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St. Andrew Parish Church Website

St. Andrew Parish Church
St. Andrew Parish Church
Established 1664

A painting by
Heather Sutherland-Wade

Hagley Park Road
P.O. Box 703
Half Way Tree
Kingston 10, Jamaica
Tel: (876) 968-9366
(876) 926-6692
Fax: (876) 960-8463


Web: www.StAndrewParishChurch.com
Rector: (876) 927-0402
Curate: (876) 926-0800

Rector: Rev. Canon Maj. Sirrano Kitson, D.Min.
Assistant Curate: Rev. Fr. Larius Lewis

Church Army: Sister Andrea Taylor

Operations Manager: Mrs. Merle Thomas

Special Notices

Intention for the Year:
Using Our Spiritual Gifts and Abilities to Evangelize


August 17, 2014 New
   (Tenth Sunday after Pentecost)
   (Proper 15)
   (Year A)

Readings for
   Sunday, August 17, 2014:

   (Tenth Sunday after Pentecost)
   (Proper 15)
   (Year A)
   - Isaiah 56:1,6-7
   - Romans 11:13-15,29-32
   - Matthew 15:21-28
   - Psalm 67

Readings for Next
   Sunday, August 24, 2014:

   (Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost)
   (Proper 16)
   (Year A)
   - Isaiah 51:1-6
   - Romans 11:33-36
   - Matthew 16:13-20
   - Psalm 138

   NRSV Scripture Links courtesy of
   oremus Bible Browser

Sunday Services During August

For the month of August, there will be no 10:30 a.m. Service.
   Sunday Services will be at 6:30 a.m., 8:00 a.m. and 6:00p.m.

"Sunday Camera" by Dr. Lucien Jones

The "Sunday Camera" by Dr. Lucien Jones can be viewed at
   the "Photo Gallery" link on the menu.

URGENT NEED: St. Clement's Mission

The estimate for refurbishing St. Clement's Mission is $2 million.
   Urgently needed is $1 million which will be used to rewire, re-paint,
   repair ceiling and interior wall panelling. This is needed before September
   in order to make the centre functional for the new school year
   Homework and Skills Training programmes.
   Please make your donations to the Church Office or to
   The St. Andrew Parish Foundation.



SAPC 2014 Rally and In-Giving

Get involved in the SAPC 2014 Rally and In-Giving,
   under the theme "Celebrating God's gifts".
   Contact Melrose Reid King Smith at 449-7587 for details.
New Exclamation

Air Conditioner

The Church Office is seeking an Air Conditioning Unit.
   If you are able to donate a new or serviceable unit, or make a donation
   towards purchasing one, please contact the Church Office.

Tuesday Charity

Our Tuesday Charity Ministry is growing, with now
   200 persons on average being fed and in fellowship.
   Please remember to regularly donate non-perishable items
   for the Dorcas Basket. Among other things, we need donations of
   Cornmeal, Rice, Flour and Canned Products.

   Persons with Surnames beginning with "M" through "R"
   are reminded to bring your donations on

   Sunday, August 17, 2014 (3rd Sunday) for the Dorcas Basket.

   Reminder of Regular Donations ...
   Sunday:    Surnames Beginning with:
   1st    A - F
   2nd    G - L
3rd    M - R
   4th    S - Z
   5th    A - Z

   Tuesday Charity

Special Appeal Exclamation

The Diocese has established a fund to assist
   Rev. Vivette Jennings to re-establish her home which was destroyed by fire.
   Contributions may be sent to Church House by way of Cheques written to
   "Diocesan Church Fund - Jennings Relief".

Recorded Sermons and Events from St. Andrew Parish Church

Follow the "Recorded Events" link on the menu to watch
   select Sermons and other recorded events from St. Andrew Parish Church,
   our Missions and Outreach Ministries.

St. Andrew Parish Church Tour

Come and experience the St. Andrew Parish Church Tour
   and gain insights into colonial and independent Jamaica, opening windows
   to the life and legacy of a wide range of influential and dynamic
   nation builders whose contributions laid the foundation to the life
   and values now associated with our island home.
   Brochure. PDF

Please see our Church Tour Rates. Exclamation PDF

St. Andrew Parish Foundation

Learn more about the St. Andrew Parish Foundation. PDF

St. Clement's Mission, Kencot

The St. Clement's Mission is a
   Chapel of Ease of the St. Andrew Parish Church
   serving the Community of Kencot. The Mission operates a
   Development Centre which undertakes outreach
   programmes and projects in the community.
   (Learn more) PDF

St. Andrew Settlement

Have look at our Brochure
   highlighting the wonderful work we are doing,
   Making a difference in Majesty Gardens.

Legal Advisory Service

Learn more about the St.APC Legal Advisory Service. PDF

Moreton Park Cottages

Providing Homes for "Women of Slender Means".
Learn more about this Social Outreach Project and how You Can Help!
PDF Exclamation

Little Brothers of St. Andrew Book Drive

Please help the Little Brothers of St. Andrew to build our Book Collection. For more information, contact Minke Newman by email at mininew2@yahoo.com or cell at 351-2658. PDF Exclamation

St. Andrew Care Centre

Profile on the Possibility Programme PDF Exclamation

We are inviting members of the congregation to share with us their thoughts and suggestions relating to our ministry here at St. Andrew's. Please email your comments to us at standrewch@cwjamaica.com.

Please assist us with keeping our membership records up to date. If any of your information has changed, please visit the Membership Information Update page, print and complete the form and hand in or fax to us.


Sunday Services are held as follows:

6:30 a.m.

Holy Eucharist and Sermon

8:00 a.m.

Sung Eucharist and Sermon,
Sunday School

10:30 a.m.

Morning Prayer and Sermon
Holy Eucharist and Sermon on fourth Sundays

6:00 p.m.
Holy Eucharist


Services in August:

  • For the month of August, Services are 6:30 a.m., 8:00 a.m. and 6:00p.m.


Additional Services:

  • Easter Day - 5:00 a.m.
  • Christmas - 12:00 Midnight Mass
  • Deanery Day (2nd Sunday in July) - 6:30 a.m. Eucharist and 6:00 p.m. Evening Prayer only.
  • Harvest Thanksgiving - 4th Sunday in October
  • Patronal Festival is celebrated on the last Sunday in November or the first Sunday in December.
  • Services for shut in members are held at dates/times to be announced


Special Services:

  • Weddings, Funerals and Baptisms are arranged by appointment with the Rector.


Week-day Services:

  • The Eucharist is celebrated on Tuesdays and Fridays at 9:00 a.m. and on Wednesdays at 6:30 a.m. (except during the month of August).
  • The Eucharist is celebrated on special Feast days at dates/times to be announced (see Calendar).

For all questions and issues related to this site, please email us at standrewch@cwjamaica.com.

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