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Upcoming Events
OCT

25

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
OCT

26

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

29

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

02

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
NOV

04

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

05

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

Mostly Cloudy, 55 F

Thursday
     Showers. High: 57 Low: 47
Friday
     Mostly Cloudy. High: 59 Low: 48
Saturday
     Rain. High: 59 Low: 48
Sunday
     Showers. High: 55 Low: 44
Monday
     Cloudy. High: 56 Low: 45

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

St. Andrew’s Online

October 22, 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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Thou prepares a table before me in the presence of mine enemies:
thou anointest my head with oil;
my cup runneth over.’

                                                            Psalm 23: 5

          When I was a child, my father drove me along a road toward where a rainbow seemed to end just over the next hill. But no matter how far we traveled, we never reached the end of the rainbow. It was always ahead of us. Later, as a young adult, I discovered that no matter what I achieved, contentment stayed just out of reach.

          Today, I thank God for showing me that contentment is not a destination but a journey. Rather than becoming discontented and always looking for a better situation, I focus instead on the moments of joy and peace, contentment and success God gives me. May I always see the way my cup runneth over with God’s blessings.

In the Spirit of the Lord,
Pastor Melissa

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Upcoming Activities

Oct 27         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. Join us any Monday evening.

Oct 28         FORKids packing at the Food Bank  3:30pm-5:30pm
Food bank is located at 220 Thurston Ave, downtown Olympia.
Our future packing dates are Nov 25th and Dec 9th.

Nov 2         Thanksgiving Baskets
Tags will be available for food items needed to make baskets for community families in need. We receive names of families through our Preschool and Lydia Hawk Elementary. Please take as many tags as you are comfortable with and return the items by Sunday, Nov 23.

Nov 12       Harvest Choir Festival @ 5:30pm
Bring a dessert to share and come enjoy the music of our choirs. [if you would like to offer a musical piece please contact Maggie

Mission Opportunities

 FORKids Backpack program

NEEDED:  Shelf-stable Milk (no refrigeration needed), Fruit cups, applesauce lunch cups, pudding cups. Place in box on the floor inside Sanctuary doors

VOLUNTEER: 2nd & 4th Tuesdays, 3:30-5:30pm @ Food Bank (220 Thurston Ave, Olympia). Fill bags with food to be delivered to students in low income families to help get them through the weekend.

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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