Today’s Sermon: The Rev. Robert Cook Sermon Title: We Need Help!
MAY 20, 2018
Today’s Scriptures: Acts 2:1-21 Psalm 104:24-35 John 15:26-27; 16:4b-15
Our mission is to transform lives and communities through God’s extraordinary love and to be a community of God’s grace and healing.
St. Andrew’s Church | 501.614.6061 | www.saclr.org
8:45 a.m.–Traditional service; 10:10 a.m.–Sunday school and Kingdom Life classes; 11 a.m.–Contemporary service
Maturing in the Faith Him we proclaim, warning everyone and teaching everyone with all wisdom, that we may present everyone mature in Christ. (Colossians 1:28)
sunday morning From Sunday Morning to Daily Living: Liturgy and Discipleship at St. Andrew’s Taught by Dustin+ Freeman • Andrew Room
How does discipleship get real in our daily lives? How does the way Anglicans worship relate to becoming more like Jesus? Everyone is welcome to attend this edition of the Newcomers’ Class as we explore how discipleship and liturgy function as the foundation for experiencing God’s transformative grace in everyday life.
Colossians Taught by Ryan Owsley • Commons
Paul’s brief letter to the Colossians is beloved for its compelling picture of who Jesus is and how his person and work impact every facet of our lives. Join us as we move verse-by-verse through this powerful letter!
FAMILY MINISTRY 8:45 & 11 a.m. services
Beginnings (infant & preschool): Classes are available throughout the service for this age group. Parents may pick up their children at The Peace for Communion. KREW (K–6th grade): Children may follow the cross out of the sanctuary after the Gospel reading for KREW Cuts, a creative time of worship designed specifically for kids, before returning for Holy Communion.
10:10 a.m. Sunday school
Beginnings (infant & preschool): Music class is held in the preschool room. KREW (K–6th grade): Children learn about our faith in Christ in an age-appropriate way through lessons from the Gospel Story Book curriculum. DASH (youth): Seventh – 12th graders participate in teaching and discussion on a companion verse/parallel topic to the day’s sermon.
11 a.m. service only
eXtraordinary Lives (special needs): Students and young adults with special needs may follow the cross out of the sanctuary after the Gospel reading for their own time of teaching, with a scripture lesson based on that day’s sermon scripture, before returning for Holy Communion.
A cry room for mothers and their infants/toddlers is available next to the elevator in the hallway.
Mondays, March 19–June 11 • 6:30-8:30 p.m. Commons The 13-week GriefShare seminar features biblical, Christ-centered teaching that focuses on grief topics associated with the death of a loved one. Contact: Ed McDonald—firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesdays, March 27–May 22 • 6-8 p.m. Commons Alpha provides a safe, welcoming place for followers of Christ to invite friends and family to explore the Christian faith and experience community. Each evening will include a meal, a brief lesson and lots of opportunity to discuss. Contact: Dustin Freeman—email@example.com
Wednesday • noon Commons Join us for PB & J sandwiches or bring your lunch as we delve into God’s Word. Contact: Mickey Harbour—501.350.5660
Wednesday • 6 p.m. Youth Room Students gather at 6 p.m. for dinner. Worship and teaching on gospel basics begins at 6:30 p.m. Contact: AJ Green—firstname.lastname@example.org
Growing in Grace (GiG)
Wednesday • 6–8:30 p.m. A complimentary dinner is followed by a recovery service and a small-group, 12-step-style meeting. Child care is provided for the entire evening. Contact: Don Blair—501.786.0711
Anglican Evening Prayer
Friday • 5:30-6 p.m. Prayer Room Join us for a great opportunity to refocus at the end of the week and to prepare our hearts for the weekend. Contact: Ephraim McNair—501.410.0120
Giving our Lives In Mission For whoever would save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for my sake and the Gospel’s will save it. (Mark 8:35)
The CALL will have an informational meeting at St. Andrew’s from 6:30-9 p.m. on Monday, May 21. If you are interested in finding out more about how to help children in foster care through fostering, adopting, respite care, mentoring or volunteering in some other way, please come to this meeting. To register, visit thecallinarkansas.org/pulaski-info-meetings.
June 8-10, Women’s Kairos will be at the McPherson Maximum Security Prison in Newport. They need more than 1,000 dozen cookies to give to the inmates who attend the weekend. You can either donate store-bought cookies (no fruit, jelly filled or powdered sugar) or give financially toward the purchase of cookies. Boxes of cookies can be dropped off at the church during normal business hours or on Sundays at the Missions Desk. Please make checks payable to St. Andrew’s Church with “Kairos cookies” in the memo line. For more information, contact Susan Reasoner (email@example.com) or Kim Cook (firstname.lastname@example.org).
