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St Andrew, Caxton

Summary

Buildings and artefacts

Grade II* listed building; east window memorial to a local surgeon; 14th century tower with a stair turret on the south face; electronic church organ; Gentle recorded background music; Medieval brasses in the chancel; memorial ledger stones; 13th century font and double piscina; Victorian rood screen; pews replaced with chairs; kitchenette and WC facilities; upgraded heating; innovative recording system of church visitors.

Congregation to population ratio

13/572.

Fundraising

Village fete stalls; grants and bequest; small donations.

Income generation

Regular giving.

Communications

Papworth Team Ministry website; leaflets delivered around village; church news page in Caxton parish newsletter; graveyard map; visitors' book; external church noticeboard; information table and noticeboards in the church.

Community engagement

Walking group; Bell Ringing Society; Enquirers and Heretics group; joint events with community groups; Collaborative events with 14 ministry team churches; church coffee mornings; public concerts; children’s ministry; 'Caxton Help' – a joint church and community response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Church category

Rural

Deanery

Bourn

Address

Gransden Road, Caxton, Cambridgeshire CB23 3PL

Website

www.papworthteamchurches.org