What's On at St. Andrew's


Regular weekday services:
Monday to Friday: Morning Prayer 8.30 a.m.
Tuesday morning 9.30 a.m. Holy Communion.
Wednesday Mid-week Celtic Communion at 12.30 p.m.



What's on this Christmas? Click here to view the 2018 Christmas worship poster


Sunday 16th December

8.00 a.m. Holy Communion (quiet, reflective, said-service)

10.00 a.m. Light up a Life Christmas service (Hospice at Home Carlisle & North Lakeland).

11.00 a.m. Holy Communion. Christ Church, Drovers Lane, Penrith.

Christmas Worship 2018  ***  St. Andrew's Church, Penrith

6.30 p.m. Service of Lessons & Carols                               

Service of Lessons & Carols with music by St. Andrew's church choir and members of Penrith Singers. The service starts at 6.30 p.m. but Penrith Singers will sing carols from 6 p.m.) Mince pieces, mulled wine and coffee serviced after.

O Come All Ye Faithful               **************                'Glory! to the new-born King'

You are welcome to our annual carol service, a service of Lessons & Carols sung by a larger choir made of St. Andrew's Choir and members of Penrith Singers. Address by the Rector, Revd. Canon David Sargent, vicar of St. Andrew's.

Organist and director of music: Colin Marston. Assistant Organist: Mathew Caton. Soloist: Alistair Harper.

Carols in this year's service include: Adam lay ybounden (music by Boris Ord), Dormi Jesu (Edmund Rubbra), Away in a manager (Traditional Normandy tune, arr. Reginald Jacques), the French traditional carol 'Whence is that goodly fragrance flowing?' arranged by David Willcocks (with tenor soloist), Awake, arise, good Christians (Late 19th century Yorkshire carol, arranged by Ian Russell. With poetry, readings, traditional scripture lessons

Penrith Singers and St. Andrew's Church are supporting Prostate Cancer UK. A retiring offering will support the work of this charity and the ministry of our church. Please give generously. Thank you.



Sunday 23rd December

10.00 a.m. Parish Communion. Fourth Sunday of Advent.


Monday 24th December - Christmas Eve

4.00 p.m. Candles & Carols (Christ Church)

Carols, Candles, mince pies, mulled wine and coffee serviced at Christ Church, Drovers Lane. Traditional carols and traditional refreshments for Christmas.

St. Andrew's:

4.00 p.m. Christingle service. Receive the Christ Light - family service.

6.00 p.m. Christingle service. (Repeated due to very high demand) 

11.00 p.m. Midnight Communion Service.


Tuesday 25th December - Christmas Day

Christ Church:

8.00 a.m. Early Christmas Morning Communion (with carols)

St. Andrew's:

10 a.m. Christmas Morning Family Communion with carols by church choir.


Further details in the latest "Beacon" church magazine downloadable here.


Regular groups meeting in our parish...

Thinking Allowed - Tuesday evenings 7.30-9.00 p.m, weekly. Open to anyone to consider next week's Bible readings and what they might lead to. Contact Sue or Belinda via 01768 865622.


'To be Christ in the Heart of Penrith'

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