At a person’s death, the church shares the grief of those who mourn, and remembers the brevity of life on earth. The St. Andrew Lutheran staff is here to help you make arrangements and bring comfort to you.

Contact: Please call the church office at 952.937.2776. If it is outside of normal office hours the phone message will give you an emergency contact number.

St. Andrew Prayer Garden and Columbarium 

The St. Andrew Memorial Prayer Garden is prepared for interring the cremains of church members and loved ones in a place kept sacred for the remembering of those who have died. The Memorial Prayer Garden proclaims our Church’s mission to be a caring community of saints who have gone before and those who grieve their death and bear witness to the gift of eternal life.

Contact: Kathie Radcliffe

Funeral Reception Committee

Age Range: All ages

Days/Times: Normally scheduled during the daytime and according to needs, 3–4 days notice is provided for volunteers

Description: The Funeral Committee provides vital care and support for families during times of mourning by providing lunch or afternoon bars/coffee following funeral and memorial services. Members of the committee setup the Fellowship Hall, provide donations of food based on the set menu, maintain the service lines during the lunch, and help with clean up.

Contact: Kelly Anderson, Marcia Lund, Kathy Olson, Janet Riley, Karen Willyard, Grace Stewart