Events Calendar

Events Calendar

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Events

Empower Class for Women 

Ladies, are you ready to dedicate time for yourself? Join us to spend time focusing on your well-being. Learn new tools to improve your health and create connection and community with other women. In our weekly group class, you’ll learn and practice a variety of techniques to strengthen your body, calm your mind, and uplift your spirit. Each weekly class includes practicing body movements to build strength using a yoga mat and chair, a mindfulness practice, and a Christian devotion. The…

Prime Timers: Discussion with Pastor Matthew

Prime Timers: Discussion with Pastor Matthew & Church Anew Starting with coffee & cookies in the Fellowship Hall Program: Pastor Matthew will share thoughts about the One Million + grant from the Lilly Foundation Check out the Church Anew Posts Pastor Matthew has written a book on the New Testament book of “Revelation” – come & hear what it’s about I hope that you will sign up at the receptionist’s desk in the Prime Timer’s Binder for this informative program…

Basketball (16+)

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. If interested, sign up on church website or contact Mark Domyahn so that he can be in touch with you. Bring a friend! Contact: Mark Domyahn

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 February 28 Early Risers Bible Study – Acts: Catching Up with the Spirit Come for a lively discussion as we dive into the Word of God using books written by a…

AM 6th/7th Grade Confirmation Class

Our 6th-7th graders will participate in large group learning, small group discussion and relationship building, and experiences that will help develop their faith. Contact: Pastor Sarah Fike

PM 6th/7th Grade Confirmation Class

4:45-5:45 pm, & 7-8 pm Our 6th-7th graders will participate in large group learning, small group discussion and relationship building, and experiences that will help develop their faith.  Contact: Pastor Sarah Fike

Wednesday Night Dinners

Have you ever considered St. Andrew a home away from home? A place you are nourished well in all ways? Where friendships are fostered, and family is infinite within the body of Christ? Bring this reality to life at St. Andrew’s Wednesday Night Dinners. Be fed home-cooked meals made by our very own Teresa Swanson-Rostad. Join other individuals and families on-the-go, taking a moment over a meal to relish in a conversation or two that extends beyond “Good Morning”. Come…

Wednesday Night Youth Group

Ages: 9th–12th Grade Description: Connect with other high school students from around the southwest metro at Wednesday Night Youth Group and monthly special events! On Wednesday nights, students will connect with God while connecting with one another through inspiring Bible studies, rewarding service projects, and ridiculously fun fellowship nights. Come for special events too like paintball, Timberwolves game and more! Invite your friends­—All are welcome! Follow @StAndrewHS on Instagram or join our WNYG groupme for the latest updates. Contact: Caleb…

Ring of Fire

All choirs run September – May. Age Range: 4th & 5th grade Ring of Fire is a handbell experience for 4th and 5th graders focused on learning the basics of handbell technique. This choir is a great opportunity to make friends at church, learn a new instrument and grow your musical gifts! Ring of Fire will perform 2–3 times throughout the year in worship, including at the Sunday school Christmas program. No experience is necessary—everyone is welcome! Contact: Linnae Stole

Shine

Ages: K – 5th Wednesday Nights are centered around Love People. This is a time for community, connection, friendship and fellowship! We are going to play high energy games, have creative competitions, silly challenges and lots of laughs with friends, old and new! We’ll probably even get messy. There will be opportunities for service events to Love People outside of our community as well.  If you’re looking for something fun to do, Wednesday Night is the place for you! Contact:…

Preschool Prayer Milestone

Join us for this parent/child class to learn more about how to incorporate prayer practices into your daily life with your preschool student!  Leave with some concrete prayer ideas, and examples for how to begin to pray together as a family.  This class is aimed at our preschool age children (3 and 4 year old students) and is part of our milestone ministry opportunities. Contact: Shawna Berg

Grace Notes (Intro to Handbells)

