A warm welcome to our website which we hope you will find informative, helpful and encouraging.

Rathgar Methodist Church is situated in a richly ecumenical part of south Dublin and has been serving the community here since 1874. We are situated at the junction of Brighton Road and Garville Avenue, within easy reach of Harold’s Cross, Terenure and Rathmines.

We are always delighted to welcome visitors, whether to our 11.30am service on Sunday morning or to any of our weekly activities or special events, details of which you can find by following the links provided.

For further information, please contact our minister, Rev. Vanessa Wyse Jackson at 4974674 or at [email protected] who will be happy to help you. 

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Upcoming Services:

  •  3rd June                           Rev. Mark Forsyth (HC)
  • 10th June                         Rev. Vanessa Wyse Jackson
  • 17th June                         Rev. Vanessa Wyse Jackson
  • 24th June                         Elizabeth Kelly
  • 1st July                             Rev. Vanessa Wyse Jackson (HC)
  • 8th July                             Rev. Julian Hamilton
  • 15th July                           Lt. Ashley Prodgers
  • 22nd July                          Rev. Vanessa Wyse Jackson
  • 29th July                           Rev. Des Bain
  • 5th August                        Rev. Vanessa Wyse Jackson (HC)
  • 12th August                      Rev. Vanessa Wyse Jackson
  • 19th August                       Heather Brown
  • 26th August                       Malachi Friel
  • 2nd September                 Rev. Des Bain (HC)






The Coffee Dock is situated in the foyer of the church and is open three times a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, selling coffees, teas, biscuits and crafts created by our friends in Phakamisa in South Africa, from 10.30am. All are welcome. Click here to read more about Phakamisa.

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David Holmes is interested in hearing from any small groups who are interested in using the Coffee Dock as a meeting place for their activities on Mondays, Wednesdays or Friday mornings  from 10.30am-12.00pm. Please contact him on 087-2449181.