28 -- Annual Congregation Meeting
will worship together at one 9:30 am service.
The Annual Meeting
begins at 11:00 am in 301/Fellowship Hall.
Lunch will be served (thank you Bryant and
Childcare is available in the Youth Room
(thank you to our high school youth for providing this service!)
the Annual Meeting, we will:
elect people to four 3-year Congregation Council positions, one 2-year
position, and one 1-year position,
approve a 2018 Current Fund budget (the proposed budget is on pages 58-59
of the Annual
recognize Quiet Servants, and
hear updates about ministry and mission.
Every voice and vote counts!
Circle will raffle a beautiful quilt,
with proceeds going to Lutheran World Relief.
The 2017 Annual Report is available; click here to open
it or visit www.resources.SALChome.org.
Copies of the Annual Report are also available in the Narthex.
Finance Committee hosted two Discipleship Hour sessions to discuss the 2018
budget and answer questions. You can view videos of these presentations at
these links: January 14 presentation,
and the January 21 presentation
Saint Andrew’s Mission Statement:
As a people saved by God’s grace through faith, Saint Andrew’s
Lutheran Church is joined by our common belief in Jesus Christ and is a
welcoming community of believers who, empowered by the Holy Spirit:
Gather to worship, hear God’s Word, and share the Sacraments,
Encourage, renew and strengthen faith in Jesus Christ as Savior and
Equip, educate and nurture a deeper understanding of the expression
of faith in daily life, and
Send people into the world to serve.
Learn ~ Dream
Sunday at Saint Andrew’s…
January 28 –
Fourth Sunday after Epiphany
McEachran, “Take heart, get up!”
Isaiah 12; 1 Corinthians 15:3-11; Mark
· New members received during
worship. Contact Fellowship Coordinator Sherry Grindeland, sherry@SALChome.org or
425-746-2529, if you are interested in joining our Saint Andrew’s family
or would like more information
· Early Sunday
Morning Bible Study, 8:00 am, 322/Conference Room (note the
time change for this Sunday)
Congregation Meeting, 11:00 am, 301/Fellowship Hall
up to be a Prayer
Partner for Lent, Narthex
· There are no
Discipleship Hour classes
News to Share…
is invited to bake bread used in the Eucharist on Sunday mornings. You can
sign up online
for a specific Sunday in 2018. Links to the sign-up
and to the recipe
for Luther Bread can be accessed on the Saint Andrew’s website: www.worship.SALChome.org.
Contact coordinator Jill Nichols-Hicks more information.
and CPR Training
March 7, 9:00 am - 12:00
noon, 302/Fellowship Hall South
An AED (Automated External Defibrillator) and CPR training will be held at
Saint Andrew’s on Wednesday March 7.
Saint Andrew’s staff and Health and Wholeness Ministry will be renewing
their certification. Congregation members are also invited, the cost is
just $25 per person. Please let Facilities Manager Kurt Lutterman, email@example.com or 425-746-2529, know
if you plan to attend.
Village July 15-20, 2018
Andrew’s has reserved 40 spots for Holden Village for July 15-20. If you’re interested in
joining the group, we’ll add you to the wait list. Contact Fellowship
Coordinator Sherry Grindeland, firstname.lastname@example.org
you made an Advent wreath at the Advent Fair, please return the bowl to
Sherry Grindeland in the church office. We reuse the bowls each year.
Coming Up @ Saint Andrew’s…
with Young Adults
January 24, 6:30 pm,
Bento Box in Overlake (15119 NE 24th Street, Redmond)
for all who have graduated high school and older
McKenna if you would like to join us.
and Wholeness Ministry Program
January 27, 1:00 pm
Health and Wholeness Ministry, as part of its annual planning
retreat, invites the congregation to a special presentation from 1:00
pm - 3:00 pm on Saturday, January 27.
The program is a speaker from the Bellevue Fire Department, Andy Adolphson,
Battalion Chief and Director of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
division. His topic is the current opiate epidemic and how it impacts our
community. Contact Parish Nurse Karen Grams for more information.