All choirs run September – May. Age Range: Adults St. Andrew member Vicki Grant will be leading Intro to Handbells for beginning handbell ringers. No experience with handbells is required but attendees should be able to read music. Adults welcome. Contact: Vicki Grant

Peace Ringers

All choirs run September – May. Age Range: 6th–12th Grade Peace Ringers is a handbell choir for middle and high school students. We are a group that loves to have fun together while also making beautiful music! This group will explore both basic and advanced musical and handbell techniques and work on growing as an ensemble through the year. Peace Ringers performs 5-6 times throughout the year in worship, and with the possibility of one outside performance as a service…

Starlight Singers

All choirs run September – May. Age Range: 3-year-olds–kindergarten Description: Starlight Singers welcomes the youngest children with a variety of activities. Children sing, dance, make music, and learn of Jesus’ love for them. Participate in worship approximately once per month, as well as additional Wiggle & Worship services. Parents are always invited to attend. Contact: Hannah Fleming

Sonshine Singers

All choirs run September – May. Age Range: 1st–5th Grade Description: Sonshine Singers is an exciting and energetic children’s choir. Singers learn age-appropriate choral singing basics in a nurturing and fun environment. Kids will make new friends and have a blast with Jill Boyd. The choir sings during worship approximately once a month. Contact: Jill Boyd

Spirit Singers

All choirs run September – May. Age Range: 6th–12th grade The Spirit Singers sing approximately once a month in worship and for special services like Thanksgiving Eve and Christmas Eve. Spirit Singers is a great place to sing with friends, serve God, and to make music with a top notch director. Occasionally, they combine with the Canticle Choir, Sonshine Singers, and Starlite Singers. Contact: Sarah Gilbertson

Bells of Joy

All choirs run September – May. Age Range: Adult This 5-octave handbell choir for adults meets once a week to rehearse and plays in worship about once a month. Bells of Joy is a small group opportunity for those who enjoy praising God through music. Ringing experience is helpful in this advanced bell choir. Contact: Tim Graf

Lenten Worship

Wednesdays | 6:30 PM Join us for worship each Wednesday of Lent. Plan on family-friendly worship with songs, readings, simple interactive reflections, and prayers – all designed for all ages. Our sermon series topic is ‘Why?’. From an early age, children ask the question “why.” They are curious and learning. As parents and into adulthood, these “why” questions get more complex. ‘Why’ is an important faith question, too. Job asked God about suffering and loss. Many psalms express deep emotions…

Canticle Choir

The Canticle Choir singers lead the congregation at two 9:00 AM Sunday services a month and occasionally at the 10:30 AM service by singing the liturgy, special hymn arrangements, anthems, calls to worship, and the occasional major choral/orchestral compositions. Contact: Larry Bach

Pastor’s Book Study: Everybody, Always

Connecting with each other in meaningful conversation can make your day more meaningful. One dynamic and welcoming small group at St. Andrew is the Pastor’s Book Study. Alternating between St. Andrew pastors, share in conversation, learning and community building as we read and discuss “Everybody, Always by Bob Goff.” Book costs: $11 (Purchase at the front desk or at your preferred bookseller)

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.…

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

Parent’s Night Out

Kids 5th grade and younger are invited to join the Children’s Ministry Staff and camp counselors for dinner, games, crafts, a bibles lesson and a movie! All families who sign up will need to volunteer to one month (November-May) but then can enjoy a night out the other six months!  Parent’s Night Out will happen every First Friday of the month!  The fee of $20 for one child or $30 for 2 or more children to help cover costs of…

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+)…

Pickleball for Beginners

Age Range: 10 years old to adult Times: 9:00 am – 10:30 AM and 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Come join the fun! Like tennis, learn to play this growing-in-popularity sport. Curt, Tom, and Bob have years of experience in the sport. In this introductory session (or those with basic experience), you will be taught the basics and get some hands-on practice. We will be setting up two pickleball courts in the gym at St. Andrew. What do you need?…