Events Calendar

Events Calendar

July 2023

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Events

Pastor’s Book Study – Love Without Limits 

Join a St. Andrew pastor and other participants in reading and discussing the book Love Without Limits – Jesus’ Radical Vision for Love with No Exceptions by Jacqueline A. Bussie. Our world feels more divided than ever. Polarization, racial violence, and inequity leave us asking, Is it even possible to heal? Award-winning author and theologian Jacqueline A. Bussie believes it is. In this book she challenges each of us to practice a love so deep it subverts the social order,…

Be Still and Know…Beginning Yoga & Devotion

Open to adult men and women. 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 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. Contact: Carole McMonigal

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

Beginning June 11th 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

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 Alcohol 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

Untapping Faith

Are you a young adult looking for a way to connect with others while diving deeper into different faith topics? Then, join us the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 7:00PM at a different brewery for fellowship and faithful conversations on topics you are most interested in discussing. Contact: Pastor Sarah Fike

WNYG Summer Nights

Join us monthly over the summer to catch up, serve, and enjoy summer fun together! Contact: Brent Haglund

Summer Walking Group

Do you appreciate regular walks? Want to connect with others from St. Andrew for a time of exercise, meet some new people, and a brief scripture reading and devotion? Join the Wednesday evening Walking Group at 6:30PM. We plan to have two groups – one for speed walkers (approximately 16-17 minute mile pace) and one for casual walkers (approximate 20 minute mile pace). All are welcome! Please sign up to indicate your interest. Contacts: Kathryn Hernke or Shelley Luna

Outside the Lines Small Group

Outside the Lines Support Group is a small group learning together about how we as individuals, families and the church can be a fully welcoming congregation by including the LGBTQ+ community. Join leader Josh Eidem, a St. Andrew pastor, and others for conversation and support. The group discusses current events, reads articles and books, and other resources for discussion and learning. The group meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 6:30PM at St. Andrew (subjected to change based on…

A More Just World with Pastor Kelly Chatman

When it comes to matters of race in our community, St. Andrew is dedicated to helping create a more just world for all people through listening, learning, growing and acting differently. Our monthly listen and learning post will provide for us a dedicated evening a fellowship of people wanting to dedicate themselves to this process on an ongoing basis. Join one of the St. Andrew pastors and others from the St. Andrew community for conversation and learning about race and…

Popsicles in the Park

Age Range: Ages Birth – 5th grade Join St. Andrew Children’s Ministry staff and families for a popsicles and time to connect in fellowship! Make sure to register and watch our social media to find out which park we will be meeting at, as we will rotate around the city!

Popsicles in the Park

Join St. Andrew Children’s Ministry staff and families for a popsicles and time to connect in fellowship! Make sure to register and watch our social media to find out which park we will be meeting at, as we will rotate around the city! Location: Various parks – register to be emailed location – or watch Social Media! Contact: Shawna Berg

Vacation Bible School

Join St. Andrew for Hero Hotline VBS June 26-29, 2023 | 9:00 AM–12:00 PM Join St. Andrew for our Hero Hotline VBS on June 26-29, 2023! At Hero Hotline, we will learn that heroes are called to Follow Jesus! We will learn about how Jesus builds a team of heroes to spread the message of peace and love throughout the world! We will explore the ultimate Hero Handbook – the Bible – to discover Bible Heroes in the Old and…

Wine and Fellowship with Dave Allen and Pastor Matthew Fleming 

This event is for 21+ In order to create deeper connections between people around a shared interest, Wine and Fellowship is designed to be an informal learning and fellowship event around wine over the season of summer. Wine aficionados Dave Allen and Pastor Matthew Fleming will lead this group by sampling a wide variety of domestic and international wines from gewürztraminer to pinot grigio and wines that are red, white or pink. These wines could provide a fresh taste to…

Loom Knitting Class

Those with no loom knitting experience along with experienced loom knitters are invited to gather the first Wednesday of each month for an easy-to-learn hat knitting class and connect with others from St. Andrew. Lunch for registered participants will be available at noon, with instruction and knitting to begin at 12:30. 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…

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.…

Summer Social

Come and be social on Wednesdays in July for fellowship. There will be food trucks, entertainment, and building connections! There is something for everyone during our Summer Social! All are invited and don’t forget to bring a lawn chair! Contact: Pastor Sarah Fike

WNYG Summer Nights – July

Join the wider St. Andrew community for our summer social nights in July! There will be food trucks, music, games and time to connect. As a high school youth, we’ll stick around longer for a campfire and more fun. Contact: Brent Haglund

National Ice Cream Day Social

We will host an ice cream social after 9:00 and 10:30 AM worship to celebrate National Ice Cream Day!

Christmas In July Party

Age Range: Ages 3-5th grade Come celebrate Christmas in July! We will play games, drink frozen hot chocolate, have some pizza and do a white elephant gift exchange (bring a wrapped gift valued $5-10 to exchange).  Wear red and green or a Christmas shirt/sweater if you have one!

Christmas in July Party

Come celebrate Christmas in July! We will play games, drink frozen hot chocolate, have some pizza and do a white elephant gift exchange (bring a wrapped gift valued $5-10 to exchange). Wear red and green or a Christmas shirt/sweater if you have one! Contact: Shawna Berg

Middle School Summer Trip

We will partner with Service Learning Camps again to plan a week full of service and fun in Kansas City. This trip is for those in 6th-8th Grade. Please register as soon as possible! Cost: $495 ($150 deposit) Contact: Pastor Sarah Fike

Mystery Bus Camp

Mystery Bus Camp is back! Join as we go into the community for fun and service adventures! We are called to be Heroes in our Community – and that is what we will do! Activities will include a variety of bible study, service projects and fun field trips. Parents will receive a detailed itinerary of where we will be going 2 weeks prior to camp, but we ask that it remains a MYSTERY for the kids. Cost: $100 for 2…

Blood Drive

We are proud to partner again with the American Red Cross for our next blood drive on Tuesday, July 25th from 1-7 PM. Each pint of blood collected can help save up to three lives and will touch the lives of so many more. What a great way to pay it forward and make an impact on people in our community and across the country. Book your appointment, roll up your sleeve and become a part of the lifesaving mission…

Forest Hills Elementary School – Fall School Supply Drive and Teacher Support

Let’s come alongside Forest Hills Elementary School students to make sure they have a good 2023-24 school year! The 2023 Backpack Drive for school partners at Forest Hills Elementary School in Eden Prairie aims to provide backpacks and school supplies for 80 students in need. These supplies will be distributed by the school’s social worker. A specific shopping list for each grade is available upon signup. To give, follow this easy process: If you would like to make a monetary…

Como Zoo Scavenger Hunt

Join us for a fun afternoon and evening exploring Como Zoo. Come and go as you please. We will have a scavenger hunt with prizes! Come and go as your schedule allows. Please RSVP so we know who to expect! Contact: Pastor Sarah Fike

High School Summer Trip

Join us in Summer 2023 to a youth trip to Rainbow Trail Lutheran Camp for an amazing backpacking adventure in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado! We will have a Christ-centered adventure that will challenge you both physically and spiritually. Our group will be sent out in God’s beautiful creation with guides who are mature, experienced counselors with deep and active faith in Jesus Christ. Their passion for youth, faith, and the outdoors will amaze and inspire you! Rainbow Trail seeks…