News (Page 30)

The Drama of the Passion

There will be plenty of opportunities to explore the drama of the last days of Jesus’ earthly life over Holy Week and Easter. BBC ONE is broadcasting its own new take on The Passion; Cambridge has its own Passion Play on Christ’s Pieces at 12 noon on Holy Saturday (22nd March), and many of the services at St Andrew’s will have their…

Response to the Archbishop’s comments on Sharia law

Prof John Bell, of the Council of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, was kind enough to make some observations on the Archbishop’s recent comments about Sharia law: Having read Rowan Williams’ lecture, it is very much as I thought. He is engaging with a long-standing body of mainstream legal and socio-political writing that has been reflecting on models of social…

Harvest

The annual Harvest services will be held at St Andrew’s on Sunday, 30th September. All-age worship in the morning at 10.00 am and then a combined evening service with our neighbouring parish, St George’s, in the evening at 6.30 pm. All welcome.

Visit from German pastors

Over the weekend of 6th-8th July three female Pastors from the German Lutheran Church spent time in the parish. Kristina, Mechtild and Dorit are all ordained ministers running churches in various parts of Germany. They came to England as part of a wider exchange programme between the Diocese of Ely and the North Elbe. They attended various functions and services in the…