Fourth Sunday of Easter (April 22, 2018)
8:00 Holy Eucharist, Rite I, Church
8:45 Nursery opens
9:15 Sunday School, upstairs
9:15 Adult Forum, Auditorium
10:15 Holy Eucharist, Rite II Church
11:30 Coffee hour, White Hall
Children's Choir Rehearsal, Auditorium
Lay Reader/Chalicer: Michael Snead
Greeter: Will King
Lay Reader/Chalicer: Bonnie Johnson and Kay Dahl
Acolytes: Jim Pickrell’s Team
Ushers: Drew Anderson and Molly Dey
Greeters: Ted Dey
Flowers Deliverer: Karen Mitchell
Altar Guild: Betty Wade Coyle, Hunter Costas and Bev Bullock
Brass Guild: Pat and Beau Hodge
Linens: Kacky Bryant
Nursery Helpers: Jessica Horner
Coffee Hour: Ann Dodson, Plan Giving, White Hall
Adult Forum: Please join us this morning at 9:15 a.m. in the Auditorium as we continue our three part series “The Birth of the Church: Studying the Acts of the Apostles (Part of the Good Book Club) with The Rev. John Rohrs. Join us on Sunday, April 22 when we will conclude our series and the forum for the summer.
College Care Packages: - The Women of St. Andrew’s are collecting goodies for St. Andrew’s college students’ final exam care packages. Contributions of cash (for postage) and goodies (such as individually wrapped baked goods, nabs, granola bars, nuts, cookies, microwave popcorn, gum and Pop Tarts). Please put your contributions of goodies in the church kitchen no later than Monday, April 23. Our 30+ college students always appreciate this ministry!
Youth Sunday will be April 29: Our beloved Youth Sunday service will be offered at our 10:15 a.m. service next Sunday. We will celebrate the gifts of our children and youth as they assist us in leading worship. We're looking for musicians, choristers, artists, readers, ushers, greeters, coffee hour entertainers, and more! Please contact Harper Bathel email@example.com to participate and offer your gifts.
Next EYC (open to grades 6 – 12): Join us on Sunday, May 6 as we enjoy an outing to Topgolf from 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. We will have a light lunch and fellowship. The cost for this event is $15. Friends are welcome. Parents, drivers are needed. Drop off and pick up will be St. Andrew’s. Please R.S.V.P. to Harper Bathel at firstname.lastname@example.org. Friends are welcome.
A special thank you to all who came to support our Peace Pilgrimage fundraiser at YNot Italian in Ghent on Wednesday. The proceeds raised will benefit our youth traveling in June to Northern Ireland where they will focus on peacemaking.
Men's Fellowship Breakfast - The group will gather on Wednesday, May 2 from 7:30-8:30 a.m. in White Hall. Our speaker will be The Rev. Jim Sell. He will read and discuss passages from his novel, The Face in the Jar, based on the gospels and book of Acts.
Dining Out for Life: "Mark your calendars and let all your friends know - ACCESS AIDS Care will hold their next Dining Out For Life on Thursday, April 26th. For more information please go to: https://www.diningoutforlife.com/about/. For the group of parishioner who traditionally dine out at Omar’s on this night that night this year will be Wednesday, May 2. Please let the Parish Office know if you will be attending email@example.com.
Nursery Volunteers: The new sign up poster is on the bulletin board leading to White Hall for April - June. Please consider signing up, thank you.
Are you looking for a great summer camp? Camp Chanco is the place to go! While at Chanco, campers enjoy activities such as archery, sailing, paddle boarding, arts and crafts, bonfires, skits, bible study, games, high and low ropes course, zip lines and more! Visit www.chanco.org for more information, dates of camp sessions, and easy online registration or call us at 888-7CHANCO (888-724-2626). Also, don’t forget about Chanco on the James 50th anniversary celebration is the weekend of May 4th through May 6th. Come celebrate 50 years of a place that has touched so many lives!
Annual Parish Meeting/Parish Life Breakfast: Please mark your calendars to attend the annual parish meeting/Parish Life breakfast next Sunday, May 6 at 9:00 a.m. in White Hall. Signup sheet for the breakfast is located at the information table leading to White Hall.
Our Blood Drive is coming on May 9th from 1:00 - 7:00 p.m. Sometimes we all need to be reminded of the statistics: more than 41,000 blood donations are needed every day in the U.S. This comes out to just under 15 million units that are needed annually. How many blood donors are there? About 9.2 million, although 38% of us are eligible to donate blood, only about 10% of us actually do and many give no more than once per year
Vases needed - Our fabulous Flower Deliverers (who break down out altar arrangements each week and take them to parishioners) are in need of new simple glass vases. If you have extras that you could donate, please bring them to the Flower Guild Room. Thank you!
St. Andrew's Yoga – Please join us for our next yoga class taught by Brian Dunning (firstname.lastname@example.org at 1 p.m. in White Hall) next Thursday, April 26.