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Steve Wood

A Noisy Day

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Dear St. Andrew’s Family, As we write this the sound of jackhammers, cement trucks, and other construction equipment can be heard across the campus (as well as inside our buildings).  Work continues apace and our campus is literally buzzing with activity. If you’ve been by the campus of late you will see that we’ve made…

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Rooted :: I Believe

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Bible Study Don’t just take our word for it . . . take His! We would encourage you to spend time examining the following Scriptures that shaped this sermon: Matthew 16.13-19, 28.18-20; John 20.30-31; Romans 1.3-4, 10.9-13, 12.2; 1 Corinthians 12.3, 15.3-7; Ephesians 4.17-25; Philippians 2.11; Jude Sermon Outline The transformation of Christian belief and…

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Israel Trip 2020

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Dear Friends, Imagine standing on the shore of the Sea of Galilee where Jesus restored Peter or standing atop Mt. Carmel where Elijah challenged the prophets of Baal.  What would it be like to walk through the crowded markets of Jerusalem and up the steps to the Temple ruins or visit the village of Magdala –…

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An Extraordinary Year

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To Our Dear St. Andrew’s Family, An Extraordinary Year In my 2017 parish year-end report I concluded with these words: “I don’t know what this next ministry year will bring us but it is a future we meet with God, of this we can be sure.  I keep a card in my desk drawer with…

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A Prayer of Thanksgiving

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Download a copy for printing. Accept, O Lord, our thanks and praise for all that you have done for us. We thank you for the splendor of the whole creation, for the beauty of this world, for the wonder of life, and for the mystery of love. We thank you for the blessing of family and friends, and…

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