Sandon Church People
21st Century Church
Sandon Church Building
11th Century Building
St. Andrew's Church,
Sandon CM2 7RQ
Click for a location map

Members of Churches Together in Chelmsford


If you are hoping to be married or baptised or have some other need then please do contact Revd Terry Brown.
Please follow the links above for details of services, events and other detail.

Revd Terry Brown

Tel: 01245 698988

Judy Cecil
Tel: 01245 224747
Michael Puffett

Tel: 01245 222066

This is our faith;
Christ has died;
Christ is risen;
Christ will come again.

is in the
Chelmsford South Deanery,
a part of the
Archdeaconry of Chelmsford
in the
Diocese of Chelmsford.
Page managed by
web manager.
Next Sunday's Service 22nd October 2017 Trinity 19

10.00am Sung Eucharist

The Week Ahead

Tuesday 17th Oct. 9.30am Said Eucharist to be taken by Revd Chris Poulard 10.15am Coffee & Chat in SAR
Wed.18th Oct. Today is the Feast Day of St Luke. He was a Greek Physician Friend of St Paul and author of the third gospel and book of Acts.
1.00pm Tiny Tots
8.00pm Guild of Servants of the Sanctuary. Mass taken by Fr Barry Hall. All are welcome to this service.
Saturday Oct 21. 8.30am Ladies Breakfast at Butts Green Garden Centre
7.30pm Friends Quiz Night in the Village Hall

For Your Diary

1) 29th October All Souls Day Service at 3.00 pm There is a purple folder on the welcome table to check or add loved ones' names. This is a popular and moving service.

2) Sunday 5th November 10.00am Christmas shoebox All-Age Communion Service. We will collect packed shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child. Information and labels

on the welcome table at back of church

3) Saturday 11th November. Men's Breakfast at Butts Green Garden Centre. Book your place on the list on the welcome table or telephone 01245 472997 by 7th November. The speaker will be

Revd Dr Stephen Need from Stock. 4) Remembrance Day Service is 10.00 on Sunday 12th November. Don't forget to wear your poppy.

Friday 1st December at 7.30 is the Friday nearest to St Andrew's Day. Our patronal festival will be at 7.30pm more details to follow or look at our website:

Michael Puffett

A supervised children's corner is available in the North Aisle for Sunday 10 am services. Please bring your children along or stay yourselves too. Toys, playdoh, paper and crayons will be available.

People stacked as churchCalendar of Events

Saturday 21st October Ladies Breakfast
Speaker Pam Knott from Howe Green URC Church
8:30 am at Butts Green Garden Centre.
Book you place on the list on the welcome table in church

Saturday 21st October Friends Quiz Night
In Village Hall 7:15 pm for 7:30 pm start
Tickets £7 bring your own food, drink and glasses.
Ring David for tickets on 01245 471484 or Christine on 01245 281305

Sunday 29th October Bible Sunday
At our 10 am Service we will welcome Paul Gold from the Bible Society.

Candle RingSunday 29th October 3 pm
Service of Remembrance for loved ones

Our Annual Service to remember our loved ones who have died. During this service loved ones names are read out and candles are lit in their memory. Please write names in the purple folder at the back of the church or email names to Revd Terry

Sunday 5th November Christmas Shoebox All Age Communion Service 10 
We will collect packed shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child.

Saturday 11th November Men's Breakfast
Speaker Stephen Need from Stock
8:30 am at Butts Green Garden Centre.
Book you place on the list on the welcome table in church or telephone Dennis on 01245 472997

PoppySunday 12th November 10 am Remembrance Day service
All the family are welcome as we remember those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice.

Saturday 18th November Christmas Fayre
12 noon to 2:30 pm in Sandon Village Hall
Lots of stalls including bottle tombola, gifts, children's stall, cakes, bric and brac, Grand raffle and much more. Offers of help to Liz on 471756

Saturday 25th November Family Party
at Village Hall 3 pm - 5 pm
We have booked an entertainer who will not only get children involved but parents as well. If you have never spun a plate on a stick then this the party for you. There is no cost for this party but donations are welcome.

Friday 1st December 7:30 pm Patronal Festival for St. Andrew
Service of Music and Readings followed by cheese and wine. Tenor soloist John Pierce singing two songs. Mayor & Mayoress will be in attendance.

Saturday 9th December Ladies Breakfast
Speaker Revd Susan Iskander, Priest in Charge of All Saints Springfield
8:30 am at Butts Green Garden Centre.
Book you place on the list on the welcome table in church or telephone Janet on 01245 472997

Special December Christmas Services

Picture of Christmas Lighting Saturday 9th
4:00 pm Christmas Market by the Friends of Sandon Church
This evening will include a visit from Father Christmas, lighting of the Christmas Tree, carol singing and various craft stalls in church

Picture of Christingle Sunday 10th
4:00 pm Christingle Service
Come and experience this service as we light the candles of the Christingle.

Picture of Candles Sunday 17th
6:30 pm Candle Lit Nine Lessons & Carols
Come again and hear the story of the first Christmas and see the church in all its glory. Arrive early to obtain a seat. Our Choir will be joined by singers from Sandon School. The Deputy Mayor& Mayoress of Chelmsford will be in attendance

Picture of Beer and Carols cracker Tuesday 19th
7:00 pm Beer and Carols @ The Crown
Everyone invited to come and sing favourite carols and sample free mince pies.

Picture of Crib Sunday 24th Christmas Eve
4:00 pm Crib Service
A service for all ages to gather round the manger and see the Christmas story unfold. Children please come dressed as one of the characters of the Christmas Story. Sheep, Camels and donkeys also needed, as well as Mary, Joseph, Shepherds, Kings and Inn Keepers.

Picture of Stable 11:30 pm Midnight Communion Service
Come and welcome the new born Christ child. Arrive early to obtain a seat at this popular service.

Picture of Wise men visiting crib Monday 25th Christmas Day
10:00 am Christmas Day Service & Communion
Please bring an opened present to show us at the service