St. Andrew’s Church Coulsdon

St Andrew’s Church, Woodmansterne Road, Coulsdon, CR5 2DD

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Christian Aid Week between 14-20 May 2017 is fast approaching.  Please see David Frost if you are able to assist with the house to house collection. Every envelope makes a difference to those in greatest need.

Purley Food Hub (May) Please consider donating any of the following: Tinned carrots, raspberry/strawberry jam & honey, long life whole milk, unsweetened breakfast cereals, instant dried potato, meat paste & fish paste, tinned rice pudding, tinned fruit, toilet rolls, small bottles of washing up liquid, non-bio washing powder tablets, unisex deodorant NB: They still have enough soup and baked beans for now, thank you.  Please leave any contributions in the labelled pink plastic box in the Narthex to be picked up after the service on Sunday, 28th May.  See

Ploughman’s Supper and Quiz night on Saturday 3rd June from 7.00pm in the church hall, hosted by David and Carol.  Tickets are £10 for adults and £5 for children and are available after Sunday service or via Susan at the parish office ( or 02086762966). You are invited to bring your own alcoholic drinks.  Everyone is welcome and all proceeds are going towards Christian Aid.

Pentecost in the Park on Sunday 4th June at 12.30pm will take place at Coulsdon Memorial Park, or Brighton Road Methodist Church if it rains.  Lifts can be arranged as parking is limited.  Bring your own deck chair if needed! Please come and support this Churches Together in Coulsdon event.  

Hard questions - Grappling with issues of faith and spirituality in a touch world.  A series of discussions on a range of issues which face us and test our faith and spirituality from day-to-day - .hosted by St Swithun’s (Sundays 14th May, 11th June, 13th August,  and St Mark’s, Purley (Saturday 2nd  July) - all starting at 7.30pm. Next Saturday’s question: Is social welfare biblical?  Each event will include tea & coffee, some ‘eats’ and lots of discussion.  Please contact Rev Len Abrams if you have any questions 07941 095 086 – .  See also  or  

What’s On

‘I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.’ Philippians 4:13

Hello from our Director of Music and Organist!

Hello, I'm Sam Mazarella and I’m delighted to welcome you to St Andrew's Church in Coulsdon.  You can click here to find out a little more about me.

Do you love singing?  We would love to hear from you.  We are a mainly adult choir, but I know our youngest Soprano, Ashanti - aged 11, would love some company!

Church Diary

 We help lead our Parish Eucharist at 9.45am on Sunday mornings with great music and some really snazzy robes.

Basses, Tenors, Altos, Sopranos, “not-sures” - you are all very welcome.  You just need to be able to practice on Friday nights from 7.30pm to 8.45 pm.  The ability to sight read music would be a bonus.  

If you’d like to know more please email me at

Summer concert on Sunday 18th June at 4pm where the choir will delight you with a “Summer Serenade”, followed by Pimms and strawberries. Admission is free but we would be grateful for a donation as we need to raise £6,000 to repair our organ.  Everyone is welcome.

Seeking Stillness don’t miss the next meeting on “Filling the Cup of Life”, a quiet afternoon at St. James Church Riddlesdown, on Saturday 13th May from 2-5pm.  This quiet afternoon is led by jane Hoskins and to book a place please email, or ring 07956 061 533. FURTHER DATES are Thursday 8th June, Saturday 22nd July and Saturday 16th September.