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


This includes the ongoing Chair Appeal


Villagers' Post-Fete Party

An informal event for all those who participated in the Fete on 30th August, during which the sum raised will be announced.

Fri 17th Sep 2021 at 6:00PM

St.Andrew's Church Harvest Festival Service

This will be followed at mid-day by the Harvest Festival Lunch.

Sun 26th Sep 2021 at 9:30AM

St.Andrew's Church Harvest Festival Lunch

After the earlier Harvest Festival Service, the tables will be laid and chairs rearranged for this Lunch - for the first time since the…

Sun 26th Sep 2021 at 12:00PM
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Community Coffee Morning

St.Andrew's Church
Tue 5th Oct 2021 at 10:30AM

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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 new Rector’s contact details

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

Our fifth Community Newsletter has been circulated and features a number of items, among which are:

  • The service to license and welcome the new Rector, the Reverend Kate McFarlane to the Benefice in August.
  • The ongoing Covid-19 precautions within St.Andrew’s Church
  • An update on the forthcoming special church services to December
  • Regular giving to support the Church
  • Update on the work in the Churchyard
  • News on the death of Joan Bentley
  • Important news on this year’s Church Fete, much missed during 2020
  • Events already planned for the Community Progamme in the Church

Click here to open or download the newsletter.

New video of St.Andrew’s Church interior

A video, shot by Dr. Elizabeth Hockney has been put on YouTube, showing many of the wonderful changes and improvements made during the works of the last four years. It also includes a sequence taken in the graveyard where Elizabeth and helpers have been clearing away undergrowth, cleaning up gravestones and laying out wildflower areas with interconnecting pathways, making a lovely setting for the new benches added earlier this year.

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.