News (Page 30)

A Little Light Music

Sarah Peyton Jones and friends from the choir are putting on a concert at St Andrew’s on Sunday 19 June at 7.45pm (until 9pm). The programme will be varied and entertaining, ranging from Bach to musical theatre. Entrance is free. There will be refreshments and a retiring collection in aid of Sarah’s trip to Peru next year, where she will be teaching…

Parish Weekend

This past weekend many of us attended the parish weekend, where Bishop John Taylor led a series of studies on the book of Ezekiel. You can find recordings of the sessions below, which you’re welcome to download and listen to: Ezekiel 1 Ezekiel 8 Ezekiel 37 Ezekiel 47

Holy Week & Easter

Our main Easter service is at 10am on Easter Day – come armed with something (e.g. a bell, whistle, shaker, rattle, trumpet) that will make a joyful (though not exactly rehearsed) noise.  The children will be helping to decorate the Easter garden on Holy Saturday at 2pm (bring flowers and jam jars).  There is a also a craft session after the all-age…

Reviewing your giving

This year’s financial summary and budget is available here.  Each year we ask church members to review their giving in the light of both the needs of St Andrew’s and their own financial circumstances – and to do so prayerfully and in the light of the principles of Christian stewardship.  There is a response form for everyone and also a GiftAid/standing order…

Reading Jeremiah – Bible challenge for Lent

In our 10am Sunday services during Lent we will be looking at a number of the pictures and images that Jeremiah was given and used to convey God’s message.  Some of us will also be rising to the challenge of reading through all 52 chapters of the book through the season.  Here is a full list of the daily readings from Jeremiah.

Opening the doors

Over the past two years the church council has been developing a number of ideas for improving our church building – especially in the area of providing proper access and toilet facilities for the disabled.  At the same time, our 19th century organ is in need of a major refit and there is a bit of tidying up to be done following changes to the…