Carol service Sunday 20th December 2020. Download it here.
During the current state of of Covid-19 restrictions, the church building is used for worship at 10 am on 2nd and 4th Sundays for Holy Communion and on the 3rd Sunday for Morning Praise as well as the continuing Zoom service.
The 8 am Holy Communion service will resume every first Sunday in the month from Sunday 4th July 2021 .
Morning Prayer on Fridays is not yet being restarted.
All Saints' Zoom services are held at 10 am on 1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays. These are of the Morning Praise type and led by a member of the Ministry Team with readings and prayers from the congregation.
St. Andrew's Zoom Services are available every week.
Pre- lock down services
8am 1st Sunday of the month
This is a quiet, traditional service. When numbers allow this service takes place in the choir stalls making it a time for close fellowship as well as worship. Holy Communion is said in the modern form published in 2000. It includes a short talk and lasts for 40 minutes.
10am 2nd, 4th and 5th Sunday of the month
Although following the form in the 2000 book of Common Worship it allows some variation in the way each section of the service is organised. It includes worship songs and/or hymns and has a full address.
The service lasts for approx 75 minutes and is followed by coffee.
All – age worship
10 am 1st Sunday of the month
This is an informal service accompanied by the music group. It usually includes one or more talks or activities, hymns, songs, prayers, the sharing of experiences and opportunities to ask for prayer.
It lasts for about an hour and is followed by coffee.
10 am 3rd Sunday of the month.
A less predictably structured service than Morning Prayer, it offers worship to God through songs and prayers, Bible passages and explanation of the reading in the form of an address. It lasts for about 75 minutes and is followed by coffee.
It should be noted that occasionally some services change in venue or timing. Please refer to the diary entry for a specific week.
This service is held every Friday morning at 9.30 am in church. It includes a time for open prayer when silent, extempore or written prayers may be offered by anyone in the congregation.
Services for other occasions
Some people call them Christenings