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Upcoming Events
SEP

24

WED
Praise Band
5:45 PM to 6:30 PM
Chancel Choir
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Practice
SEP

27

SAT
Community Dinner at St. Benedict's
3:00 PM to 5:30 PM
At St. Benedict’s Episcopal, 910 Bowker St. SE
St. Andrew’s helps set up, serve, and clean up a free hot meal for low income and homeless in our community. Your help provides a meaningful service. Call Rich Green to volunteer 943-9290
SEP

28

SUN
Celebration Worship
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Celebration Worship - 9:00 AM
Adult Sunday School - 10:00 AM
Traditional Worship 11:00 AM
Children's Church - 11:00 AM
Adult Sunday School
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM

Sundays @ 9:30 am
(In the Choir Room)
John Carter, is leading a new study called:
“Experiencing the Bible Again for the First Time”.
  Written for those who hunger to know and engage the Bible at deeper levels. This study provokes inquiry, welcomes questions, engages the imagination and encourages listening for and discovering the word of God in ourselves and others.
By engaging the three centers of learning: head, heart, and gut, participants encounter and engage the biblical story and tradition to find meaning for their own lives and movement toward transformation.
Traditional Worship
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Celebration Worship - 9:00 AM
Adult Sunday School - 10:00 AM
Traditional Worship 11:00 AM
Children's Church - 11:00 AM
Children's Church
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Celebration Worship - 9:00 AM
Adult Sunday School - 10:00 AM
Traditional Worship 11:00 AM
Children's Church - 11:00 AM
Korean UMC
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
OCT

01

WED
Praise Band
5:45 PM to 6:30 PM
Chancel Choir
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Practice
OCT

05

SUN
Celebration Worship
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Celebration Worship - 9:00 AM
Adult Sunday School - 10:00 AM
Traditional Worship 11:00 AM
Children's Church - 11:00 AM
Adult Sunday School
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM

Sundays @ 9:30 am
(In the Choir Room)
John Carter, is leading a new study called:
“Experiencing the Bible Again for the First Time”.
  Written for those who hunger to know and engage the Bible at deeper levels. This study provokes inquiry, welcomes questions, engages the imagination and encourages listening for and discovering the word of God in ourselves and others.
By engaging the three centers of learning: head, heart, and gut, participants encounter and engage the biblical story and tradition to find meaning for their own lives and movement toward transformation.
Traditional Worship
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Celebration Worship - 9:00 AM
Adult Sunday School - 10:00 AM
Traditional Worship 11:00 AM
Children's Church - 11:00 AM
Children's Church
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Celebration Worship - 9:00 AM
Adult Sunday School - 10:00 AM
Traditional Worship 11:00 AM
Children's Church - 11:00 AM
Korean UMC
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
OCT

07

TUE
Finance Committee Meeting
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
OCT

08

WED
Praise Band
5:45 PM to 6:30 PM
Chancel Choir
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Practice
Bible Search
Weather
Lacey, WA

Light Rain, 58 F

Monday
     Showers. High: 72 Low: 57
Tuesday
     Rain. High: 69 Low: 60
Wednesday
     Showers. High: 71 Low: 55
Thursday
     Scattered Thunderstorms. High: 71 Low: 51
Friday
     Partly Cloudy. High: 70 Low: 49

St. Andrew’s Connection
‘Building a community together that explores
faith & experiences God’
 

St. Andrew’s Online

September 10, 2014

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St. Andrew's Preschool Registration 2014-2015

Fill out the information at this link and return it to the office with a $110.00 non-refundable registration fee to guarantee your child’s placement for next year. A full Registration packet will need to be filled out and returned to the office, packets will be handed out at the Parent Orientation in August. Please check the class you wish for your child to attend. We register on a first come first registered basis, we will not be able to hold spots for children until this form is filled out and the registration fee is paid.
Thank you, Kathy Bowen, Preschool Director 360-491-2030

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 A clergy collogue sent me this update on Dr. Pierre Manya and the medical mission in the Congo. A doctor couple who are friends of hers recently went to work.

“We always hope when we come back (to the Congo) that the number of kids needing help with nutrition will be way down. But every time it seems worse and these past months were no exception! First day, Lori was down for the program, we checked 71 kids! We still have about 20 that are critical and managed to keep some of them in the hospital to feed especially, to help them.

For many families, this is harvest season, and the whole family moves out to the gardens to work. This can be as much as 10 miles from the village where they live! Therefore the kids go too! When they come back for a checkup, we see many slip even further! Pray! It is so hard for the mothers to balance all the needs of the family and the work that needs to be done!

We keep trying to give extra food and needed medical care. Out of the blue, one “little” girl showed up with her grandmother. Two years ago her sister brought her, she was 12 months old and weighed 6 pounds! Her mother had died at birth. We got her up to 8 pounds then they disappeared! This year the grandmother showed up in January for a while, then again now. The girl is almost 3 but weighs only 12 pounds and does not sit, or stand or talk! We keep trying and teaching! Pray!”

 

Dr. Manya coordinates all the U.S. medical volunteers, teaches doctors and nursing staff, while writing grants, soliciting and distributing supplies in his rural area. He manages 1 hospital, 6 clinics, and dozens of people who travel from village to village to educate people and help determine who should travel the unpaved often rough roads by car or on foot to the hospital.

