Welcome to Uppingham Road Methodist Church 

178 Uppingham Road, Leicester, LE5 0QG

Minister: Rev Israel Selvanayagam


Upcoming Services

Sunday 19th May 2024 (Pentecost), 10:45am, John Aldridge

Sunday 26th May 2024 (Trinity Sunday), 10:45am, Local Worship Team

Sunday 2nd June 2024, 10:45am, Rev Kim Shorley

Sunday 9th June 2024, 10:45am, Jo Kay

Sunday 16th June 2024, 10:45am, Rev Ivan Bennett (Holy Communion)

Sunday 23rd June 2024, 10:45am, Rev Liam Dacre-Davis (All Age Worship)

Sunday 30th June 2024, 10:45am, Richard Gill/Ashutosh Desai

Latest News

On Sunday 12th May 2024 it was good to have plenty of people in the church for the all age baptism service led by Rev Derek McLean.  In the photo below the bible story of Jesus being baptised by John is being acted out by some of the children (with the paddling pool representing the river Jordan):

On Sunday 31st March we celebrated Easter and decorated the cross in the church with flowers.

There was a quiz with fish and chip supper at our church on Saturday 16th March 2024 - this was an event for all of Israel's churches and here are a couple of photos from the evening:


On Sunday 25th February we celebrated the 95th anniversary of our church and it was good to have Rev Saidu Kanu leading our worship.  We also enjoyed a meal together after the service, a few photos are below and click here for a few more photos.


Our church filled shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child in 2023 as we have done for quite a few years now and these are our latest shoeboxes ready to go:

The Cast-Offs drama group performed a 1990s themed comedy production called Lights, Camera, Chaos on 10th and 11th November 2023, some photos can be found here:



Some of the young people from this church attended 3Generate, the Methodist Children & Youth Assembly, at the NEC in Birmingham from 6-8 October 2023 - they all had a great time and some photos can be found here:


and on Sunday 26th November 2023 we will let the church know more about it during the morning service.

On Sunday 26th February 2023 we celebrated the 94th anniversary of our church.  Our stewards lead the worship which included the children decorating some crosses, and a look back at a photo of the church building when it first opened and comparing it to the church today.


Regular Church Activities

10:45am   Morning Service with Junior Church
2pm   Vitality - An exercise group for the more mature
7pm   Reflection - A monthly group for ladies - some are at Uppingham Road and some on zoom, see our weekly church emails for more information about when this is and what activities will be done.
7:30pm   Bible Study - monthly via zoom, see emails for dates and zoom link
10am-noon   Coffee Morning - Open every Friday for coffee, tea and a chat
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