St Andrew's, Dibden Purlieu

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One of two churches in the Parish of Dibden (the other being All Saints', Dibden), St. Andrew's is a welcoming, modern, growing Anglican church with an open Evangelical and gently charismatic flavour. Sunday Services attract all ages with facilities for children - including a well-equipped crèche - in St. Andrew's Centre adjoining the church.

In addition to the events listed under the Service and Events tab, there are a number of Home Groups that meet each week, usually on Tuesday and Wednesday, both during the day and in the evenings.

The Centre, including large hall, kitchens, children's rooms, lounge, church office and Coffee Shop, has become the heart of the community, used by many local groups as well as the church - a bridge bringing many closer to God.

There are strong links with local schools through an Assemblies Team and a full-time Children's and Youth Pastor was appointed in 2009. Sunday worship is lively and contemporary - but not gimmicky - while at All Saints'worship is in a more traditional style and setting.

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St. Andrew's Centre
Beaulieu Road
Dibden Purlieu
Southampton
SO45 4PT
(023) 8084 3204 (Parish Office)

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Sunday

9:00 Service
A Prayer Book (BCP 1662) service of Holy Communion (1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th Sunday of each month) and Morning Prayer (Matins) on the 5th Sunday. These services are shared between All Saints' and St Andrew's.
Every second third fourth and fifth Sunday at 9:00 AM for 1 hour
Book of Common Prayer
10:30 Service
A service for all ages in a contemporary style with créche, Sunday Club and Pathfinders groups available for children aged 0-13. Music is a mixture of contemporary and traditional led by our Worship Group. The 1st Sunday is usually an All Age Service when children stay in for a specially adapted service (créche still available). The 3rd Sunday is a Family Communion.
All Age Service in November is a Parade Service on Remembrance Sunday All Age Service in December is our Children's Christmas Service. Check website for details.
Every Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly creche Sunday School Coffee Common Worship
Uncover Sundays
On a Sunday evening, 6.30-8.30pm, for 14-18s. A place for young people to meet together, explore their faith and dig deeper into what it means to be a Christian in today’s world – how it looks and feels to have a love for God, a love for each other and a love for the world. On the first Sunday of the month the group joins the adult congregation for a contemporary service with an extended time of worship.
Every Sunday at 6:30 PM for 2 hours

Tuesday

Women's Fellowship
St. Andrew's Women's Fellowship meets at 2.15 pm every second Tuesday in the month except August. We have a range of speakers and enjoy occasional coach outings, usually with ladies from Dibden Purlieu Methodist Church. We hold a Garden Party in July, and a Christmas celebration in December. The aims of the fellowship are: * To show our love and concern for our church. * To share our beliefs and joys in our faith with a wider community. To join the women's fellowship, contact the church office and we will put you in touch with one of the leaders.
Every second Tuesday at 2:15 PM for 2 hours
Uncover Tuesdays
On a Tuesday evening, 7.30-9.30pm, for 14-18s. The group spends time eating, laughing, playing games, and exploring what is faith in a relevant and credible way for teenagers.
Every Tuesday at 7:30 PM for 2 hours

Wednesday

Parish Prayers
This is a well-attended prayer meeting - 'the prayers that power the parish'!
Every Wednesday at 9:00 AM for ½ hour

Thursday

Worship Group
The Worship Group is all about praising God through music, whether that be singing or playing an instrument. We meet together weekly to learn and to practise, and to worship and pray together. Our ministry involves leading the congregation in worship on Sundays and occasional midweek services.
Every Thursday at 7:30 PM for 2 hours

Saturday

Men's Breakfast
The first Saturday in the month every two months (approx) except August & September - check our website) * 7.30am prayers (optional) * 8am breakfast * 8.30am speaker * 9am finish!
Check the More Information link for latest information. Generally meet ever other month and particular events may not be scheduled because of holidays, etc.
Every first Saturday at 7:30 AM for 1½ hours

Features

Toilets

Wheelchair accessible toilets

Designated wider space(s) for people with a disabled parking badge

(Hymn Books / Orders of Service etc.)

Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome
Organ

Regular Alpha/post-Alpha courses. Contact the Parish Administrator on 023 8084 3204 for details.
     
Cafe / Restaurant
Church Open Usually open during office hours during the week.
Other information
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 18468
Built: 1970
Style of worship: Open Evangelical
Our Patron: CPAS
Archdeaconry: BOURNEMOUTH (412)
Deanery: LYNDHURST (41204)
Benefice: Dibden (41/065 M)
Parish Legal Name: Dibden (410254 41/254)
CofE Church Info: (641255 41/255)
Short URL: acny.uk/18468/
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This page was last updated on Tuesday 9th December 2014
 
 
St Andrew's : Beaulieu Road, Dibden Purlieu, Hampshire, SO45 4PT

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