View Screen-Reader Accessible Site

Sacraments of Holy Communion & Baptism


The Sacraments
 
The Lord’s Supper is celebrated on the first Sunday of each month and during special times during the church year.  At this meal we give thanks for God’s saving work in the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.  This joyful feast of the people of God takes place as people walk forward to the Lord’s Table to receive the bread and cup (wine or juice).  At St. Andrew's we take communion by walking to the front of the sanctuary to be served, then return to our seats.  Those who are not able to walk so far are served where they are seated.  Gluten-free alternatives to bread are available.  All who seek to follow Jesus Christ are invited to participate in communion at St. Andrew's.
 
Baptism of infants, youth and adults takes place during our regular Sunday worship with prior approval of the Session.  Following a time of instruction, parents bring their children to be marked and claimed by Christ and adopted into the household of faith.  In baptism we died to our old selves and are raised with Christ to the new life he brings.  Adults are baptized upon request and after meeting with the Pastor and Session.
Connecting with God Connecting with our community
September 2014
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
1 LABOR DAY - CHURCH OFFICE CLOSED

PDX Volleyball
Location: Friendship Hall
Time: 6:00pm -10:00pm

Choral Arts Ensemble
Location: Sanc.
Time: 6:30pm -10:00pm

(Click day to view main calendar)
2 Deacons
Location: Conf. Rm.
Time: 7:00pm

AA Women
Location: Lounge
Time: 7:30pm -8:30pm

St. A Volleyball
Location: Friendship Hall
Time: 7:30pm

(Click day to view main calendar)
3 Men's Breakfast & Study
Location: Golden Touch Rest.
Time: 7:00am

Dorcas Circle
Location: Lounge
Time: 12:00pm -1:30pm

Boy Scouts
Location: FH
Time: 7:00pm -9:00pm

Choir Rehearsal
Location: Music Room
Time: 7:00pm -8:30pm

(Click day to view main calendar)
4 PDX Volleyball
Location: FH
Time: 6:00pm -10:00pm

Mission Team
Location: Lounge
Time: 7:00pm

Worship Team
Location: Conf. Rm.
Time: 7:00pm

AA Group
Location: Lounge
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

(Click day to view main calendar)
5 No Events

(Click day to view main calendar)
6 Al-Anon
Location: Lounge
Time: 9:00am

(Click day to view main calendar)
7 KICKOFF SUNDAY

Worship
Time: 10:00am

Youth Group
Location: FH
Time: 6:00pm -8:00pm

(Click day to view main calendar)
8 Personnel Team
Location: Lounge
Time: 1:00pm

PDX Volleyball
Location: Friendship Hall
Time: 6:00pm -10:00pm

Choral Arts Ensemble
Location: Sanc.
Time: 6:30pm -10:00pm

Facilities
Location: Library
Time: 7:00pm

Stewardship Mtg.
Location: Lounge
Time: 7:00pm -8:30pm

(Click day to view main calendar)
9 Staff Meeting
Time: 10:30am

Youth Team
Location: Joe's Burgers
Time: 6:00pm

AA Women
Location: Lounge
Time: 7:30pm -8:30pm

St. A Volleyball
Location: Friendship Hall
Time: 7:30pm

(Click day to view main calendar)
10 Quilting Ministry
Location: Conf. Rm.
Time: 9:30am

Knitting/Crochet Ministry
Location: Lounge
Time: 2:00pm

Neighborhood Ministry
Location: Conf. Rm.
Time: 6:00pm

Boy Scouts
Location: FH
Time: 7:00pm -9:00pm

Choir Rehearsal
Location: Music Room
Time: 7:00pm -8:30pm

(Click day to view main calendar)
11 Children's Ministry
Location: Library
Time: 10:00am -12:00pm

