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What is STAY doing during lockdown?

In an attempt to continue keeping the local young people engaged and positive during lockdown, here’s the latest instalment of the ‘Teach Westy’ series:   Oliver teaches Westy to play Lewis Capaldi’s ‘Someone you loved’ on the piano… Click here       Here is Elspeth teaching Westy Minecraft!  Click[…]

Sunday 24th May

Here is the news sheet for this weekend with a reflection on the Gospel reading by Bob Peters.  Click here for Bob’s video message This weekend we also have a recording of ‘The Lost Chord‘ by Arthur Sullivan, sung by Caroline Taylor and accompanied on the organ by Jamie.    […]

Virtual Messy Church!

Hello all. In this period of change and uncertainty Messy Church won’t be able to happen as planned in May. However, I am excited to let you know that I am videoing some fun Messy craft ideas for you to do at home – hopefully using items you already have[…]

St Andrew’s Virtual Choir

Our Director of Music, Chris Goodwin with the help of our Organ Scholar, Nathan, has put together some hymns sung remotely by several members of the choir.  You can listen to them here: My song is Love Unknown: Thine Be The Glory: Jesus Christ is Risen Today: Also our Head[…]

Follow Us on Facebook

The St Andrew’s Church has an active Facebook group.  Here you can find photographs of recent and upcoming events. https://www.facebook.com/SaintAndrewsChurchSonning/

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[…]