Wardle Village Church

Questionnaire Results 2013

Question One

Nearly everyone knew where Wardle Village Church was.

Question Two

Nearly everyone knew that we are both Anglican and Methodist

Question Three

Well over half have visited in the last five years
• The vast majority were very happy with their welcome
• Many said that it was very friendly
• Hardly any criticism – More than 1 hour, too long

Question Four

The vast majority would call themselves Christian but do not attend any church regularly.
• Some RC,-some agnostic,-some lapsed or think that being a Christian does not necessitate going to church.
• Most are too busy, ie, a significant group are non-church-going Christians
• If we had a website for non-church going Christians, only25% definitely would not look at whilst some would and the majority said maybe

Question Five

More than a half had no interest in finding out more about Christianity.

Question Six

Out of the ones who might be interested, no particular method stood out
• Looking on the internet
• Reading a leaflet
• Attending a group
• Going to church with a friend
• All methods were equally balanced

Question Seven

Most people would not attend a CAP course but six people were interested.


Contact Information

Wardle Village Church

Ramsden Road
OL12 9PE

Tel: 01706 551686 / 01706 378466

Meeting times

Further Contact Details 


Methodist Superintendent Minister

Rev Ruth Jackson 551686

Anglican Vicar

Rev. Rachel Battershell 378466

Anglican Curate

Rev. Anne Gilbert  346774

Safeguarding coordinator

Mrs Ruth Tunnicliffe 376914


Wardle Village Church Services 

Sunday Morning at 11.00am

Sunday Club

Every Sunday upstairs 11.00am



Full access for wheelchair users from the ramp at the car park from Chapel Street.

Loop system for the hard of hearing.

Disabled toilet.


Baby and Toddler Club

 Meet every Monday and Wednesday

9.30am - Noon


Marriage can be arranged by contacting either Rev. Rachel Battershell (Anglican), or Rev. Ruth Jackson (Methodist).


Baptisms can be arranged by contacting either of our ministers. 



The Brownies meet every Monday from 6.00pm -8.00pm


Slimming World

Meet upstairs every  on, Thursday  at 6.00pm and Saturday at  8.30 am

St James Primary School Wardle





How to Find us

Set Sat Nav to Rochdale OL12 9PE