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Mission: St. Andrew's is a warm, welcoming, and diverse Christian community on a spiritual journey dedicated to serving God and the needs of others.
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: We serve on the 3rd and 4th Saturday of every month from 9-11:30 a.m. We can only serve the first 100 families. We will be opened on: September 20 and September 27; and October 18 and 25; and November 15 and 22.

Call our office if you would like to volunteer! Go to our website for lots more information.

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The Dayton Episcopal Clothing Room: This ministry is open the first Saturday of each month from 9:00 -11:30 a.m. Upcoming dates that we will be opened: September 6, October 4, November 1, and December 6.

We are committed to being able to provide new socks, underwear, and undershirts for children on an ongoing basis. Currently, we have an urgent need for boys clothing items. There is also a need for linens, bedding, towels, etc.

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: 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.

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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.

Meetings are held 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!

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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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FALL SCHEDULE begins September 21 with two services: 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

African Fellowship: "Bring A Friend to Fellowship" Service - November 15, 2014, 4:00 p.m. at St. Andrew's. All are welcomed!

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Upcoming Supply Priests

  • September 28 - Rev. Margaret Holt Sammons
  • October 5 - Rev. Margaret Holt Sammons
  • October 12 - Rev. Deborah Woolsey

News & Events 

New Priest-In-Charge at St. Andrew's - First Sunday: October 19th!

It is my privilege to announce that we have called The Very Rev. Richard James Larsen as our new part-time Priest-In-Charge. He will begin October 15, 2014. The Rev. Larsen is deeply spiritual, and passionate about our outreach ministries at St. Andrew's. He received his Masters of Sacred Theology at Berkeley at Yale University. He also has a Masters of Science from University of Wisconsin. He has completed postgraduate work in educational administration at Miami University, and special education at the University of Cincinnati.

Let's welcome Rev. Larsen to our St. Andrew's family. Once again, God is faithful!!

October 19th: Bench Dedication. The bench has been donated by Cecile Cary. Come join us in our dedication to honor the lives of our past St. Andrew's members on October 19th. All are welcomed!!!!

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Dayton, Ohio

Undie Sunday" Is Over!
The Dayton Epsicopal Clothing Room sponsored a drive to collect new children's underwear. St. Andrew's donated 283 items!!!! Thank YOU all!

Quilt Raffle: The quilt was handmade by one of our parishioners, Tracy Pair, to raise money for the Dayton Episcopal Clothing Room. We raised $200.00! The winner of quilt raffle was Paula Brooks, a Dayton Episcopal Food Pantry volunteer. Congratulations Paula! Thanks to all of you who donated to this ministry!!

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Dayton, OH - Quilt Raffle

Other Events

  • Fall Recall and Volunteer Day. We had a wonderful service to thank those outside of the St. Andrew's who continue to help us serve our various ministries this past year. It was a time of celebration and fellowship. Go our Facebook page to see more photos.

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Dayton OH

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.

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