Open to all young ladies between 10 - 14 yrs. Lots of enjoyable things to do - crafts, working for badges, outings, camping, baking, BBQ, pizza nights, chippy nights, games, fun nights, discos, treasure hunts, sponsored events. takes place in the Parish Centre during term time. July & August closed for summer. Captain = Joan James. Assistants = Carole Hilton
There is now a Senior Section in the guides for young ladies aged over 14 yrs. This is a separate group and will work apart from the main group, doing written coursework and research.
Zumba [for Men as well as Women] COVID-19 on ZOOM. Contact Steph.
COVID-19 UPDATE: Unfortunately Zumba being an exercise class will not be able to return just yet. Steph is providing exercise via ZOOM. Please go to her page on facebook to get the code for home participation. https://www.facebook.com/ZumbaSJ/ In the Parish Centre. Qualified Instructor - Steph Moss. Energetic dance moves with exercise combined to upbeat music. Suitable for all ages. Work at your own pace. New routines available at regular times. Come along for the fun. Zumba is for Men as well as Women!
Brownie Guides / ALL UNIT MEETINGS CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE -COVID-19
Open to all - come along and enjoy a chat and an afternoon with friends. Tea/coffee & biscuits provided in the interval. Books of 6 games available @ £1.00 per game. Door raffle and main raffle. Everyone Welcome. Doors open at 1 pm, Eyes down at 1.30 pm. Finishes approx 3 pm.
Rainbows / ALL UNIT MEETINGS CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE - COVID-19
Rainbows now takes place in the Parish Centre onMondays from 5.30 pm - 6.30 pm. Regularly during Term Time. Rainbow Leaders are looking for responsible people over the age of 18 yrs to help with managing the group. This can be on a weekly or monthly basis that suits your circumstances. At the moment they cannot accept any more children due to the lack of helpers and will be most grateful for more assistance as there is a waiting list of children wanting to join. If you can help, please contact Elaine or Nora via the following address: [email protected]
Youth Group - Explosion! / ALL MEETINGS CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE - COVID-19
In October, November. Every Third Saturday at 3 p.m. for 2hr
St Andrew's Parish Centre 120 Woodhouse Lane Springfield Wigan WN67LZ
Will take place every third Saturday of the month, 3 pm - 5 pm in the Parish Centre, unless otherwise notified. Managed by Tracy Sinck, Barbara Thomas and Ieva Prescott. Will be open to 8 - 13 yrs old. All children Welcome in this age group. Registering is required by Parents/Adult before starting but can be done on arrival. January 18th - Fresh Start ; February 15th - Loving Friends
SingingRefreshmentsCommon WorshipFamily FriendlySunday School / Organised Children's Activities Youth GroupEvent held in a Church Hall
Although there is no Sunday School, COVID-19, you are welcome to sit with your children in church.
Every Third, Fourth, Fifth Sunday at 10 a.m. for 40m
Takes place in the parish centre every 3rd, 4th & alternate 5th sunday from 9.50 am. Continuing throughout the summer holidays. Children start in parish centre and come over to church after the session to join the church family for holy communion on the 2nd and 5th weeks. On the 3rd Sunday they will be collected by parents from the Parish Centre. Parents may stay with children or attend the church service. It is 50p per child to cover costs. On the 2nd Sunday of the month we have a Family Holy Communion Service all are welcome to this service. On the first Sunday we have Cafe Church in the Parish centre and all are welcome to join us at this service, which takes the form of a short visual service very child friendly the adults love it too! During the service we take time out for tea/coffee/juice and toast and a chat before resuming with our closing prayers. We have a craft table for the children. Music by Andrew Lord on keyboard and Ken Rees on guitar.
Common WorshipFamily FriendlySunday School / Organised Children's Activities
Sunday Services - [COVID -19: every week from 4/4/21 , no communion, singing or refreshments ]
The first Sunday of each month will be a Eucharist Service at 10 am. The following Sundays will be Service of the Word type services led by lay leaders and Local Missional leaders @ 10 am. [These may at some time in the future be Cafe Church or Crafts with children] . The Fifth Sunday will be a HUB service for all 5 churches and the venue/church will be announced as and when there is a 5th Sunday. There will still be an ongoing ZOOM service at 11 am on Sundays for those who cannot attend the church service in the building.
Enjoy an evening of fun, adventure, learning, challenges, etc Achieve tasks and receive badges. Switch off your games console and TV and come and experience some hands -on interesting work. This is open to 10+ to 14 yrs old. It is held on a Tuesday from 7.30 pm - 9 pm. Subs are £2.50 per child. We are also looking for leaders from 18yrs upwards to help at both Cubs and Scouts. Contact Dave Eastham on 07762 222900
Community eventCubsScoutsVoluntary groupEvent held in a Community Space
Evening service in the Main Body of the Church. Open to everyone. Starts at 7 pm. For those who are unable to attend on a Sunday and for those who would like an additional service. Its a shorter service of about half to 3/4 of an hour in length and the people who come are very friendly. Its an easy place to come after a bereavement or if you are on your own or if would just like to find out more about church. You would be made very welcome. . Please remember to wear a mask. This service will take place in the main body of the church not the Chapel due to social distancing. There will be someone in attendance to guide you.
Eucharist /Communion Service at 10 am on the First Sunday of each Month
In May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December. Every First Sunday at 10 a.m. for 1hr
Every First Sunday will be a communion service at St Andrew's at 10 am. Social distancing is still in place and you are required to wear a mask. There is hand sanitiser available on entry and a guide to show you to your seat. Please book your seats in advance by telephoning Meg on 01942 237575 or text/phone 07833 613704.
Eucharist/Holy CommunionMorning Worship/PrayerTicketed EventChoirOrganAll age/FamilyFamily Friendly Event held in a Church
Service of the Word - Every Second Sunday at St Andrew's
In May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December. Every Second Sunday at 10 a.m. for 1hr
This service will be led by Local Missional Leader [Cath Knowles] and will follow the same pattern as other services but without communion. Please follow all social distancing rules, wear a mask, sanitise your hands - this is for your safety and that of others. There will be guides on entry to direct you to a seat. Please stay in your seat at all times and do not move around church or approach others, who may wish to keep a social distance. Thank you for your co-operation. To book a seat[s] please phone Meg on 01942 237575 or text 07833 613704.
PrayersMorning Worship/PrayerTicketed EventChoirOrganAll age/FamilyCommon WorshipFamily Friendly Event held in a Church
This will be led by either a Local Missional Leader, Lay Leader or Reader or Clergy. It will take the form of other Services but without communion. As with other services please wear a mask, sanitise your hands on entry, book your seat in advance, Stay socially distanced from other attendees. Your guide will show you to your seat and advise you if required. Please Telephone Meg on 01942 237575 to book a seat[s] or text on 07833 613704.
PrayersMorning Worship/PrayerTicketed EventChoirAll age/FamilyFamily Friendly Event held in a Church