Events Calendar

Events Calendar

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Events

Cheer Me On!

Cheer Me On Sign up to have Ms. Shawna come cheer you on at an upcoming game, concert, recital or other special event! Fill out this link, and maybe we will see you at an event this spring or summer! So many of our kids are doing amazing things, and we want to cheer you on! Contact: Shawna Berg

Family Camp Raffle

It’s Raffle Time! For $20, you can enter to win one of 5 fabulous prizes from Spirit in the Pines. The Grand Prize is a weekend of your choosing at the lake in your own personal cabin. This includes all activities plus four meals for up to eight people on our family camp weekends. The remaining 4 prizes include a $100 value of camp merch – most sizes available. All proceeds will go to our Camp Scholarship Fund, which is…

VBS 2024: Camp Firelight

We’re also offering a new day-long session of VBS called VBX! Join St. Andrew for our Camp Firelight VBS from June 24-27, 2024!  Camp Firelight VBS is based on Psalm 56:3: “Whenever I’m afraid, I put my trust in you.”  This verse reminds us that we can trust God no matter what challenges we face!  Our VBS Campers will explore timeless Bible stories that show how Old and New Testament “campers” trusted God in the face of their own fears,…

VBX 2024 VBS EXTREME – Camp Firelight Extended Day VBS

We also offer a regular half-day session of VBS! Join St. Andrew for our VBX, VBS EXTREME, extended Day VBS from June 24-27, 2024!  In the mornings, your 1st-5th grade student will attend Camp Firelight VBS.  Camp Firelight VBS is based on Psalm 56:3: “Whenever I’m afraid, I put my trust in you.”  This verse reminds us that we can trust God no matter what challenges we face!  Our VBS Campers will explore timeless Bible stories that show how Old…

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.…

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

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…

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: A is for Alabaster

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 “A is for Alabaster.” Beloved preacher and writer Anna Carter Florence brings winsome insight to an array of characters and stories in the Bible—some celebrated and some overlooked. From courageous Abigail to Zelophehad’s daughters, and from…

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…

Wine and Fellowship

This event is for 21+ Join St. Andrew friends for an evening of tasting wines from around the world. Wine aficionados Dave Allen and Pastor Matthew Fleming will lead this group by sampling a wide variety of domestic and international wines and facilitating conversation and collegiality for all. Non-alcoholic offerings are always present for any who refrain from alcohol. Participants are invited to bring an appetizer or salad to share. Cost: $10 per person.  Cost: $10 per person Contacts: Pastor Matthew Fleming

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+)…

Senior Blessings

This is a chance each Sunday in June for Seniors to get a special blessing and a gift to recognize their accomplishment of graduating High School. Contact: Caleb Wragge

Worship

Worship Times & Format Sunday 9:00 AM | Traditional  Familiar hymns and liturgy bring a sense of tradition at this service. Our 9:00 AM service music uses a spirited approach with a wide variety of hymns, liturgical music, and anthems that often draw from many musical styles: classical, spirituals, gospel, jazz, and both historic and contemporary hymnody.   At the 9:00 AM service, communion is celebrated on the first and third Sunday of the month. Sunday 10:30 AM | Contemporary We are…

Summer Sunday School

Children will be dismissed from worship each week prior to the sermon for age appropriate learning in the Chapel with Children’s Ministry staff and volunteers. We will explore the theme for the week, build relationships and learn together! Contact: Shawna Berg

Bible Study and Board Games

Every Sunday from 7:00 to 8:30 PM. We will be exploring popular Bible stories, parables and see how they apply to our lives as young adults. The hope is that this is a time you can relax and learn before the work week starts back up. You do not need to have anything prepared just come as you are. Contact: Caleb Wragge

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…

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…

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…