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


Sunday Services

Winter Hours - Starting Sept 11th

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

Summer Hours

  • Worship: 10:30 am

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Sunday, August 28 –
10:30 am Worship Service with Rev. Rob Craig

Tuesday, August 30 - Announcements Due

Thursday, September 1 –
10:00 am Spiritual Formation
6:00 pm Worship Review
7:00 pm Choir Rehearsal

Sunday, September 4 –
10:30 am Worship/Communion. Service with Rev. Roger Scott Powers
12:00 pm Annual Potluck/BBQ

Sunday, September 11 –
9:30 am Worship Service
11:00 am Drum Circle
12:00 pm Deacon’s Meeting

Sunday, September 18 –
9:30 am Worship Service
11:00 am Children & Youth, Adult,  Christian Education
12:00 Comfort My People

Worship Services at 9:30 am
Beginning Sunday, September 11th!
 The Neighborhood Lunch will be served at 11 am.

Shepherd of the Valley’s 19th annual fundraiser for the Habitat house continues Sunday, Aug 28th from 11am - 4pm.  Come, enjoy the festivities and support the building of the Habitat house. Remember St. Andrew is to supply lunch of the 31st and workers on Sept. 21st for this endeavor.

Announcements Due Aug. 30

Labor Day Potluck/BBQ
September 4th!  Join us for our Worship/Communion service at 10:30 am with Rev. Roger Scott Powers. It will be followed by our annual Labor Day Potluck/BBQ.   Bring a dish, bring the family, and then enjoy the day! (Remember to wear your nametag!)

Sept. 5th Labor Day - Church Office Closed

Church Women United
Church Women United, an ecumenical Christian women’s group, will meet for their annual Human Rights Celebration on Friday, September 2nd at Grace United Methodist Church.  Coffee fellowship will begin at 9:30 followed by the program at 10:00.  The theme is “Experiencing Blessings at the Table” and will feature a panel of six leaders who are working for equality for all.   Grace UMC is located at 420 San Lorenzo Ave. NW, just west of 4th St. between Candelaria & Griegos.  Come join us!  Questions?  Call Maggie Batsel at 299-4091

English as a Second Language
On September 8, from 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm, English as a Second Language will be taught by CC Sandoval. Once people have met with the teacher on the 8th and again on the 22nd, they can discuss how they will continue and how often they will be able to meet. To recommend someone, call 505-875-1480 and speak with CC.

Presbyterian Women
The Presbyterian Women Bible Study Guide, "Who Is Jesus?" will be available for sale after church on Sundays for $8.  Week-day Bible Study is on the 1st Tuesday of each month, starting on Sept. 6 (runs through May) in the library at 9:30 am.  Sunday Bible Study is planned to be 3 series of 3 consecutive Sundays each: fall, winter and spring.  Dates will be announced later.

Mix-It-Up Book Group
The Mix-It-Up Book Group meets Wednesday, September 7, 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.  We are meeting on the first Wednesday of alternate months.  (November 2, January 4, etc.)  In Nov., Donna Barr will be leading the group.  Bring a brown bag dinner and something to share (optional).   This month I am bringing the Read Harder Challenge, started by Book Riot in 2015.  The idea is to help you stretch your reading limits.  Google it and see which ideas strike your fancy. 

St. Andrew T-Shirts
Get your St. Andrew T-shirt for “The Happening for  Habitat”  for only $10 each.  These are great for other St. Andrew events and  fundraisers too! An order has been placed and we should have them by Sept. 1st.

September Fellowship Trips
Friday, September 9:  Smoke Signals on the Big Screen at Civic Plaza.  This 1998 movie (PG-13) by Sherman Alexie follows two Idaho Indians on a road trip from Idaho to Arizona.  The movie starts at dusk.  You can park free at Wells Fargo at 200 Lomas NW.  Let’s meet at the giant orange chair by the fountain around 7:00 to eat together.  Bring your own chairs and food (or buy from the food trucks).  After the movie, we’ll adjourn to the Frontier to talk over the movie. The next event will be on the 18th of September;  The De Profundis concert.

Community Drum Circle
At St. Andrew Sept. 11
On Sunday, Sept.11, the Whole Congregation will experience our 1st Community Drum Circle to kick off CE!  It’s a fun, exciting & powerful way to bring community together through rhythm. Each person will be able to express themselves through individual playing while simultaneously participating as part of a larger WHOLE. Stay & join us immediately after the service in the Sanctuary.

Habitat Unity House
St. Andrew to Supply 40 Workers Sept. 21
The Habitat Unity House is for two families & St. Andrew is to provide lunch for 40 workers on Wed., Aug. 31.  Then, St. Andrew is to provide WORKERS for Wednesday September 21st. Signup sheets will be in the Activity room each Sunday.   Please keep the date in mind & sign up now.

Please join us Friday, Sept. 16th at 7pm in our church sanctuary to hear Phil Tourney give a first-hand, eye-witness account of his survival of the attack on the USS Liberty by the Israeli air-force and navy in June 1967. Light refreshments and free admission (donations welcomed to fund a movie about this event).

Happening for Habitat Parking Lot Sale/ Friendraiser
Saturday, September 17, 8am - 1pm Meet & greet our neighbors, sell your 'gently used items', & maybe purchase a few more 'treasures' for yourself.

Congratulations Laura!
We are delighted to announce that Laura Encino is now Director of Children's Ministries. Laura will provide overall oversight of our school year and summer programs for children, coordinate our nursery child care, and equip members of St. Andrew to engage more fully in the faith development of our children. 

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