The Development Appeal is now fully funded. The total raised is ...


This includes the ongoing Chair Appeal


Visit of Bishop Elijah from The Diocese of Cueibet in South Sudan to Donhead St. Andrew

All members of the village community are invited to join Bishop Elijah for tea in St Andrew’s Church. Bishop Elijah is in the UK for the…

Wed 10th Aug 2022 at 4:30PM

An opportunity to say farewell to John and Jane Hill

The regular sung service at 11.00 am will be followed by a drinks party to mark John and Jane’s departure from the village. John and…

Sun 14th Aug 2022 at 11:00AM

St.Andrew's Village Patronal Festival Celebration

The village will be celebrating the festival of its Patron Saint with a special service for all village families. Everyone is most welcome…

Sun 28th Aug 2022 at 9:30AM
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St.Andrew's Village Patronal Festival Celebration

St.Andrew's Church
Sun 28th Aug 2022 at 9:30AM

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Our Mission Statement

‘To make St.Andrew’s Church a major centre of village life for all villagers, as a place of worship, and the place where the community can gather for a wide variety of village activities in a building which is inspiring, welcoming, accessible and and well-resourced’

Current matters

The Village Patronal Festival

The village will be celebrating the festival of its Patron Saint with a special service for all village families on Sunday 28th August at 9.30 am in St Andrew’s Church

Everyone is most welcome to join us.

Cake, fizz, coffee and juice afterwards

The Donhead St.Andrew Church Fete – full information and a call for support and helpers

We need more helpers, both on the day and on the Friday and Saturday beforehand. Please speak to Michael Hockney:; 828833.

We also need lots of stock for all the Fete stalls.

The annual fete takes place as usual on August Bank Holiday – 31st August – and promises to have something for everyone to enjoy. Full details are shown here.

A reminder about our regular coffee mornings:

Coffee mornings take place on the first Tuesday of each month, from 10:30am to 11:45am. All are welcome in the relaxed atmosphere, and they provide a good opportunity for residents to meet and greet their neighbours – new arrivals especially.

The Rector’s contact details

The Revd Kate McFarlane
Tel: 01747 830174
The Rectory, Semley, SP7 9AU

The Chair Appeal

There is still an opportunity for chairs to be funded, and dedications on plaques added in memory of a loved one or happy event.

So far, 67 chairs have been sponsored, and we have more available. Full details describing the chairs chosen and how you can order one, are given here, and a form to place an order here.

To see the charges for use of the Church space and resources for events press here