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Christmas 2017 at St Andrew’s

Family Toy Service Sunday 3rd December at 10:30 Christmas tree lighting and a visit from St Nicholas   Candlelit Dickensian Christmas Fayre Sunday 10th December at 2pm-4pm Additional Parking at Reading Blue Coats Adults £2 and Children £1 with proceeds going to the Karen Orphanage & School in South India[…]

Candlelit Dickensian Christmas Fayre – 10th December

St Andrew’s Church Sonning From 2 – 4pm on Sunday 10 December Parking available at Reading Blue Coat School ♦100 Candles  ♦100 Nativities  ♦Carol Singing   ♦St Nicholas   ♦Hot Punch   ♦Gifts   ♦Books   ♦Calendars   ♦Decorations  ♦Tower Tours   ♦Produce   ♦Cards   ♦Lots More! Adults £2 – Children £1 — All proceeds to the Karen Orphanage[…]

Sunday 19 November – Parish News

PARISH NEWS   TOY SERVICE – SUNDAY 3 DECEMBER 10.30am At this service we will collect new toys for the Reading Family Aid Project.  We will also be switching on the Christmas Tree lights and there will be a special visit from St Nicholas. VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS FAYRE – SUNDAY 10[…]

November Parish Magazine

The November edition of the Award winning Parish Magazine is available.  This edition and previous magazines, can be found on this website on the magazine page  

The Opening and Dedication of the St. Andrew’s Ark

There was a special service, led by the former Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Carey, at which the Ark was officially dedicated. Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled the plaque, formally opening St. Andrew’s Ark.

Auction of Promises

Help us get over the finishing line by taking part in the Ark’s online auction of promises! Bidding is open until Sunday 11 June at 9pm Check out the great offers at https://auctionofpromises.com/2017AuctionforTheArk    

Easter Celebration – Calendar of Events

Easter 2017:  a great family celebration whatever your age. 9th April – Palm Sunday.  Holy Communion at 10:30am and Family Passover Celebration at 4:30pm 13th April – Maundy Thursday.  Holy Communion at 7:30pm 14th April – Good Friday.  The Last Hour readings at 2:00pm and Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem at 6:00pm[…]

Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem 14th April at 6pm

  St Andrew’s Church Choir and friends, present Gabriel Fauré’s Requiem in D Minor, Op. 48 on Good Friday, 14th April.  The concert starts at 6.00pm at St Andrew’s Church Sonning

Celebrate Easter With Us – 15th April, 2pm

  Celebrate Easter with us on Saturday 15 April at 2pm at The Ark, St Andrew’s Sonning with a free afternoon of fun.  Help us to cater for everyone by calling 0118 969 3298 or email tickets@sonningparish.org.uk if you are coming Featuring Sonning Easter Egg Hunt Riverside Walk Tower Tours Egg[…]

Passover Meal – Palm Sunday 9 April 4.30pm in St Andrew’s Ark

  Palm Sunday 9 April at 4.30pm in St Andrew’s Ark. All ages welcome to celebrate a Passover meal in which children re-enact the Exodus in costumes. Experience a traditional Jewish Seder with explanations and helpful insights into ‘The Last Supper’ as recorded in the Gospels. There will be a[…]