Events Calendar

Events Calendar

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Events

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

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. This fall, we will be reading and discussing New York Times Best-selling author, Anne Lamott’s newest book, Dusk, Night, Dawn: On Revival and Courage. From the book cover: “Full of honesty, humor, and humanity that have made Lamott beloved by millions of readers, this book is classic Anne Lamott—thoughtful and comic, warm and wise—and further proof that Lamott truly speaks to the…

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…

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…

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

Ring of Fire

Age Range: 4th–7th 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. Fall rehearsals will be held outdoors (weather permitting) until children are fully vaccinated and can safely sing together indoors without masks. Contact: Hannah Fleming

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

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

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

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…

Family Service Learning Trip

Family Service Learning Mission Trip: Denver, Colorado Date: July 10—July 15, 2022 Have you always wanted to explore Denver and the surrounding mountains with your family? Blend service learning into your trip and get to know other St. Andrew families at the same time. Plan on a white water rafting excursion on our final day of the trip. The trip is designed for families with children of all ages, though school-aged families are preferred. Service Learning Camps is based in…

ELCA Youth Gathering

Age Range: 8th–12th Grade Description: Join 30,000 others ELCA youth as we take over downtown Minneapolis! This is an event you will not want to miss with life changing service projects, thrilling games, and some of the best speakers the ELCA has to offer. This is one of the most impactful spiritual events a youth can have, so don’t miss out on your opportunity. Youth Gathering Information Sheet Contact: TJ Helgren Youth Gathering Videos