What's On at St. Andrew's, Christ Church, Parish of Penrith


Regular weekday services:
Mondays to Fridays: Morning Prayer 8.30 a.m.
Tuesday mornings Holy Communion 9.30 a.m.
Wednesdays Mid-week Celtic Communion at 12.30 p.m.
Fridays at Christ Church (Drovers Lane): Friday Tea Service at 2.30 p.m.



Thursday 5th December

General Election Hustings Event - Christ Church (Drovers Lane) Penrith, 7.00 - 9 p.m. (doors open 6.45pm).

Churches Together in Penrith is hosting the above event to which all candidates have agreed to attend. If you would like a question to be asked, please send by Tuesday 3rd to nmark@keme.co.uk.

All are welcome.

For more details, please find a link to the poster below;


Sunday 15th December

10.00 a.m. Light up a Life Carol Service. Supporting the Hospice at Home Carlisle and North Lakeland Light up a Life appeal. Light up a Life is an occasion to remember and celebrate the lives of those who have died, or cannot be with us but are always in our thoughts.


Sunday 22nd December

6.30 p.m. Service of Lessons and Carols. St. Andrew's annual parish carol service with church choir and Penrith Singers (Penrith Singers sing carols from 6.00 p.m.)


Christmas Eve

Tuesday 24th December

3.00 a.m. Christingle Service

6.00 p.m. Christingle Service 

11.00 p.m. Midnight Communion


Christmas Day

Wednesday 25th December

10.00 a.m. Christmas Communion with carols


Sunday December 29th

10.00 a.m. Parish Communion


Notices and news

Church Office Opening Hours - During November and December the Church Office will normally be open on Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays (rather than Fridays).


Penrith Mission Community - Christianity Explained - If you want to find out more about Christianity or brush up on the basics of what it means to be a Christian then these relaxed and informative meetings would be ideal for you. You don’t need to know anything or much about the Bible and you will be given every opportunity to ask questions. Over five weeks Gary Cregeen, the Penrith Mission Community Leader, will help to explore some of life’s big questions - to find out more why not come along to a Christianity Explained ‘ TASTER’ evening on Wednesday 16 October at 7.30pm at 7 Park Close, Penrith, CA11 8ND. For more information please contact Gary on 01768 868786 or Gary@GandJCregeen.co.uk


Starting Rite' Nurture Group.

Chenda, our children and families' worker, with help from assistants, is starting a four week nurture course for mums and babies under 1, starting on Thursday 31st October. This will take place on Thursday mornings and finish with a Saturday morning session on 23rd November. Look out for details about venue and times. Help required to serve refreshments and welcome mums. If interested or would like an invite to hand out please contact Chenda.


Knitted Angels - We would love to be able to give away some knitted angels again this Christmas time but once again need your help in producing them. Please can you help by knitting some. A pattern is available in the Church Office or just use your own pattern. Many thanks and happy knitting. Revd Mandy


Parish Christmas Bring & Share Social Evening - Tuesday 17 December - 7pm - The Rectory. More details and sign up sheets to follow.

For further details and other events or news see our latest "Beacon" church magazine downloadable here.


'To be Christ in the Heart of Penrith'

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