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Steve Wood

Caring for the Church

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Dear St. Andrew’s Family, In the last few days, under the leadership of our Vestryman, Chris Brooks, along with Kay Boggs, Deb Sprayberry, Doug Barnett, Carol Manning, and Sandra Anderson have met together to brainstorm ways in which we can serve each other in the days and weeks ahead. I am grateful for their leadership…

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Staying Healthy at Church

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Dear St. Andrew’s Church Family, Desiring to be proactive in our response to the Coronavirus we have sought the counsel of medical professionals with regard to our common life at St. Andrew’s.  As you might expect, they advised me to help diffuse the anxiety being felt by some by reminding folks that common-sense practices: washing…

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The Final Countdown

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Dear St. Andrew’s Family, The final countdown has begun! Our next semester of ministry and worship will be in our new space. Praise the Lord! If you’ve driven down Venning recently you’ll see that our construction has reached the point where the infrastructure all but been completed and finishing work is now beginning. A significant…

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Marking Milestones

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Dear St Andrew’s Family, Our construction project has reached an exciting phase; we’re beginning to check off portions that are being completed! As you’ll see in the photo, we are now under roof!  (Click on the photo to see a larger version.) And, with the roofing in place you get a good sense of what…

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Exterior Walls and Interior Framing

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Q & A on our Construction Process: Question: How is construction moving along? Answer: After demolition was completed in summer of 2018, Hill Construction projected a two-year process to rebuild our campus.  That timeframe still holds. We expect to gain occupancy in the summer of 2020 – which means we are now under a year!!…

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Search Me, O God

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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: Psalm 139.23-24, John 16.7-11 Sermon Outline God will speak to you by his Word, through his Spirit. God will sometimes speak to you through another person. Examine your…

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One Year of Construction

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One year ago this week we gathered in our parking lot for a ground-breaking celebration.  It marked the end of the demolition of the burned remains of the Ministry Center and the beginning of our new construction.  Hard to believe all that has taken place this past year on our campus (read our previous updates)…

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