Welcome to St Andrew's Church, Caversham
Welcome to St Andrew's Church, Caversham

Groups and Activities (in no particular order)

Worship- There are numerous individuals and groups who contribute to our regular worship, including musicians, servers, sidesmen, flower ladies, church cleaners, readers, chalice assistants, verger, sacristan. We can always find something for you to do!

 

Choir- As well as St Andrew's regular choir, the all-age choir sings at the 10 o'clock service on the first Sunday of the month and rehearses on the two preceding Sunday afternoons. If you would like to sing, come along to a practise- in church at 3.30pm.

 

Social events- organised by the social committee- see parish calendar
 

The Fisherman café- a café/bar open on Thursday afternoons in the small church hall- Click here to find out more about The Fisherman café.

 

Concerts in Caversham- approximately quarterly, concerts of the highest standard, given by professional musicians, in the church. Click here for more details and check the calendar for upcoming concerts.

 

Tiddlers- babies, toddlers and you. Tiddlers takes place in the church every Friday morning during term-time. From 9.30am coffee, play time, stories and songs. All welcome!

 

Messy Church- meets on the 2nd Sunday of the month- craft, songs, stories, a shared meal, 3.45-5.45 in the church hall- no charge. All welcome! For more info see www.messychurch.org.uk.

 

Youth Alpha- monthly, on the 2nd Sunday of the month, 4-5pm, starting on October 8th, followed by a shared meal. Yr6 upwards.

 

Children's Church is open to children above three years of age. After everyone has gathered in the church at 10 o'clock the Children’s Church goes to the hall for their own activities. We join everyone else for a blessing towards the end of the service. There is no Children’s Church on the first Sunday of the month, as the service is All-Age and everyone worships together in church.

 

Mothers' Union- The St. Andrew’s branch of the Mothers’ Union has regular meetings, social events, speakers and outings- see parish calendar. We are open to all. The Mothers’ Union is a worldwide Christian organisation committed to supporting marriage and family life. We usually meet every first Tuesday at 2pm in St Andrew's hall. Our MU communion service is every third Wednesday at 9.30am in church.

 

Prayers for Peace and Justice- once a month, first Saturday of the month, 9.00-9.30, guided by Christian Aid, Christian Solidarity Worldwide and Christian Concern for One World

 

The Ministry of Healing is available at St. Andrew's. We have regular prayers for healing and wholeness, with anointing and the laying on of hands, including after the 10 o'clock service on the fourth Sunday of the month (unless the calendar indicates otherwise).

 

Prayer cards- The church delivers prayer cards to all the houses in a road immediately before the week we pray for that road and its residents.

 

Open Church- The church is open for visitors every day.