Below are just some of the many things that go on at St. Andrew’s. Please get in touch if there’s anything you’re interested in that isn’t listed below.
Friendship with the King himself
Friendship with the King himself There was once a great King of Persia. He was not only powerful but alsoRead more.
Do you think you would recognise God if you saw Him?
Do you think you would recognise God if you saw Him? Would you have recognised Him at His birth? TheRead more.
Freedom from Fear
Freedom from fear Every year, on 31st October, much of the country is taken over by Hallowe’en: trick or treating,Read more.
Do you feel weak, or do you feel strong?
Do you feel weak, or do you feel strong? It probably depends exactly what I’m asking you about – physicalRead more.
What it feels like to be loved by God
On Sunday mornings recently, we’ve been following the story of Jacob’s family through Genesis 25- 32. The strange episode inRead more.
Dear Friends, In a speech earlier this year, Theresa May said that it is not enough to tackle violent extremism.Read more.
Is it childish to be a Christian?
Is it childish to be a Christian? Many people who grow up attending church stop as they get older. SomeRead more.
How can we be relevant?
How can we be relevant? Dear Friends, What an important question – but what a dangerous one too! If weRead more.
In June we celebrated Trinity Sunday. The doctrine of the Trinity is no doubt one of the most difficult partsRead more.
Andrew the Fisherman
Dear Friends, Saint Andrew has arrived! Congratulations and thanks are due to Alun Hughes, David Kay and Jack Spence –Read more.
Praying for our Politicians
Praying for our Politicians Should Christians be bothered about the upcoming election? Isn’t it true that religion and politics shouldn’tRead more.
What is man?
Dear Friends, A riddle: What contains enough water to fill a 10 gallon barrel? Enough fat for 7 bars ofRead more.
I have finally succumbed to the pressure! After years of being nagged by multiple friends to read Harry Potter, IRead more.
Dear Friends, I have been reading the first few chapters of Revelation in my daily Bible Readings recently. Christ’s sevenRead more.
When the going gets tough…
Dear Friends, “Seek the LORD and His strength; seek His presence continually.” These words come from Psalm 105. They areRead more.
125 years of Tolkien
At the beginning of this year we celebrated the 125th anniversary of J.R.R. Tolkien’s birthday. Tolkien fans all over the worldRead more.
New Year, Same Hope
The coming year promises to be one of widespread uncertainty. In human terms, this can lead to optimism at theRead more.
Happy New Year!
Psalm 120 – A Song of Ascents I call on the LORD in my distress, and he answers me. Save me,Read more.
“It’s all become so commercial – ’tis the season to be shopping! Over-priced junk, expensive wrapping paper, the same tediousRead more.
“Healing in its Wings”
Dear Friends, The clocks have gone back and the evenings are drawing in. I quite like the thought of aRead more.
Is everything sad going to come untrue?
Is Everything Sad Going to Come Untrue? 2016 has been a year with many church funerals. As individuals and asRead more.
What if I don’t believe in God?
In the evening services we’ve been studying the letter of Romans. One of the most controversial things Romans says isRead more.
Where is God when the earth quakes?
Where is God when the earth quakes? I’m writing this as the devastating consequences of the recent earthquake in ItalyRead more.
Let us press on to know the Lord
Dear Friends, As usual, the summer has proved a significant time for ministry among young people. We had a superbRead more.
Would Jesus like sport?
Would Jesus like sport? At the Sports Quiz in June we talked about what the Bible says about sport. HereRead more.
A Summer of Jesus
Dear Friends, Over the summer months, the morning congregations have the privilege of working their way through Paul’s wonderful letterRead more.
Missionary God In days where the struggles between peoples of different nations, races and religions seem increasingly violent and closeRead more.
The Servant Queen and the King she Serves
Dear Friends, This year marks the Queen’s 90th birthday celebrations and her o cial birthday falls on 11th June. IRead more.
Why is God so hard to know?
Why is God so hard to know? “I am the bread of life” John 6:35 Jesus doesn’t say, “I have someRead more.
Dear Friends, “An argument started among the disciples as to which of them would be the greatest” Luke 9:46 In answerRead more.
Holiday Club 2017
We are having a fantastic time at our holiday club for 2017: “Brick by Brick”. “a fun-packed week where we’llRead more.
The Humility of Jesus Christ
The Humility of Jesus Christ Humility is perhaps the least celebrated yet the most attractive character trait in the world.Read more.
Ye Holy Angels Bright
Ye Holy Angels Bright Dear Friends, Do you find that the words of certain songs and hymns we sing particularlyRead more.
ME or WE?
Which is more important: ME or WE? On the one hand, I cannot avoid the fact that I am inescapablyRead more.
The Ninth Commandment ‘You shall not give false testimony against your neighbour’. (Exodus 20:16) The Ten Commandments are first aboutRead more.
The Eighth Commandment: ‘You shall not steal’ (Exodus 20:15) Stories of thieves and their misdemeanors have long fascinated us; from theRead more.
The Seventh Commandment: ‘You shall not commit adultery’ (Exodus 20:14) The infamous 1631 edition of the King James Bible misprintedRead more.