About St Andrew’s Church, Oxford Summertown
St Andrew’s is a Church of England parish church in the Summertown Ward in North Oxford that welcomes people of all ages, nationalities and walks of life.
Sunday services at the church vary a bit in style, with gatherings at 8.00am, 9.30am, 11.15am and 6.00pm, and live-streamed services for those staying at home. The sermons are also recorded and available for anyone to access online.
8.00am – Holy Communion
This is a contemplative spoken service of Holy Communion, following Common Worship or the Book of Common Prayer, and includes a short sermon based on the lectionary readings.
Please note: this service is not available online.
9.30am – Church Family Worship
This service features contemporary worship and teaching style and is fun for children and adults alike. There is an ‘All Age Worship’ celebration on the first Sunday of the month, which is particularly geared towards young people.
11.15am – Morning Worship
This is a service that follows the Common Worship liturgy with a mixture of hymns and lyrical worship songs by instrumentalists and St Andrew’s choir.
6.00pm – Evening Worship
Evening Worship is an opportunity for the church to gather for an informal service that features contemporary worship and vibrant teaching.
The church is also very active throughout the week, with activities for all ages.
Members gather for prayer weekly and seek to love and impact the wider community — with many volunteering with local charities and supporting missions in Oxford and beyond.
The church runs two weekly Baby and Toddler groups and the Monday Mums bible study groups each week. There are also weekly youth small groups, Youth Drop-In and home groups.
The church building
The church and rooms in the Jubilee Building are available for regular
and occasional bookings, providing a valuable resource for the local community and much-needed income for the church.
The church building makes an excellent venue for larger events and is often used by choirs and orchestras for regular rehearsals and concerts. It also serves as a polling station and a place for local schools to hold their carol services.