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May:
Faithwalking Retreat
Looking for a jump start in your spiritual journey? Do you
want to experience the excitement of growing as a disciple? The
Faithwalking retreat may be just right for you. The retreat will be
in Houston, location to be decided. The retreat will be Friday, May
15 (8:00 am-7:00 pm) and Saturday, May 16 (9:00 am to 8:30 pm).
During the two-day retreat there will be presentations, reflection
times, and small group conversations about living for Jesus
and the Kingdom. People who have attended the Faithwalking
retreat say they experience the freedom and empowerment to
be and make disciples. Cost for the retreat, including meals, is
$75. Registration deadline is April 24. For more information
or to register, go to www.faithwalking.us/course-registration
or contact Trisha Kennedy [email protected]
June:
School of Fine Arts
Private and Group Lessons
St. Andrew's School of Fine Arts (SOFA) offers private
instruction for children and adults in piano, guitar, harp, and
voice throughout the year. Inquire and register now through
May 18. Summer lessons are taught between June 1 - August 21
and lessons are scheduled by appointment with the instructor.
Spots fill up quickly, so inquire today! Not sure you are ready
to dive into private instruction? Take an Intro to Keyboard
Class this summer with one of our experienced instructors.
You just need a keyboard to start exploring your gifts. Let us
guide you, contact [email protected] to begin your journey.
Join our Family on Mission to New Orleans
An intergenerational team of about 50 people will travel to
New Orleans June 13-20 to partner with St. Roch Community
Church and sister ministries. Teams will participate in spiritual
and community development alongside local residents and
leaders in: summer programs for children and teens, and
construction and painting/remodeling projects on residents’
houses in the community. We will have worship and fellowship
time in the evenings and share in worship, Bible study and
fellowship activities with church and community members.
And of course, take some time to savor New Orleans’ nearby
French quarter. If you would like to be part of the team,
please contact Liz McGuffee at [email protected]
High School Conference
High Schoolers and their friends are invited to join us June 29July 3 for a week on the beach at the RYM High School Florida
Conference. It will be great for us spend some time on the
beautiful Florida beaches, study God’s word and grow closer
to God and one another. There will daily times of worship
with speaker Les Newsome as well as fun daytime activities
including gaga ball, beach games, basketball and volleyball
tournaments, and more. During the week also students will
be able to select an elective class on the topic that interests
them. For more information on how to register please email
our interim youth director, Sam White, at [email protected]
July:
Vacation Bible School
We hope your children will join us this summer for Vacation
Bible School where we focus on “Using our faith tools to
THRIVE”! VBS is July 13-17th and the children will lead
us in worship on July 19th with lunch to follow! We offer
traditional VBS from 9:00am-noon and then Fine Arts Camp
from 12:30 pm-3:30 pm. Aftercare up to 5:30 pm is also
available for working parents. Registration opens April 5!
Pick up your registration form in the church office. Please
contact Kelly Lewis at [email protected] with any questions.
August:
Spring & Summer
Learning, Growing, and Serving with St. Andrew’s
Middle School Conference
Middle Schoolers and their friends are invited to join us July 31August 4 at the Mt. Lebanon Retreat Center in Cedar Hill, Texas for
a week of fun, studying God’s word and growing closer to each other.
There will be daily times of worship as well as fun daytime activities
including frisbee, field games, kickball, and even a TRIP TO A
WATERPARK!!!!!! For more information on how to register, please
email our interim youth director Sam White at [email protected]
SOFA Music Readiness Camp
Blast off into an adventure with the SOFA camp staff on August 3 - 7!
The camp is open to ages 3-1/2 to children entering first grade. The
theme this year, "Imagination Adventures" is inspired by the book
Regards to the Man in the Moon by Ezra Jack Keats. Children and
adults alike will be dazzled by the music, art, and dramatic camp
activities, culminating in a presentation on Friday. Visit www.
sasofa.org or follow us on Facebook; we want to hear from you!
Partner with Ted and Gracie in Costa Rica
A small mission team of ten people will be going to Costa Rica
August 8-15 to serve alongside Ted and Gracie Quiocho in Rio Frio,
Costa Rica, and you can be one of them! The team will teach values
education in the schools and do construction work on the Mission
House. Join us as we invest in Kingdom relationships with God and
each other and the people of Rio Frio. For more information or to
join the team, please contact John Melsness at [email protected]
St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church
5308 Buffalo Speedway Houston Texas 77005 713-667-1703 www.sapch.org
April:
Men’s Retreat
Our men's retreat is just over two weeks away! All men are invited to
join us April 17-19 for an incredible weekend of spiritual growth, fun,
and fellowship at Nueces Canyon Lodge in Camp Wood, Texas. Cost is
$150 per person (scholarships are available). Our speaker is Bill Hargrove
and the topic is The Leaven of God. To register, visit the men’s page of the
church website or bring a check to the church office with Men's Retreat
on the notes line. Please contact Scott Singleton at [email protected]
comcast.net or Jeff Smith at [email protected] with any questions.
Beautiful Things
Hymnal Dedication Concert
Last year, the congregation of St. Andrew’s rallied to raise funds for the
new Presbyterian hymnal. This year we are gathering again on Saturday,
April 25 at 3:00 pm to celebrate this gift to the church and to dedicate
the hymnals in service to the next generation of worshipers who will use
them. Many talented and faithful musicians from the music ministry
will be presenting some of their favorite music: the Chancel Choir,
Contemporary Band, Bel Canto, Children’s Choir, Cherub Choir and a full
orchestra. Join us for an inspirational musical event, “Beautiful Things.”
For more information, please contact James Roberts at [email protected]