Small Groups

Be Still and Know…Beginning Yoga & Devotion

Most Thursdays at 9:30 AM through May either in person(St. Andrew, Room 206) or on Zoom. Contact Carole to be placed on the email list to receive updates on dates and locations. This is an open group and welcomes new participants each week. 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…

Women of the Word—PM

Age Range: Adult women Join us for a women’s Bible study of faith and fellowship using lessons and small group discussions. For beginners and advanced! All women are welcome, members and nonmembers. We will be studying the book of Ruth by Kelly Mintner. Our 13-week study on the book “When You Pay” begins January 11th. Contact: Karen Willyard | (952) 937-2722

Band of Sisters

Age Range: 30–50-Something aged women 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: Kimberly Nelson

Sat. AM Men’s Bible Study

Age Range: Adult men 40+ The Saturday mornings men’s group is a light hearted bunch from several churches in the South West Metro that enjoys Christian fellowship and learning. We have a particular liking to Andy Stanley and other contemporary Christian preachers. We use videos and Bible studies as conversation starters on living a Christian man’s life in today’s world. Join us anytime you don’t need to wait until we start a new series. All Mature (from 40 to 104+)…

Monday Evening Men’s Group

Meets the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the month With so many places to go and things to do, it is often hard to take time for yourself. We want to gather men together to share experiences and wisdom about life and being a good dad, husband, and Christian. The group uses various faith-based resources to stimulate conversation and learning. We provide men with networking and relationship-building opportunities, giving one another a source of support, laughter, and a chance to share their…

River Valley Alcoholics 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

Suicide Bereavement Support Group

Every 1st Tuesday (In person) and 3rd Thursday (Online) Age Range: 18 or older This support group aims to provide a safe, accepting and non-judgmental place for people struggling with the challenge of suicide loss. Leadership of this support group have experienced personal loss of their own and have received specialized training. Meetings on the 1st Tuesday of each month in the conference room at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Eden Prairie (enter through main entrance and the conference room…

Band of Brothers

Age Range: Mixed men 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 Come for a lively discussion as we dive into the Word of God using books written by a variety of authors. These studies continue all year long and we often use Bible study materials to help us in our conversation. Come as your schedule permits. Starting May 29 Early Risers Bible Study – Acts: Catching Up with the Spirit Come for a lively discussion led by one of our Pastor’s as we dive into the Word of…

Loom Knitting Class and Gathering

Those with no loom knitting experience along with experienced loom knitters are invited to gather on the dates noted below for an easy-to-learn hat knitting class and connect with others from St. Andrew. Beginner knitters will be provided the loom, tools, yarn, and instructions to knit a hat that will be donated to charity. Beginners will complete the brim of a hat, and will knit the balance of the hat on their own at home. At the next gathering you will remove the hat from the…

Job Transition Support

Age Range: 18 or older Are you in one of the following situations: Just starting to look for your first job or been out of the work environment for awhile? Are your current search efforts not working out the way you hoped? Not pleased with your current job and not sure how to start a search process? One of our members, Rich Gruenhagen, is available to help provide direction and support. This includes how to find jobs that are not…

Summer Grief Support Group 

Note: Enter through door 10 or the main entrance to avoid the stairs. Going through the loss of a family member or friend is a challenging time. A drop-in support group may be just the thing you need for support and encouragement. Join us at our Summer Grief Support Group lead by experienced and trained grief support facilitators from the Southwest Grief Coalition. This session is designed to be a drop-in format for conversation and encouragement. No registration is necessary.…
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