MAY 20, 2018
CONNECTIONS WELCOME. We’re so glad you’re here. Our desire is that you would personally experience God as you worship with us. Please take a moment to fill out the information below and place it in the offering plate. You’ll find information about our church at the Welcome Desk in the Narthex. If you’re new to St. Andrew’s, come by, we have a gift for you. □ 1st visit □ 2nd visit □ information update
□ 8:45 service □ 11:00 service
children & ages
city, state & zip
The budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year has set annual goals of $2,084,620 for giving.
April Actual: $234,647 April Goal: $140,308
Preferred Method of Communication: □ home phone □ cell phone □ email □ mail □ text How did you learn about St. Andrew’s?
2018 YTD Actual: $650,014 YTD Goal: $589,511 Thank you for your support of St. Andrew’s Church. Online giving is now available at st-andrews-church. churchcenteronline.com/giving
Age: □ Under 18 □ 18-25 □ 26-35
□ 36-45 □ 46-55 □ Even older and wiser
Please sign me up for: □ Quarterly newsletter □ email □ mail
CHURCH STAFF The Rev. Robert Cook, Rector email@example.com The Rev. Dustin Freeman, Associate Pastor firstname.lastname@example.org The Rev. Canon Ryan Owsley, Associate Pastor email@example.com AJ Green, Director of Family Ministry/Youth firstname.lastname@example.org Becca Swarna, Children’s Ministry Leader email@example.com Tongua Williams, Early Childhood Ministry Leader firstname.lastname@example.org Kathy Stephenson, Connection Ministry Leader & Executive Assistant to Robert Cook email@example.com Ann Berg, Accountant firstname.lastname@example.org Beka LeMaster, Communications Director & Executive Assistant to Ryan Owsley email@example.com Jessie Smith, Assistant to Dustin Freeman & Children’s Ministry Coordinator firstname.lastname@example.org Lorri Harper, Receptionist/Missions Assistant email@example.com Christian Peter, Facilities Manager firstname.lastname@example.org
NON-STAFF, AMiA CLERGY The Rev. Dr. Nate Smith
LEADERSHIP TEAM The Rev. Robert Cook
The Rev. Dr. Nate Smith
The Rt. Rev. Philip H. Jones, Apostolic Vicar The Rt. Rev. Sospeter Ndenza
UPCOMING EVENTS May 20
May 21 GriefShare The CALL meeting May 22 Alpha May 27
No Sunday school or Kingdom Life classes
Church office closed
May 29 GriefShare
Good to Know Information that is “of interest” to our church body.
We will celebrate the sacrament of Baptism on Sunday, June 3. If you would like to be baptized, or have your child baptized, please contact Kathy Stephenson (email@example.com) no later than Thursday, May 24.
Memorial Day Weekend
Next Sunday, May 27, there will be no Sunday school or Kingdom Life classes because of the holiday weekend. The church office will be closed on Monday, May 28.
PROOF Pirates VBS June 25-28 • 9 a.m.–noon
As St. Andrew’s VBS has become the talk of the town in the last few years, we’ve been approaching our capacity. This is a great problem to have! To continue ensuring that VBS is safe, fun and discipleship-oriented, we’re changing the way we handle registrations. For children entering Pre-K4 through 5th grade in the 2018-19 school year and who regularly attend St. Andrew’s, registration is now open! (There will be birth through Pre-K3 classes for younger children whose parents are volunteering at VBS.) Please note that registration is on a first-come, first-served basis until classes are full—so register at saclr.org/news-events/VBS now! Steps to register: 1. Click on the navy blue “REGISTER NOW!” button at the bottom of the webpage. 2. Click on the blue “register now” button at the top right of the next page that opens. 3. Type your email address and click on the blue “Continue to choose attendees” button. 4. DO NOT click on the box next to your name. Instead click on the blue “Send Sign In Email” button below your name. 5. You will receive an email from St. Andrew’s Church <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Be sure to check your spam or junk folder for the email if you do not receive the email. Click on the blue “Log In Now” button. 6. In the new page that opens, you should see your entire family listed. Click on the checkbox next to each of your children’s names and choose whether each child is “BirthPre-K3” or “Going in to Pre-K4 through 5th Grade.” 7. Click the blue “Next” button. 8. The information we have on each of your children will show up under their name in the new page. Please correct any information and answer the questions. 9. Click on the blue “Next” to enter information for your other children. 10. Once you have completed all of your children, you will be taken to a page to review their registrations. If everything is correct, click on the “Complete Registration” button. 11. You will receive an email confirming your children’s registration.
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