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Music and our Choir

The music at St Andrew's Parish Church is steeped in the Anglican tradition but also enjoys a regular injection of modern compositions from home and abroad.

The Parish mainly uses Hymns Ancient & Modern (new edition) for worship services. We are fortunate in our worship to have the leadership of our gifted and experienced musical director, organist and composer Stephen Lacey.

Each week, on Fridays from 7.30 to 9pm, Stephen rehearses our enthusiastic, talented choir which is the musical bedrock of our services. The choir also assembles normally at 9.15am for the regular 10am Sunday service for a short warm-up and rehearsal.

The choir consists of parishioners of all ages, and Stephen is particularly eager to boost  youth participation in the choir. This is an excellent opportunity for young people to benefit from a first-class musical and choral singing education and experience at no cost for some time and commitment. St Andrew's Church follows the comprehensive Child (and Adult) Safeguarding policy formulated by the Diocese of Guildford.