News from St. Andrew's
The on-line Alpha Course started in September, 7:15pm for a 7:30pm start each Wednesday evening.
You’ll need a device connected to the internet such as a Smart Phone, Tablet or Computer. And you’ll need to download the free" Zoom" app before the course.
But don’t worry if you’re not familiar with these things. We’re available to help you get connected and checking that you can cope with the technology.
The Alpha Course has started again - online!
The Alpha Course On-line continues on a Wednesday evening. You can still join for the remaining sessions of the course before Christmas!
Will you be part of this?
We meet up together via a Zoom conference, watch the Alpha video, and then divide into discussion groups. Sorry! You’ll need to supply your own Coffee and Cakes!
St.Andrew's church is now open for private prayer only on a Sunday morning at 10am. This will be limited in numbers and subject to social distancing regulations. You will need to book in ahead of time. Please visit this page for more information.
We will be continuing to stream a morning service on a Sunday morning and daily services of Evening prayers by members of the church broadcast from their own homes.
The on-line Sunday morning service is pre-recorded and goes out at 10:15am on both our YouTube and Facebook pages.
The on-line daily services are streamed live on our Facebook Prayer page at 7pm. The services are reproduced some 45 minutes later on our YouTube page.
Christians Against Poverty at St. Andrew's
The CAP project at St.Andrew's is operational now!
In conjunction with CAP nationwide we have just opened a service to the community. CAP is a debt counselling charity devoted to help people out of debt and learn to organise their finances for the future.
This service is free and open to all irrespective of race or belief and is devoted to helping people to cope with debt. Entirely non-judgmental we aim to help people work their way out of debt in association with CAP national.
If you are in debt and need help contact our local Rep, Rachel, who will begin the process of getting you out of debt.
For information about the project and how to contact it visit our CAP page.
St. Andrew's Food Bank exists to provide food for people in need. If you find you cannot provide food for your family, whatever the reason, the Food Bank can help to tide you over until you're on your feet again.
The Food Bank is open every week. Call at St Andrew's Church Hall off Haughton Greeen, on a Thursday afternoon, 1:30 to 2:30pm.
During the Coronavirus epidemic we are keeping the Food Bank open, but with a strict procedure to maximize Social Distancing. Please follow the guidance of our helpers for everyone's health.
We can accept food donations between 12-30 and 2-30 each Thursday during our outdoor foodbank.
We are always looking for more donors to replenish our supplies! Will you help?
We are giving out over 100 tins a week, the average week is 14 bags, with 8 tins/bag. Please add a couple of tins to your shopping this week -soup, beans, tomatoes, fish, meat, fruit and vegatables are all needed. Can you arrange a collection at your place of work?
If you can help us please drop off your contributions at the church office.
For more information see our Food Bank Page.
St.Andrew's and the Covid-19 pandemic
CHURCH STATUS UPDATE
The church is now open for private prayer only on Sunday mornings at 10am, with appropriate Coronavirus restrictions. You will need to make a booking, follow this link for more information.
What else is on:-
- The church office is open in the morning, but with social distancing in operation. Peferably email or phone the office rather than visit.
- We stream a recorded worship service via our Facebook and YouTube pages on Sundays at 10:15. See the Current Sunday Worship news page.
- We stream a live daily service of Evening Prayers, led by church members, at 7pm which is live via our Facebook page and available a little later on YouTube.