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The funds have all been counted - and you helped us raise an amazing £535 for this year's 'Guardian Angel' Lent campaign, which supports The Children's Society's work to ensure that every unaccompanied child refugee is allocated a guardian to help them.
A few pics of our Easter celebrations to enjoy
A report from General Synod on the Living in Love and Faith debate
The second of two podcasts from The Children's Society, featuring the voices of Phoenix, Ayo, ibrahim, TJ and Ope. Together with The Children's Society they are campaigning for unaccompanied young refugees arriving in the UK alone to get a legal guardian.
Listen to the first of two podcasts from The Children's Society, featuring the voices of Phoenix, Ayo, ibrahim, TJ and Ope. Together with The Children's Society, they're campaigning for young refugees who arrive in the UK alone to get a legal guardian.
Are you moved or shocked by what unaccompanied children face when seeking asylum? Then write to your M.P. and use our draft letter as a template.
This year, our Lent appeal raises funds for the Children’s Society’s work to provide Guardians for unaccompanied child refugees.
Great video and pics from our youth group stay at Fort Rocky. Thanks to all who made it possible.
Youth group nativity fundraiser!
Don't forget the Nachingwea Link Christmas Fair on 3 December
How our Lent appeal enabled families to have fun and exercise!
Felicity Cooke was made a Canon of the cathedral on 17 October
If you were in chains, what would you write? Sermons from our series on Paul's letter to the Philippians
All the news from General Synod
Clare Coates is on the move ...
Sermons from our summer series on selected psalms!
Check out our latest award for a wildlife friendly churchyard!
Read a letter from the Bishop of Ely summarising the outcome of the Lambeth Conference
Join in the fun at the Stapleford Village Day at the Granary - something for everyone
St Andrew's marks the death of HM Queen Elizabeth II
Organ Recital by John Bryden
The opening chapters of Genesis - catch up with our sermon series here
Catch up on our sermon series on Julian's ordinary passion icons
Coming soon to a small group near you ... The Bible Course
The little ones are back ...
Cleaner needed for our lovely church!
Catch up on our sermon series on Living in Love and Faith
A fascinating close look by Dr Nigel Woodcock at the stones used in building St Andrew's.
Don't forget the Christmas Fair on 4 December
If you are taking part in this year's Advent Challenge to raise funds for The Children's Society, you will have seen that one of the challenges is to make a no-churn Christmas ice cream!
Next Sunday is the first Sunday of Advent and Mark Russell, Chief Executive of The Children's Society, will join us in the 10.30am service as guest speaker.
Say a Big Thank You to Lyn Pepperell and Jill Ward for all their work in running the St Andrew's Toddler Group - make a donation to the Children's Society here
Join Revd Clare Coates for a quiet morning to mark the start of Advent - 10 am Monday 29 November
Appointment announcement - Simon Talbott moving to new role in the Diocese
Welcome to Fiona Holliday as she is licensed to Stapleford!
Could you be a host for a young person? Check this out for more information about a great initiative by charity Concrete Rose.
Church monuments and the profits of slavery. Are any of our monuments problematic?
Organ Recital by John Bryden
All welcome to our Harvest Festival Services on 3 October at 10.30 am - donations to support the Jimmy's Harvest Appeal
A summer picnic in the vicarage garden ...
Join us as we twin our toilets! Part of St Andrew's Eco Church project
A new group for seniors!
Plaster fall at St Andrew's - read about the proposed works here and how to comment on them
Picnic in the churchyard and more
Join in the fun at the Stapleford Village Day at the Granary - something for everyone
Can you give a little to St Andrew's through your shopping with Easyfundraising? Thank you! We can't exist without your donations
Onsite life is returning to St Andrew's - can you help?
Anxious? Worried? Check out these resources for Christian meditation
A chance to join a month of accompanied prayer in Lent
Light shines on Stapleford!
Molly (not her real name) was just 10 when she started caring for her mum and step-dad. Find out in this short video how The Children's Society is helping young carers like Molly.
The Government's decision to extend free school meals to low-income migrant families is only temporary - add your name now to this campaign from The Children's Society to make this vital lifeline permanent.
St Andrew's new channel for children and families. Check it out
The Children's Society has launched an appeal to raise funds to support its work reaching at-risk children during the coronavirus pandemic.
Now online! Read the latest edition
Prayer help and resources
We're all going on a bear hunt! Click on the picture to join in
Could you be part of the new Messenger production team? Click to find out
ALL CHURCH EVENTS AND GROUPS ARE CANCELLED UNTIL THE END OF APRIL - read what else St Andrew's is doing about Coronavirus
St Andrew's has launched a new campaign for Lent to raise funds for a family project run by The Children's Society.
See what we did at our ‘Share the Light’ service
A summary of the furore resulting from the recent statement from the House of Bishops
A giant Christmas card - warm greetings and saving resources!
Listen again to our sermon series on Science and Christianity
An exciting project demonstrating St Andrew's commitment to the future of our planet
What did people think of our stand to highlight the plight of refugees at the Stapleford Village Weekend? Find out here - with links to the work of The Children's Society to help child refugees arriving in the UK.
This week is international Refugee Week - visit our stand at Stapleford Rec today (22nd June) to find out more about some of the barriers facing refugee children.
Visit the St Andrew’s Children’s Society Partnership stand at the Stapleford Village Weekend Saturday 22nd June and take part in our giant board game to discover the risks refugees face. And maybe learn a few surprising facts along the way!
An exciting bible overview course to answer questions and strengthen your faith
Sounds easy enough, doesn't it. But what if the car breaks down or the boiler needs fixing? That £60 can disappear in a flash. Take the quiz and find out more about The Children's Society campaign to strengthen the safety net for families in need.
But the campaign doesn't end here - find out how you can add your name to The Children's Society letter to your local councillor.
St Andrew's has funded a regional project working with young carers who are affected by parental substance misuse.
Read about the Children's Society's work with young migrants and refugees
Johnson Hall and Verger's Cottage for hire - click through for more details