Events at St Andrew's

What kind of things are happening at St Andrew's?


 
World Day of Prayer - Friday 1 March, 10.30am

St Andrew's hosts our local World Day of Prayer service with the theme of 'Come – Everything is Ready'. Please do join us for the service, and for tea and coffee afterwards.

March Coffee Morning in aid of Prostate Cancer UK - Saturday 2 March
Along with tea, coffee and cake at our next Coffee Morning, there will be live music and we welcome representatives from Prostate Cancer UK, raising awareness and funds for this important cause.
 

The Hope Requiem - Saturday 6 April 

De Merc Chamber Choir perform The Hope Requiem, raising funds and awareness for charity Third Hope. More details and ticket info to follow.


Parish Weekend Away - 26-28 April

Our joint Parish Weekend in 2017 was a great time for all those who were able to go from St Andrew's and St Mary's churches. We return to Belsey Bridge, Suffolk, in 2019, where all ages will be able to spend time together across our congregations - a time for friendships to be made and strengthened, plenty of fun and laughter to be had and time for worship, teaching and reflection, too.
 

Celebrity Lecture - Dr Mervyn Miller - Friday 10 May

Dr Mervyn Miller talks to us about 'Sir Edwin Lutyens: Building with Wit and Grandeur'. More details and ticket info to follow.


Steve Knightley - Friday 14 June

We are delighted to be welcoming Steve Knightley (of Show of Hands fame) to St Andrew's for this stop on his tour in 2019.  Tickets are available from www.ticketsource.co.uk/st-andrews-church.    

 

Regular events
 

Lunch Club for the over 60s
The Lunch Club is for anyone who is 60+, meeting on the second Friday of the month in The St Andrew's Centre (behind the church) between 12.30pm and 2.00pm. Volunteers cook a delicious two-course meal and you have the opportunity to catch up with familiar faces and make new friends. Lunch costs £5. If you would like to come, please let Viv Thornton (01992 584004) know for catering purposes. Thank you.
 
Wednesday Welcome
A space at St Andrew's on Wednesday afternoons to enjoy a cuppa, read the paper, chat, if you want to, or sit quietly.

Coffee Mornings
On the first Saturday of every month, we hold a Coffee Morning at the church - delicious home-made cakes and refreshments are always available, along with items for sale, which make lovely gifts. 


Church at 3 - A Dementia-Friendly Service
Every other month we hold a 3pm Sunday Service at St Andrew's designed to be dementia-friendly. With traditional prayers and hymns followed by afternoon tea.

Soul Food - evening service
A contemporary service at St Andrew's on the first Sunday of the month (not including August or December).


Meditation and Mindfulness
Explore the riches of Christian meditation and how it fits with the practice and insights of Mindfulness. Twice a month on Wednesdays, 8pm at St Andrew's Church
 
Messy Church
Messy Church on Sele Farm takes place between 3pm and 4.30pm, usually on the second Sunday of the month, with fun, craft, stories, songs and food. Follow this link to find out more about Messy Church.
 
Breathe - prayer gathering
A time to stop, breathe and pray as we come together for breakfast and then prayers in the chapel. First Saturdays of each month.

Please explore the website to find out more about our activities, and check back for more updates about events at St Andrew's Church...