The Tower Captain is always pleased to receive enquires about learning to ring the bells. First challenge – to ring Mr Terry Roper on 0116 278 3652!!
St Andrew’s Church delights in having a strong team of volunteers who arrange the flowers for Sunday Services, weddings and special occasions.
The Flower Circle arranges training sessions from time to time and invites others to give demonstrations of techniques and styles in flower arranging.
Friends’ subscriptions have made substantial contributions to enhancing the life and outlook of St. Andrew’s. So far donations from Friends have helped with the installation of the innovative lighting scheme, repairs to the organ and some re-ordering.
If you wish to know more about the Friends please contact:
The Friends of St Andrews, The Parish Office, Old Church Street, Aylestone, Leicester, LE2 8ND.
Annual Membership £15. Life Membership £100.
St Andrew’s Initiative
St Andrew’s Initiative is the name given to how St. Andrew’s thinks about its purpose as a church and plans it’s future activities. Overall, the aim is to become as open to the wider community as possible.
This means serving the geographical parish of Aylestone in a number of ways –
- by being a community of hospitality and welcome
- by providing good and accessible worship
- by serving those in need through friendship and ministry
- by developing programmes of life-long learning in Christian faith
- by valuing the heritage of the medieval church building and enhancing its use through a programme of arts events.
St. Andrew’s Initiative works towards the Mission Statement of the church in order to maintain the Parish Church as a living community of faith for all.
Any monies raised through the events of St Andrews Initiative are put towards developing the future life of the church in relation to the wider community.