St. Andrew Weekly Announcements: June 13, 2021
Here is the worship bulletin for Sunday, June 13, 2021
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Join us in person or from home, Sunday at 9:30 a.m., for Worship
Now that Bernalillo County is Turquoise, we are allowing church members and friends to return to the sanctuary to worship in person. Masks and social distancing required. Vaccinations encouraged but not required. We have also resumed in-person Fellowship Time immediately following worship, and we also encourage everyone to join us for our evening Zoom Fellowship time at 6:30 p.m. using the link in the Fellowship Time announcement below. Our worship service will continue to be live-streamed through our church's website (www.standrewabq.org) for those who prefer to worship from home.
Sermon: We Walk by Faith, Not by Sight – Rev. Roger Scott Powers
Special music: My Jesus, I Love Thee - PREMIERE - The St. Andrew Bell Choir - by A. J. Gordon, arr. David Ziems
Five special hymns – with words – for all to sing
Our worship services are recorded, so you can experience them any time. At the top of our church website, place your cursor over the "Live Stream" button, and just below it a "Past Streams" button will appear. Click on the "Past Streams" button and you will see a list of past worship services. Click on the link for the worship service you want to watch.
If you have Joys and Concerns to share during our Prayers of the People this Trinity Sunday, please email them to Pastor Roger by the end of the day on Saturday (firstname.lastname@example.org).
We encourage you to mail your Tithes and Offerings to the church office (5301 Ponderosa Avenue NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110) or contribute online at the church's website: www.standrewabq.org To contribute online, click on the "donations" button at the top of the website's home page and follow the simple instructions.
There is also an Enhanced On-Line Giving Option!
In addition to designating your on-line gift for the General Fund or the Building Fund, you can now select "Other" and list the purpose of your contribution in the "Notes" section at the bottom of the second page.
Fellowship Time After Worship
Fellowship Time After Worship – As we have resumed in-person Fellowship time immediately following worship, our Zoom Fellowship time has moved to Sunday evenings at 6:30 p.m. As that is the dinner hour for some in the congregation, please feel free to eat during the Zoom Fellowship as you connect online with others in the congregation. You may join with your computer using this Zoom link:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82766267467?pwd=OWNqQ2tEd2E2c0NZYWhiN2I2WVdNQT09 OR you can join the conversation by phone simply by calling 1-346-248-7799 and entering the Meeting ID (827 6626 7467) and Passcode (422552) when prompted.
Racial Justice Group
Our weekly Conversation on Racial Justice continues
to meet (via Zoom) on Tuesday afternoons at 4:00 p.m. We discuss books and articles that we are reading, videos and webinars that we have watched, and our own personal experiences. This is an open group. All are welcome. You can join the group on your computer
using this link:
OR on your phone by calling 1-346 248 7799
(Meeting ID: 896 6698 2247 Passcode: 647032)
Summer Series of Short Films on Race
The Racial Justice Group invites you to join them this summer on First Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. to watch and discuss a few short films on race. On June 1 and July 6, we’ll look at short films produced by The New York Timesthat feature everyday people as they discuss issues of race and identity in the U.S. On August 3, we’ll look
at short films that focus specifically on systemic racism. This summer film series will be offered on Zoom. Here’s the link:
July 6 Films:
· A Conversation with Latinos on Race (7 min.)
· A Conversation with Native Americans on Race (6 min.)
· A Conversation with Asian Americans on Race (5 min.)
Informational flyers are available on the tables in the Narthex.
Announcements are Due June 22
Join us for 'Sunday Socks and Sandwiches'
If you feel comfortable, we are still helping 10-12 of our neighborhood friends Sunday mornings after worship. We have socks and sandwiches as well as hygiene and a cup of coffee. We open the front doors and have two tables separating us so we maintain social distancing and lots of fresh air. If you would like to help, give Suzanne a call or contact Bob by email. Your help on Sunday or making sandwiches would be appreciated!!
Refurbishing Our Church’s Childcare Space
A small group of women at St. Andrew has gotten excited about refurbishing our church’s dedicated childcare space (in the south education wing). They are getting it ready to welcome infants, toddlers, and preschoolers during worship. They made great progress on May 24, and they would love to have help in June. For more information, please contact Kathy Renfro.
