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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! See inside!

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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: January 17 and 24; February 21 and 28; and March 21 and 28, 2015

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: January 3, February 7 and March 7, 2015.

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 2015 is will be posted soon. 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!


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

Service Times: 8:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

Epiphany: January 4, 2015
We will be celebrating the Epiphany of our Lord, Jesus Christ unofficially on the Second Sunday after Christmas.

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News & Events 

Advent/Christmas Season
St. Andrew's has been busy this Christmas season! We had an enjoyable Children's Pageant, interesting sermonettes about the Jesse tree, and a festive Christmas Eve service. The African Fellowship ministry had a festive Christmas party for the children; great camaraderie and music!

St. Andrew's - The Jesse Tree

Thanks to all who made this a special season: Fr. Jim and Deacon Connie; the musicians; the Altar Guild (Carol, Barrie, Clarisa, Betty and Helen); those who helped direct the Christmas Pageant (Mary, Arlene, Romona) and the children; those who gave to the flower fund, the Clothing Room, and the Food Pantry; and those who helped with the greening of the church. A BIG thank you to Carlos and Judy!

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Bible Study: "A trip through St. Mark's Gospel".
January 11, 2015 through February 8th from 9:15-10:00 a.m. All are welcome to join!

Lay Eucharistic Visitors Meeting, January 12th at 1:00 p.m. in the parish library.

Synod's Lay School of Theology
Beginning in February, the Synod's Lay School of Theology will be offering a series for "all who sit in the pew during Sunday morning worship." The first of these will take place in the School's new Dayton-area location: at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church on the corner of Stroop and Ackerman in Kettering. Registration materials are in the Narthex.


Other Events

Highlights of 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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