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Welcome to Rathgar Methodist Church in Dublin!

What one generation tolerates, the next generation will embrace. (John Wesley)

Rathgar Methodist church was established in 1874 and has been serving God in South City Dublin for 146 years.  First of all, our church is deeply rooted in the love of Christ.  Our mission is to create life changing worship and provide fellowship opportunities for people of all ages.  We strive to build relationships beyond the walls of our church.

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 We are always delighted to welcome newcomers and visitors.  We are situated at the junction of Brighton Road and Garville Avenue, within easy reach of Harold's Cross, Terenure and Rathmines.

Sunday Service is at 11:30am.

For further information, please contact our minister, Rev. Yongnam Park at [email protected] who will be ready to help.

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God who stills the waters and quiets the storm,
God who lets not a hair of our heads fall without your knowledge,
God who brings sight to the blind and words to quieted tongues,
God who created the earth and all that is in it,
God who teaches the foolish and strengthens the wise,
God who promises a coming day
when there will be no more mourning or crying or pain,
when death will pass away,
when all things will be made new:

Bring healing to our world, to our neighbours, and to us.
Bring wisdom so we may honour you and bring glory to you in these
days of plague.
Bring strength so we may rejoice in your love.
Bring patience that is grounded in actively living in your ways.
Bring hope that is rooted in your good news of shalom.
Bring grace and calm to us so we may bring grace and calm to others.

Through Jesus Christ our Lord, Amen



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Now, to God the Father, who first loved us, and made us accepted in the Beloved; to God the Son, who loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood;to God the Holy Ghost, who sheddeth the love of God abroad in our hearts, be all love and all glory in time and to all eternity.





Upcoming Services (at 11.30 am unless otherwise indicated):


5 September      Rev. Yongnam Park (Holy Communion)

12 September     Rev. Yongnam Park

19 September     Rev. John Parkin

26 September     Rev. Yongnam Park (Harvest Service)



Prayer for Church Unity:
Lord Jesus, you prayed that your people would be one, forgive us Lord and take away the pride and arrogance which divides your church. Break down the walls which separate us; unite us with your bonds of love and accomplish your will. We pray that by the power of your Spirit your healing would work in the body of your church and through me, to bring about the purpose of your will. Amen.


            Sincere thanks to 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 every Wednesday and Friday, 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 Wednesdays or Friday mornings  from 10.30am-12.00pm. Please contact him on 087-2449181.