Small Groups

Benevolence Fund Seeking Applications for End-of-Year Funding; New Committee Members Needed

The Benevolence Fund is seeking grant applications for funding before the end of the year as well as new committee members for 2023. The St. Andrew Benevolence Fund supports extraordinary ministries with financial assistance inside or outside the congregation where growth in faith, financial giving and/or Christian service are uniquely encouraged. Recently, the Benevolence Fund supported the Feed My Starving Children packing event and the upcoming Belize mission trip in August 2023 through Seeds of Support. Applications can be made…

River Valley Alcohol Anonymous Group

Alcoholics Anonymous is an international fellowship of men and women who have a drinking problem. It is nonprofessional, self-supporting, multiracial and apolitical. There are no age or education requirements. Membership is open to anyone who wants to do something about his or her drinking problem. Welcome to all who are in need. Contact: Pastor Peter Johnson

Basketball (18+)

Join members and friends of St. Andrew for a friendly game of basketball and fellowship in the St. Andrew gym. Men and women are welcome. It is a great way to stay in shape, meet some new people, and bond over a shared interest in the sport. We plan to play weekly on Tuesdays from 6:00-7:15 PM starting September 13th. If interested, sign up using the registration link below or contact Mark Domyahn so that he can be in touch…

Band of Brothers

Age Range: Mixed men Description: Join fellow Christian men each week to examine how faith affects our daily life and relationships. This group is involved in service projects both locally and farther away. Participate weekly, when you can, or when a service project that is announced interests you. Contact: Don Mussell

Early Risers Bible Study

Age Range: Mixed adults Description: Come for a lively discussion as we dive into the Word of God using books written by a variety of authors. Contact: Pastor Gail Bach

Sewing the Word

Age Range: Adult women Description: Would you like to learn how to quilt or how to help with the quilt group? We can use help with cutting, pinning, press¬ing, or sewing. We are happy to teach you. Our quilts have gone to an orphanage in Honduras, Haiti, Florida, Texas, battered women’s shelters, police departments, Children’s Hospital, St. Joseph Home, PROP, and many other places. Contact: Mary Ann Smith

Women of the Word—AM

Age Range: Adult Women You are invited to join us on Wednesday mornings from 9:30-11:30 AM for an interactive bible study and small group experience! We will begin with the second season of The Chosen, a groundbreaking television series about the life of Jesus. You do not need to have watched the first season, or have participated in last year’s study, but you can find The Chosen Season One on Peacock, YouTube, and also on The Chosen App; all of…

Faith Anew

Join Pastor Matthew Fleming, St. Andrew’s Teaching Pastor, for a dynamic, thoughtful, and energizing series on the joy of keeping our faith alive, growing, and making a difference in our families, community, and world. Faith Anew will use scripture, our stories of the faith, and compelling speakers to encourage us follow the call of God to be both committed and growing Christians. Contact: Pastor Matthew Fleming at pastormatthew@standrewlu.org Faith Anew Topics Faith in our bodies with Ellie Roscher, author and…

Pastor’s Thursday AM Study

Ages: Adults Description: A Bible study led by the pastors to foster community, spiritual growth, and prayer support. Join us even if you have not yet participated. Drop-ins are always welcome. No experience necessary. Making Sense of Martin Luther by Pastor David Lose Description: Join a St. Andrew pastor and other friends of St. Andrew for weekly discussion on a book relevant to Christian living in today’s world. In our upcoming new session beginning Thursday, November 3rd at 9AM, we…

Yoga & Devotions

Ages: Adults Description: Open to adult men and women. Each session opens with scripture and closes with a devotion and prayer. No previous yoga experience necessary. Participants wear yoga type stretchy pants with a semi-fitted top that allows for movement and bring a yoga mat or beach towel. Classes are taught by an experienced certified yoga instructor. You are welcome to come once, twice, or any time that works in your schedule. There is no charge for participation. Contact: Carole…

Women of the Word—PM

Age Range: Adult women Description: The group will begin Fierce: Women of the Bible Who Changed the World by Jennifer Cowart on Thursday, September 15th. The word ‘fierce’ is used to describe women who are extreme athletes, high-level executives, and event supermodels. Women at the top of their game and making a difference in the world. The Bible is filled with great as well as lesser women who make changes in the world no matter their stature. Join us for…

Band of Sisters

Age Range: 30–50-Something aged women Description: To connect 30-50-something aged women to Christ and to one another through book discussions and Bible studies. Focused on building authentic relationships, fun, and spiritual growth. Contact: Kate Neiss