A Little History

St. Birinus Church celebrated over 50 years as a parish church.

From October 1st 2007 a new Parish was formed - The Parish of Tilehurst - St. Catherine and Calcot St. Birinus. This meant that part of the former parish where combined with the adjoining parishes of St. Matthew's and St. Michael's. Click here for details of the Parish Boundary changes of 2007.

St. Birinus Church Building is now owned and run by The Gate Church (formally Reading Community Church).  For details of their services and activities see http://www.thegate.uk.com/.