St Andrew w St Luke & All Saints, Great Grimsby

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The present Church of St Andrew was opened in 1968, replacing the original church in Freeman Street which was closed and demolished in 1961/62. Worship at the Church is of a moderate Anglo-catholic tradition, led by Fr Edward Martin SSC who has previously Rector of Scartho (also in Grimsby).

On entering the Church, passing a large figure of St Andrew, visitors are immediately struck by a sense of reverence, enhanced by the lingering scent of incense and the prayerful stillness present. There is a holy water stoup at the entrance and a large, unique crucifix in the form of an anchor at the East end. This was transferred from the old St Andrew’s Church and is testimony to the mariners who historically have adopted this church as their own. A white sanctuary lamp declares the presence of the Blessed Sacrament.

Crossing to the north aisle, you will find a large image of Our Lady beside the warm glow of flickering votive candles in the votive stand. The delightful Lady Chapel is used for weekday Mass, confessions, prayer and rosary and is much loved by the faithful who turn up every Tuesday and Thursday for Low Mass. The Angelus will often be said and also rung on the single Church bell which is also rung for five minutes prior to the start of worship.

The congregation comprises folk of many backgrounds and age groups. People from various races and countries of origin are to be found here and made welcome at mass. The Church has a well-used hall, with an adjacent kitchen, which forms a hub for local social life and can be hired for a modest price.

Services from March 2014

Sundays

Family Mass 11.15am

(9.45am Solemn Mass at our sister Church St Augustine's, Legsby Avenue, Grimsby, DN32 0LA)

Weekdays

Mass Tuesday 10.30am

Mass Thursday 10.30am

Holy Days

as announced

Confessions

after any weekday Mass or by appointment

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Fr Edward Martin SSC (Vicar)
St Augustine's Vicarage
Legsby Avenue
Grimsby
DN32 0LA
07736711360 (Vicar) or (01472) 317694 (Baptism / Banns / Wedding enquiries / Hall Booking)

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Sunday

Family Mass
Sung Mass in a moderate Anglo-catholic tradition.
weekly
Every Sunday at 11:15 AM for 1 hour
Family Friendly Refreshments Incense

Tuesday

Low Mass
Every Tuesday at 10:30 AM for ½ hour

Thursday

Low Mass
Every Thursday at 10:30 AM for ½ hour

Features

Toilets

Wheelchair accessible toilets
     
Cafe / Restaurant
Hall for Hire Spacious modern hall for hire with or without well fitted kitchen. Contact 01472 317694
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A Church Near You ID (venue number): 14998
Built: 1966
Style of worship: Anglo-Catholic
Our Patron: The Bishop of Lincoln and the Bishop of Grimsby (jointly)
Archdeaconry: STOW and LINDSEY (212)
Deanery: Grimsby and Cleethorpes (21208)
CofE Church Info: (621562 21/562)
Short URL: acny.uk/14998/
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This page was last updated on Saturday 19th March 2016
 
 
 
St Andrew w St Luke & All Saints : Garibaldi Street, Great Grimsby, Lincolnshire, DN32 7DY - Held in plurality with the Parish of St Augustine's Grimsby, St Andrew's offers a warm welcome and worship of a moderate Anglo-catholic tradition.

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