Presentation of the parish

Published on 9 June 2014

Host Church, the parish of St André brings together both Mauritians and foreigners who wish to grow in faith and serve the Lord.

Worship Service

Worship services are celebrated at 8:30 am in French and the Lord’s Supper is held on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month.

The parish also officiates a worship service on weekdays on the first Wednesday of each month at 6.30 p.m. for those wishing to share daily in community as well as those who cannot for one reason or another attend worship on Sundays.

The parish has been hosting a Malagasy community for more than 15 years, which officiates a worship service on the 1st and 3rd Sunday at 10.30 a.m.

Like in every parish of the Presbyterian Church, the sharing of the Word is intended to be nourishing, praise joyful , prayers close to people, the Lord’s Supper welcoming.

Our location

The parish is at the corner of Farquhar and Royal Roads not far from the KFC. The parish includes a Hall where parishioners meet for a cup of tea after worship, for rehearsals or other parish, inter-parish and Christian meetings, among others.


Maurice Davantin exercises the ministry with love guided by his passion for Christ. He emphasizes community and sharing. He is also coordinator of Biblical and Theological Training in Mauritius (FBTM), an association of three Christian churches in Mauritius.

Main activities

  • Worship Service every Sunday - 8.30
  • Sunday School - during service
  • Women’s Guild (women’s bible study) 2nd Thursday - 10.00 - 11.30
  • Connect (Youth Bible Study) 3rd Friday - 17.30 - 19.00
  • Praise and Worship Night 4th Friday - 18.00 - 19.00
  • PRESCA (meeting of the senior citizen of the parish) 3rd Saturday - 10.00 - 11.30
  • JMP (meeting with a group for preparation of Word Day of Prayer) last Friday of the month - 12.00 - 14.00

Sunday School

The Sunday School consists of children of 3 to 13 years old supervised by two to four monitors. The children associated to the various church events and participate in camps and outings.


A dozen young people meet every fortnight for times of praise and sharing. They regularly live camps and outings and biblical exchanges.


The Woman’s Guild meet one Thursday a month to share their daily lives as well as for highlights in praise and sharing of the Word.


A dozen members form the PRESCA group which gathers on Saturday a month to share and organize events.


All kinds of training are offered according to the needs of the community: Bible studies, courses for young couples, readings during the service, spiritual retreats, welcoming in the Church, listening, ...