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.

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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. 


  coffee-photo-1   The coffee dock reopens on Monday 10th September at 10.30 am. Please note that all the proceeds from the week 17th-21st September will be sent to Our Lady’s Hospice in Harold’s Cross as part of its annual Coffee Morning Fundraiser. Please make a special effort to support the hospice by dropping into the foyer at some stage that week.


mwilogo1   MWI Meeting in Anne Hagan's house at 7 pm on Thursday 6th Sept to start watching much acclaimed Netflix British drama The Crown, the story of the British monarchy during Queen Elizabeth II reign.  All welcome and transport can be provided.  Call Anne 0868063233.


Card Making: Monday 10th September. Meet at the coffee dock 10.30 am and please bring any used greeting cards if you can.




Upcoming Services:

2nd September        Rev. Des Bain (HC)

9th September         Joy Varghese

16th September       HARVEST THANKSGIVING     11.30 am  Rev. Vanessa Wyse Jackson

                                                    7.00 pm   Rev. Vanessa Wyse Jackson

                                                                    with Rev. Margaret Healion (Zion)  

                                                                    followed by supper.

23rd September        Rev. Vanessa Wyse Jackson

30th September        Dr. Ken Mok (Dublin Korean Church) with Jill O’Byrne  


            Sincere thanks for Stefano Messori for invaluable help in creating this website.


coffee-photo-1   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.

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.