Spiritual Formation Group
This small group, which gathers on the first and third Thursdays of the month, has moved its meetings online. It aims to take a deep dive into Scripture, opening minds and hearts to whatever God may convey through the Word. Group members usually choose passages from
the lectionary, reading each aloud and discussing what meanings they find in them. You can join the next group Thursday, June 17, at 10:00 a.m. on your computer using this link
OR Dial in by phone: +1 346 248 7799
Meeting ID: 879 9167 5919 Passcode: 347554
Historical Jesus Group
On second and fourth Thursdays, at 10:00 a.m., the Historical Jesus Group (HJG) explores the impact and implementation of God's word in the present time. Discussions range from current political, social, and economic issues, to the founding tenets of Christianity. Selected books and articles provide the basis for lively discussion, differing opinions and ideas. You can join the next HJG discussion on Thursday, June 24, at 10:00 a.m. on your computer by using this link:
OR Dial in by phone: +1 346 248 7799
Meeting ID: 848 1951 0056 Passcode: 327048
Presbytidings Submissions are Due by June 15
We will publish a combined Presbytidings summer issue for July and August. The deadline for submissions is Tuesday, June 15th
Presbyterian Women Birthday Brunch
PW's annual Birthday Offering Brunch will be on July 6th at 10:00 am, at the home of Karen Ulack, 1017 Guadalupe Del Prado Street NW. Please RSVP: via text or by email by July 1st. We hope to see you there!
Jewish Voice for Peace - ABQ Education Series May-Aug 2021
The next presentation is on Thursday, June 17 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. via Zoom. You can Register for the June 17 presentation at this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYqcOGspzoiHtO_9p-7ZiQF56Z09X91cQDS
Every three weeks on Thursdays evenings continuing through July (June 17, July 8 and July 29), the Albuquerque Jewish Voice of Peace will be sponsoring four presentations followed by small group discussions on Zoom. Several Presbyterians have been a crucial part of this group and helped in its planning. This series is part of a program that was going to be held at Saint Andrew last year but did not happen due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The program topic will be will on the four following topics:
· Myths and Realities about Israel/Palestine
· Antizionism versus Antisemitism explained
· Beyond the Two State Solution
· Palestinian Children under Israeli Occupation
Climate Crisis Information
Watch "The really, REALLY Important Climate Solution" at this link:
PLUS: The following link contains the document that the City of Albuquerque recently published concerning the city's climate planning: http://www.cabq.gov/sustainability/documents/2021-climate-action-plan.pdf
Do you speak Spanish? ABQ FaithWorks needs fluent Spanish speakers 1-3 hours per week to help coordinate services for asylum seekers resident in Albuquerque. You would work on a team and have other teams available to support the needs of your family. Call Kaity Parent todayand tell her you want to be a Family Liaison for asylum seekers. Kaity: 505 225-8271 email@example.com learn more at https://www.abqfaithworks.org
In Memoriam: J. Marie Daniels
November 26, 1931 - May 12, 2021
Marie Daniels, age 89, passed away on May 12 at her home in Albuquerque. The family will have a private memorial at a later date. Her remains will be placed in the columbarium of St. Andrew Presbyterian Church with those of her husband, the Rev. Harold M. Daniels, who was St. Andrew's second installed pastor (1968-1978).
Memorial Service for Guy Wimberly
A memorial service for Guy Wimberly will be held at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church on Friday, July 9, at 1:00 p.m. It will be in person as well as live streamed. Given Guy's statewide prominence in the New Mexico golfing community, we are expecting a crowd in the sanctuary. Masks will be required, but we will be unable to practice social distancing as up to 175 people may be present. Please consider joining the service from home via the live stream through our church website www.standrewabq.org
St. Andrew's Vision
Building a community of faith unleashed into the world by the love of God
Proclaiming and living the Good News of Jesus Christ by:
-- Listening to a loving God
-- Celebrating our faith together
-- Nurturing each other in Christian love and spiritual
-- Working for social justice and peace
-- Reaching out in compassionate Service
-- Being stewards of all God's gift