St. Andrew Presbyterian Church
5301 Ponderosa Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(505)881-9626 fax:(505)884-9636

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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


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Winter Hours

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

Summer Hours

  • Worship: 10:30 am


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July 24 – Sept 4


Sunday, July 24 - 10th Sunday after Pentecost
10:30 am Worship Service - "Lord teach us how to
pray..." -Luke 11. Pastor Cheryl Finch will preach on "Lord Teach Us How to Pray."  Suzanne will sing "Swing Low Sweet Chariot" and Casey will sing "The Lord's Prayer" 

Tuesday, July 26 - Announcements Due
6:00 pm Session

Thursday, July 28
10:00 am Historical Jesus
6:00 pm Worship Review

Saturday, July 30 - 10:30 am Doris Johnson Memorial  Service/Reception

Sunday, July 31 - 11th Sunday after Pentecost
10:30 am Worship Service
1:00 pm Inurnment of George Corzine 

Sunday, August 7 - 12th Sunday after Pentecost
10:30 am Worship/Communion Service - Pastor Cheryl's last service

Sunday, August 14 - 13th Sunday after Pentecost 
10:30 am Worship Service with our Triennium Youth

Summer Worship Services
Throughout the summer, Worship Services are at 10:30 am each Sunday.  The Neighborhood Lunch is served at noon.

Memorial Service for Doris Johnson, July 30th
Doris Johnson passed away at her home on July 7 surrounded by family. Her Memorial Service will be here at St. Andrew Saturday, July 30th, at 10:30 am.  A reception will follow the service in the Activity room

Inurnment of George Corzine July 31
Following the Neighborhood Lunch on July 31st, please join us for the inurnment of George Corzine into the St. Andrew Columbarium.  Thank you for the donations that have made this possible!

Prayer Shawls will be blessed August 7
Prayer shawls will be blessed and dedicated on Sunday, August 7

Habitot Playhouse Aug. 4th - 10th
The Habitot "My Puppy & Me" playhouse will be at St. Andrew from August 4th to the 10th. Raffle tickets are $5 each or 3 for $10. Tickets will be available during that time, but especially for Sunday, August 7th, before and after worship.

Pastor Cheryl's Last Sunday is August 7
Pastor Cheryl's last Sunday at St. Andrew will be August 7th and she will be packing up her office that following week.

Rev. Roger Scott Powers Arrives September 4
Rev. Roger Scott Powers will arrive in Albuquerque on September 1st and will be preaching on Sunday, September 4th.

The Sundays in Between, the Following will Fill the Pulpit:

August 14th: Triennium Youth, they will share their experiences from July.

August 21st: Phil Witherspoon will share his experience on the Migrant Trail.

August 28th: Rev. Rob Craig will be preaching.

We are thankful for Pastor Cheryl's guidance during her time with us and we wish her the best in her next adventure.  We look forward to Rev. Powers presence and guidance in the months to come.  And we are so blessed to have willing participants in the pulpit when needed, thank you.                                                    

St. Andrew Night at the Isotopes Ballpark is August 10
Join us on Wednesday, August 10 for this summer's night at the ballgame.  The 'Topes will be playing the Las Vegas '51's (the Triple A affiliates of the Mets) at 6:35 pm.  Tickets are only $6.00. We need a final headcount by Sunday, August 7th to get this great deal!

Women's Book Group August 24
Wed. August 24 from 6-8 pm.  We will be discussing Gilead by Marilynne Robinson.  Forgiveness, jealously, love, grace, faith, fear, and resentment are all themes so tightly woven into this beautifully written multi-generational story. Incidents in the story take place in rural Iowa and Kansas from the time of the Civil War through the 1950's.

Shepherd of the Valley's 19th annual fund-raiser for the next Habitat house will be Saturday, August 27th from 9am-4pm and Sunday, August 28th from 11am - 4pm.  It's a two-day Arts & Craft Fair, Book Sale, Chile Roasting, Live Entertainment, Plant Sale, Great Food, Playhouse Raffle & Silent Auction event! A horseshoe tournament, golf putting green, exhibits, demonstrations and games are new this year. So come, enjoy the festivities and support the building of the Habitat house.

Habitat House lunches needed August 31
The Habitat house this year is for two families and is called The "Unity House".
? St. Andrew will provide lunch for 40 workers on Wednesday, August 31st, so watch for a signup sheet in August.
? St. Andrew will then provide workers on Wednesday, September 21st.
Please keep these dates in mind & mark your calendars.  More details in the August issue of Presbytidings!

Neighborhood Friends
We need some casual summer clothes.  Men's:  shirts (mostly t-shirts, polo's, and sport shirts) and pants, (mostly jeans, khakis and shorts). Also need women's clothes, mostly casual shirts, pants, or skirts.  And don't forget our friends while you are on vacation by bringing in those unused amenities the hotel gives you and you don't use! They are so helpful and appreciated.  Bring your donations to the church office anytime.  Thank you!

St. Andrew T-Shirts Available!
We have some wonderful turquoise St. Andrew T-shirts that are for sale for $10 each.  These are the same shirts used in the Pride Parade and we still have some left.  We can also order more if by chance we do not have the size you want (we are currently out of large but have orders for 3 of them and we need to order by the dozen.).  You can get them from Christy in the church office. Please have cash or a check (made out to St. Andrew) when you pick them up.

Care Giving Tools:

Get Food PDF Document listing Sources for Emergency Food Services 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. 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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St. Andrew Presbyterian Church
5301 Ponderosa Ave NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(505)881-9626 fax:(505)884-9636