The Moravian Church, Royton

Spring Garden Street, Royton, Oldham, OL2 5QE

Formerly Westwood Moravian Church, Middleton Road, Oldham (1865)


The original Westwood Moravian Church was officially opened in October 1865 and just four years later was replaced by a larger and more permanent building. The history of the church, published for the church’s centenary, records that in 1881 the Lancashire District Conference asked Westwood Moravian Church to consider opening a preaching station. Nearby Royton was considered, but no station was opened.

126 years later, Royton became the new home of the congregation, following the closure and sale of the Westwood property in July 2005. The congregation moved to the former Salvation Army building in Royton, which has been renovated and turned into a modern multi-purpose building. The first service in the new building was held on 1st April 2007.

The-New-BuildingThe Sunday morning Family Services at 11.15am, include Sunday School and other activities for children. 

There is a weekly Coffee Morning on Wednesdays, at 11.00am.

The Moravian Women's Association Circle (MWA)meets in Church on the second Wednesday in the month at 1:00pm unless otherwise announced.

The church has a bible study group.

It holds regular social and fundraising events.

The church is a member of Churches Together in Royton, and shares in many worship services and joint activities with the other churches in the area.

All are welcome to share in the life of the church and for more information please contact any of the people listed in the "People to Contact" tab below.

Worship Times

Services: Family Church each Sunday at 11.15 am.
Family Service and Holy Communion at 11.15am on the first Sunday in the month.

People to Contact

Minister: Rev Martin Smith 
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Treasurer: Mr R B Farrar
207 High Barn Road, Royton, Oldham, OL2 6RR.
Tel: 0161 620 6400

Secretary: Mrs Marilyn Powell
2 Parklands, Royton, Oldham OL2 5YN
Tel: 0161 652 0936
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Our Location

Spring Garden Street, Royton, Oldham OL2 5RR

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