Events and Registration
All Saints Worship
Saturday, November 1, 5:30 p.m. and Sunday, November 2, 9:30 & 11:00 a.m.
Join us as we remember, honor and celebrate, with special music and prayers, those saints who have impacted our lives.
Mark Your Calendar: Special Worship Services Upcoming
Service of Thanksgiving
Sunday, November 16, 11:00 a.m., Sanctuary
A creative, narrative worship experience involving children, youth, and adults themed around praise to God in this season of Thanksgiving.
Christ the King
Sunday, November 23, 9:30 and 11:00 a.m., Sanctuary
A powerful musical worship experience celebrating the Lordship of Jesus Christ on this final Sunday of the Christian year; includes the dramatic reading of the names of Christ from each book of the Bible.
Annual Church Conference
Sunday, November 16, 2:30 p.m., Festival Hall
All are invited to 1) celebrate the ministries and mission of the congregation, 2) elect church officers and leaders for 2015, 3) worship through song, and 4) lift up our church’s mission and people through prayer and intercession. Childcare available.
"A St. Andrew Christmas" Holiday Concert
Musical Favorites of the Season from Choirs, Bells, and Orchestra
Sunday, December 14, 4:00 & 7:00 p.m.
Outdoor Live Nativity, 5:45-6:45 p.m.
This exciting event will be a musical extravaganza of traditional and contemporary holiday favorites featuring choirs, bells, professional orchestra, and the ever-popular carol sing. Doors will open 30 minutes before each show. Tickets can be purchased here or by calling 469-385-1810. People needing handicap assistance or special seating can call or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are also excited to announce the addition of a live outdoor nativity between concerts, 5:45-6:45 p.m.
Shop Online and Benefit St. Andrew!
UMCmarket.org is a shopping portal developed in cooperation with the General Council of Finance and Administration of The United Methodist Church that will pay a rebate to our church on purchases with no increased costs to you. Once you register your email and select St. Andrew United Methodist Church as the recipient, anywhere from 1% to 9% of your total comes back to St. Andrew from the retailers. Thank you for supporting St. Andrew through your online shopping!
“Songs of The Well” CD on Sale
Get your copy of the “Songs of The Well” CD! For only $5, you can purchase this incredible worship EP outside of the bookstore and at the Connection Corner. Songs include How Great Thou Art, Give Me Eyes to See, Reign in Us, At the Foot of the Cross and Rest in You.
Download the St. Andrew App
You can now stay connected to St. Andrew through your mobile device. To download the St. Andrew app, search “St Andrew UMC Plano” in the App Store. It is good for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android Phone, Android Tablet and Kindle. Click here for more information.
A Christmas Party Big Enough for the Entire Family!
Wednesday, December 3
5:00-6:15 p.m., Dinner and Family Crafts
6:30-7:30 p.m., Family Experience
Come for the spaghetti dinner and fun family crafts! You can make a plate and an Advent wreath. Dinner will be offered at $8.00 for adults and $5.00 for children with a family max of $20.00. The "Make a Plate" will be $7.00 each. Click here to register for both.
After dinner and crafts we will head over to Smith Worship center for the 6:30 p.m. performance of the Jingle Jam Family Experience.
Children’s Music Ministry
All children Kindergarten-5th grade are invited to sing in children’s choirs! 3rd-5th graders are invited to ring in chime choir! Join the fun as we lead worship with music. Kindergarten: JoNell Lindh; 1st & 2nd grade: Brenda Potter; 3rd-5th grade: Claire McNeill. Click here for more information.
Students can sell poinsettias to earn money towards the ski trip until November 11. Cost is $15. Students earn $8 for every poinsettia they sell. Poinsettias may be picked up on November 24 from the Youth Commons area. Order forms and instructions for selling may be picked up in the youth office. You can also purchase at the tables that will be set up outside Smith Worship Center, the bookstore, and in the Youth Rotunda on October 26, November 2, and November 9 before and after the services. Proceeds from these sales go to the general youth scholarship fund.
Ski Trip 2014
Ski Trip Registration is now closed! We are accepting registrations for the waiting list at this time. Register for the waiting list by clicking here. If you need to make a payment, you can do so by clicking here or by mailing or bringing in a check to the church. All payments and forms are due by December 5.
