Thoughts at the start of March

March, the month of spring – feeling the sun’s warmth, seeing the new growth in wood and garden – the month that we anticipate a rise in hope as we look forward to summer evenings and holidays. But this year like so much of our daily live routine, hope might seem to be in suspended … [Read more…]

Daily Lenten Scripture

The writer of Proverbs encourages us the “Trust in the Lord with all your heart” (Prov 3:5)  and Paul writes “All scripture is inspired by God ..” (2 Tim 3:16). Each day we will post a verse from the bibles that has inspired, lifted and encouraged a member of the St Andrews congregation as a gift … [Read more…]

As Lent Approaches

As Lent approaches: That’s the first month of 2021 over and I find myself wondering where it went. We keep hearing and saying that these are strange times, but it seems to becoming so much stranger that even time appears to be changing its habits. Each day seems to last 28 hours, yet the month … [Read more…]

March Services

Date Time Service 7 Mar 10:30 Eucharist (1982 Liturgy) 14 Mar   09:30 Said Eucharist (Prayer Book Liturgy) 10:30 Simple Church Mothering Sunday 21 Mar 10:30 Eucharist (1982 Liturgy) 28 Mar 10:30 Passion Sunday               Zoom link to join Sunday services on-line Meeting ID: 881 2686 2224     Passcode: … [Read more…]

Advent Thoughts

Before Advent is a word, it is a sigh. A voice crying. A mood. And never more deeply felt than in these troubled months. Advent marks both the exhaustion and the hope of God’s people, when the meaning of our lives is expressed in a weary exhalation of ordinary breath and then a sharp intake … [Read more…]

Resuming meeting in church for worship

We’re Back! …..not that we went anywhere but with the further easing of the coronavirus control measures and after implementing the necessary changes in accordance with Government guidelines we are pleased to say that we are resuming meeting in the church for worship and prayer. In order to maintain safe distancing between households the number … [Read more…]

Open for Private Prayer

As the phased easing of controls introduced to stem the spread of coronavirus continue we are now able to open St Andrews for private prayer. Public worship at St Andrews remains suspended for the time being but from 20 July 2020 the church building will be open from 11:00 to 13:00 on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday … [Read more…]