Celebrating our Beloved Community

By | June 3rd, 2018|Uncategorized|

We are now entering the season of the church year known as, “The Season after Pentecost” which will take us all the way to the end of November. From this vantage point we can look back in gratitude and celebrate all that God has done in our lives, and look with great expectation for what [...]

Making the Most of This Episcopal Moment

By | May 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|

After the Royal Wedding, The Episcopal Church and our Presiding Bishop Michael Curry are everywhere.Hundreds of millions heard Bishop Curry’s passionate invitation tothe way of love and were inspired and refreshed. What a great time to let people know about Saint Andrew’s and The Episcopal Church! So how can we make the most of this [...]

The Healing Ministry of the Church

By | March 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|

By The Rev. Daryl T. Hay On Wednesday, March 21st at 12:15 p.m. Saint Andrew’s will offer a Public Service of Healing with the Holy Eucharist. From the beginning healing has been part of the church’s ministry. Jesus’ ministry included the healing of the sick who came to him or were brought to him by [...]

A Season to Experience Love and Forgiveness

By | March 7th, 2018|Uncategorized|

By The Rev. Matt Stone, Curate Whether we like it or not, Lent is upon us. Like me, some people eagerly anticipate and appreciate this season of reflection and self-discipline. Others deeply dislike this somber season and look forward to the joy of Easter. Regardless of our orientation to these forty days, we hear an [...]

Director of Faith Formation for Children and Youth

By | February 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Saint Andrew's seeks to hire a Director of Faith Formation for Children and Youth who will plan, lead, and direct all programs for children nursery age through 12th grade and serve as the youth minister.  Those interested in applying may contact the rector, Fr. Daryl T.Hay at rector@standrewsbcs.org. Summary Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church has the [...]

State of the Congregation

By | January 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|

What a year it has been for Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church! Two significant events shaped our life this year. First, we celebrated the 150th anniversary of this historic congregation. The 150th celebration included many events and activities throughout 2017 beginning with the installation of the carillon in the bell tower through the beautiful luncheon in [...]

Help us build the Beloved Community

By | November 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|

As the year 2017 begins to come to a close please remember Saint Andrew's in your end of year gifts and donations. With God's help we are building the Beloved Community at Saint Andrew's in order to make a difference in the lives of those who call Saint Andrew's their church home and in the [...]

A Prayer for Veterans Day

By | November 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|

O Judge of the nations, we remember before you with grateful hearts the men and women of our country who in the day of decision ventured much for the liberties we now enjoy. Grantthat we may not rest until all the people of this land share the benefits of true freedom and gladly accept its [...]

Prayer in Response to Sutherland Springs Shooting

By | November 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Almighty and merciful God hear our prayers on behalf of the people of Sutherland Springs. Grant those who were killed an entrance into the land of light and joy. Heal the wounded in body, mind, and spirit, and strengthen them to face the days ahead. Comfort and watch with those who grieve. Hasten the time [...]

What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?

By | October 18th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Do you remember when you were a kid and adults would often ask, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” When I was in school, popular answers included becoming an astronaut, the President or a professional football or baseball player. Somewhere along the way, people stop asking each other this question and [...]