Forms Needed for the Ski Trip:
2015 Adult Medical Release Form (for adults going on the trip)
Background Check Form (for adults going on the trip)
Covenant groups are small groups of guys or girls all of the same age and gender that come together and meet on a regular (weekly) basis. They have one (or two) primary leader(s) who are committed to setting a Godly example and pouring into the lives of the youth in their group. The groups are structured around the Bible and creating strong, authentic Christian fellowship among group members.
Are you a student interested in being in a covenant group or are you an adult interested in leading one? Click here to sign up.
If you have any further questions regarding the Covenant Group Ministry, please contact Mack Abernathy.
Lunch with the Pastor / Joining Day
November 16, 12:00-1:30 p.m., Piro Hall
Considering church membership? Bring the family and join Sr. Pastor Robert Hasley and the staff of St. Andrew for lunch. There will be a short joining ceremony at the conclusion for those who decide to become members. For more information and to RSVP sign up here.
Ever Considered Playing in the St. Andrew Church Orchestra?
Whether you currently play in a band or orchestra or it’s been years since you picked up that instrument, we want you to be a part of our ensemble. To find out more information, please contact Terry Metzger.
Joseph's Coat Giveaway
Saturday, November 8, 9:00 a.m.-.Noon, Smith Worship Center
Joseph’s Coat will distribute coats to over 950 children in the community on Saturday, November 8 from 9:00 a.m.-noon. Recipients must be registered food pantry clients by October 11, 2014.
DONATE! You can help Joseph's Coat by donating new or gently used (like new) children's coats for boys and girls. Go to our wish list we have created through Amazon to purchase coats individually and have them shipped directly to Seven Loaves Community. If you have a Prime Account with Amazon the shipping will be free. Click here to view a list of items needed. Donation deadline is Wednesday, November. 5.
Items can be dropped off in the marked bins located in Youth Commons or the outdoor donation bin at the north end of the parking lot off Mira Vista Blvd.
Sunday, November 16, 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., North Parking Lot
Walk-ups are welcome, but those with appointments will be taken first. Please have a good meal and drink plenty of fluids before your donation.
Thanksgiving Food Distribution Day
Friday, November 21, 4:00-6:00 p.m., North Parking Lot
Click here for a list of items needed
Seven Loaves Community is collecting items for the Thanksgiving Food Distribution Day that takes place on Friday, November 21. Drop your donations off in the marked bins located in the Youth Commons area. Donation deadline is Monday, November 17.
A volunteer schedule is available through our online system. Click here to volunteer.
Christmas Gift Card Drive
Seven Loaves Community is collecting $10 Target and Walmart gift cards for Christmas to distribute to our Food Pantry clients’ children. Gift cards can be placed in kiosk mail slot located in the Mission Center or contact the Missions office during office hours at 214-291-8038.
Legal Aid of NW Texas
Monthly Clinics the Third Thursday of the Month, 5:00-8:00 p.m.
Legal Aid of NW Texas holds monthly Plano clinics at Seven Loaves Food Pantry. Attorneys and legal aids, this is your chance to use your gifts to help those in need. Click here to visit the Legal Aid of NW Texas website for more information.
Shop at Kroger and Benefit Seven Loaves Community
Register Your Kroger Plus Card
Support Seven Loaves Community through the Kroger Community Rewards Program by registering your Kroger Plus Card and linking our organization number 54078 to your Kroger card! Click here to get started. Thank you for supporting Seven Loaves Community!
Shop at Tom Thumb and Benefit Seven Loaves Community
Click here to link your Tom Thumb Good Neighbor Card
Support Seven Loaves Community through the Tom Thumb Good Neighbor Program by linking your Reward Card. Thank you for supporting Seven Loaves Community! Seven Loaves Community (Common Unity, Inc.) Good Neighbor charity #13316.
Monday Evening Bible Study
Ongoing; Taught by Scott Engle
Mondays, 7:00-8:15 p.m., Piro Hall * will not meet 10/27 & 11/3
Join this year-round Monday night Bible study with Scott Engle. Group format is interactive with both lecture and discussion time. The group is open to all and no registration required. Invite your friends and come join Scott.
Tuesday Lunchtime Bible Study
Ongoing; Taught by Scott Engle
Tuesdays, 11:45 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Piro Hall *will not meet 10/28 & 11/4
A Bible study that digs deep into the Bible and into theology. The format is interactive with time for discussion, Q&A, and some lecture. This is a year-round study—no need to register.