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.
Christmas Eve Family Worship Services
Monday, Dec. 24, 2018 – 2, 3, and 4 p.m. in the Sanctuary
Bring your whole family to a joy-filled Christmas eve worship experience! Enjoy our children’s choirs, traditional Christmas music, and an inspirational child-friendly message to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. Plan to arrive in advance to find parking and seating. Full schedule of ALL Christmas Eve and Christmas Day worship services here.
Family Movie Night
Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019 – 6-8:30 p.m., Great Hall
Bring your blankets and pillows as we transform Great Hall into a huge family room with a movie on the big screen! (Title to be announced.) A light dinner will be served at 6 p.m.; the movie begins at 6:30. Please bring your family’s favorite snack to share with others. Fresh popcorn and lemonade will be served. Registration isn’t required, but helpful for planning.
Family Game Night
Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019 – 6-8 p.m., Youth and Sports Center Pier 7
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 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: