Virtual Worship & Announcements for March 7-8

Virtual Worship & Announcements for March 7-8

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Now, two options: Traditional Worship or Contemporary Praise.
SCROLL DOWN to watch either service and check the ANNOUNCEMENTS below to learn more about what’s happening around St. Andrew’s virtual community:

Latest News …
  • St. Andrew is OPEN for In-Person Worship on Sundays at 8:00, 9:30 and 11:00 am and for Small Group Communion on Mondays. Capacity is limited and registration is required. Registration will open on Tuesdays for the week ahead. Get information and links HERE.
  • RETURN/RECEIVE: Series for Lent – continues on Wednesdays and Sundays.  Sin turns us away from God. Yet, no matter how far we stray, God always desires that we RETURN to Him. And when we return, we RECEIVE. All Lenten worship will be released online.  Get details HERE.
  • Looking for Daily Inspiration during this season? Click the links to view or subscribe to Lenten Devotions from Lutheran Hour or Our Daily Bread.
  • Celebrate Black History and the wonderful diversity of God’s human family! Link to related resources HERE. Connect with “Bridge Builders” every other Tuesday at 7:30 pm for candid conversation rooted in Christian faith, addressing racism and inequity through shared awareness, relationship building, and a commitment to action. For more info and a Zoom link contact Kurt Bruwelheide at [email protected].
  • Virtual Groups & Studies – A variety of groups are continuing to meet regularly online for study and fellowship,  See the full list and get connected HERE.
A Time to Give …
  • Manna Food & Fund Drive – help hungry neighbors with generous donations this month to support Manna Food Center. Minimize risk and maximize efficiency by donating funds in any amount that can be used by Manna for bulk purchases. Manna is also accepting donations of specific food items which can be brought to church during the LMS “Thrift Shop” Curbside Collection on Saturday, March 20 from 10am – 1pm. Get the needs list and details HERE.
  • Thrivent Choice Dollars – Deadline March 31! Thrivent members, don’t let your donation dollars go unused! Visit thrivent.com and designate them to St. Andrew’s ministry at no cost to you.  Don’t delay!  No carryover – you must designate each year.  Questions? Call 800-847-4836.
  • Above & Beyond Gift Program – The 2021 catalog is here, including a special focus on Amharic ministry and much more! Make a gift to support St. Andrew’s ministry and mission beyond regularly budgeted expenses. Learn more HERE.
  • Online Shopping – Make your online purchases through Amazon Smile or IGive and specify Lutheran Church of St. Andrew as your charity of choice to earn funds for the church at no extra cost to you.
Just for Families …
  • Worship Messages for Kids are available stand-alone to watch with the younger set. Kingdom Kids Sunday School and Children’s Choir continue virtually and all are welcome to join.Click HERE for details.
  • St. Andrew Preschool is Open for in-person and virtual learning. A few slots remain for the current session, and registration for fall is now open. Get details HERE or contact [email protected] for details.
Take Good Care!
  • Protect Your Health! Ongoing stress and uncertainty can intensify feelings of anxiety, sadness and isolation. Click HERE to learn about resources and opportunities to connect for conversation and find support for your physical and mental well-being. New classes and seminars added regularly! Caregiver support group just added!
  • Care Ministry – Do you need a mask, food, prayers, help with errands? Are you able to assist others with cards, calls, and more? Contact Faith Community Nurse Marilee Tollefson at [email protected]

GIVE – Thanks to all who have been faithful in giving during our time apart from one another. Your tithes and offerings are crucially important to the ongoing work and many obligations of St. Andrew’s mission! Keep on giving by mail (offering envelopes are mail-able!) or online at HERE.