A Dime, A Parking Lot and 45+ Years at St. Andrew’s

By |2020-07-07T15:30:09-05:00July 1st, 2020|It's Who We Are|

Do you know someone  interested in exploring what membership means at St. Andrew’s? Curious to learn more about our congregation, theology, and ministry opportunities? Invite them to join us Sunday, July 12th from 2-4pm for our (first ever!) online New Member Class CONTACT: Deacon Stephanie Anderson at sanderson@saintandrews.org to learn more and to register. Recently, St. Andrew's member Bob Jasper posted a photo of this dime in our Contemplative Photography Facebook group. "I found a dime on the ground in Festival parking lot this morning. Over the past 30 years, I've found dozens of them. I found each one at a spiritually significant time or place. There is a long story behind them. Finding them always brightens my day. This one is dated 1974-the year we moved to MN and joined St. Andrew's." We caught up with Bob and asked him to share a bit more about the dime, his memories and this moment as a member of St. Andrew's Lutheran Church. Can you tell me a little more about what brought you to St. Andrew’s? My wife and I had just moved to Minnesota in April of 1974 and to the White Bear Lake area that fall. We were looking for a church home and saw an ad for St. Andrew's in the local newspaper, so we decided to check it out. The pastor, Roger Eigenfeld,-(the only pastor at that time), greeted us with a big, welcoming smile. He showed us around and made us feel at home. Many members greeted us warmly. Two families, in particular, welcomed us into their hearts and homes, the Sutherlands and the Bergs. We became good friends with them and remain so to this day (the Bergs, sadly, are no longer with us). We liked the fact that St. Andrew's had [...]

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St. Andrew’s 30 Days of Prayer Initiative

By |2020-07-03T12:59:34-05:00May 30th, 2020|30 Days of prayer, It's Who We Are, Living in Christ, News & Updates|

For 30 days members of St. Andrew's prayed together a community prayer for comfort and strength in the midst of great uncertainty. The effort began May 1 and concluded May 30, marking the transition from Easter Season to Pentecost. Thank you to all who joined us in prayer on facebook, in your homes and throughout the community. SEE ALL 30 VIDEOS

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