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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This Week's Schedule

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This Week's Schedule

Sunday, June 26

6th Sunday after Pentecost

10:30 am

Worship Service - "As the Lord lives and I live,  I will not leave you!" - Elisha speaking to Elijah in 2nd Kings, 2. Pastor Cheryl Finch will preach. David McArthur will sing a Canadian folk song.

12:00 pm

St. Andrew 101

12:00 noon

Christmas Faire for Others planning meeting.



Tuesday, June 28

Bulletin Announcements Due



Thursday, June 30


10:45 am

Fun in the Park

6:00 pm

Worship Review



Sunday, July 3

7th Sunday after Pentecost

10:30 am

Worship/Communion Service - Jesus sends out the 70 disciples



Sunday, July 10

8th Sunday after Pentecost

10:30 am

Worship Service


Neighborhood Lunch with the Inurnment of George Corzine following at the Columbarium



Sunday, July 17

9th Sunday after Pentecost

10:30 am

Worship Service - the story of Mary and Martha in Luke 10


Throughout the summer, Worship Services will be at 10:30 am each Sunday.
The Neighborhood Lunch will be served at noon.


Church Office Closed July 4th for the Holiday!


St. Andrew 101 class meets Sunday, June 26th at noon
Are you a new member or visitor to St. Andrew? Maybe you have been visiting for a while and are considering membership? If you find yourself in one of these categories (or if you're just curious) please join Pastor Cheryl after worship This Sunday, June 26 for St. Andrew 101. Lunch will be provided.


Calling for Ideas for Christmas Faire for Others - June 26
This Sunday, June 26 12:00-1:00 pm in the Library. Planning for the Christmas Faire for Others! A review of feedback from last year suggests an agenda for this year's planning. Come help make decisions for an even better event in 2016. The Christmas Faire is one way to celebrate by giving to organizations that you think represent the mission of St. Andrew. It is also a way to make your gift go far beyond the specific recipient by benefiting the wider community. We need your ideas! Please come join us!


Summer Fun In The Park June 30
Thursday, June 30th at 10:45am join us for Summer Fun in Montgomery Park. This week join us for "The Very Hungry Caterpillar", and stories.


Rio Grande Food Project Collection July 3
Remember to bring your non-perishable food and canned goods the 1st Sunday of each month for the Rio Grande Food Project! You can help those in need with your donation! Thank you!


Mix It Up Book Group July 6
Please join us on Wednesday, July 6, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm in the West CE room. Come to share what you've been reading or a favorite book. You can bring the book to trade or share, or just bring the information needed to get it at the library. Bring a brown bag dinner and something to share (optional).


New Mexico Mass Choir Musical July 10
NMMC sings at 5:00 pm on Sunday, July 10 at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, which is at the corner of Avenida Cesar Chavez and Edith. Hope to see you there!


Youth Triennium July 19 - 23
Our high school students have the amazing opportunity of participating in the Presbyterian Youth Triennium July 19-23, 2016 at Purdue University. And Rev. Cheryl Finch is one of the moderators. If you are able to donate, in the memo line of your check put "Youth Triennium 2016" and it will help get our youth to their destination!


St. Andrew T-Shirts!
We now have St. Andrew T-shirts for sale for $10 each. These are the same type of shirts used for the Pride Parade and we have some left. We can also order more if by chance we do not have the size you want. 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.


Empty Printer Cartridges
Did you know we can get credit at Staples for you empty printer cartridges? Bring them in and leave on the counter or put in Christy's box for St. Andrew to get credit for office supplies for the church office. Thank you!


Inurnment of George Corzine July 10
Following the Neighborhood Lunch on July 10th please join us for the inurnment of George Corzine into the St. Andrew Columbarium. We are thankful for the donations that have made this possible for one of our long time neighborhood friends.

Emergency Services

State wide list of Food Distribution Services for people in need - Click "Sources for Emergency Food" in Care Giving Tools Topic below.

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Hearing Assistance

The sanctuary has a "Loop" system. With this system you can check out a headset and adjust the volume of the service in your head set. Or if you have hearing aids with a "T-Coil", you can turn your T-Coil on and hear the service directly in your hearing aids.

Good Stuff

Go to some Good Stuff relating to the work of the church

Audio of a panel discussion on "Understanding and Acting on the Border Crisis

A description of 20 different types of prayer that were referred to in the Sept 21st Christian Education Class

A worksheet for Reflecting on Your Spirituality based on the Adult Ed Class of 18 Oct. 2014

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More Info About St Andrew Presbyterian Church

Want more information about our congregation?

St. Andrew Church Brochure. A summary of information about our church family

2015 SAPC Mission Study. This document was developed as a part of our process to find a new pastor and it provides incite into who we are.

New Beginnings Reports

The congregation of St Andrew Presbyterian church went throught a process called "New Beginnings". It involved working in small groups, using guided discussions, to develop a vision for the future of this congregations. The assessor's report was developed by an independent outside group and is an assessment of the current congregation and its role in the community. The other reports describe the results of the small groups discussions, with increasing detail going from the Overview Report to the Detailed Report. These results have been reviewed by the congregation at a meeting on August 10th and will be submitted to the Session for approval.

New Beginnings Overview Report

New Beginnings Summary Report

New Beginnings Detailed Report

New Beginnings Assessor's Report

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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.

Submit a request to insert an announcement into the Sunday Bulletin.

Members's Only - Need the Password? Members can submit an email that includes your name and email address to to receive the password

Deacon's Page

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