Parishioners and visitors of all ages were treated to a free two-day ‘Experience Christmas’ event on Friday 29th & Saturday 30th December 2017 at St Andrew's Church on Bedford Street in Crewe. Activities for children included lantern-making, a lantern parade, a pizza party and a screening of ‘The Muppets Christmas Carol’ movie. There was also a live telling of the Christmas Story with the audience guided around the church by a friendly innkeeper.
Other Christmas events at St Andrew's Church commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ included a carol service, a community carol singalong in the church garden, a Christmas Eve sung parish communion, a Christingle and crib service, Midnight Mass, and a Christmas Day communion.
Reader-in-training at St Andrew’s Church, Becky Hurst, said: “It has been wonderful to welcome so many people to our church over the Christmas period, to share in the Christmas story as well as enjoying food, fun and friendship. Thanks to our great team of enthusiastic volunteers who are always on hand to make these events happen and thanks too to all who visited us. We are excited to be planning more events, Services and community activities for 2018.”
Weekly services at St Andrew's Church are: Sundays (Said Communion, 8am; Worship and Communion - coffee is served after this service - 9:30am; Evensong or Sung Eucharist, 4pm), Tuesdays (Said Communion, 9am; Open informal worship with coffee and cakes, 6:30pm), and Thursdays (Said Communion - coffee and cakes afterwards, 10am).
Saturday Café takes place every week 12noon to 1:30pm with soup, sandwiches & cakes in a relaxed atmosphere.
If you would like to learn more about the work of St Andrew's Church, join the choir or volunteer for any of their community projects please contact Revd. Lynne Cullens on 01270 569000 or firstname.lastname@example.org