Events Calendar

Events Calendar

May 2022

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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. Childcare provided for a small fee. Contact: Kate Neiss

Sat. AM Dad’s Group

Age Range: 25-70-something-aged dads Description: With so many places to go and things to do, it’s often hard to take time for yourself. We want to gather men together to share experiences and wisdom about being a good dad, to provide men with networking and relationship-building opportunities, and to give one another a source of support, laughter, and lots of shared discussion! Contact: Gary Spears or Bill McMonigal

Sat. AM Men’s Bible Study

Age Range: Adult men 40+ Description: 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…

3rd Sat. Women’s Bible Study

Age Range: Adult women Description: Come study the Word of the Lord with other women who are passionate about learning. Scripture lessons are read and discussed. No preparations necessary, just bring a Bible. Women of all ages and walks of life are welcome. Contact: Judy Burke


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.   Sunday 10:30 AM | Blended Our worship music style at this service utilizes both the best of today’s contemporary Christian music and the familiar…

Sunday School

Age Range: 3 years old–5th grade Sunday School does not meet on the first Sunday of the month, instead, join us in worship for Worship Sunday. Sunday School will not meet on April 10 and our last Sunday School will be on May 22.  Description: Welcome back to Sunday School! This past year has brought upon us a lot of change… whether we were ready for it or not. Due to the many changes and continuous change Sunday School is going to…

Southwest Grief Coalition

Age Range: Adults Description: The death of a loved one is one of life’s most challenging passages one can experience. The churches of the Southwest Grief Coalition have bound together to provide support and education for those who would like to learn about the process of grief in a caring, supportive, and confidential setting. Learning about your grief leads to personal growth and healing. For up to date information and registration details visit the Southwest Grief Coalition website. Contact: Pastor…

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. On August 4 we begin a study on the book of Exodus. This is a 10-week study and you can join at any time. Contact: Pastor Gail Bach

Sewing the Word

Age Range: Adult women Description: Would you like to learn how to quilt or how to help out with the quilt group? We can use help with cutting, pinning, pressing, 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

Peace bRingers

Age Range: 8th–12th Grade Peace bRingers provides a bell choir experience for high school students and is a wonderful opportunity for fun, fellowship, and service! The handbell ensemble rings during worship about once a month. No experience is necessary! Contact: Linnae Stole

Wednesday Night Dinners

It has been almost two years since we have been able to offer meals on Wednesday evenings at St. Andrew. But beginning Wednesday, September 29th, our Wednesday meals will be returning. We will be trying a couple new vendors this fall as well as bringing back a few of your favorites. The punch card system will be our preferred way to pay for the meals again this year, but we will also have the kiosk available for those “I forgot…

Bible Blasters

Age Range: 3rd–5th Grade Bible Blasters does not meet on Apr. 13. Description: Bible Blasters is a great way for older children, 3rd through 5th graders, to connect with one another and God! Children should bring their Bibles, curiosity, questions and friends. We will start in Room 208 at 5:30-5:45 PM to blast into the Bible and pray. Then we’ll move to the Gym to play games to from 5:45-6:00 PM. St. Andrew is following the Eden Prairie School District’s COVID-19 Plan…

Bible & Boogie

Age Range: Kindergarten–2nd graders Bible & Boogie does not meet on Apr. 13. Description: Bible and Boogie is a children’s group designed for Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd graders. Children will have fun the Gym where they will boogie and play games from 5:30-5:45 PM. Then we’ll move into Room 208 while digging into a Bible story and praying together from 5:45-6:00 PM. St. Andrew is following the Eden Prairie School District’s COVID-19 Plan and will proceed with the same protocols. We will…

St. Andrew Walking Group

Interested in getting to know some new people at St. Andrew? Want to get a little exercise in the process? You are welcome to join a St. Andrew’s fun walking group each Wednesday night this summer. We will gather at 5:30PM each Wednesday for introductions, a brief bible reading, and some good exercise walking around Purgatory Creek Park together. Weather permitting. No need to sign up; just come and enjoy! We start on Wednesday, May 18th at 5:30PM Contact: Kathryn…

Ring of Fire

Age Range: 4th–8th Grade Ring of Fire is a great opportunity for both instrumentalists and singers to learn and play handbells. This lively group has an amazing and contagious sense of camaraderie! The handbell ensemble rings during worship about once a month. No experience is necessary! Contact: Linnae Stole

Sonshine Singers

Age Range: 1st–5th Grade Sonshine Singers is an exciting and energetic children’s choir. Singers learn age-appropriate choral singing basics in a nurturing and fun environment . Members learn to read choral music and healthy singing habits. The choir sings during worship approximately once a month.   Sonshine Singers meet on Wednesday evenings from 6:00–6:30 PM and the kids will be performing in worship on Maundy Thursday (April 14), Easter Sunday (April 17), and on May 15. It’s not too late to…

Spirit Singers

Age Range: 6th–9th Grade The Spirit Singers sing approximately once a month in worship and for special services like Thanksgiving Eve and Christmas Eve. They sing anthems and descants for congregational hymns. Occasionally, they combine with the Canticle Choir, Sonshine Singers, and Starlite Singers. A variety of instruments accompany the Spirit Singers. Contact: Sarah Gilbertson

Bells of Joy

Age Range: High school–adult This 5-octave handbell choir for adults meets once a week to rehearse and plays in worship about once a month. Being part of Bells of Joy is a small group opportunity for those who enjoy praising God through music. Ringing experience is helpful but not necessary, everyone is welcome! Contact: Tim Graf

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: Pastor…

Canticle Choir

Age Range: Adults The Canticle Choir singers lead the congregation at three 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 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. New Study Starting April 21 Pastor’s Book Study: Accidental Saints by Nadia Bolz-Weber Join a St. Andrew pastor and other participants in reading and discussing Accidental Saints: Finding God in All the Wrong People by Nadia Bolz-Weber. We gather on Thursdays at 9AM either in Room…

Yoga & Devotions

Ages: Adults Description: 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 have 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. The 11:00 AM session is available in person…

20–30-Something Summer Kickball League

Come and join the co-ed St. Andrew kickball team! We play in a league against other co-ed teams around the Twin Cities during the summer months and occasionally into the fall. No experience required, just a positive attitude! Contact: Turner Gunderson

20–30-Something Weekend at Spirit in the Pines

Retreat/work project weekend at Spirit in the Pines! Come and join the 2022 Camp Staff for a weekend of projects to help get the camp ready for campers, along with a few sessions of Yenneagram led by special guest Courtney Perry, a yoga and enneagram teacher. A schedule will be emailed to participants as more details are finalized. Contact: Meghan Kelley