Your local Methodist/United Reformed Church meeting in South Ashford

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Welcome to the online home of the United Church Cade Road, we are a Methodist and United Reformed Church operating in the South Ashford area of Ashford, Kent.

All of us have been to church for the first time, but we understand that for some people going to church can be difficult, please do feel free to join and see what worship is about and join us for a service and maybe a drink afterwards. We look forward to meeting you.

Devotions for Sunday 1st October 2023


In this epside of the podcast, Dave is joined by Revd Adiran Roux, who joins us for the first time.  We discuss how we should go out into the world and do the things that are fair and bring peace.  Our reading is taken from The Message translation of Matthew 21 v23-32.  We listen to the hymns; Come, sinners, to the gospel feast; Guide me, O thou great Jehovah; Meekness and Majesty and finally For the healing of the nations.

Devotions for the 24th September 2023 – Harvest


In this episode Dave Tocher is joined by the Revd. Gill Songer.

The Bible reading is John 21:1–14, and is read by Rowena Dean.

During the various prayers the following Bible texts are referenced:
Psalm 106:47-48
Jeremiah 33:11
Isaiah 26:3-4

The hymn recordings have been provided by Joy and Ruth Everingham:
Abba, Father, let me be yours and yours alone (StF 439)
I, the Lord of sea and sky (StF 663)

Devotions for Education Sunday, 10th Sept 2023


The podcast reflection this week is by Revd. Helen Hollands, and Ruth Bamford reads Romans 13: 8-14. Hugh leads one song from Singing the Faith, no. 501,  the words for the other are on this webpage:


Devotions for Sunday 3rd September 2023


In this week’s episode Dave is joined by Roy Hollands as we listen to readings from Matthew 16 (21-28) and Romans 12 (9-21).  We discuss the journey of Christ as he builds his church here on Earth.  Hymns for this episode are from Singing the Faith; 689 – Summoned by the God who made us, 272 – The Servant King, 518 – Father hear the prayer we offer and 563 – O Jesus I have promised.

We celebrate The World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation.

Devotions for the 27th August 2023 – Bank Holiday Weekend


In this episode Dave Tocher is joined by the Revd. Gill Songer.

The Bible reading is Matthew 16:13–20, and is read by Stewart French.

During the prayers Psalm 136:1-9, 23-26 is used.

The hymn recordings have been provided by Joy and Ruth Everingham:
Lord, for the years your love has kept and guided (StF 470)
Guide me, O thou great Jehovah (StF 465)

Devotions for Sunday 13th August 2023


The Worship Podcast this week is introduced by Hugh and features a reflection by Helen Hollands. Paul Missin reads the reading – Matthew 14: 22-33:

The disciples are in the boat, battered by the waves, far from the land, wind against them…

And in the early morning He came, walking towards them on the lake.

We sing two songs from Singing the Faith:

StF 624  Calm me, Lord, as you calmed the storm, and

STF 626  You never let go.