Events at St Andrew's

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

 

Praying for the UK - October 2019
Following on from the bishops' open letter on the need for national reconciliation, an opportunity to pray for the UK - for truth, kindness, welcome, inspiration and togetherness; for reconciliation and peace. Thursdays 10, 17 & 24 October, 7.30-8.30pm in the Chapel at St Andrew's. Also meeting on 31 October, 7.30-8.30pm, at Friends' Meeting House, Railway Street.
 
What is a good death? - Thursday 7 November 2019, 8.00pm

An evening with Rachel Allen, Spiritual Care Lead at Isabel Hospice a space to be honest about those things we find difficult or fearful around death; a time to think about how we would like to end our time on Planet Earth; an opportunity to connect with our own sources of comfort, strength and hope. Ultimately, it’s an evening about life. And it’s for people of all religions and none.

Light Party - Thursday 31 October 2019, 4.30-6.30pm
St Andrew's Light Party on All Hallows' Eve is fun for all the family - pumpkin carving, games, food, challenges, crafts, trick or treat, costumes welcome. Free! Please email Tracy at standrewstracy@gmail.com by 21 October if you're coming.
 

Hertfordshire Concert Band - Saturday 7 December

We welcome Hertfordshire Concert Band to St Andrew's in their 40th anniversary year for a fantastic musical evening featuring both TV and film themes and plenty of festive favourites. 
 

Melrose Quartet - Thursday 12 December, 8.00pm
Top Sheffield-based folk quartet, featuring Nancy Kerr, James Fagin, Jess and Richard Arrowsmith, perform an evening of seasonal music at St Andrew's. Tickets available via Ticketsource.

 
Beer & Carols - Saturday 21 December, 4.00-6.00pm
A wonderful opportunity for all the family to share the hospitality of Christmas with food, drink and carols.
 

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 a magazine, 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
We hold a regular 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 (not in August).
 
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.

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