- a roundup of news from St.Andrew's

Concert Poster

"Animal Magic"

An evening of light music and verse with

The Take4 Clarinet Quartet
and Helen Winthorpe Kendrick

Saturday 15th June, 7:30pm at St. Andrew's Church.

Tickets £7. Under 18 free.


New to St. Andrew's? Not to worry!

You'll find a variety of styles in our worship and plenty of folks to help you get into things. You'll enjoy the friendly atmosphere, lively music, and helpful sermons.

  • Here's a list of the forthcoming Sunday services for the next few weeks.
  • For an overview of all our Sunday services see the Sunday Service page

Sunday 16th June. TRINITY SUNDAY

  Theme: A Dysfunctional Family.  Father's Day

 Genesis 37:1-11 (12-36). Ephesians 6:1-9.
10:00am. Service of the Word.
   Lead/Preach: Pauline Young/Sarah McTimoney.
12:00noon. Baptisms. Sue Chew.

Sunday 23rd June. TRINITY 2

  Theme: At Home - A caring Family

 1 John 3:1-3. Matthew 7:9-12.
10:00am. Holy Communion.
   Lead/Preach: Stoker Wilson/Helen Kendrick.
4:00pm. Andrew’s Family @ 4.

Sunday 30th June. TRINITY 3

Theme: Celebrating Together  

 Hebrews 10:19-25.
10.00am. Service of the Word.
   (Followed by Shared Church Lunch in the Church Hall)
   Lead/Preach: Muriel Jones/Mark East.

Logo: Alpha

The Summer Alpha Course at St.Andrew's began on Wednesday 24th April at 7pm in the Church Hall and continues for some 11 weeks on subsequent Wednesday evenings. If you'd like to see what its all about it's OK to just turn up on the evening. And of course if you want more information we'd be pleased to help you. In the first place e-mail the Parish office at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Remember our slogan when you try it: " No cost!  No obligation to come to further evenings! No pressure!"

Alpha is a series of sessions exploring the basics of the Christian faith. Each evening looks at a different question around faith and life and is designed to create conversation. It meets weekly for about 11 weeks, and includes a "Holy Spirit Away Day" at a local venue. 

After trying it out for a night there's no commitment to any further meetings so why not come and see, though we think you'll enjoy it. If you cannot commit to the whole course at this stage just come along for a few nights and see how you get on! 

The next Shared Lunch takes place on Sunday 30th June after the 10:00am morning service. It will start at about 12:00pm after post-service coffee. It will be a "bring and share" planned meal.

This morning follows the pattern of a "fifth Sunday" in the month, when the morning service is followed by coffee and then the lunch.

There'll be a sign up list  in church to indicate if you hope to be there and to help us in the planning. But if you're visiting on the day and haven't booked in, or if you haven't brought a contribution please just join us - there's always enough. 

We see this as a great opportunity for folks to get together for some quality sharing time. Bon Appetite!

Graphic:Front cover of Andrew's Net

Andrew's Net is our church magazine and is published three times a year. The current edition was published in time for Easter 2019. It contains lots of useful information about St.Andrew's. We always welcome potential contributions for publication. Do let us know if you have anything to share.The next edition will be produced in September and the last copy date is Sunday 1st. September.

In addition to the normal range of services St. Andrew's is open and manned on many Wednesdays throughout the year for heritage visits, prayer and reflection. The 2019 season is from Wednesday 6th March, and continues through until the end of November.

March, April, October, November - Wednesdays 10:15am - 3:15pm.
May to September - Wednesdays 10:15am - 4:15pm.

The National Heritage Open Days

The next National Heritage Opening Days are in September each year. St. Andrew's takes part with many other places which are open locally, regionally and nationally. Please support these events.

St. Andrew's Food Bank exists to provide food for people in need. If you find you cannot provide food for your family, whatever the reason, the Food Bank can help to tide you over until you're on your feet again.

The Food Bank is normally open every week. Call at St Andrew's Church Hall off Haughton Greeen, on a Thursday afternoon, 1:30 to 2:30pm.

We are always looking for more donors to replenish our supplies! Will you help?

We are giving out over 100 tins a week, the average week is 14 bags, with 8 tins/bag. Please add a couple of tins to your shopping this week -soup, beans, tomatoes, fish, meat, fruit and vegatables are all needed.

If you can help us please drop off your contributions at the church office any weekday morning or contact the church office to arrange a pick up. Thank you to all our contributers whose generosity is priceless. 

For more information see our Food Bank Page.