As I return from an exhausting, exciting, and deeply renewing week with our youth in Detroit (National Youth Gathering), I want to thank you for all of your prayers and support. This was an experience of a lifetime for many of our youth and we are so grateful.
I also returned to discover that many of you are away on vacation and many of you have weekend travel plans in the weeks to come. Enjoy!
As we get into the heart of vacation season and as more of our St. Andrew's community will be away over weekends, we will be offering occasional mid-week services of Holy Communion in our outdoor chapel (and inside if weather conditions are not favorable). Worship will have a more casual feel outside and will be less than an hour in length (It does get dark!). Also, these services will not be recycled versions of Sunday worship. They will have their own simple music, a spoken liturgy and different readings and message from Sunday. This summer, we will be focusing on key figures and promises in the Old Testament. So even if you are here on Sunday, here's another opportunity to gather again to grow in faith.
Tomorrow Evening (Wednesday) "Noah: Weathering the Storms" – July 22 @ 7PM
As we gather around the Word, we will move beyond the Sunday School version of this story to explore it's context in world religions and what the story says about God, our lives and our future together. See you in church (even outside!)