St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church
      Founded 1744

 

Special Parish Announcements

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 19 ST. ANDREW'S DAY SERVICE: The Rt. Rev. Mariann Budde will celebrate, preach and confirm on November 19th.Our one service is at  10:00am. After the service is complete, please join us for fellowship and food at our potluck luncheon where we will greet and honor Bishop Mariann and all those confirmed, received and reaffirmed in Christ this day. Bring a dish to eat and share! https://pixel-geo.prfct.co/cs/?partnerId=opxhttps://pixel-geo.prfct.co/cs/?partnerId=pubhttps://pixel-geo.prfct.co/cs/?partnerId=rbcn

We are stewards of the mysteries of God.”   1 Corinthians 4: 1
O, God, our loving Creator and Giver of all good gifts, bless our parish, strengthen our faith and grant us the spirit of Christian stewardship so that we may give generously of our time, talent and treasure to spread Your kingdom here in our church and throughout the world. We pray with grateful hearts, in Jesus’ name. Amen.

Our Stewardship Drive continues, please return your pledge card before the November 19 deadline so our Vestry can make timely decisions on our parish budget.
Thank You! to those who have completed and returned a commitment card. Your stewardship practices sustain the mission and ministries of the parish!

HISTORY SUNDAY - Sunday, 03 December will be our last history Sunday for 2017.  Please join us at 9:30 in the Parish Hall for a talk about the cemeteries of St. Mary's County from Rob Gibbs of the St. Mary's County Historic Preservation Commission.


ST. ANDREW'S DAY SERVICE: MARK YOUR CALENDARS. Just a reminder that on November 19th, we will be having a combined service at10:00 AM for the Bishop's Visitation.After the service is complete, please join us for fellowship and food at our potluck luncheon. Please look for a sign- up sheet in the parish hall in the coming weeks

Celebrating our 250th Anniversary of St. Andrew's

During the Adult Forums on Sunday (9:30-10:15am) we are studying the history of St. Andrews to learn more about the parish’s early years. On Sunday, November 5th our speaker, Jeanne Pirtle, Education Director at  Sotterly Plantation will be with us.   Plan to join us for this interesting discussion to help us understand the history of our Parish

THE SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION AND RECEPTION

On St. Andrew's Day this year, November 19, Bishop Budde will make her visitation to the parish for a celebration to include confirmation and reception of those young and adults who are interested in a deeper commitment to their spiritual journey.If you are interested in receiving this sacrament, please be in touch with The Rector. Adult Inquirer's Classes will be schedule in preparation for the Bishop's visit.

OUTREACH FOOD COLLECTION FOR THANKSGIVING -
Thank you all for your kind generosity on donating non-perishables and monetary donations to the HOPE food pantry/Church of the Ascension. For the remainder of November, we will continue to collect non-perishables in an effort to restock the pantry shelves beyond the holidays!

ANGEL TREE for Christmas

Additionally, it is never too early to begin thinking about Christmas. I will have the Angel Wreath up this weekend with tags for 20 kids who could use our help with having a great Christmas. I will have full instructions out for you complete with packaging and return by dates all near the wreath this weekend. Thank you for your continued support in serving our community.

PLEASE JOIN US FOR WORSHIP AND FELLOWSHIP ON SUNDAYS AT 8:00 OR 10:30 AM

An Online Pledge Form is Available.  Thank you for your generous suppot.