Book Club
Location: Lounge
Time: 12:00pm

PDX Volleyball
Location: FH
Time: 6:00pm -10:00pm

AA Group
Location: Lounge
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

(Click day to view main calendar)
12 No Events

(Click day to view main calendar)
13 Al-Anon
Location: Lounge
Time: 9:00am

Neuropathy Group
Location: Conf. Rm.
Time: 10:00am

Shower - Beatrice Uwimana
Location: CH
Time: 12:00pm -4:00pm

(Click day to view main calendar)
14 Worship
Time: 10:00am

Stewardship Meeting
Location: Lounge
Time: 11:15am

NCL
Location: FH/CH
Time: 3:00pm -6:00pm

Middle School Youth Group
Location: Youth Room
Time: 6:00pm -7:30pm

(Click day to view main calendar)
15 Adult Ministry
Location: Conf. Rm.
Time: 6:00pm -7:00pm

PDX Volleyball
Location: Friendship Hall
Time: 6:00pm -10:00pm

Choral Arts Ensemble
Location: Sanc.
Time: 6:30pm -10:00pm

(Click day to view main calendar)
16 Session
Location: CH
Time: 7:00pm

AA Women
Location: Lounge
Time: 7:30pm -8:30pm

St. A Volleyball
Location: Friendship Hall
Time: 7:30pm

(Click day to view main calendar)
17 Men's Breakfast & Study
Location: Golden Touch Rest.
Time: 7:00am

Boy Scouts
Location: FH
Time: 7:00pm -9:00pm

Choir Rehearsal
Location: Music Room
Time: 7:00pm -8:30pm

(Click day to view main calendar)
18 "Seekers" Book Study
Location: Lounge
Time: 10:00am

Welcome Team Mtg
Location: Conf. Rm.
Time: 11:00am

PDX Volleyball
Location: FH
Time: 6:00pm -10:00pm

AA Group
Location: Lounge
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

(Click day to view main calendar)
19 No Events

(Click day to view main calendar)
20 Al-Anon
Location: Lounge
Time: 9:00am

(Click day to view main calendar)
21 Worship
Time: 10:00am

Strategic Planning Team Forum
Location: FH
Time: 11:30am

(Click day to view main calendar)
22 PDX Volleyball
Location: Friendship Hall
Time: 6:00pm -10:00pm

Choral Arts Ensemble
Location: Sanc.
Time: 6:30pm -10:00pm

(Click day to view main calendar)
23 Staff Meeting
Time: 10:30am

AA Women
Location: Lounge
Time: 7:30pm -8:30pm

St. A Volleyball
Location: Friendship Hall
Time: 7:30pm

(Click day to view main calendar)
24 CROSSROADS DEADLINE

Boy Scouts
Location: FH
Time: 7:00pm -9:00pm

Choir Rehearsal
Location: Music Room
Time: 7:00pm -8:30pm

(Click day to view main calendar)
25 "Seekers" Book Study
Location: Lounge
Time: 10:00am

PDX Volleyball
Location: FH
Time: 6:00pm -10:00pm

AA Group
Location: Lounge
Time: 8:00pm -9:00pm

(Click day to view main calendar)
26 No Events

(Click day to view main calendar)
27 Al-Anon
Location: Lounge
Time: 9:00am

Edie Johnson Memorial
Location: Sanc.
Time: 1:00pm

(Click day to view main calendar)
28 Mission Night
Location: Youth Room

NEIGHBORHOOD MINISTRY COMMISSIONING

Worship
Time: 10:00am

Parking Lot Work Party
Time: 11:15am

(Click day to view main calendar)
29 PDX Volleyball
Location: Friendship Hall
Time: 6:00pm -10:00pm

Choral Arts Ensemble
Location: Sanc.
Time: 6:30pm -10:00pm

(Click day to view main calendar)
30 AA Women
Location: Lounge
Time: 7:30pm -8:30pm

St. A Volleyball
Location: Friendship Hall
Time: 7:30pm

(Click day to view main calendar)