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There is a very warm welcome awaiting you at the Church of St. Andrew, here in Worthing.. - Good preaching and liturgy; user friendly Service Sheets containing all you need... no messing around with three books and a sheet of paper! and afterwards? great coffee and a friendly bunch of people! Since its opening in 1888 St Andrew's has been in the Catholic tradition of the Church of England and in the early days, it caused riots in the streets. Thankfully, life is now more harmonious! We still maintain our Catholic ethos... some call it ‘smells and bells’ ... yes, it’s all here at St Andrew’s! We borrow from our Roman Catholic friends their Mass and we use a wide range of hymnody reflecting the breadth of the Anglican tradition. The Church was designed by the noted Victorian architect, Sir Arthur Blomfield and is in a gentle Gothic style. We have an excellent collection of vestments and banners – some designed by Sir Ninian Comper but its real joy is the gloriously rich array of stained glass by Charles Eamer Kempe. Every window is filled with his work and this sheds a wonderful light into the building. The choir screen with its Rood above and the reredos behind the white marble high altar provide a splendid setting for the worship of Almighty God.
NEW EVENTS. SEE OUR POSTERS AROUND THE CHURCH Events taking place in the Church, entrance on Clifton Road.
Every Week, Tuesday, Low Mass at 10:30; Friday, Low Mass at 10:30; Sunday High Mass at 10:30, coffee and conversation to follow.
Knit and Natter group, Every Second and Fourth Tuesday of the month. 2:00-4:00 pm. Refreshments provided.
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The refurbished parish hall gives a space which lends itself to parish meetings and social gatherings and it is also available for hire. If you are interested, please contact Gretha Nichols, Deputy churchwarden, (01903 237023) for further details. For more details of our services during the week, click on events. If you can't join us but would like to join with the Church in prayer, click the appropriate button on the right for today's morning, evening or night time prayer.
If you have a question or query or would like information concerning baptisms, weddings and funerals or have a prayer request, telephone one of our church wardens (we have just entered our interegnum, but you can click on 'contact us' above and send us an email.) For more general information on baptisms, weddings or funerals, click on the link on the right.
Victoria Rd/Clifton Rd
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