St. Andrew's Church, Penrith
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Welcome! As one of Penrith's churches and notable landmarks the Parish Church of Saint Andrew nestles at the heart of the historic red sandstone market town of Penrith on the edge of the Cumbrian Lake District and Eden Valley. It's tall medieval tower - built to defend the townspeople from Scottish raiders - is prominent from many locations around the town. The church community at St. Andrew's is a friendly and inclusive family of all ages which aims to build God's kingdom as the Body of Christ at the heart of the town of Penrith.
The Parish Church of St. Andrew's is a large and handsome Georgian building built in the years 1720 and 1722. The tower is all that remains from the original 13th Century church.
St. Andrew's is the ancient Parish Church of the historic market town of Penrith and the largest of four churches in the Penrith Team Ministry. Christ Church, Penrith; St. John, Newton Reigny; and St. John the Evangelist, Plumpton Wall.
You are most welcome to visit St. Andrew's and join us for worship at our main 10 o'clock Sunday morning services, or at 9.30 am on Tuesday mornings. All our services include the ministry of the word and centre on the Lord's Supper (Holy Communion). The church is open to receive visitors during the week.
We meet to worship on the third Sunday of the month for a less formal, All-Age service which includes Communion.
St. Andrew's Coffee Shop is open Monday - Friday, 9.30 am - 2.00 pm, and Saturdays, 9.30 am - 12.30 pm.
The Rectory 3 Lamley Gardens, Penrith, Cumbria, CA11 9LR. Revd. David Sargent, Team Rector. Telephone (01768) 863000.
The Parish Office, situated in Penrith Parish Centre (known also as St. Andrew's Parish Rooms), is open Monday - Friday, 9.30 am - 12.30 pm for any enquiries including Baptism and Wedding bookings. Telephone enquires can also be made in the afternoons. Our two parish administrators, Marilyn and Susan, will be happen to help.
Diocese of Carlisle > Penrith St Andrew and Penrith Christ Church http://www.carlislediocese.org.uk/churches/deaneries/penrith/3300.html
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