Events Calendar

Events Calendar

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Events

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 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

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…

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

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

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

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…

50+ Followers

Age Range: 55+ Aged women Description: Providing opportunities for building and nurturing supportive relationships among 55+ aged women through Christian study and service—with lots of fun and laughs in the process! Please join us. Books will be available at the first meeting for purchase. We will choose a second book in January 2022. Contact: Grace Stewart or Nicki Mlynar

SWIM (Summer Wiggle in the Middle)

Come SWIM with us at St. Andrew this summer! In between worship services, 10-10:30, while adults are enjoying fellowship children are invited to Summer Wiggle in the Middle in the chapel. There they will experience a Bible explained in a way they can understand and energetic music, wacky activities or jaw-dropping science experiments! Your child will not want to miss this great opportunity to create long lasting relationships with each other and God! Contact: Sarah Dorr

VBS Celebration

After a fun week at Vacation Bible School we invite back all of our participants and volunteers to worship to sing a VBS song. Don’t forget to wear your VBS shirt, we recommend to wash it first 🙂 Contact: Sarah Dorr

6-7th Gr. Service Learning Camp

6-7th Grade Youth Service Learning Camp: Duluth/North Shore, Minnesota Date: Sunday, July 10 (afternoon departure)–Friday, July 15, 2022 (afternoon arrival) Description: Putting faith into action through service is a powerful way to serve God, care for the neighbor and God’s creation, and have fun with others. Join St. Andrew staff and chaperones on a trip to the North Shore. Explore its natural beauty with your friends on a good hike, go to Duluth’s Adventure Zone for laser tag, mini-golf, and…

Summer Family Picnics

Summer Family Picnics: Bring your own food, lawn chairs, blankets, etc. and enjoy an evening of fellowship and fun on the playground with other St. Andrew families. St. Andrew will provide some small treats! It is an open house format, so come as and when you can. Our first gathering will be held at Round Lake Park Splash Pad on Sunday, July 24 from 12:00–2:00 PM. The next gathering will be held at Staring Lake Park on Sunday, August 21…

Red Cross Blood Drive

Help save a life by giving blood through the American Red Cross. Registration St. Andrew’s Sponsor Code: standrewep

Habitat for Humanity Build

Habitat for Humanity’s work locally and around the world is well-known and deeply impacting for families needing permanent housing. The Twin Cities branch of Habitat for Humanity continues to build homes for clients and St. Andrew has the opportunity to participate, returning to a multi-home building site in Chaska worked on last summer. Thanks to Benevolence Fund financial support to encourage Christian service to others, workers from St. Andrew can sign up below. Volunteers need no special skills to volunteer.…