St. Andrew Presbyterian Church
5301 Ponderosa Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(505)881-9626

fax:(505)884-9636
admin@standrewabq.org

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St. Andrew Presbyterian Church seeks to be a dynamic Reformed community of faith that proclaims the Good News of Jesus Christ by reaching out to others in compassionate service, celebrating our faith together in worship, encouraging all ages to grow personally and spiritually, and nurturing and supporting one another in Christian love.

We invite you to join with us in creating this beloved community.

St. Andrew Presbyterian Church welcomes you in the name of Jesus Christ to come and visit us on Sunday mornings at 9:30, at 5301 Ponderosa Ave. NE. One block east of San Mateo. Across from Montgomery park.

Contact us at 881-9626, or adm.standrewabq@aol.com

 

Sunday Services

Winter Hours - Starting Sept 11th

  • Worship: 9:30 am
  • Christian Education: 11:00 am
 

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Announcments

 Worship Services at 9:30 am
 The Neighborhood Lunch served at 11 am.

Sunday, Sept. 25 –
9:30 am Worship Service
11:00 am Children & Youth, Adult Christian Education

Tuesday, Sept. 27 - Announcements Due

Wednesday, Sept. 28 - Women’s Book Group

Thursday, Sept. 29
10:00 am Spiritual Formations
6:00 pm Worship Review
7:00 pm Choir Rehearsal

Sunday, Oct. 2 - World Communion Sunday
9:30 am Worship/Communion Service
11:00 am Children & Youth, Adult Christian Education

Sunday, Oct. 9
9:30 am Worship Service
11:00 am Children & Youth, Adult
Christian Education

Christian Education

Sunday, Sept. 25: In the Sanctuary, Words DO Matter: Patty Emord and Rev. Catherine Robinson will lead this class & discuss the effect words have on those in society who differ from “us” in some way.

Oct., 2: In the Sanctuary, My Faith Journey; Rev. Susan Quass. There will be a chance for questions and discussions.

Youth CE
The Mid-and Senior-High class will be looking at the New Testament this fall.
On October 2, the Youth Group will go to the Putt-Putt miniature-golf course on San Mateo. We will leave the church at about 11:30 after having a Pizza lunch and will return to the church about 1:30 PM.Snacks for the classes will be provided by adult volunteers who will bake cookies to show that they love Jesus. Jim, Barbara, Joe

Presbyterian Women
Tuesday, October 4, 10:00 am - Lesson 2: “Who is Jesus? According to Matthew”.  Led by Rev. Roger Powers. Devotions and prayer begin at 9:30 am in the church Library. Each lesson is "stand-alone"; so we invite you to future studies, even if you must occasionally miss.  Men as well as women are welcome.

Our thanks to Rev. Carl Soderberg, who led the September PW Bible Study.
Reminder: The Sun. morning PW Bible Study, "Who Is Jesus?" Bible Study guides are available after church on Sundays in the Activity room for $8.  See Ester or Lori to purchase.

Gracias Christmas Cantata 9/27
The 2016 Gracias Choir’s Christmas Cantata will be held at the Tingley Coliseum on Tues., Sept. 27, at 7pm (doors open at 6pm). Free tickets available in the church office.  Seating on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Women's’ Book Group Sept. 28
We are meeting this Wednesday, Sept. 28th from 6-8pm to discuss Atomic Weight of Love by Elizabeth Church.
On Wednesday, October 26th, Anna Redsand is coming to the meeting and we will be discussing her new book, To Drink from the Silver Cup: From Faith through Exile and Beyond.

Neighborhood Lunch Ministry
We would like to thank all volunteers who provide Sunday Lunches, (they cook, serve & clean up) for the hungry people who come to our church each Sunday. We would like to have help with this Ministry.

Christy on Vacation Oct. 10-14
Christy, in the church office, will need office volunteers for the 10th and 11th of October while she takes a much needed vacation. (I have volunteers for the 12th, 13th & 14th).  Please let Christy know if you can be in the office from 9:30—2:00 on either of the open dates. 881-9626  THANK YOU!

Rev. Powers Faith Journey
A recorded video of Rev. Roger Scott Powers Faith Journey is available by going to the following link: http://catchjimmy9.wixsite.com/standrewabq/live-broadcast This is a LOW resolution video and it starts a few moments after Roger started speaking.  But, the sound is good.  You can also go there by going to standrewabq.org (the current church website), go to the bottom of the page, click on "Beta Test of Streaming the Service at Future Web Site

Peace & Global Witness Offering
October 2nd is the day Presbyterians participate in the Peace and Global Witness Offering.  Keep this in mind and give generously!

Happening for Habitat – Success!
We raised almost $800 for Habitat for Humanity!  12 vendors (majority came from our neighborhood & heard about the event from the St. Andrew ‘Saintly Walkers’!   Many thanks to all who made this event successful!

Help Refresh our Worship Bags
Looking for volunteers to update the bags of hands-on materials that help keep our youngest members engaged during worship. Please let Laura or Dana know if you can help with this ministry of welcome.

Snacks for Youth
Our growing mid and high school students get hungry by 11:00am Sunday School time, especially when they’ve arrived early for sound booth or coffee setup! They would so look forward to a special snack awaiting them in class.  If you’d like to offer that on a Sunday, please let Joe Woodworth or Dana Bell know – we’ll schedule you in!

2 Men’s Bicycle’s Needed
Does anyone have a men’s bicycle they would like to donate to the church? We need one for our sexton and one for a neighborhood friend who’s was stolen.  If so, please let the church office know. 

Third Quarter Giving Statements will be Available October 9 in the Narthex and the Church Office.

Problem With St. Andrew Email
Due to problems accessing  email from our website server, standrewabq.org,  we are setting up new email addresses for our people who have those email addresses except for Christy*. After a great deal of trouble shooting, the problem couldn’t be diagnosed or solved.  Old email’s are to be discontinued after October 1st.  Here are the changes:

Person

New Email Address

Christy Lujan

admin@standrewabq.org *

Roger Powers

pastor.standrewabq@aol.com

Suzanne Busch

clerk.standrewabq@aol.com

Debbie Steffen

treasurer.standrewabq@aol.com

Patty Emord

outreach.standrewabq@aol.com

*We have attempted to change the email address for Christy Lujan to an AOL account but we are having a worse problem with the AOL account.  Please use the following ORIGINAL email address for Christy:
admin@standrewabq.org

Congregational Meeting October 23rd

Church Women United,
an ecumenical Christian women’s group, will gather for their annual retreat on Friday, October 7th from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm at Community of Christ Church, 4701 Juan Tabo NE.  The theme is “Make Something Beautiful.”  Rev. Jamie Martinez, leader for the retreat, related she will draw heavily on Glennon Doyle Melton’s book, Love Warrior, currently on the New York Time’s best seller list. For more information, please call Amy Costales at 867-4207.

Announcements Due Sept 27

 

Get Food PDF Document listing Sources for Emergency Food Services
http://www.caringbridge.org/ A website where a deacon or friend or family member can set up a seperate website for a person who is having health problems. The individual website can then be distributed to others so that they can track what is going on in that person's life and give encouragement.
http://takethemameal.com/ A website where a deacon or friend or family member can set up a schedule of meals for a shut in or sick person. The website is shared with other care givers so that the meals can be coordinated.

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5301 Ponderosa Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
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