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Messy Church – next one Sunday 8 March!

Messy Church takes place in The Ark on Sunday 8th March at 3pm. Join us for craft, food, games and science and at the end everyone shares a meal together.     Messy Church logo © The Bible Reading Fellowship 2019. See      

Rendezvous Lunch Club – next one Tuesday 25th February

Enjoy a home cooked lunch for the subsidised cost of £8.  The menu for 25th February is Sausage and Mash (Vegetarian sausages available) followed by Trifle. It’s a great opportunity to meet with other people and enjoy good conversation over lunch. Please phone Hilary in the Church Office on 0118[…]

STAY on Friday – Every Friday from 6.45pm!

STAY on Friday takes place every Friday in term-time.   STAY on Friday is a youth club for young people aged 11-18, with over £3,000 of equipment kindly donated to us! Including; pool table, football goals, cookie baking, smoothie making, table tennis and an Xbox! The youth club runs every Friday[…]

Follow Us on Facebook

The St Andrew’s Church has an active Facebook group.  Here you can find photographs of recent and upcoming events.

Christmas Fayre Success!

Many people joined us on Sunday 9th December for our candlelit Dickensian Christmas Fayre. Over £1,450 was raised for the Karun School and Orphanage in Southern India. Thank you to everyone who supported the Fayre by helping set up, running stalls or clearing up afterwards. The Trustees of Karun are[…]

New Youth Minister appointed

NEW YOUTH MINISTER APPOINTED! Chris West has been appointed as our new Parish Youth Minister and he will join the Ministry Team in September. Chris has been Director of Youth Work at St Laurence’s Church, Reading since 2007 and his work there has included overseeing the safe delivery of all[…]

Jubilee Hall

In November 2016 the PCC informed the five users of the Jubilee Hall that in order to comply with their responsibilities as stewards of Anglican ministry within the parish of Charvil, Sonning and Sonning Eye, they felt they had no choice but to close the hall and seek another future[…]

January Parish Magazine

The January 2018 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.