Churches Together in Coulsdon (CTC)
One in Christ Jesus, engaged in God’s Mission, empowered by the Spirit.
St Andrew’s Church is a member of Churches Together in Coulsdon (CTC) – one of nine churches in Coulsdon and Old Coulsdon which subscribe to CTC’s Covenant to establish links with one another in prayer and fellowship to further the Unity of the Church.
- Confessing our faith in Jesus Christ as Lord and Saviour
- Recognising that Christ wills the unity of his church
- Recognising one another as within the on Church of Jesus Christ
- Rejoicing in our common Christian faith and heritage
- Giving thanks to the Holy Spirit for leading us into closer friendship and unity of purpose
|Our covenant with each other||What this means in practice|
Continue our pilgrimage towards a visible unity, praying that God will lead us to the form that it will eventually take
Share our Christian life together as fully as we can, in love and service to God and to God’s world.
We accept all members of the covenanting churches as brothers and sisters in Christ. We commend each other to the love of God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, and pray for God’s wisdom and strength to fulfil the Covenant. Clergy and lay representatives (an Enabling Group) from all member churches meet regularly to plan joint services and activities; such as joint services and activities such as the: Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, Good Friday Walk of Witness, Easter Sunday Sunrise, Pentecost on the Green and participation in the Homeless Shelter.
Our Parish representatives (Enabling Group) are Revd Esther Foss, Jennifer Atkinson, Monica Jefford.
Collectively referred to in CTC’s Constitution as The Assembly an open forum but the right to vote is limited to 5 representatives per member church. (Constitution amendments require three months notice and the unanimous approval of all CTC members.)