Welcome to St Andrew’s

 

an open, welcoming and inclusive fellowship…

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December and Christmas Services

Wednesday 7th
7.00pm  Candlelit Service of thanksgiving for loved ones who have died, led by Sheila Telfer

Saturday 10th
3 – 5pm  Messy Church with Christmas story, craft and activities for all ages

Sunday 11th
10.30am  Gift Service for St Andrew’s Annual Appeal for Others
      6pm  Community Carol Service with musicians and choirs from local schools and St.Andrew’s – come and join the throng for a great sing

Sunday 18th
9.30am  Early Morning Advent Communion in the Quiet Room
10.30am  All-age Christmas Festival Service
      4pm  Christingle Service

Christmas Eve 24th
3pm  Crib Service with the Christmas story especially for younger children led by Sheila, Beverley and Jane
11.30pm  Christmas Eve Communion Service

Christmas Day 25th
9.30am  Christmas Celebration Service for all ages

Mid-week Prayers

Prayers for healing are held in term time at 7pm on Tuesday and 9:15 am on Thursday in the Quiet Room near the car park entrance, anyone is welcome. Requests for prayer may be emailed to info@standrews.cc marking the email ‘prayer request’. 

A prayer for God’s Presence

May the love of God surround me

the peace of God infuse me

the grace of God travel with me

this day, and my life through.

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Inspiration in the inbox

Daily Devotions from the United Reformed Church will start on the first Sunday of Advent (27 November) and continue throughout the year. Each day, a reading, reflection and short prayer, written by one of 85 writers from different places and perspectives in the URC, will arrive in your inbox. Over 750 people have signed up to receive the free Daily Devotion service so far. See here, to add your name. Andy Braunston, who is coordinating the project, said: ‘Many people read them on their phone whilst commuting or they might offer a time of quiet in the midst of the day.’ 

Some photographs of Rev David Pickering’s recent induction service can be found here.