You are warmly invited to celebrate Saint Andrew’s Day and Seafarers Service at St. Andrew’s Waterside Mission Church, Gravesend.
St Andrew and Seafarers
The Service of Mattins BCP will be attended by The Deputy Mayor of Gravesham Cllr Daniel King, Deputy Lieutenant Rosemary Dymond, The Reverend Alexandra Terrett of Gravesend Methodist Church, Church, Veterans, local Councillors , Freemen, Aldermen and Friends.
Saint Andrew is the patron saint of fishermen. He is also the patron saint of Scotland and Russia.
Both Andrew and his brother Simon Peter were fishermen and became Christ’s first disciples. Christ promised to make them ‘fishers of men’ and persuaded Andrew and Simon Peter to leave their nets and follow him.