Family Ministry

Family Ministry Events

Get to know other St. Andrew’s families while having a great time! Events are designed for a number of interests and ages – choose the ones best suited for your family. Members of the extended church family are also welcome.

Family Game Night

Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019 –  6-8 p.m., Youth and Sports Center Pier 7

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Let’s turn the Youth and Sports Center into a giant game room! Get to know other St. Andrew’s families while playing classic board games, card games, ping pong, a gym game, and more. A light dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Families are invited to host tables with their family favorites – contact Mark Jackson if you’re interested. Registration isn’t required, but helpful for planning.

Good Friday Experiential Family Worship

Friday, April 19, 2019 – 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m., Great Hall

This interactive, dramatic worship experience traces the journey with Jesus from Palm Sunday to the empty tomb. The service begins in Great Hall and moves through the St. Andrew’s campus to the Sanctuary. Families welcome! Bring your strollers, wagons, and walking shoes – and step into the powerful story of Holy Week to prepare for the Easter promise. Begin the experience with kid-friendly activities in the Marketplace starting 30 minutes before each service.

Family Water Park Weekend

April 26-28 at Metropolis Resort, Eau Claire, WI
Cost: $20 per person (ages 3 and up), plus lodging and transportation

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Join us for a weekend of fun and faith formation with your child(ren) while away from home. There will be a meet-and-greet Friday evening, dinner and worship on Saturday, and the rest of the time is for your family to relax and play. Lodging ($140 per night plus tax) and transportation are the family’s responsibility. Designed for families with children ages 3 to 8 (and older or younger siblings). Lodging information provided upon receipt of registration. For more information, contact Beth Hamen at 651.762.9178 or

Family Strawberry Picking

Friday, June 28, 2019 – 9-11 a.m., at Jacobson’s Pine Tree Apple Orchard in White Bear Lake

Bring the kids to a fun morning of pick-your-own strawberries. Ride a tractor to the fields and pick away! (Strawberries are purchased by the pound.) Families can come and go through the morning – but look for St. Andrew’s staff and say hello! (Confirm availability and weather information by calling 651.429.7202; strawberry field address is 11388 Honeye Ave. N, White Bear Lake.) No registration required.

Family Baseball Night

June or July 2019 (date and time TBD), CHS Field in St. Paul

Bring the family to cheer on the St. Paul Saints! Tickets will be available for pre-order, with no refunds given. All families will provide their own transportation to meet up in the stands at CHS Field. Watch for details and registration information in spring 2019.

Family Faith Resources

We invite families to explore these tools and resources for strengthening faith at home:

Vibrant Faith @ Home

Faith5 from Faith Inkubators

Love and Logic parenting classes

Building Faith Home Practices

Center for Parent/Youth Understanding