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.

Services for Holy Week & Easter

Palm Sunday, 25 March
8.00am    Holy Communion (BCP)
10.00am  Procession of Palms & Parish Communion/Junior Church (beginning in the churchyard)
5.30pm    A Meditation on the Passion (music & readings)

Maundy Thursday, 29 March
6.30pm    Last Supper, Communion & Watch
Please sign up for food at the back of church or let Kathryn Waite know

Good Friday, 30 March
10.30am   Prayer Stations at St George’s Church
followed by Procession of Witness to Chesterton Methodist Church
11.20am   Drinks & hot cross buns at Chesterton Methodist Church
11.50am   Outdoor service & Procession to St Andrew’s
12.20pm   All-age worship
followed by crafts and refreshments for all ages in the Hall
1.15pm    Quiet period
2.00pm    The Last Hour (Readings & Prayers)

Easter Eve, 31 March
10.00am  Making the Easter garden
8.00pm    Lighting of the New Fire & Easter Vigil

Easter Day, 1 April
8.00am    Holy Communion (BCP)
10.00am  All-Age Communion
5.30pm    Choral Evensong

Verse for the week

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and the God of all consolation, who consoles us in all our affliction.
2 Corinthians 1.3-4

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Burns Night Fundraiser

A huge (belated) thanks to all who helped with and attended the Burns Night Ceilidh, all the way back in January. It was a lovely evening with 70 people from the local community and church congregation enjoying a ceilidh in the Hall. We can now confirm that a total of £459.19 was raised from ticket…

Annual Parochial Church Meeting

Our Annual Parochial Church Meeting will be on Sunday 29 April.  There will be the usual chance to relive the past year through photos (please send any photos to Nick, (vicar@standrews-chesterton.org).  The business part of the meeting will begin at about 11.30am and will include a presentation of the accounts, some backward and forward thinking…

New online Parish Directory

Our new Parish database software, ChurchSuite, has been launched.  If you haven’t received a log-in invitation by email, but would like to be able to access ChurchSuite, please send a request by email to admin@standrews-chesterton.org.  Printed copies of the Parish Directory (£1 per copy) will be available on request from Monday 12 March.  Please contact…

Plastic-free Lent ideas

The Church of England has a calendar for reviewing your use of plastic – see http://www.churchcare.co.uk/images/Plastic_Free_Lent.pdf

Compassion in Lent: Free resources for families

The charity Compassion, which we supported through a gift day in November have developed some free resources for families for Lent. See https://www.compassionuk.org/blogs/lent-2018/

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