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Services For the Month of August PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 28 July 2015 18:08

During the month of August, we will be having joint services in Livingstone Memorial congregation, with these services starting at the later time of 11.30am

The joint services which were held in St Andrew's during July were well-attended and enjoyed by both congregations, and it is hoped that similar support will apply in August.

Services will re-start in St Andrew's on Sunday 30th August at the normal time of 10.00am

All are welcome to attend these services.

Communion Sunday PDF Print E-mail

Breaking Bread

Sunday 7 June is Communion Sunday in St Andrew's. Please come and join us as we remember all Jesus has done for us and share the bread and wine together.

Morning Worship
10 a.m. Communion Service in the Church.

There will be a Congregation meeting to appoint members to the Joint Nominating Committee.

Church Holiday 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 09:20

"They're off!! -- The Church holiday group set off this morning on their annual jaunt, their base this year being Llandudno, with trips to Anglesey, Llangollen, Mold, Portmeirion and Porthmadog also included in their week-long itinerary.

Doubtless there will also be plenty of opportunities for retail therapy throughout the week, as well as the usual relaxed banter on the coach.

Unkindly labelled "Saga Tours" in some quarters, there were no zimmers in sight, and only a few walking aids as they boarded their coach at the church.  Rumours that Bob Craig and Ian Maxwell had been allocated seats in the boot on account of their behaviour on previous trips have been strongly denied by the Treasurer/organiser, May Shaw -- but further evidence to the contrary is awaited.................

We wish them well, and hope that the sun shines on them throughout their holiday.

STOP PRESS.   It has just been reported that after 3 hours they have now left Haughton Hall Garden Centre in Carlisle (journey time 1 hour/shopping time 2 hours)!"

Fundraiser for Guides PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 11:17

A coffee morning and afternoon with the senior section of the guides as a fundraiser for the 2016 trip to Switzerland.

Tickets are £3 but you can pay at the door. Sandwiches home baking tombola.
We would be delighted if you can come along and support us.

In the Church Hall, Saturday 23 May 10.30 until 3pm

We hope to see you there

Sunday FunDay Club Lunch PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 10 May 2015 12:50

To start this years Christian Aid week at St. Andrews Church

"The Sunday Funday Club" on Sunday 10 May had a lunch after the service

in Support of Christian AID. The Lunch raised £148 for Christian Aid. A big thank

you to all for helping making, serving and of course attending with you donations. 

St Andrews has Talents PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 19 April 2015 15:44

Talent...The special ability of a person or group to do something well

The members of the congregation will be invited to think about what they are good at or enjoy doing and how they could use this talent to help the congregation and the church. The answer may be different for each of us, but the answer should not be ‘nothing’ for we all have our strengths and talents.

It maybe that your skills and abilities are a bit of a mystery even to you, because you don’t really see them as special but the headings below will allow you to relate to what you are good at.

Communication, Motivator, Administator, Creative,

I.T., Listener, Leadership, Driving, Organiser,

Ideas, Hospitality, Food, People Person,

Practical skills, Music/song,

Empathy, Caring,



The suggestions are not complete so think about your own strengths and hopefully you will be able to see general areas where you would be able to help.

This is an invitation to contribute to the continuing work of the church with whatever gifts, skills or abilities you may have. Please think about what you are able to offer. Don’t be modest .

New Times for Sunday Services PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 10 April 2015 15:12

Please note there are changes to the Sunday service times of both churches and these will take effect from Sunday 12th April 2015 as follows:

St. Andrew's Church 10:00 am,


    Livingstone Memorial Church 11:30 am

You will note that our service time is earlier than our existing start time and we hope this will not present any significant inconvenience.  However, should this earlier time present difficulty then you will be made most welcome at Livingstone Memorial at the later time of 11:30am.  The same courtesy will be extended by us to members of Livingstone Memorial, who may find the later start time problematic.

Easter Service 5 April 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 10 April 2015 14:03

The children in the Sunday Funday Club and Young people in the UZ Group have been celebrating stories of Easter for the past four Sundays.

Today they are taking part in our Easter Family Service and, as part of their celebrations, distributing Easter Eggs to all members of the congregation.

 Children and their families brought daffodils to decorate a cross as a sign of new life at Easter.

 After the service these flowers were taken to the five care homes in Blantyre with our love and best wishes for a Happy Easter

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