Coping with tragedy…

In the light of the recent tragedy that we have been exposed to this week involving members of our church family, Eddy helpfully shares some of his reflections here and enourages us to write a psalm to express our emotions to God. The guidance that he suggests to use to write a psalm can be…

The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry

We’re starting a new sermon series on ‘How to ‘unhurry’: Learning to live at God’s Pace’ which is based on the book ‘The Ruthless Elimination of Hurry’ By John Mark Comer. For a list of all the resources session by session see here          

APCM Reports

APCM reports As our delayed APCMs will be shorter this year because of COVID restrictions, we have produced several reports for you to view online instead of showing them in the meetings. You can find details (and papers) for the meetings here. The St Andrew’s APCM meeting was recorded and you can watch it here…

Lois’ Top tips on fighting injustice

Lois shares some top tips as to how we can fight injustice Lois is passionate about injustice and shares some practical ways in which we can be God’s mouthpiece for Justice in this Sunday’s service which you can see here: Here are some websites from her which give more information about how you can get…

New St Andrew’s Doors

Today we finished the commissioning of the new automatic sliding front doors at St Andrew’s Church Centre. We hope you like them and find them much better than the former swing doors. All St Andrew’s Church members who are key holders have been sent detailed information on how to open them (first in / opening…

Latest update: Opening up Services at St Andrew’s

Opening up Services at St Andrew’s (update 28th August) (please read carefully. Lots of important info here) Thank you to everyone who took part in the survey this week about opening up St Andrew’s for services. The feedback was very helpful in prayerfully discerning the way forward. The staff team, wardens and PCC representatives have…

Write your own Psalm

As we begin a new mini series on the Psalms, Ruth Gould has put together this short video encouraging us to be creative and write our own Psalms as a great way of prayer and processing what our emotions are with God at this time. Here is Ruth’s video: Here is the psalm template that…

Thy Kingdom Come 2020

Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer initiative started in 2016 encouraging the church to pray between Ascension Day and Pentecost specifically that more people would come to know Jesus. See here for more details Obviously we are not able to participate as we might usually do this year, but we’d love you still to…

Week of Guided prayer

A Week of Guided Prayer 25th – 29th May A week of guided prayer provides a special opportunity to come aside for a while from your daily routine, to focus on your individual walk with God. You will be given a prayer guide who you will meet on line for approximately 45 minutes each day…

Christian Aid Week 2020!

A message from Carolyn our Christian Aid Rep at St Andrew’s: Christian Aid Week 2020 starts on Sunday. Usually, there are teams of collectors across the country delivering envelopes and knocking on doors, not to mention fund-raising events. Last year, the St Andrew’s team raised over £1,800 from collecting in the parish and £8million was…