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WELCOME TO ST. ANDREW'S

St. Andrew’s is a welcoming church with a big heart, making God’s love known to the world by building community through the ministries of Christian hospitality and Christian service, with a special focus on education, spiritual development and care for all ages.  

Youth Mission Trip June 23-29

Calling all youth in 8th grade and up!

Join us on our 2018 Mission Trip to Connellsville Area Ministries in Connellsville, PA.

Enjoy whitewater rafting, sight seeing, and, time permitting, zip lining.

Most importantly, we'll assist with painting and construction while exploring the local area and getting to know the people.

Information is available from Father Daniel or contact the Parish Office at information@standrewschurch.org.

GOSA

 the Gardener's of St. Andrew's

We are ALWAYS looking for additional hands(and bodies) to help out with gardening on campus! 

Join us for our next GOSA Gardening Day, Saturday, June 9 starting at 9 a.m.

Our mission is to maintain the lovely landscaped gardens and grounds on this campus.

Contact Joyce Kern jodi1959@aol.com or Rick Anderson rick243@comcast.net to sign up.

NON-PERISHABLE FOOD DONATIONS FOR STAR FISH PANTRY

For Star Fish Pantry the following are needed:

cereal

hearty soups 

pasta and sauce

peanut butter

These items are especially need during the winter.Please place your canned and/or boxed donations in the Narthex.

For any questions or information contact Cathy Egan at cathyegan@aol.com.

St. John's Soup Kitchen

On July 8th a group will travel to St. John's Episcopal Church in Elizabeth to provide a dinner for needy and homeless people.

St. Andrew's participates in this mission a number of times in the year. Both cooks and servers are needed.  

Contact Cathy Egan at cathyegan@aol.com.

Bible Study

Click HERE for the schedule

New "Green " Lighting

Our church and school buildings are REALLY shining now, thanks to the generous donation of LED light bulbs for the entire campus

of St. Andrew's made by Erika and Brendan Rains. Parents of a current student, as well as a recent graduate, the Rains family worked on this project for many months.Hundreds of plastic LED bulbs were recently installed. This conversion from fluorescent bulbs to LEDs will greatly reduce electrical expenses as well as reduce the danger of mercury, which is found in fluorescent lighting. Many thanks to the "construction crew" of Brendan Rains, Brad Niedzielski, Deborah Cook, and our own maintenance person, Mr. Alex for their time on a Sunday. We are truly a much brighter spot than we were before.

Knitters Wanted!

Christmas at Sea

Since 1898, Episcopal women have been knitting and crocheting garments such as scarves, hats, and vest sweaters for seamen. These are packaged with such things as toiletries and candy and given to the seamen during the Christmas season by the Seamen's Church Institute.

The historic name of this volunteer program, Christmas at Sea, only partially describes the work of the people who make holidays a little warmer for mariners. While gift distribution happens during winter months, collection and creation of items happens year round, and while many gifts go to international mariners working "at sea," thousands of gifts also go to mariners working on inland waterways here in the United States.

 

See June DeBang for more information.                            

St. Andrew's

Action Camp 2018

June 11 through August 10

 

Primary Camp4-7 year olds 

 9 am - 1:30 pm

Wee Campers: 3 year olds

9 am -Noon

Indoor and Outdoor Activities . Special visitors and Adventures

Music and Movement . Sports . Games . Arts and Science

Before and aftercare available! 

Every week:     Liz the Librarian!         Stretch and Grow!         Spanish Songs with Senora Suarez!        T-shirt Thursdays!                               Dress-Up Fridays!               Sprinklers!            Healthy Snacks!                  Playground Fun!

  

Week of 6/11- Artistic Adventures

Learn about different artists each day!  Working with a variety of mediums,  campers will watercolor like Monet, drip paint like Jackson Pollock, chalk like Julian Beever and create ceiling art and sculptors like Michelangelo.  A local artist, Carolyn McGhee, will be visiting. 

 

Week of 6/18 - Where the Wild Things Are

Read about the Wild Animals of famous children’s authors, Maurice Sendak, H A Ray, Eric Carle, Leo Leoni and Eric Litwin.  Through the pages of their books children will meet The Wild Things, Curious George, The Very Busy Spider, A colorful Chameleon and Pete the Cat.  Visits from The Lizard Guy and a Seeing Eye Puppy in Training!

Week of 6/25 - Down on the Farm 

Learn about life on the farm and farm animals.  Two visits from Swift family Farms.  Chicks, Ducklings, Sheep and more.   Pony Rides complete the week.  

 

Week of 7/2 - Stars and Stripes

Celebrate our Great USA with red white and blue crafts and games.  Visits from local firemen and police, serving in our community.

 

Week of 7/9 - Stem Discovery

A week of discovery including science, technology, engineering and math activities.  Pearl Observatory will be visiting with their Planetarium.  

 

Week of 7/16 - Fitness Fun

Get Fit with fun sports like soccer and volleyball and a different obstacle course each day.  Then relax with some Yoga with an area Yoga expert!!

 

Week of 7/23 - Under the Sea

Exploring exciting non-fiction books, campers will learn all about life under the Sea.  Crabby crafts!  Seashell Searches and Fishy Games!!  NY Aquarium will be our weekly visitor.  

 

Week of 7/30 - Legoland

So much to do with Legos! Building!  Painting! Crafts!  And a daily scavenger hunt!!  

A must for all Lego Enthusiasts!

Highly qualified staff members whose primary focus is to create a safe, enjoyable and mentally stimulating camp experience for the young child. Brochures and registration information available. Check us out on line or contact Christina Olson, director to register, 908-464-4875, Ext 100

NEW OFFERING!

THE LITTLE ACTORS STUDIO SUMMER CAMP

Week 1, July 9 - 13 

Week 2, August 6 - August 10

Ages 4-7 year olds, 9 am - 1:30 pm

Before and aftercare available!

Fun, energetic and imaginative weeks!

Theater Games . Music .  Improv. Puppets . Theater Crafts and more . . .

Patricia Price offers a guided, dynamic, studio program. The week will culminate in a short staged production at 12:45 on the last day of camp for family and friends to attend.

Information sheet and registration form available. Need additional information. Please contact Patricia Price, www.artsandmusic@optimum.net.

© 2018 by St. Andrew's Episcopal Church.

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