I'm New: overview

I'm New: in detail

I'm new - what should I expect?

We know it can sometimes be scary to visit a new church – especially if you’ve never really been to church before.

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Our services are informal and friendly, with a ‘family’ feel to them. People in the church are used to introducing themselves to visitors, so we hope that you'll be greeted by a friendly face as you arrive, and made to feel part of the family very quickly.

Where is it?

We hold our Sunday morning services at a public hall called the Victory Memorial Hall in St Andrews. The worship service is upstairs, but before and after the service we socialise in the downstairs space. There's free parking in the car parks and on the streets until 1pm.

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What should I wear?

There’s no dress-code, so people come in comfortable, casual, everyday clothes.

Before the service

We serve tea, fresh coffee and doughnuts at 10:10am (no charge!). It's a chance to relax and get to know each other, before the worship service starts upstairs at 10:30am.

What do the children do?

Children are really welcome! At 10:20 the coffee area is transformed into a space for kids to have their own great time in Young Vineyard.

During the service

Don't worry if you've never been to church before, or if you come from a different church background - we'll explain everything that's going on from the front of the church, so you're not expected to know everything in advance. If you prefer to come with a fuller idea of what a normal service looks like, you can read our detailed description here.

In brief, a normal service will include about 25 minutes of singing in worship, followed by one of our preachers teaching from a Bible passage. Then there's an opportunity to pray for one another for whatever needs we have – physical, emotional, practical. We’re normally finished by 12pm.

After the service

Another opportunity to grab a coffee and chat with people before leaving for the afternoon.


PLEASE NOTE

We meet in a public hall up a flight of stairs and we regret that there is no disabled access.