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Digital Worship for March 22, 2020

By Hannah Reasoner / March 22, 2020

“We are not forgotten, God knows our name.” Many of us have been social distancing due to the coronavirus and COVID-19 pandemic. Let us take time this Sunday morning to be together through a digital worship service. Click here to see this morning’s bulletin Click here to make a prayer request  Click here to make […]

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From Your Pastors: Urgent Covid-19 Update

By Brent Ness / March 17, 2020

Dear Community, We are all taking things day by day in what amounts to an unprecedented time and circumstance.  We have been deeply moved by the ways in which our community has responded.  You are offering yourselves and your resources, your prayers and your adaptive engagement.  We are learning how to be church in new […]

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Digital Worship for March 15, 2020

By Brent Ness / March 15, 2020

Practicing social distancing while staying spiritually connected. For this third Sunday in Lent, we are in worship together for a virtual service due to the novel coronavirus. Follow along with today’s bulletin at https://stpaulandstandrew.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/March-15-2020.pdf To make a prayer request visit https://stpaulandstandrew.org/stay-connected/ To make a gift online please visit https://stpaulandstandrew.org/give/  

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Connect & Care Groups: Building Community Amidst Coronavirus Concerns and Precautions

By Hannah Reasoner / March 13, 2020

Dear Friends, “Bear one another’s burdens and in this way fulfill the law of Christ,” writes Paul to the community in Galatia. Since I woke up this morning, far earlier than was necessary or desired, I have had this verse on my mind. It’s always been my own personal gospel, the way in which I’ve […]

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From your Pastors: Online Worship Services and Note from Bishop Bickerton

By Hannah Reasoner / March 13, 2020

Dear Friends, These are strange times.  Our first priority as a community of followers of Jesus is to keep the body of Christ safe and whole, so that we are able to act as God’s people in a fear-filled and hurting world. Bishop Bickerton, our episcopal leader, has requested that the churches in our area […]

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From your Pastors: SPSA’s Ongoing Response to COVID-19

By Brent Ness / March 12, 2020

Dear Friends, Like all of you, St. Paul & St. Andrew has been closely monitoring developments related to COVID-19 (coronavirus), with the well-being and safety of our entire community in mind.  We wanted to let you know of several precautions we are taking.   At this time, we are continuing worship services (update: on March 13, […]

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Lent & Easter at SPSA

By Hannah Reasoner / March 4, 2020

Find daily Lenten Devotionals here or every morning on our Facebook page.  Sign up for St. Paul & St. Andrew’s emails here to stay up to date on all church activities. SHROVE TUESDAY, February 25 6:00pm – Pancake Supper at the Parsonage ASH WEDNESDAY, February 26 Ashes and prayers will be offered on the sidewalk […]

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Going Deeper on Immigration: Resource Guide for Immigration & Christian Ethics Study Group

By Hannah Reasoner / January 22, 2020

Going deeper on immigration compiled by Carol Scott, January 2020 Comprehensive coverage: The War on Immigrants series from The Intercept Border Patrol: Greg Grandin, 1/12/2019, The Border Patrol has been a Cult Of Brutality Since 1924 The Injustice of This Moment Is Not an ‘Aberration’: From mass incarceration to mass deportation, our nation remains in […]

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Immigration & Christian Ethics in 2020 Study Group Syllabus with Dr. Dorothee Benz

By Hannah Reasoner / January 14, 2020

What does it mean to be people of faith in an unjust world? Sundays after worship, boardroom, January 19 – February 9, 90 minutes each week  OVERVIEW  In this four-week study group, we take an unflinching look at current U.S. immigration policies and ask, What does the Lord require of us in this moment in […]

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Breaking News: “Protocol of Reconciliation & Grace Through Separation”

By Brent Ness / January 3, 2020

Dear friends, As you likely have seen, there is breaking news on the United Methodist scene.  A group of 16 folks from interested parties from across the connection, including conservatives, moderates, and progressives, has been meeting with a mediator to try to come to an agreement for how to move forward.  In a news release […]

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