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St Andrew’s is a thriving, open and welcoming church community for all ages. Together we worship God, share God’s good news, grow in faith, and endeavour to live and work in accordance with God’s will.

Our church building is currently closed due to building works and the re-installation of the organ. We will open again as soon as possible.

This Sunday (9 August) is the 9th Sunday after Trinity. There are two livestreamed services: 8am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer; also in church) and 10am All-age Service (not in church; livestream only). At 5.30pm there will be Contemplative Communion in church. You will find links to the orders of service below (from Saturday), along with other events this week you can join from your home. During August there is no need to book a space for any of the services in church.

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Online Services & Events

The Sunday morning services are available on YouTube – click the link to watch; other events use Zoom (Z) or Meet (M) – click to join.

Monday 3 August
8.30am    Morning Prayer

Tuesday 4 August
 8.30am    Morning Prayer
8.00pm    Home group (Z: email for link)

Wednesday 5 August
 8.30am    Morning Prayer

Thursday 6 August
 8.30am    Morning Prayer

Friday 7 August
 8.30am    Morning Prayer

Sunday 9 August, 9th after Trinity
8.00am    Holy Communion (BCP) (In church & L)
10.00am   All-Age Service (L)
11.00am   ‘Coffee’ (M)
5.30pm  Contemplative Communion (in church)

You can follow the 8am Holy Communion (Book of Common Prayer) in your own prayer book or download a version to print or view on your screen.

For the 10am All-age service, all the words you need for joining in will appear on the screen but the full order of service (including readings) can be downloaded to print or  view  on your screen.

Monday to Friday
8.30am  Morning Prayer

Support and Community

The church building and office are now closed in line with new government advice. The clergy and our staff are still working from home.  The main contact number now is at the vicarage: 01223 303469.

A St Andrew’s Facebook page is up-and-running.  We will post latest news there as well as here on the website homepage.

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Pattern of Sunday services in August

During the month of August (when many of us will be taking holidays), the pattern of worship will be as follows:The 8am Holy Communion (BCP) will be in church each week (and livestreamed via YouTube)At 10am each week there will be an online All-age Service (livestreamed via YouTube)There will be no evening services except on…

Church building temporarily closed

Our contractors continue their work in the organ chamber and chancel.  The church will be remaining closed (apart from services), as we have scaffolding up and the organ builders are finishing assembling the organ in the chamber. We will open the church for private prayer again as soon as possible. You can see a copy…

An invitation to travel

An invitation to travel (virtually of course) to the highlands of Peru and Bolivia – https://youtu.be/sIKLPbKwOhk.  Casa Mantay, in Cusco, is a wonderful home for single young mothers and their children and is one of the other projects that LAFF works with (alongside Azul Wasi), and it has been under threat of closure as a…

Update on organ works

Just before the lockdown our organ builders were able to dismantle the organ and remove the necessary parts of it to their workshop. They have just about completed that work and the new console has been built too. Our contractors are now able to come on site and will be beginning their work on 22…

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