 

Last year we voted to support Dr. Manya’s ministry in our sister conference the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Please keep him and his workers in your prayers as they face increasing death rates from poor nutrition and infectious diseases like malaria, Hiv/AIDs and the latest ebola!

 

We will be taking a special offering this Sunday to support his work.

 

In the Spirit of the Lord,
Pastor Melissa

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Upcoming Activities

 

Sept 14       Congo Special Offering - both services


St. Andrew’s is sponsoring a medical missionary in central DR Congo. They are currently bracing for an outbreak of the Ebola virus while trying to increase their ability to offer ‘general family’ medical care now that most of the rebel fighting has died down in their area. Donations provide medical equipment and resources as well as salary support which allows Dr. Manya to train and supervise doctors, nurses and volunteers for all the United Methodist medical facilities in his area.

 

Sept 15       Monday Evening Bible Study @ 6:30pm- 7:30pm


‘Christian History Made Easy’ - Join Pastor Melissa for a fun and enjoyable look at Christianity through the real-life stories of ordinary people who transformed the world through their faith. Sign-up on the Bulletin Board so we can ensure we have materials for everyone. **  $10 donation for materials would be appreciated

 

Oct 21         All Church Conference @ St. Andrew’s
5:30pm       Potluck (bring salad or dessert to share)
6:30pm       Meeting with District Superintendent Rev. Cara Scriven

 

Mission Opportunities

 

FORKids Backpack program

 

Donations NEEDED:  Oatmeal, Fruit cups, applesauce lunch cups, pudding cups. Place in box on the floor inside Sanctuary doors

 

VOLUNTEER:  2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month from 3:30pm-5:30pm
at the Food Bank (220 Thurston Ave, Olympia) filling bags for kids.

 

Items we collect Year Round

                   Besides food for the school bags and the Food Bank we collect:

 

Aluminum Cans – we recycle and the $ goes for Missions. Place in the small house to the left of the dumpster in parking lot.

 

Hygiene items – for homeless. Especially needed are trial size soaps, shampoos, and toothpaste. Also toothbrushes, toilet paper, diapers, and feminine product. Must be new still in packaging. Place in ‘Donation’ bin across from Pastors’ Office

 

Plastic Shopping Bags & Empty Egg Cartons that hold a dozen eggs: Food bank could use your clean plastic shopping bags and empty egg cartons to use in passing out food to families. Please put in the Food Bank bin just inside the Sanctuary doors.

 

Contact Us  
St. Andrew's United Methodist
Mailing address: PO Box 3866, Lacey 98509
Church location:
540 School St. SE Lacey, Washington 98503
Telephone: 360-491-2030
Email Us
Regular Schedule  
Sunday
  • CELEBRATION EARLY WORSHIP
    9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
  • ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL
    9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
  • TRADITIONAL WORSHIP
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • CHILDREN"S CHURCH
    11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Affiliations  
Announcements  
Donate and General Offerings

 

Your giving makes a significant difference!

Your giving is an act of worship and makes possible the ministry of changing lives, transforming communities and renewing the church. We are grateful for your support as St. Andrew’s strives to be a tangible presence of Jesus Christ in our neighborhood and world.  Click here to make online contributions to St. Andrew’s - you will be redirected to eservicepayments.com which is a secure site. You may make donations from checking, savings, or credit cards (Visa, Mastercard or Discover). ** St. Andrew’s United Methodist is a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization. ***please note that approximately 3.5% of your gift is kept by our account processor as a fee.

Disaster Relief

How to give in response to disaster through our connection. When disaster hits, the United Methodist connection responds.
The United Methodist Church is uniquely situated to respond to disasters because of its churches in almost every county and community across the United States and the worldwide Methodist connection with annual conferences, central conferences, and autonomous partner churches on five continents.
As a disaster unfolds, the United Methodist Committee on Relief is in contact with annual conference leadership to offer assistance.
UMCOR is the not-for-profit humanitarian arm of The United Methodist Church and is part of the Board of Global Ministries. Since 1940, UMCOR's mission - providing relief in disaster areas, aiding refugees and confronting the challenges of global health and poverty - has helped heal the hurts of humanity in nearly 100 countries.
LEARN MORE OR DONATE TO: www.umcor.org

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES
Current Announcements

Upcoming Activities

United Methodist Market – The shopping portal explained in the bulletin insert last month has changed names. Go to http://www.umcmarket.net/   Start here for all your internet shopping and St. Andrew’s will receive a donation at no cost to you. The market has already raised $54,000 for United Methodist churches.

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Small Group Meetings – EVERYBODY WELCOME:

Adult Sunday School will begin at 9:30am and will end at 10:30 when the choir starts to practice. Childcare is available in the Nursery during this time.

Singles Luncheon Group –  meets 3rd Wednesday of each month at Colonial Inn at 11:00am   For ALL singles (widowed, never been married, divorced, separated, etc.) Lunch is $5.50  Contact: Chris Regester

No-host After Church lunch – meets every Sunday after 11:00 service for lunch at Emperor’s Palace (on Martin)

 

 

 

 

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