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Welcome to St. Andrew's and St. Michael's

Our Rector, the Reverend Malcolm Ingham, has now left to take up a new position in the Diocese of Peterborough.  His announcement regarding this new position was made on 26th April 2020.

The churchwardens issued a statement on 25th September 2020 about the future:

"As you know, Malcolm's last services were last Sunday, and over the next few months there will be visiting ministers to the churches.

In the New Year, Sarah Gower (minister at Orton Goldhay, and Rural Dean) will take on responsibility for Alwalton and Chesterton as Priest-in-Charge; a licensing date is to be arranged. This is part of the Yaxley Deanery Pastoral Plan. The Diocese have offered to place a curate in the parishes; this person would start their curacy in summer next year, and would usually be in post for three years. (NB. This would be a training post, not a replacement vicar!)

The churchwardens have met with Sarah Gower, and following the recent meeting, Sarah said that she is looking forward to becoming our Priest-in-Charge and that 'it would be excellent to use this time to reflect on what you as PCCs/churches definitely would like to continue - Sundays and during the week - what you would like to hold, or what you would like to change, and what you have hoped you might have an opportunity to do. I would like to encourage you all to think beyond surviving these months but to being creative too.'

Please take time to pray and reflect about this, if you have any comments or questions, speak to the churchwardens, or members of your PCC."

 

Here’s what we aim for in our fellowships:

Worship

To live for God in our daily lives and make him the focus of our services

Fellowship

To help and support one another in our daily and spiritual lives

Discipleship

To become more like Jesus through the work of the Holy Spirit as we open up God’s living Word

Ministry

For each and every one of us to discover and put to use the gifts God has given us to bring him glory

Evangelism

To equip one another to reach out in a relevant way to those around us with the Good News of the Gospel

We believe that the Bible is God’s word and is therefore our authority in all matters of faith and conduct. Although we are an Anglican church, we warmly welcome Christians from any denomination as well as those who are simply exploring the Christian faith.

Something for everyone

Wonderfully we are all different and that means that we all have different preferences and different tastes. In our churches we hope that we are able to offer something to everyone, from Family Services and pre-schooler clubs to prayer meetings and Fellowship groups, from a Youth work and Children's church to the the more traditonal Book of Common Prayer Services.

We meet in 800 year old buildings, school or village halls and people's homes. We sing the latest songs and turn to the richness of Hymns Ancient and Modern, we rejoice and we take time to be silent.

God didn't make us all to all be the same so we celebrate our differences whilst worshipping the one true God. We hope that you will find a spiritual home amongst friends here.

After all, there is no one quite like you so we'd love to meet you!

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