The church will reopen for services from the 21st March. Although the church is closed, we are open for funerals or private prayer by appointment. Our services will be online until the 21st March and if you would like to be included in this, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call our Rector, Rowena.
If you are struggling and would like to talk to someone, please contact Rowena. Her details can be found in the contact section.
A Note from the Treasurer
There is no easy way to say that the Church has started the year in a bleak financial
situation. Last year the pandemic severely reduced our basic income from cash
collections and wedding fees and made fundraising near impossible. The main
expenses which consist of contribution to the ministry, heat and light, repairs and
maintenance, insurance and ancillary staff costs continue, without any external
funding support. The net loss on running the Church for calendar year 2020
exceeded £10,000. As the pandemic crisis continues we are likely to have a similar
loss in 2021.
The inability to hold fundraising events also means that the Organ Restoration
Appeal is short of the restoration cost by approximately £9,000 at the time of writing.
A Quinquennial inspection of the church building is imminent which could identify
further essential repair costs.
Your Church is now approaching a situation where it will struggle to remain solvent.
The Clergy and PCC are appreciative of your contributions and recognise that many
of you have your own financial challenges at this time, but please maintain your
giving and if anyone feels they can give more this would be very welcome.
If you wish to make a donation then you can do so in the following ways:-
- By direct debit through the Parish Giving Scheme, for which you can now sign up
for (or amend your giving) on telephone number 0333 002 1271. Please have at
hand the parish code number 190619021 and your bank details. For more
information please go to http://www.parishgivingscheme.org.uk.
- By cheque made payable to “St Andrews Parochial Church Council” and post to
me at 67 Conaglen Road, Leicester LE2 8LE. If your donation is for the Organ
Restoration Appeal then please make the cheque payable to “St Andrew’s
- By a direct online BACS payment to the church account, St Andrews Parochial
Church Council, account number 77068302 sort code 090151. For the Organ
Restoration Appeal it should be to St Andrew’s Initiative Account, account
number 44551186, sort code 090156. Please quote ref “donation” in all cases.
Thank you very much for your support,
You can find our Safeguarding policy here Safeguarding
Our Parish Safeguarding Coordinator for both children and adults is Kathy Summerton. She can be contacted on Telephone 07948708580
If you wish to speak to the Diocesan Safeguarding Team, or to someone outside the church, their contact details are available here
The Church and hall are situated on Old Church Street in Aylestone.
We use a mixture of traditional and new music in church services.
The church is wired with a loop system for the hard of hearing. A wheel chair is available for those who would benefit from it. Toilet and baby changing facilities are available
Refreshment facilities are available in both buildings.
There is a car park opposite the church next to the Parish Hall.
Looking for a venue? Then why not consider St Andrew’s Parish Hall. This is a substantial meeting place that is available for hire, and can take up to 150 persons. There are ample car parking facilities. The sprung floor of the Hall is of high quality ballroom standard, and a number of dance groups meet here.
For availability and bookings, contact the Hall Administrator:Alex Bustin: 07513 281 908 or email: email@example.com
Parish Magazine 2020
Get in Touch
Rev Rowena Bass
0116 291 0021
St Andrew’s Church
Old Church Street
18:00-19:00 Soul Space
9:30-10:30 Holy Communion
8:00-9:00 Holy Communion 10:15-11:30 Parish Eucharist
1st Sunday of the month 16:00 Evensong on Zoom