Women’s Groups

The women’s groups at St. Andrew offer excellent opportunities for women to get together and grow in their faith and friendships.


3rd Saturday Women’s Bible Study

Age Range: Adult women

Days/Times: 3rd Saturday of each month, 8:30–9:30 AM

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 at pburkea@msn.com


Women of the Word (W.O.W.)—AM
God’s Story – Our Story, Old Testament Promise

Age Range: Adult women

Days/Times: Wednesdays 9:30–11:30 AM

Description: A women’s Bible study of faith and fellowship. Each week includes large group lecture, small group discussion and weekly homework assignments. Name of Study: God’s Story—Our Story, Old Testament Promise ($20) Written and designed by Pastor Matthew—We will be on the lookout for God’s promises in the Old Testament, and discover how they draw us into the story of God’s promises for us and for the whole world. The study is topical, with entry points on January 10 & 24, and February 7 & 21. For beginners through advanced! Childcare available with registration—$10 donation per week.

Contact: Laura Considine at 612.327.9260 or ldconsid3@aol.com


Women of the Word (W.O.W.)—PM

Age Range: Adult women

Days/Times: Thursdays 6:30–8:15 PM, starting September 14

Description: A women’s Bible study of faith and fellowship using DVD, workbook lessons, and small group discussions. For beginners and advanced! The evening group will use a Bible study called “Discerning the Voice of God” written by Priscilla Shirer.

Contact: Lori Goble at 952.484.6963 or lgoble82@yahoo.com


Band of Sisters

Age Range: 20–40-Something aged women

Days/Times: Thursday nights from 7:00–8:30 PM at Lunds and Byerly’s cafe area, Eden Prairie. First session will start Sept 14. OR
Friday mornings from 9:30–11:30 AM at St. Andrew in room 206. Childcare provided during AM group for $8/family per week. Scholarships available. First session will start on September 14.

Description: To connect 20–40-something aged women to Christ and to one another through book discussions and Bible studies. Focused on building authentic relationships, fun, and spiritual growth.

Contact: For more information on the Thursday night group contact Katie Mathias at Kathrynschank@gmail.com. For more information on the Friday morning group contact Leah Plath at plathhouse@aol.com.


50+ Followers

Age Range: 50+ Aged women

Days/Times: 1st and 3rd Mondays each month, 6:30–7:45 PM, beginning September 18

Description: Providing opportunities for building and nurturing supportive relationships among 50+ aged women through Christian study and service—with lots of fun and laughs in the process! Join us this fall as we read and view an Animate DVD which covers the topics of Prayer, Food, Worship, Sacraments, Money, Service and Community. The book is optional. The group will select a book for the second half of the year.

Contact: Linda Wilson at ljwilsonep@hotmail.com or Grace Stewart at gstew@comcast.net


Sewing the Word

Age Range: Adult women

Days/Times: Wednesdays from September–May, 9:15 AM–Noon

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 the orphanage in Honduras, Haiti, Florida, Texas, battered women’s shelters, police departments, Children’s Hospital, St. Joseph Home, PROP, and many other places.

Contact: Patti Hedlund at pattihed@hotmail.com


W.I.N.G.S. (Women in God’s Spirit) Service Team

Age Range: Adult women

Days/Times: Meets as necessary

Description: WINGS mission is to provide the community of St. Andrew opportunities for spiritual enrichment, service and fellowship through the planning of service projects, special events and activities. We serve at Feed My Starving Children, pack food for Messiah Lutheran Church, create baskets for Thanksgiving, Christmas & Easter, and sponsor the Women’s Fall Retreat at Spirit in the Pines, and coordinate Taste of Scandinavia, and the Upper Room.

Contact: Mary Ann Smith at maryhdwe@comcast.net or Linda Frey at linyloo@aol.com