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The hunt is on…

The Church Council met with the Bishop, the Archdeacon, the Patron from Christchurch and the Deanery Lay Chair on Thursday to discuss the launch of our search for a new priest.  Among several encouraging things said, there were also helpful … Continue reading

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Tea and Toast Time on Tuesday

St John’s is hosting Tea and Toast this Tuesday (and the first Tuesday in October) Pop in!

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Church Guides

We have some new church guides at St Andrew’s – and I don’t mean someone on a crowded street with a yellow umbrella! These are in preparation for the imminent opening of the church for visitors and, alongside the existing … Continue reading

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September Pinnacle

The September Pinnacle is now ready. We start with a letter from no less than our Archdeacon who looks ahead to what lies in store.  There are tales of child minding and table tennis; a gruesome story and reports of … Continue reading

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Scary moment

I have just sent off an application to the Cathedrals and Major Churches people for some serious funding. If it succeeds – if we can raise the £73,000 match funding – we can start to renew our failing roof. We … Continue reading

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A Jigsaw newsletter

People of St Andrew’s support the kid’s ministry, Jigsaw that works among slum-dwelling children in Manila.  We have welcome visits from our special link, Tim Lee – and they produce a regular newsletter. The latest one is available here

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We’re a Major Church!

It’s official… notice came through on Thursday that St Andrew’s has been designated one of around 300 “Major Parish Churches” in the country. The application was urged by the Mission and Pastoral folk in the Diocesan office – and they … Continue reading

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Summer is i’cumin in

The Summer edition of the Pinnacle has hit the streets. We begin with the final letter from Julie – and a thank you for her parting gifts. There’s a thoughtful piece about open churches, reports of significant meetings and a … Continue reading

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The June magazine is now ready

This month’s  cover shows a postcard of the Pinnacle dating from the early 1900s.  It illustrates an article by Helen Moran about the building if the Pinnacle.  Amazingly it took …. but you’ll just have to read the article to … Continue reading

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Focus on War Graves

A new leaflet details the five graves at St Andrew’s which are cared for by the Commomwealth War Graves Commission. The leaflet and accomanying poster has photographs of the headstones and their inscriptions alongside a map to help visitors find … Continue reading

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