Summer Schedule: Begins June 1, 2014 at 9:30 a.m.

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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: August 16 and August 23.

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: June 7, July 5 and August 2, 2014.

We have served 67 families, (110 Adults, 54 Children) Jan-Mar 2014.  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.

During the summer months, we like to be able to ask for donations and funds to purchase school uniforms and school supplies for the start of the school year in August.

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: 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.

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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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Calendar

Monthly Calendar:
SUMMER SCHEDULE
begins June 1 at 9:30 a.m.

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

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Summer Supply Priests

August 2014 - Visiting Clergy
This month's supply clergy includes Rev. Melody Williams, Rev. Greg Sammons and Rev. Margaret Sammons. We look forwarding to welcoming you!

Other Events

  • August 15-16: St. Christopher's Canoe and Camping Trip, Little Miami River, Ft. Ancient, OH. For more information contact the church and/or Dick Stem.
  • August 21-Peace Museum
    Peace Labyrinth: Quilting the Golden Rule, will be on display at the Dayton International Peace Museum. 
    Christ Episcopal Church Fellowship Committee has arranged a tour on August 21 at 2:00 p.m. We will meet for lunch at 12:30 p.m. at the Women's Club after which the group will then walk to the Dayton Peace Museum for the tour.  Cost:  $13.00 for lunch at the Dayton Women's Club and a $10.00 donation for a docent to guide the group at the Peace Museum. RSVP by August 18. Signup sheet in the Narthex, or email/call Lori Rehling at: lrehling@christepiscopal.com, phone  223-2239.
  • August 24-Joint Church Picnic with Christ Church at Triangle Park. Please sign-up in the Narthex. Bring a side dish. All are welcomed!
  • September 14: Fall Recall and Volunteer Day. Come join us after our 9:30 a.m. service for fellowship and thanking those who have helped us serve our various ministries this past year.
  • September 28-Undie Sunday
    Get Ready for Undlie Sunday. The Dayton Epsicopal Clothing Room is sponsoring a drive to collect new children's underwear. We are collecting underwear (sizes 2-18) or socks every Sunday until September 28. Let's see how many we can collect!!



Ministry Schedule and Monthly Activities: Click to view


News & Events 

Summer Scripture Study (July)--following the 9:30 a.m. worship service)
Facilitators:  the Revs. Greg and Margaret Sammons

During the month of July, following the 9:30 a.m. service, the Rev. Sammons invite anyone interested in joining them for a closer look at the morning's Scripture readings. The focus will be on the "other lessons"–the ones not used in the sermon; but welcome conversation about them all. Bring your Bible, or borrow one from the parish library. We hope to see you in attendance!


Vacation Day Bible School: "Who is my Neighbor?: Looking for God's Heroes" was the theme for the bible study on July 19th. It was a lively morning of songs, Bible story, crafts and games. Check out our photos on Facebook!

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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.


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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