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St. Andrew's Episcopal Church

Welcome to St. Andrew’s! We are a vibrant, diverse, growing congregation in the heart of the city of Dayton. We celebrate God’s presence among us in joyful worship. Nurtured by Christ’s love, we seek to share that love with the world. Our members are deeply committed to service in the larger community through feeding programs, social justice initiatives, and mission work in the larger world.

The vision of St. Andrew's is to restore all people to unity with God and each other in Christ.

St. Andrew’s is a warm, loving community and we look forward to welcoming you! Click here to get directions.

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Ongoing Activities

Food Pantry: During the month of March, we will be opened on:
March 15 and March 22 from
9-11:30 a.m.

We are opened on the 3rd and 4th Saturday of every month, and by special appointment. Call our office if you would like to volunteer!
Go to our website for lots more information

The Dayton Episcopal Clothing Room: This ministry is open the first Saturday of each month from 9:00 -11:30 a.m.
The Clothing Room is currently collecting school supplies and uniforms.  Most of the Dayton Public Schools require uniforms for their students.  We need solid color polo shirts, especially white, red, yellow, and light blue. Students wear khaki and navy blue slacks, skorts, and jumpers. We can buy new polo shirts for $8 and slacks for $12.  Just $20 will provide one complete outfit!

For more information or to volunteer to help in the clothing room, please call Judy at 937-278-7345 or email us at info.clothingroom @gmail.com. Check out the new website at www.decr.org.

House of Bread

House of Bread: Come serve lunch to those in need. The schedule for 2014: April 19, May 17, September 20, October 18, November 15. The hours: 9-2:00 p.m. You can volunteer for any part of the time. For more information, contact the parish office at 937-278-7345.

Tuesday Evening Prayer Group Join us from 7:00-8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays at St. Andrew's. For more information phone 937-278-7345. All are welcome!

yodahYODAH (Youth of Dayton Are Here!)
Wednesdays from 7-8:30 p.m.
The group is for high school youth (grades 9-12) of Dayton. Members come from all the different Deanery churches and everyone is welcome to bring friends!  Meetings focus on spiritual exploration, forming a community of love and friendship, practical bible study, experiential worship, meditative prayer, games and music.

This year, we are changing things up a bit. Instead of meeting at Christ Episcopal Church (as we have for the past two years), we will now be meeting at Panera Bread at 1203 Brown Street across from University of Dayton's campus. The time is still from 7-8:30. Look for the YODAH sign! Please join us!

Click to view website.

Aluminum Can Collection.
Our children are collecting aluminum cans to raise money for annual activities. Please help us by collecting cans and bringing them to church. Contact Mary Hessidence for more information and pick-up. She can be contacted through St. Andrew's at 937-278-7345.

Our "Thank You" Bulletin Board: We would like to continue to thank those individuals who made a difference at St. Andrew's. Who do you want to thank? Please take time to write a brief "thank you" note to someone you want to honor at St. Andrew's!

Help our St. Andrew's Families. We are in need of toiletries, personal hygiene items, cleaning supplies, new socks, underwear and undershirts. Please place your items in the basket in the Narthex.

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Monthly Calendar:8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. services. Click to view.

2014 - Visiting Clergy

  • April 6: Rev. Gregory Sammons
  • April 13: Rev.Melody Williams
  • April 20: Rev.Melody Williams
  • April 27: Rev. Sammons

2014 - Holy/Easter Schedule

  • March 4
    Shrove Tuesday: 5:30-7 p.m.
  • March 5
    Ash Wednesday: 7 p.m.
  • April 17
    Maundy Thursday: 7 p.m.
  • April 18
    Good Friday: 7:00 p.m.
  • April 20
    - Easter Vigil: 6:30 a.m.
    - Easter Breakfast: 8:30 a.m.
    -Easter Egg Hunt: 9:15 a.m.
    -Easter Service: 10:30 a.m.

Ministry Schedule and Monthly Activities: Click to view

News & Events 

2014 Lenten series: "Dayspring 2014" - The Dayton-Five Rivers Deanery has announces the upcoming Lenten Series.

Its focus will be the four special stories told in this Lent's Sunday worship, along with the gospel accounts used on Good Friday and Easter Morning. All are from the gospel according to John, and all have been used, at various times in the church's history, to prepare new members (catechumens) for baptism at Easter and current members for the renewal of their baptismal commitments.

The Tuesday meetings will be held from 6-8:00 p.m. at the following chruches:

  • March 11 - St. George's (John 3:1-17, Jesus and Nicodemus)
  • March 18 - St. Mark's (John 4:5-42, Jesus and the Samaritan Woman at the Well)
  • March 25 - St. Paul's (John 9:1-41, Jesus and the Man Born Blind)
  • April 1 - St. Christopher's (John 11:1-45, Jesus and Lazarus)
  • April 8 - Christ Church, Dayton (John 18-20 excerpts, Jesus Raised Up in his Death, Resurrection, Return to the Father, and Sending of the Spirit).

Click here for more information!

Join them on Facebook and follow the Lenten Journey. Check them out on Facebook!

Rebuilding Together Dayton
Saturday, April 26, 2014

Interested in helping your neighbors? The Dayton Five Rivers Deanery is participating in the Rebuilding Together Dayton project. We will be working in the Twin Towers neighborhood in East Dayton this year. We are looking forward to another successful day of helping a homeowner in need!

A special thanks to Michael Luelloff from St. Paul's Episcopal Church, who will be our House Captain this year!

If you interested in participating/ volunteering in this project, there will a sign-up sheet in the Narthex, or call the office at 937.278.7345.

For more information about this organization, go to http://www.rtdayton.org/.

2014-St. Andrew's Transition Process: St. Andrew's is in the process of searching for a new priest-in-charge. To keep up-to-date with the progression, click here.

Pledge Here!: It's never too late to pledge to the church. Click here to complete your on-line 2014 pledge.

Highlights: Our St. Andrew's Members

  • Peace Greetings:  "Butterflies" and "Sunflowers" are the first 2 in a series of greeting cards: text by Cecile Cary, design by Judy Aldridge, and butterfly photo by Matt Cary. Can be purchased for $2 at the church.
  • Ed Sander's new book, My Patch and Eye (a memoir) can be ordered through the Church ($15.95) or Amazon! To place an order through Amazon, click here.

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