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Congregational Letters

Outdoor Worship at the Farmers Market

By Congregational Letters

Dear Friends, Scripture sketches a picture of the early church in Acts 2:42: And they devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers. (ESV). We do sit under the Apostles’ teaching when we gather online but we’re missing so much more and we know most are eager to…

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Caring for the Church

By Congregational Letters

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

By Congregational Letters

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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Big Slab, Big Cranes

By Beauty From Ashes, Congregational Letters

Dear St. Andrew’s Family, After one of the wettest Decembers in history work progresses daily at our construction site.  Much of it these past several weeks has taken place out of sight as the workers have been busy tearing up the concrete pad inside the portion of the Ministry Center that was salvageable.  Huge trenches…

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Israel Trip 2020

By Congregational Letters

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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