Partners for Lent Sign-ups
January 28, February 4
“Pray for one another.” James 5:16
Partners for Lent is an opportunity to enrich our prayer life by
praying for someone else and making connections within our worship
community. Sign up to participate January 28
and February 4. Prayer
Partners will receive an envelope with their Prayer Partner’s name on February 11. Pray for someone during Lent
and wait until April 8 to find
out who the secret Prayer Partners are at our “Reveal”.
for MaaSAE Students
Wahlstrom and Marvin Kananen are traveling to Tanzania on January 29. If you sponsor a student in
Tanzania and want to send a card (no packages) addressed to your student
with Jean and Marvin, please give it to them no later than Sunday, January 28.
Bowl of Caring
February 4, Narthex
On Super Bowl Sunday, we will have a special food collection to tackle
hunger in our community. Special collection boxes and soup pots will be in
the Narthex – let’s fill them! All food and money donated will go to the Hopelink Food Bank to provide needed
nutrition to our hungry neighbors. Download
a flyer with more information and a shopping list.
Prayer Ministry Gathering
February 4, 12:30 pm,
The Healing Prayer Ministers will meet for a gathering of
sharing and supporting. This is for all who are currently Healing Prayer
Ministers and for those who are interested in serving in this way. Lunch
provided. Contact Parish Nurse Karen Grams or Cheryl Jurrus for more
(Women’s Evening Book Study) Winter Session
through February 7, 7:00 pm,
We are learning about India, and discussing marriage, society,
women’s roles, cuisine, and other issues depicted by the author in the book
selection for the Winter Session for W.E.B.S: The Space Between Us
by Thrity Umrigar. Join us for a lively discussion, prayer, sharing, and
laughter! All women are welcome. Bring a friend! For more
information, contact Cheryl Jurrus.
Be sure to sign up ….
> for Dinner with
Young Adults on January 24. Email Carolyn
> to become a member
of Saint Andrew’s. Email Sherry Grindeland.
> to be a driver for
Soup Brigade. There is an urgent need for substitute drivers in March. Contact Marlyn
> to be a Prayer
Partner for Lent. Sign up on January 28 or February 4.
> God Squad youth in
grades 9-12, to be a part of the 2018 Summer Mission Trip. Complete a
commitment form and contact Emily
> God Squad youth in
grades 9-12, to go to Holden Village May 18-20.
Sign up in the Narthex.
> Women, to attend
the Women’s Retreat sponsored by Our Savior
Lutheran Church on March 2-4.
Brochures are in the Narthex or visit our Women’s Ministry webpage
for more details and a link to the online sign-up.
> to attend AED and
CPR training on March 7. Email Kurt
> to go to Holden
Village July 15-20. Email Sherry
> to be a Saint
Andrew’s Ambassador. Email Kurt
> to bake
Communion Bread. Contact Jill Nichols-Hicks for more information.
> to be an Usher.
Sign up in the Narthex or email Sherry Grindeland.
> to be a part of a
Small Group for fellowship, on Fridays or Sundays. Email Sherry
> Youth Registration Form for 2017-2018
~ Corner of
Blessing: In January, we are collecting vegetable
oil (24-32 ounce sizes.)
~ Donate food
for the SOUPer
Bowl of Caring on February 4 (donations
go to Hopelink)
~ Donate box tops for
the Navajo Evangelical Lutheran Mission School. Place box tops in the
envelope on the bulletin board in the Narthex.
~ Deliver meals for
Chicken Soup Brigade on Thursday afternoons
financial support for students at MaaSAE Girls
Lutheran Secondary School (MGLSS)
~ Donate items
for Lutheran World
Housing Alliance, and Congregations for the
Homeless. Donations can be brought to the baskets in the Narthex.
~ Visit our Current Outreach Events and
Projects webpage for more opportunities to serve.
SOUPer Bowl of
Caring, February 4
Prayer Ministry Gathering, February 4, 12:30
W.E.B.S. (Women’s Evening
Book Study), Wednesdays through February
7, 7:00 pm
Drill, February 11, 9:45 am
Recognition, February 11, 11:00 am
Concert Series: Jazz Ensemble, February 11, 4:00 pm
Ash Wednesday, February
Worship, 12:15 pm and 7:00 pm
(Older Wiser Lutheran Saints), February 20, 11:45
Lenten Mid-week Worship, February
21, February 28, March 7, March 14, March 21
Soup Supper, 6:15 pm
Worship, 7:00 pm
Sunday Morning Bible Study, January 28,
February 25, March 4, 11, 7:15 am
Women’s Retreat with Our
Savior Lutheran Church,
March 2-4, Rainbow Lodge, North
Cook-off and Auction, March 10