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St Andrew's Church, Goldsworth Park

St. Andrew's Church, Goldsworth Park
St. Andrew, Goldsworth Park
Country England
Denomination Church of England
Website http://www.goldsworthpark.org.uk
Architecture
Architect(s) Robert Potter OBE
Administration
Diocese Diocese of Guildford

St. Andrew's Church is the parish church of Goldsworth Park, a district of Woking, Surrey, England. The church paid for and sponsors the secular local youth and community centre for Goldsworth Park, the A2 Youth and Community Centre or simply, the A2 Centre.

Contents

  • Building, clergy and style of worship 1
  • Linked amenities 2
    • A2 Youth & Community Centre 2.1
  • Parish 3
    • Parish history 3.1
  • See also 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

Building, clergy and style of worship

Part of the Diocese of Guildford, the first vicar was appointed in 1981, and the church met in local schools before moving into the church centre, designed by Robert Potter, in 1988. The building is part of Goldsworth Park Centre, adjacent to its shops and health centre.

The church describes itself as "a community-focused evangelical church, with a modern building".[1]

Linked amenities

A2 Youth & Community Centre

The church sponsored and opened this building adjacent to the church in 2008, providing youth facilities and venues for local community and social events. The church's internet presence operates as a wider community website which has pages for its coffee shop, sponsored centre and initiatives.

Parish

Goldsworth Park is a parish of the Church of England created to serve the Goldsworth Park Estate: diverse housing, parks, gardens and roads laid out on a sparsely populated greenfield area. This area is bounded by St John's, Woking to the south and Knaphill and Horsell in northerly directions. In terms of population it equates to the area of Goldworth West, a ward that qualifies for two councillors plus a part of Goldsworth East.[2][3]

Parish history

From the

  • Part of its website
    • A2 Centre
  • The Church of England
    • Goldsworth Park St Andrew

External links

  1. ^ Goldsworth Park St Andrew The Church of England. Retrieved 2014-01-05
  2. ^ Wards and Councillors in Woking Borough Retrieved 2014-01-01
  3. ^ a b Map published by the Church of England Retrieved 2014-01-05
  4. ^ Woking The Domesday Book. Domesdaymap.co.uk. Retrieved 2014-01-01
  5. ^ Samuel Lewis (editor) (1848). "Wiveliscombe - Wolford, Little". A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research. Retrieved 5 January 2014. 
  6. ^ H.E. Malden (editor) (1911). "Parishes: Woking". A History of the County of Surrey: Volume 3. Institute of Historical Research. Retrieved 5 January 2014. 

References

Anglicanism portal

See also

In the 20th century the area around that church became widely known as St Johns and the large north-western portion of its area which broke off in 1988 to be the parish of the new church took up a variant of the old name of the district, chosen by the area's developers.[3]

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