WELCOME TO OUR CHURCH
A very warm welcome to St Andrew’s Parish Church.
There has been a place of worship on this site for over a thousand years,
so we are a very ancient church. But more importantly we are a living
community here to serve the needs of our parish and local area now.
We are committed to the care and protection of children and people of all ages: more information about our safeguarding and child protection policy can be found here.
News and Greetings
On Sunday 28th November we enter the Advent Season and a new Church Year. Advent is a time of expectant waiting and preparation. It anticipates the coming of Christ from three different perspectives. Since the time of Bernard of Clairvaux (d.1153) Christians have spoken of the three comings of Christ: in the flesh in Bethlehem, in our hearts daily, and in glory at the end of time. The season offers the opportunity to share in the ancient longing for the coming of the Messiah, and to be alert for his Second Coming.
Young Church meets for our younger members during the 10am Parish Eucharist.
St Andrew’s Boat will remain in church until 12th December. We ask that unwrapped gifts, for all ages, and also toiletries be placed in the boat on those Sundays. These will be distributed by the Salvation Army for Christmas.
Tea On Monday has restarted with an added dimension! It meets next on 13th December.
More information here
Little Fishes meets on Thursdays during school term for children 0-4 years and their carers- it will be closed on 23rd & 30th December.
The December / January edition of our parish magazine is available in church and here
Our wonderful advertisers are here
If you are worshipping at home please use the new booklet for Advent and the weekly Sunday materials which are available below. You can also collect copies of the pew sheet from church after the 10am service.
You can also receive copies of all the liturgical materials via our church mailing list (let us know if you'd like to be added).
Here are various worship resources
for you to use in the season of Advent.
SERVICES THIS WEEK
Our usual weekly pattern of Eucharistic worship has now resumed. Please see here for guidelines and what to expect.
Sunday 08.00 Eucharist
Sunday 10.00 Parish Eucharist
Monday 09.30 Eucharist
Wednesday 10.00 Eucharist
Thursday 19.30 Eucharist