Welcome to the
St. Andrew Parish Church Website

350th Anniversary

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. Olando Gayle

Church Army: Sister Andrea Taylor

Operations Manager: Mrs. Merle Thomas

Special Notices

Intention for the Year:
Celebrating God's Love and Faithfulness


November 29, 2015 New
   (First Sunday of Advent)
   (Patronal Festival)
   (Year C)

Readings for
   Sunday, November 29, 2015:

   (First Sunday of Advent)
   (Patronal Festival)
   (Year C)
   - Deuteronomy 30:11-14
   - Romans 10:8b-18
   - Matthew 4:18-22
   - Psalm 150

Readings for Next
   Sunday, December 6, 2015:

   (Second Sunday of Advent)
   (Year C)
   - Baruch 5:1-9
   - Philippians 1:1-11
   - Luke 3:1-6
   - Psalm 126

   NRSV Scripture Links courtesy of
   oremus Bible Browser

"Sunday Camera" by Dr. Lucien Jones

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

Bathroom Refurbishing Project

Please help us refurbish our bathrooms at the St. Andrew Parish Church Building,
   for the convenience of our congregation and visitors. Our project cost
   will be $2.5 million. We welcome your contributions in cash or kind.
   Please see the Flyer and Donation Form.    PDF Exclamation

St. Andrew Settlement Celebrates 50th Anniversary

The Mass of Thanksgiving was celebrated on
   Sunday, September 13, 2015 at the St. Thomas Mission, Majesty Gardens,
   to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of outreach in the community.
   Please see the article on the Diocesan website and
   see pictures in the "Sunday Camera".

Tuesday Charity

Our Tuesday Charity Ministry is growing, with now
   200 persons registered (180 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.

   Everyone is reminded to bring your donations on
   Sunday, November 29 for the Dorcas Basket.

   Tuesday Charity

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

Festum Sancti Andreae 2015 (Video Clip)

The St. Andrew Parish Foundation recently held the Festum Sancti Andreae 2015
   at the Church Hall on Saturday October 3, 2015. Here is a short video clip.

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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