Sunday Worship Services at 9am & 10:30am

St. Andrew Presbyterian Church Welcomes You

SUNDAY SERVICES @ 9:00AM and 10:30AM

 JOIN US AFTER SERVICES FOR COFFEE, DONUTS AND CONVERSATION.

We enjoy connecting as a church family and meeting new people—please join us for coffee and donuts in the Fellowship Hall between services each Sunday!

Everyone is welcome; and recovery is spoken here.

Hope to see you this Sunday!

PLEASE RESERVE THE CIRCLE DRIVE PARKING AREA AND ALL ACCESSIBLE PARKING SLOTS FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES! And, remember to please enter from Arnold Drive and exit north onto Sobre Vista.  Thank you for your

THE GRATITUDE CHALLENGE


Maybe 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 isn’t so much a command as it is an invitation: Be joyful always, pray at all times, be thankful in all circumstances.
This is what God wants from you in your life in union with Christ Jesus. Maybe that’s what I want too, and I need you to help me.

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Give the Gift of Bread to Hungry Romanians

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KNIT AND CROCHET GROUP—MONDAY’S 10:00 AM—12:00 NOON. We are gathering at a private home. The group meets the 3rd Monday of every month.  Bring your projects and join us for fun and conversation—it’s as easy as that!

 

THE BROWN BAGGERS—WEDNESDAY’S—10:00 AM—1:00 PM: Everyone is welcome to join us at the Sonoma Springs Community Hall (formerly the Grange), 18627 Highway 112, Sonoma, to make lunches for those in need.  We meet on the third Wednesday of every month.  If you would like to participate in this fun and rewarding venture with women and men, please come join us!

 

NURSERY – 5TH GRADE: ORANGE SUNDAY SCHOOL

At St. Andrew, we follow a Sunday School Program based on Luke 2:52: And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man. Did you know? St. Andrew is an orange church. This means we combine the love of our immediate family (in red), with the love of our church family (in yellow). We are excited to learn and grow alongside your children and help to strengthen the family of Christ! St. Andrew is calling for faithful prayer warriors on behalf of our children. We are also in need of faithful volunteers to share the love of Christ with our kids as a Sunday School Teacher. NO experience necessary; just the desire to share your spiritual gifts and the ability to make a short or long-term commitment in the season ahead. A background check and finger prints for all teachers and volunteers is required. Can you help?

YOUTH GROUP NEWS:

 

JUNIOR HIGH YOUTH: 6-8TH GRADERS (usually*) meet upstairs, 9:00 to 10:00 AM every Sunday to explore God’s word and how it still applies to us today.  Light breakfast is served.

SENIOR HIGH YOUTH: 9-12TH GRADERS, meet upstairs, 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM every Sunday.

 

 

Have More Questions? Want to Connect?

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707-996-6024 or [email protected]

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Comments, Questions, Opinions, Concerns, Sinners and Forgiveness
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St. Andrew is a Presbyterian Church situated in the heart of the Sonoma Valley. Are you looking for a Christian Church in the Sonoma Valley area? You have come to the right place. If you are new to Sonoma, Glen Ellen, Kenwood, Napa, Petaluma, Santa Rosa, Rohnert Park, Penngrove or Cotati or planning a visit to the Sonoma Valley and looking for a place to worship, we welcome you to join us. In this website, you can find information for those New to St. Andrew to tell you more about our Church, our mission, our people and our programs including Students’ and Children’s Ministries.  If you would like more information, please feel free to contact us anytime.

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Did you miss the service? Or just want to hear more ?

December 11, 2018

Did you miss the service? Or just want to hear more ? It’s all right here! Our Christmas Playlist – “Waiting-Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus” – Rev. Rich Gantenbein, December 9, 2018[Audio clip: view full post to listen] Our Christmas Playlist … Continue reading

WEEKLY PREACHER’S POST: THERE’S A SONG IN THE AIR: “Be Born in Us Today”

December 9, 2018

I appreciated what Julie Rafferty wrote in her blog about this time last year: I think it would be accurate to say that most of life is lived and experienced in the in-between… In a fast-paced consumer-driven economy and society, … Continue reading

Give the Gift of Bread to Hungry Romanians

December 2, 2018

THE ROMANIA FLOUR MISSION – Beginning THIS Sunday! Buy local this year and shop for Christmas at St. Andrew, while making a difference for families in Romania! Each year we reach out to our generous congregation requesting financial help in … Continue reading

Preacher’s Post: The Gratitude Project

November 25, 2018

This day is a great gift. If you learn to respond as if it was the first day of your life and the very last day, then you will have spent this day very well. (Brother David Steindl-Rast) There’s something deep inside … Continue reading

PREACHER’S BLOG POST: THE GRATITUDE CHALLENGE

November 3, 2018

“The dominant characteristic of an authentic spiritual life is the gratitude that flows from trust – not only for all the gifts that I receive from God, but gratitude for all the suffering.  Because in that purifying experience, suffering has … Continue reading

Won’t You Be My Neighbor – More Than “Neighborly”

September 30, 2018

From Pastor Rich’s Preacher’s Post: “We live in a world in which we need to share responsibility. It’s easy to say, ‘It’s not my child, not my community, not my world, not my problem.’ Then there are those who see … Continue reading

September 23, 2018

“I believe that appreciation is a holy thing—that when we look for what’s best in a person we happen to be with at the moment, we’re doing what God does all the time. So in loving and appreciating our neighbor, … Continue reading

Preacher’s Post: Won’t You Be My Neighbor

September 9, 2018

Walt Whitman said, “The truth is simple. If it was complicated, everyone would understand it.” I agree. The everyday world in which we live has become more and more complicated as systems become more complex and interlocked. We are more and more connected through … Continue reading

Popcorn Parables – “A United Kingdom”

August 19, 2018

This is from an interview NPR’s Audie Cornish conducted with David Ayelowo, the actor who played Seretse Khama in the movie “A United Kingdom”: A young woman meets a prince and falls in love. That sounds like the start of … Continue reading

JOIN US FOR POPCORN PARABLES THIS SUMMER

August 17, 2018

We’ll watch movies on Friday, and talk about God’s word and role in relation to the messages presented on Sundays. DINNER AT 6PM ($10 PER PERSON) MOVIE AT 7PM Please RSVP for Friday Dinner: [email protected] 707-996-6024 7/13: “EVERYTHING IS SPIRITUAL” … Continue reading