NEWS AND EVENTS


All Church

Worship Together With Your Children on April 30

Parents are encouraged to bring their children to either the Sanctuary or Smith Worship Center on the fifth Sunday of the month, where they can experience worship as a family.

ChurchOne Celebration Sunday

Sunday, April 30, 10:15 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Food Stations; Come and Go
Tour the church campus to visit areas included in our Master Plan renovation and expansion. See the vision for the future of St. Andrew!

Bells, Brass & Pipes Concert “From Sea to Shining Sea”

May 7, 4:00 p.m., Sanctuary
Bells of St. Andrew will join with Imperial Brass and Dr. Jonathan Gregoire at the magnificent Letourneau organ to present a concert for the whole family to enjoy. This year’s concert, “From Sea to Shining Sea”, will present a musical tapestry of American favorites.

“Salute to America” Memorial Weekend Concert

May 28, 4:00 p.m., Sanctuary
Imperial Brass and the Chancel Choir will combine to present an exciting, patriotic, musical experience. Children are invited to participate in a flag-waving processional. Event is free. Fun for the whole family!

Joining Day Luncheon

Sunday, June 4, 12:00-1:15 p.m., Piro Hall
Click here to register

Learn about our church and membership expectations. There will be an opportunity for those who want to join after lunch.


Children

Baptism Classes

Taught by Kim Meyers and held on the 4th Sunday of the month. Click here for more information or Contact Kim.

Summer Fun Days

Enrollment is full and the waitlist is at capacity.
Join St. Andrew Children's Ministries for our 7th Annual 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 31 and ending on Wednesday, August 9 (excluding VBS week and the week of July 4). Cost is $25 for the first child and $5 for each additional child per day. Please choose a total of 8 days per child to allow for more families to enjoy the fun. Hours are from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Questions: Contact Defae Weaver.

Summer Camps

All Camps are for Rising K-5th Grade
VBS  |  June 19-22, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.  |  Every child is uniquely wired and wonderfully made in the image of God. This summer, discover how the Creator of all things created us to know and love him. ($25 and $15 for each additional family member)
Click here to register your child for VBS
Click here to register as an adult volunteer
Click here to register as a teen (current 5th-11th grader) volunteer

Movie Madness  |  July 17 & 19, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. ($25 and $15 for each additional family member)
Click here to register for July 17
Click here to register for July 19

Science Camp  |  July 24-28, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. ($90)
This is a hands-on science camp where the children will rotate through different classrooms conducting various experiments.
Click here to register

Music Camp  |  July 24-28, 1:00-5:00 p.m. ($90)
This year, our music camp will culminate in a musical! Each day from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m., kids will learn music, dialogue, and choreography, and on Friday, we will present a show at 6:00 p.m. in Smith Worship Center. If attending all day, students must bring their own lunch. The music camp is hosted by the music department. Contact Taylor Davis or Ryan Mansfiled for more information. The children's department is excited that we are partnering together so we can provide and all-day camp experience.
Click here to register

Camp Bridgeport  |   July 10-14. This camp is full with a waiting list. Please contact Bridgeport Camp to get on the waiting list.

Sky Ranch Launch Camp  |  June 26-30. Info available on the Sky Ranch web page.


Students

United Night Outdoor Coffee House

April 30, 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Our final United Night will be an outdoor “Coffee House” night for both middle school and high school students. Weather permitting, we’ll enjoy our amazing patio near the creek. If you have a talent you’d like to share, contact the Student Ministry staff.

Student Ministry Master Plan Meeting

May 7, Noon, Smith Worship Center
Robert Hasley, Arthur Jones and Michael Agnew will share future plans for the Student’s area, as a part of the ChurchOne campaign. Lunch will be served; RSVP to Lynn Clark by April 27.  Our excitement is building!

Fifth Grade Parents TAKEOFF Meeting

May 12, 7:00 p.m., Room 234
Click here to register
Ready for the launch into middle school? Parents, you are invited to attend the TAKEOFF meeting. Come meet the Student Ministry staff and learn about St. Andrew’s programs for 6th-12th graders. Your 5th grader will be moving up June 4, and will be eligible to attend lots of great Student Ministry events this summer! We’ll be there to answer all of your questions and tell you about Summer Kickoff, Mission Trip, Camp Impact, Marathon Night and all of our programs. We’ll even have an overnight lock-in for the 5th graders after the meeting on May 12. Questions: contact Devin Dusek.

Senior Celebration and Luncheon

May 14, 10:50 a.m. Traditional Service
Click here to register for the service and luncheon
Join us this Mother’s Day as we celebrate the Class of 2017. We will recognize our seniors and hear their upcoming plans. For questions or more information, contact Holly Blais.

Student Ministry Mission Trip to Baton Rouge

June 11-17
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All middle school and high school students and their parents are invited to attend our summer mission trip.  We’ll travel to Baton Rouge to repair damage incurred during last summer’s devastating floods.  Consider making this life-changing experience into a family service event. Questions, contact Lynn Clark.

High School Lighthouse Groups

Lighthouse Groups are small, student-led  groups that meet weekly to foster friendships, accountability and spritual growth. Don’t underestimate the power of a being in a Lighthouse Group! Times and places to be anounced, but if you are interested in joining one this school year, you may contact Michael Agnew.

Middle School 412

Sundays, 6:00-7:30 p.m., Festival Hall
412 is our weekly youth group for all St. Andrew Middle School students (6th-8th grade). This is a night where they all gather for worship, fellowship, and fun. Note the NEW earlier time. Contact Middle School Coordinator Devin Dusek with questions.


Adults

Connection Groups Spring Series: “Who Is Andrew?”

Groups Meet April 29/30-May 20/21
Click here to join a group
Connection Groups are small groups where adults connect through fellowship, friendship, and faith journeys. Join a group this spring as we walk through the life of the disciple Andrew and discover what it means to live as passionate servants of Christ in every part of our lives.

Carter BloodCare Blood Drive

May 7, 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., North Parking Lot
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Give the give of life. Please have a good meal and drink plenty of fluids before donating. Walk ups are welcomed.

Charles Stokes Seminary Education Scholarship Golf Tournament

May 8, Prestonwood Country Club, 15909 Preston Rd, Dallas, TX 75248
Click here for more information

Click here to register online
Click here to download the tournament brochure
The Charles Stokes Seminary Education Scholarship Fund provides scholarship funds each semester to qualified applicants who show gifts for a promising future in church leadership. It is our belief that by affirming these men and women and supporting them both spiritually and financially, we can continue the mission of the church by ensuring strong leadership for the future.

PALS Hosting Spring Senior Adult Event at St. Andrew

May 10, 11:00 a.m
You are invited to a special musical program in the Sanctuary presented by the St. Andrew music department. Lunch to follow in Piro Hall, $10. RSVP by May 8, Kay Richardson or 214.291.8093.

GriefShare

Ongoing Every Second and Fourth Sunday Year Round  |  4:00 p.m., Room 131, Led by Rev. Jennifer Arnold
If you are grieving the loss of a loved one, you can benefit greatly from meeting with others who understand the deep hurt you feel. Our video-based grief support group meets year-round twice a month, and you may start attending at any time.

Prom Closet

Prom Closet 2017 is closed. Other facilities offering prom dresses that you can contact are:

We’re All About the Dress
Janie Tillery-Wood
6242 Rufe Snow Drive, Suite 212
North Richland Hills 
817.412.0727
dressyjanie@aol.com

Allen Community Outreach
801 E Main St, Allen, TX 75002
972.727.9131

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.