Tapton Hill Congregational Church
An independent church founded in 1853 - A member of the Congregational Federation  
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See the Church diary for 2019 dates.

Lego Church

During 2019 our hall has been taken over by a mountain of Lego. Children and their adults are given a themed challenge to make something out of the bricks. The morning starts at 10.30am and closes about noon with a short time of family friendly worship.

Dates for forthcoming Lego church gatherings:

19th October and 16th November.

Afternoon Tea Services

Come and enjoy a short period of worship whilst enjoying good food and company:

Latest service: 29th September 

Coffee Afternoons

Come and enjoy refreshments and an opportunity to catch up with friends or make new ones.

Dates: 12th October

Activities earlier this year

Christian Aid May Day trek -  6th May 

Members from Tapton joined walkers from other churches and raised £200.

Lent Groups
In conjunction with the other Crosspool Churches Tapton participated in a series of Lent Study groups based around the film 'The Greatest Showman'.
Sessions were held Monday Mornings and Wednesday evenings between 10th March and 10th April led by the Ministers of Stephen Hill, St Columba and Tapton. Rev Will Fletcher, Rev Iain Lothian and Rev Suzanne Nockels

The Last Supper - 17th April

A party of church members visited the Millennium Galleries in town to hear an interesting talk on the painting of the Last Supper by Leonardo Da Vinci given by Rev Suzanne Nockels. This was followed by a reconstruction of the Last Supper involving people who attended the evening.

Hallam Churches Together - Good Friday Ecumenical Pilgrimage

A pilgrimage by members from the Churches Together in Hallam starting with a 9.15am Service at St Luke's 
Reading at Lodge Moor shops, Reading at Lodge Moor Stoop, Reading at St Francis's with refreshments, Reading at Stephen Hill, Reading Crosspool shops, Reading St Columba finishing by a Reading, Service and light lunch at Tapton Hill CC.

Talk on the Moon Landing - 9th May,  

“Hello Universe”

The wonder of Scientific Discovery by Mark Wrigley from the Institute of Physics

Church Walk - Saturday 1st June,  9.30am 

Meeting at Rails Road car park for a stroll through Rivelin Valley. Whilst strolling chat with friends or make new ones.

Christian Aid Night Hike - 29 June 2019

A 17 mile walk overnight from St Lukes into the Peak District 

Results of our Tapton Hill Advent Calendar
In previous years, during the Christmas period we have held a Gift Sunday for
nominated charities.  Lat year the church tried a new approach by erecting an Advent Wall with 24 boxes and instead of removing surprises we asked users of the church to bring gifts for two local charities: Ben's Centre in the city centre and The Good Hope Centre for victims of domestic abuse.
Gifts included: Tea, coffee, long life milk, rice, pasta, dried food products, ladies toiletries, make up, underwear and socks.

This was not a wall that divides but united, bringing all users of the church together in making donations.  Though only a small contribution we pray it has helped to make someone happier or at least more comfortable.


Soup and Roll Club meets every first Thursday in the month.
Everyone welcome  -  From 11.30am to 1.30pm
Bible Study alternate Wednesdays at 7.30pm

Table tennis social and natter on the other Wednesdays.
RASCALS Breakfast Club Monday - Friday 7am to 8.30am
RASCALS After School Club - Weekdays in termtime
see diary for more information