Events and Registration
Church Closed May 27
St. Andrew will be closed Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day. Church offices will re-open Tuesday, May 28.
“A Salute to America” Picnic & Free Concert
Sunday, May 26, 5:30 p.m. Picnic by the Creek, 7:00 p.m. Sanctuary Concert
The community is invited to “A Salute to America” Memorial Day weekend free concert and family picnic. Picnic begins at 5:30 p.m. near the creek, and the concert begins at 7:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary.
Attendees are invited to bring a picnic supper, and St. Andrew will provide lemonade as well as games for children, including duck races at the creek. The concert will feature the St. Andrew Chancel Choir and Imperial Brass, performing a variety of patriotic and Americana music. A military honor guard will provide the presentation of the flags, and a special invitation is extended to all veterans as each branch of the military will be recognized during the program. Children will be invited to come forward during one of the concert pieces, waving American flags that will be given to them.
For more information call Chris Crook at 214-291-8002 or email email@example.com.
Communion Help is Needed
First Sunday of Each Month
Communion servers are needed for the 11:00 a.m. worship service on the first Sunday of each month. No prior experience needed; expert training will be provided. Contact: Rev. Steve Robertson, 214.291.8046.
Sunday, June 9, K-5th Grades
All students will begin attending their new small groups. What this means is that all students will attend the classroom that they will be in for the 2013/2014 school year.
Summer Fun Days
We are full for Summer 2013. Here is the information so you can plan for next summer.
Join us for Summer Fun Days filled with crafts, music, Bible stories, and more for children ages 6 months to 6 years. Scheduled Mondays and Wednesdays beginning Wednesday, May 29 and ending on Wednesday, August 14 (excluding VBS week and the week of July 4). Cost is $25 for the first child and $5 for each additional child. This year we are limiting the number of dates per family to 8 to allow for more families to enjoy the fun. Hours are from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Click here for informational flyer.
Questions: Contact Defae Weaver, Early Childhood Ministry Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Vacation Bible School at St. Andrew
Turn It Up! VBS
June 24-28, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Open to students age 4 thru rising 5th grade All Students MUST be 4 as of September 1,2012. $20 for first child,$15 for second child,$10 for third child and $5 for a fourth child.“Turn It Up” is a five-day VBS that takes a journey through the Bible, giving kids context for God's Big Story. Help kids discover how they can be a part of the story when they turn up the power of God's love in their life. Click here to register your child and see our volunteer opportunities.
Summer Camps At St Andrew
July 8-19, 9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Ages rising 3rd-rising 5th grade. $150.00 per child. Children will learn music,choreography and staging. Auditions will be held June 17 from 5pm-7pm in Andy's Place. Children will be expected to be "off book" (all lines and music memorized) by the first day of camp. Camp is on a first come first serve basis with limited space. After the camp is full we will create a waiting list. Click here to register.
July 22-26, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Ages rising K-rising 5th grade. $90 per child. The students will travel the world of science through the 5 senses (sight, sound, touch, smell, and taste). This camp is designed for students to investigate, observe, create, and build an appreciation of the world of science. Please have students wear comfortable clothing that can get messy.
Camp is on a first come first serve basis with limited space. After the camp is full we will create a waiting list. Click here to register.
August 7, 14 and 21, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Ages rising K-rising 5th grade. $25 for the first child and $5 for each additional child. Pixar Animation Studios has taken American cinema by storm. Their movies are both highly entertaining and surprisingly wise. This afternoon camp will watch a Pixar movie and have a devotion about the movie with a Christian perspective.
Wrestling with the "Big Questions"
Sundays through June 2, 9:30 a.m., Youth Commons
Youth Sunday School for grades 6-12. Each week we will be examining how the Bible answers some of the Big Questions that youth "wrestle" with on a daily basis.
MS & HS Mission Trip
June 16-22, 2013
To download adult forms (adults 18 & over), click here. This includes any Senior or Super Senior that will be 18 by June 22nd.
We're going to New Orleans! In coordination with the Epworth Project, we will work on rebuilding projects throughout the greater New Orleans area. We will travel by charter bus and stay at Aldersgate UMC in Slidell. Discounted rate of $375 through May 5th. Normal rate of $425 beginning May 6th. Last day to register is May 26th. Cost covers everything except 6 travel meals (total cash needed for travel meals = $50)
What is a Covenant Group? 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? Sign-up online: I am interested in a Covenant Group!
If you have any further questions regarding the Covenant Group Ministry, please contact Mack Abernathy at email@example.com.
Travel Ministry ~ Alaska Cruise, June 2014
The St. Andrew Travel Ministry is planning a 7-day Alaska cruise for June 2014. To sign up or for more information, call 214-291-8046 or email Rev. Steve Robertson.
Legal Aid of NW Texas
Monthly Clinics the Third Thursday of the Month, 6:00-8:30 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.
Go Green with Seven Loaves Food Pantry
Each pantry day there is a need for 3,200 grocery bags. Please collect your grocery bags and drop them off in the youth commons area.
Seven Loaves SOS
Pantry needs protein (meat, peanut butter), canned fruit and veggies, personal and household hygiene items.
Dire Need by Westside Clinic
Nurses, NPs, PAs & MDs Needed
The clinic provides primary care to over 1,200 indigent and uninsured per year in Collin County. Contact Jeannie at firstname.lastname@example.org or 972-689-4600.
Dave Ramsey Financial Peace University
June 23-August 18
Improve your money management in this 9-week video series by guru Dave Ramsey. Attend first class free before deciding. $95 per family. Childcare available. Click here for more information.
Young Adult Bible Study
Mondays, June 24-August 26 - St. Andrew-room 131
Join the Young Adult Summer Bible Study led by Arthur Jones. Click here to sign-up or just show up on Monday nights.
What Christians Believe
Sundays Through June 30, 9:30 a.m., Room 126
Join Rev. Steve Robertson for an 8-week series "What Christians Believe" exploring the doctrines of scripture, God, sin, salvation, Jesus Christ, grace, atonement, and faith.
Monday Evening Bible Study
Ongoing; Taught by Scott Engle
Mondays, 6:45-8:00 p.m., Piro Hall (no class on May 27)
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
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.