Sunday, Feb. 16: 

9:30 am Worship Service - Sermon Today: Choose Life!

11:00 am Adult CE Class

12:00 pm Comfort My People

3:00 pm Climate Crisis Forum

 

Tuesday, Feb. 18: 

10:00 am Presbyterian Women

6:00 pm Session meets

5:00 pm Announcements and Presbytidings Articles Due

 

Sunday, Feb. 23: 

9:30 am Worship Service

11:00 am Adult CE Class

 

Thursday, Feb. 26:   

7:00 pm Ash Wednesday Service

 

Sunday, Mar. 1: 

9:30 am Worship Service 

11:00 am Adult CE Class 

  

              

Check the Church Directory 

Please check your info in the directory at the back of the sanctuary. Put a check mark by your name if everything is correct, or make corrections. Thank you!

 

The Albuquerque Forum on Faith and Politics Is Sunday, Feb. 16 from 3:00-5:00 pm.

Climate Crisis - What Can I Do? It's at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church and it's a free event and open to the public! 

 

Need Volunteers to Help Collate Presbytidings

A big thank you to those that helped in January! We need 5-6 volunteers to help collate Presbytidings at 9 am on Thur., Feb 27. Call or email Marie at 881-9626, adm.standrewabq @aol.com if you can volunteer an hour of your time. Thank you!

 

Comfort My People, a support group for those living with  mental illness and/or their caretakers, will gather in the church library Today at 12 pm for conversation, sharing ideas, experiences and fellowship, all which contribute to recovery.  There are no lectures or advice given, just acceptance and care.  A light lunch will be available.

 

Adult Christian Education Every Sunday at 11 am

 

Sunday, Feb. 16:  "Report from Santa Fe" The 2020 session of the New Mexico legislature is about to conclude.  What will the state budget look like during the upcoming fiscal year for education, health care, and other vital expenditures?  What other legislation that will impact our lives has worked its way through the legislative hurdles? How should we react to these developments?

 

Sunday, Feb. 23: Threat to the VA?

 

Sunday, Mar. 1: "Facing Racism" Lenten Series Begins. 

 

The Lenten Season Begins Feb. 26

At the end of February, we enter into the season of Lent, a period of 40 days and 6 Sundays, beginning on Ash Wednesday (Feb. 26) and culminating in Holy Week. It is a time for personal reflection and prayer, a time for soul-searching and spiritual redirection. It's a time for opening ourselves to the transforming power of God in Jesus Christ, that we might become more Christ-like and reflect the image of God more clearly. It's a time to turn our lives around and begin living in new ways, a time to renew our faith and recommit ourselves to following the way of Christ. Those of you who would like to begin your Lenten observance with worship are invited to join us at St. Andrew for our Ash Wednesday service on February 26 at 7:00 p.m.

 

Rio Grande Food Project

The 1st Sunday of each month we collect non-perishable food and canned goods for the Rio Grande Food Project. Remember to bring in your donation on March 1st.

 

Announcements Due February 18

 

Presbytidings Articles are Due February 18 

 

Presbyterian Women

Please Join PW on Tuesday, February 18,to hear Albuquerque Journal columnist Ellen Marks. Ellen writes a Sunday column called "Scam Watch" and will be sharing some of her insights with us at 10:00 am.  Everyone is welcome!

PW's monthly bible study will meet on the 3rd Tuesday in March.  Please mark your calendars for Tuesday, March 17, to continue our study of the Ten Commandments.  This change in our calendar will allow our members to attend The New Mexico Interfaith Dialogue Colloquium which will take place on Tuesday, March 3, our usual time for bible study.

  

HopeWorks Volunteers Needed for Feb. 22

We need your help to:

  - make casseroles

  - bake cookies

  - serve dinner

Linda Barnes will have a sign up sheet available in the Activity Room thru the 16th.  Please volunteer!

 

Clothing Mission

We are always accepting clothing, and especially men's pants. The need for men's clothing and pants is year round. Thank you for your participation in the clothing ministry at St. Andrew! 

 

Church Librarian Needed

The St. Andrew Church Library is in need of a Church Librarian. Our Church Library is in pretty good shape right now, but we need someone to help keep it that way (primarily organizing and processing new books that are donated to the library). You don't need to have had prior experience as a librarian. Any book lovers out there who would like to volunteer? Contact Pastor Roger.

 

Intergenerational Ministry 

In 2020, we're striving to continue organizing events that will foster intersecting holy moments for all generations alike. These moments are special because they intentionally hold space for all to mutually engage and invest in each other in the creation of meaningful relationships, while sharing faith stories and connecting to a larger community. What does intergenerational ministry look like to YOU? Share your thoughts and ideas with Claire and the Children & Youth CE Committee!  youth.standrewabq @gmail.com

 

Spiritual Formation

The Spiritual Formation group meets every 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month from 10:00 to 11:30 am in the library.  We aim to take a deep dive into scripture, opening our minds and hearts to whatever God may convey to us through the Word.  Join us! 

 

 Worshiping with Laguna United Presbyterian Church

Opportunities to worship with our Presbyterian sisters and brothers on the Laguna Pueblo continue this year. If you would like to accompany Catherine Robinson (Mar. 15, May 17, or June 21) or Kay Huggins (Apr. 12,  or June 7) to Laguna, please contact Pastor Roger to sign up (pastor.standrewabq@aol.com or 505-881-9626). 

 

Lenten Retreat in Santa Fe 

is Sat., March 14, 8:15 am-2:15 pm at Immaculate Heart of Mary Retreat Center, 50 Mt. Carmel Rd., Santa Fe.  Some of you may remember that last year St. Andrew hosted a performance of "Julian of Norwich," a one-woman play performed by Linda Loving. Well, there is another chance to see it as part of this Lenten Retreat entitled "Medieval Wisdom for Our Modern Times: Receive, Reflect, Renew." In addition to the performance of "Julian of Norwich," the retreat will also feature the Santa Fe Women's Ensemble. It is a day of contemplative exercise that will include theatre, music, peaceful walking, journaling, and reflection that will deepen your relationship with the Holy. Sponsored by First Presbyterian Church of Santa Fe. Event Fee: $35 (payment at the door, includes light breakfast and lunch). RSVP by March 7 via email to jeannie.bowman17@gmail.com

 

Historical Jesus

The Historical Jesus group meets every 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month from 10:00 to 11:30 am in the library. Anyone is invited that is interested in exploring the impact and implementation of God's word in the present time. Join our lively discussions!

  

14th Annual Sweet Jazz Benefit Concert is Sun, Mar. 1, 4 pm, at Sandia Presbyterian Church. The concert will benefit Family Promise. See Sharon Frey-Prewitt for tickets.

 

First Aid Kits

Familiarize yourself with the location of our First Aid Kits! We have 3 & they are located in the church office above the mailboxes, in between the main and mini kitchens at the large roll-up window and in the bathroom between the 2 south education rooms. 

St. Andrew Presbyterian Church 

5301 Ponderosa Ave NE 

Albuquerque, NM 87110 

Office hours: Wed, Thur, Fri - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

(505)881-9626 fax:(505)884-9636 

adm.standrewabq@aol.com

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