For Preachers at St Andrew's

Church details

Location: Western Way on the corner of Pinkerton Road, South Ham

Postcode:RG22 6ER

OS Map co-ordinates: SU 620 512

St Andrews Map

Parking:Parking is available directly outside the church building, or in the car park behind the St Andrew's
Centre, on St Andrew's Road

Contacts: Martin Frost

Morning Worship (10.30am)

Type of Service Adult worship
Number in congregation 40-50
Congregation profile Adult, mainly older
Offering Taken to suit preacher
Congregational Prayer book Yes
Church Parade All-age service whenever there is a Boy's Brigade Parade Service (approximately once every two months).
Children On the first Sunday of each month, SAM's Juniors meets in the building. This is a children's group meeting at 10.30am who will join with the congregation for coffee afterwards




Song books

Hymns & Psalms, Let's praise
Organist has Singing the Faith and words could be projected or printed
Congregation are open to learning new songs and enjoy a mix of old and new.

All hymns and readings are presented using PowerPoint each Sunday so choice of hymns is not restricted.  Contact Llyn Frost if you require more information.

CCL? CCL no. 251023
Service books Methodist Communion Book
Audio-Visual system

A projector is available for use during worship if required, with advance notice. Preachers to provide powerpoint presentation. We seek to find someone to operate the projector and the powerpoint during the service but require notice to do this please.

Sound system Over-ear radio mic for preacher and various fixed mics.
CD or tape player available if requested in advance.
Bible version  Good News Version
Worship leaders available? No
Readers available? Yes
Accompaniment Organ and piano


General Information

Seating Moveable chairs, usually in rows, but other options are possible with notice and consultation..
Services conducted from Pulpit (movable).
Toilets Yes
Pre-service contact Contact, by email or phone, in advance
Refreshments After morning service
Order of service Please provide by Thursday prior to the service.
Printed materials If bringing printed materials for congregational use it
would be appreciated if the preacher brings a couple
of large print copies. (20pt. or larger).



Faith & Worship Resources

See the following Faith & Worship Resources web page on the Methodist Church site which has information and resources for Preachers, including Service Report Forms for Preachers on Note or Trial.


CCLI Song Search

Please see the CCLI Song Search web page to confirm if hymns or songs are covered by a CCLI licence.