welcome In This Place

Brief History

St Paul's is located on the site of the Queen's Road Methodist church, which was home to the English-speaking Methodist congregation prior to 1990. In the late 1980's, as a result of the crumbling structure of the Queen's Road building, it was decided to demolish the church building and to construct a new one on the same site.

 

The Welsh and English-speaking Methodist congregations in town decided to join together to create a centre that would provide a new home for both congregations.

The old church building for the Welsh speaking Methodists is at the top of the town, near to the clock tower. The building has since become a public house, called The Academy.

St Paul Methodist Centre was officially opened on Saturday 29th February 1992.

St Pauls Regular Activities

Regular Activities at St Paul's

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Pay as you Feel Café

Tuesdays & Thursdays

11:00am - 2:00pm

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Lighthouse Stay & Play

As Advertised

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Tuesday Friendship

Tuesday Friendship Group

1st & 3rd Tuesday of month

2:30pm - 3:30pm

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Open Space

Sunday Evenings Term Time

5:00pm - 6:00pm

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Friday Art Group

1st Friday of Month

2:00pm - 4:00pm

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Student Group & Activities

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Friday Games Night

Friday Evenings Term Time

7:00pm - 9:00pm

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Reading Bible

Study & Prayer Groups

Contact

St Paul's Methodist Centre

Queens Road, Aberystwyth,

Ceredigion, SY23 2NN

01970 626703

(Office Open Tuesday & Thursday)

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Room Hire

St Paul's Methodist Centre offers a number of warm, accessible rooms & spaces available to hire.

One off or Regular Bookings welcome

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