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19 November 2015

Saint Andrew’s Weekly News

2016-10-26T17:02:03+00:00 November 19th, 2015|Announcements, News|

  FROM THE RECTOR The kingdoms of this world, and the Kingdom of God Reflecting on a week of strife and confusion Finishing our series on the Kingdom of God in a week with such turmoil in the world drove home for me the radical divide between the two Kingdoms: that of the world, and that of God. We watch as terrorism elicits its intended response of confusion, retaliation, and fear-based aggression, here and around the world. It forces us to face the reality that our governments cannot “turn the other cheek.” They cannot offer soul-freeing forgiveness, nor elevate reconciliation [...]

19 November 2015

Weekly News from Saint Andrew’s: Balancing Our Worship Music

2016-10-26T17:02:03+00:00 November 19th, 2015|Announcements, News|

  FROM THE RECTOR Balancing Our Worship Music A call for your input This Fall we have experimented with our worship music by including alternative praise songs to Glory to God after the opening acclamation. The decision to do so was made by our Worship Ministry Group—which oversees our worship services—as a way of meeting the various worship needs represented in our parish and as expressed by our members. Some members highly enjoyed this change; several have reported that it seemed to not fit well with our overall liturgical experience. The Worship Ministry Group will meet on Wednesday, December 2 to [...]

6 November 2015

In the Midst of Parables: Saint Andrew’s weekly news

2016-10-26T17:02:03+00:00 November 6th, 2015|Announcements, News|

  FROM THE RECTOR In the Midst of Parables Making more meaningful the reign of the Kingdom of God We have passed the half-way point in our exploration of the Kingdom parables of Jesus. Has the meaning of the reign of God grown through our consideration of these stories? There are three types of parables found in the Gospels: Similitudes. Stories that touches on a common experience in real life that hearers would almost automatically agree is true—they are an affirmation of the way life is. Parables. Fictional but vivid stories that attempt to persuade listeners of a single, striking [...]

1 November 2015

Remembering the Faithful: News from Saint Andrew’s

2016-10-26T17:02:03+00:00 November 1st, 2015|Announcements, News|

  FROM THE RECTOR Remembering the Faithful The Feasts of All Saints and All Souls this Sunday, November 1 Hallowe’en (or All Hallow's Eve) is the vigil of The Feast of All Saints on November 1—a day on which the Church honors all the blessed faithful. This day is followed by All Souls’ Day, November 2, where the Church remembers the faithful departed. During our service this Sunday we will acknowledge both by having a moment of remembrance at the conclusion of The Prayers of the People. I will offer a word of invitation to anyone who wishes to speak aloud the name [...]

22 October 2015

Saint Andrew’s Weekly Mailing, October 25

2016-10-26T17:02:03+00:00 October 22nd, 2015|Announcements, News|

  FROM THE RECTOR Away to Diocesan Convention 2015 On Friday and Saturday, October 23–24, I will attend our Diocesan Convention in Indianapolis at the Wyndham Indianapolis West, hosted by Saint John’s, Speedway. At the convention this year we will discuss and decide upon new resolutions to be added to our diocesan Constitutions and Canons, as well as electing to various councils nominees who have been put forward to serve. I am a nominee for a clergy position on the Commission on Ministry—a group that helps individuals discern their call to various kinds of ministry, and guides them through that [...]

19 October 2015

“Holy Conversations”—the next Bishop of Indianapolis

2016-10-26T17:02:03+00:00 October 19th, 2015|Announcements, News|

  From the Rector “Holy Conversations”—The Election of the Eleventh Bishop of Indianapolis Bishop Cate has indicated that she will retire in 2017, thus initiating the process of searching for and calling a new Bishop of the Diocese of Indianapolis. Elections were held in each deanery in the diocese, and delegates sent to form a Search Committee (responsible for finding qualified candidates) and a Transition Committee (responsible for the events involved in this process). You are invited to give your input—and I want to make you aware of two “Holy Conversations,” which collect input from the members of the diocese, [...]

7 October 2015

Children’s Ministry & Hamilton Hall Dedication

2015-10-07T16:25:49+00:00 October 7th, 2015|Announcements, News, Photos|

This past Sunday was an historic service at Saint Andrew’s as we rededicated Hamilton Hall and our new Children's ministry space. Don and Laurie Hamilton and many of their family members were present as they were honored for their commitment to Saint Andrew's. Dave and Sue Murray were also honored for their long time commitment to Saint Andrew's and leadership in this renovation project. Other members of the Property and Renovation committees were thanked. The children of the parish led the service, and our new Children’s Minister, Kevin Johnston, preached.

6 October 2015

Calendar and Announcements for week beginning Sunday, October 4

2016-10-26T17:02:04+00:00 October 6th, 2015|Announcements, News|

The Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost   Sunday, October 4, 10:15 a.m.   Ministers serving this Sunday The Rev. Dr. John G. Rumple, PresiderKevin Johnston, Children’s MinisterCathryn Ensley, Lay Eucharistic MinisterNicholas Reynolds, OrganistChristian Hoffland, ChoirmasterElena Escudero, CantorThe Choir of Saint Andrew’sThe Children of Saint Andrew’sPage Cotton and Charlie Cullison, Ushers Joyce Mayer and Sue Murray, Altar GuildAndy Cullison & Sarah Gerkensmeyer and Maureen Carkeek, Hospitality Ministers serving next Sunday, October 11, 10:15 a.m.— The Twentienth Sunday after Pentecost The Rev. Dr. John G. Rumple, PresiderKevin Johnston, Children’s MinisterGwen Morris, Lay Eucharistic MinisterClay Glessner, AcolyteDana Glessner, Children’s CoordinatorJanet Vaglia, DoorpersonNicholas Reynolds, OrganistChristian Hoffland, ChoirmasterThe Choir of [...]

14 September 2015

Calendar and Announcements for Week Beginning Sunday, September 13

2016-10-26T17:02:04+00:00 September 14th, 2015|Announcements, News|

  The Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost Sunday, September 13, 10:15 a.m.   Ministers serving this Sunday The Rev. Dr. John G. Rumple, Presider Gwen Morris, Lay Eucharistic Minister Fiona Good and Ruth Heithaus, Acolytes Cathryn Ensley, Children's Minister Pam Smith, Doorperson Nicholas Reynolds, Organist Jim Mannon, Cantor The Choir of Saint Andrew's Mac Mackenzie, Lector Anne Harris, Intercessor Dennis Knuth, Usher Cathryn Ensley and Sue Murray, Altar Guild Anne Harris & Mac Mackenzie and Skip & Larry Sutton, Hospitality Sunday, September 20, 10:30 a.m. Combined Ecumenical Service at Gobin Memorial United Methodist Church — The Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost   Calendar This Sunday Sunday, September 13. [...]