CHURCH COUNCIL HIGHLIGHTS
First Communion, Church Picnic at Downing Park, Sunday School Awards Sunday and Youth Sunday all planned – see the enclosed calendar.
Semi Annual Meeting is set for June 10.
We will start the 9:00 a.m. Sunday service schedule on June 24.
NEW MISSIONARY SPONSORSHIP
We are pleased to announce we have selected a new ELCA Missionary to sponsor; Rev. Bradn Buerkle. Rev. Buerkle lives in St. Petersburg, Russia, and teaches seminars and provides distance learning for pastors and lay leaders across the vast territory of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Russia, through the “Siberia: Equipping the Faithful” program. The program supports training of pastors and lay people in Scripture and evangelism to grow the church in the vast regions of Russia, including Siberia, and Ukraine, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, as a priority of “Always Being Made New: The Campaign for the ELCA.” For more information, please visit Rev. Buerkle’s website at http://elcrosnews.blogspot.com/2018/.
First Communion June 3, 2018
Grades 3 & 4 at the 10:00 am service.
St. Andrew’s Annual Picnic
Saturday, June 2, 2018
12:00 noon at Downing Park
All are welcome. Bring your favorite dish!
Signup sheet is in the Narthex.
Paint & Sip Houston Fundraiser 7:00 pm June 8
At our last Paint & Sip we had over 20 men and women enjoying wine and using their creative side to paint a beautiful picture to hang in their home. Invite friends and family for a fantastic, fun-filled evening!!
CONGREGATIONAL MEETING June 10, 2018 after the 10:00 am service
SUMMER WORSHIP SCHEDULE
Begins June 24, 2018
One Service Only at
Youth Group Events
The Youth Group finished out April with their 2nd Annual Spring into Spring Lock-in: Pinecrest Edition. This year St. Andrew’s invited a couple of representatives from Pinecrest Camp to come and lead the Lock-In. They played new games like “Rock, Tree, Bridge” and discussed 1 John 3:16-24. We also had visitors from Trinity Lutheran Church in Brewster, and Good Shepherd in Pearl River!
June 3rd: Informational Gathering Meeting after 10am service
June 9th: Youth Sunday Practice 11am
June 10th: Youth Sunday 10am (we will also be sponsoring coffee hour, please bring a baked good or snacks)
June 26-July 2: ELCA Youth Gathering in Houston
July 8th: Youth Gathering Service
July 8th: Extreme Board Makeover (after 10am service)
August 12th-19th: Pinecrest Camp ($50 deposit due July 1st go to https://www.pinecrestllm.org/registration for more information)
October 19th-21st: Koinonia Love Out Loud Retreat
Text Judy at 914-584-0721 to sign up for these events – Judy Jakubik
June 26 – July 2
Informational Meeting June 3rd
After the 10 am service we will be having our final Gathering Meeting to go over event details and answer any remaining questions. All T-shirt money will be due.
Final days for Buy a Meal:
We are just 56 meals away from our goal! Each $20 meal that is purchased will be MATCHED by an anonymous donor!
Friday, June 8th: Paint & Sip
Tickets are $40
Paint Supplies and Wine provided
Bring an appetizer/snack to share
Youth Gathering Service July 8th
Want to know what the kids did in Houston? Come to the Youth Gathering Service on June 8th to listen to their experiences and enjoy music from the event.
Our “worker bees” put together the School Kits for Lutheran World Relief. Thanks to your generosity, we were able to send 37 complete kits! Your contributions of notebooks, pens, pencils, rulers, erasers, scissors and more will be greatly appreciated by children that have very little to assist their learning. Thank you!
We welcome our newest member, Lorraine Miller! Our end-if-the-year luncheon will be on June 6. See you then!
Kathy DeMaio and Rita Nehmzow
SSC Sisters Serving Christ
Upcoming SSC Sunday Brunch at Bear Mountain Inn
Date: Sunday, June 24, 2018
Time: 11:30 am (we can leave after church)
The location: Bear Mountain Inn, 3020 Seven Lakes Drive, Tomkins Cove, NY 10986
Cost: $34 per person, plus tax and gratuity
Our menu will include an assortment of salads, seafood display, carving station, omelet station, fresh fruits, yogurt parfaits, traditional breakfast meats, scrambled eggs, French toast, waffles, assorted breads and pastries, bagels with lox, and so much more…. Complimentary Mimosas and Bloody Mary’s will be served.
Signup sheet is in the Narthex.
Hope to see you there,
Dorothy and Connie
JAN PEEK VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
Please contact Ellen Ottstadt or Sandy Herbst if you would like more information about helping out with our monthly Jan Peek Meals. Thank you!
St. Andrew’s Choir “HELP, We Need Singers!”
We meet Wednesday Nights at 7:45 pm for practice and Sundays to sing. All voices are welcome! Please see Margy for more information.
VBS Summer 2018
DID YOU KNOW THAT THE FIRST YORKTOWN COOPERATIVE VBS
WAS HELD RIGHT HERE AT ST. ANDREWS ON JULY 15-26, 1968 ?!
HAPPY 50TH ANNIVERSARY VBS!
This year VBS will be held at
The First Presbyterian Church of Yorktown
2880 Crompond Road, Yorktown Heights, NY
July 9 – July 13, 2018 * 9am-12pm
Registration is open to children completing PreK-3 & Pre-K4 thru the completion of 5th grade…$30.00 for one child, $40.00 for two children, $45.00 max per family. This includes the cost of 1 camp t-shirt per child. Register online at
ARE YOU INTERESTED IN BEING A VOLUNTEER AND BEING A PART OF THIS AMAZING TRADITION?
We welcome all Adults, as well as Teens who have completed 6th grade and above. Register as a Teen or Adult Volunteer at
*Adult & Teen Volunteer Combined Training Workshop will be held on
June 3 @3pm at First Presbyterian Church of Yorktown
*Teen orientation and VBS set-up will be July 5 & 6 from 9:00am until 12 noon.
*Community Service Youth Opportunity*