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					                    Saint Andrew
Augusta, GA 30909
                    3551 Wheeler Road
                    Presbyterian Church
                                          Saint Andrew Presbyterian Church
                                             3551 Wheeler Road
                                                Augusta, GA 30909

SUNDAYs, May 4, 11,18,25
    9:30 a.m. Church School
   10:15 a.m. Coffee & Fellowship
                                                                    Join us for Movie Night at 6:30pm on Friday, May 9 th for a showing of “Saving
   10:45 a.m. MORNING WORSHIP
                                                                    Grace.” This 1985 movie stars Tom Conti as a Pope who escapes from the
                         Nursery Provided
                                                                    Vatican to live among “real people” in the country. Pizza, drinks and snacks
                                                                    will be served. Y’all come!
   7:15 p.m. Discovery Channel (Beginning 5/11)
 May 5th 5:00p.m. Administration Committee – Church Library
          7:00 p.m. Discovery Channel (moves to Sunday                                   “And on this rock I will build my church.”
          night on 5/11)
                                                                                                        Matt 12:18
  May 12 th 6:30p.m. Session Meeting                                    It’s been said that “God so loved the world that He did not send a
                                                                        committee.” And while we like to make fun of committees, and dread
TUESDAYs,                                                               the meetings, with Robert’s Rules of Order and all the rest of it, Jesus
  May 6 7:00pm Interfaith Service for Healing of Mind and Spirit.       essentially picked a committee – the twelve Apostles – to carry out his
  May 20 10:00 am Presbyterian Women, Church                            work. And what a committee! Among that crew there were four
                                                                        fishermen (Peter, Andrew, James and John), one tax collector (Matthew),
WEDNESDAYs, May 7,14,21,28                                              and one revolutionary (Simon the Zealot), one known for his doubt
                                                                        (Thomas) and one who became known for being a traitor (Judas). The
            6:00 p.m. Catered Supper ($5.00 per person                  Gospels make it clear that these guys were not exactly in perfect
                                                                        harmony with each other as they journeyed with Jesus, and that they
            children 12 & under FREE) Pot Luck – Mar 5
                                                                        misunderstood most, if not all, of what Jesus tried to teach them. It was
            6:45 p.m. Share, Prayer, Study                              only with the advent of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost that this confused
            7:30 p.m. Choir Practice                                    gang of Galilean peasants was transformed into the Church, the body of
                                                                        Jesus Christ.
 THURSDAYs, May 1,8,15,22,29
                                                                        Our Book of Order makes this amazing statement: “The Church of Jesus
            7:00 p.m. Prayer and Fellowship hosted at                   Christ is the provisional demonstration of what God intends for all
                 Jerry and Louise Taylor’s                              humanity.” In other words, if you are looking for heaven on earth, the
                                                                        Church is the place to find it! Now I’ll be the first to admit that there
                 2655 Henry St.Augusta
                                                                        are many days where it’s a little hard to catch sight of heaven in this
                 706-738-5643                                           community we call the Church. But when we submit to the Holy Spirit,
 FRIDAY, May 9 6:30 pm Movie Night “Saving Grace”,                      we find that even tax collectors and revolutionaries can worship
                                                                        together, work together, laugh together and love one another. On
                    Hunt Building
                                                                        those days, heaven is a lot closer than we think. I give thanks to God
 SATURDAY, May 10, 8:00 a.m. Men’s Breakfast; Hunt Building             always for each of you, members of the “committee of Jesus Christ,” his
                                                                        body, the Church.
                                                                                                          Yours in Christ,
                                                                                                          Rev. Ed.
                A Congregational Survey is currently being taken      “ Pray without ceasing.”
                to evaluate the ministry and mission of Saint                        1 Thessalonians 5:17
                Andrew. This is the first stage in the process of
                determining how we might improve our facilities       Ivett Andrews & Family
                to achieve God’s purpose for our church               Maria Gibson
                                                                                               Joyce & Jim Howe
                                                                      Bee & Ed Macuch
If you have not received a survey, please contact the church                                   Charles Macuch &
office. We would like to have these returned by May 11th.             Bonnie Griffin           Family
                                                                      Michael Jeffers          Philip Smith
                                                                      Elizabeth Pounds         Bettina Bergh
                                                                      Betty Wilson             Janice Shannon
 All are invited to a wedding shower honoring Traci Long and
                                                                                              Family of Troy Savage
 David Westin, who are tying the knot on June 21st. The
 shower will be held on Sunday, May 18th, at 3pm in the Hunt          Victims of the Imperial Sugar Plant explosion and
 Building, The couple are registered at Belk’s and Lowe’s.            their families

                                                                    May 3    Diana Flicek
                                                                    May 9    Tom Lamb
                                                                    May 12   George Brown
 Did you know that all of our Sunday Services are                   May 13   Betty Sue McKinnon
 recorded on CDs by Dave Iverson and put on our Web                          Lynn Warren
 Site each week by Jim Howe? (www.st-andrew-augusta.org)            May 14   Heather Montalvo
 In addition, the CDs of the Services are available in the          May 15   Tilden Warren
 church office going back at least 4 years. In the next few         May 16   Roy Hickman       May 20  Ruby Speights
 weeks, we will be moving the recording equipment from              May 17   Louis Cook                Sam Warren
 the Choir Loft to the back of the church in order to                        Traci Long        May 24  Joyce Howe
 produce better recordings and have better sound levels                      Edwin Macuch              Florence Mundy
 during the service. Because of this Dave Iverson is going                                     May 27  Melissa Mundy
 to need volunteers to run the system on Sundays. Janet                                                Andrew Keeling
 Mennecke has agreed to help but we will need others in                                         May 28 Charissa
 order to assure all services are recorded.                                                                 Carstarphen
           Every year on Mother’s Day, we collect a special
           offering to benefit Presbyterian Homes of Georgia,
           which provides residential and nursing care to
           seniors on four different campuses across the state.                 Ever wonder “who does what around here”?
           Your gift ensures that those who have depleted                       The work of the church is shared among four
           their resources continue to receive the care they                    major committees that are directed by Elders
           need. This year, approximately $2.75 million will                    serving on Session. These Committees are:
           be provided in charitable assistance. Please give
           generously, Thanks!
                                                                  Worship - Chaired by Frank Carstarphen. This team is
                                                                  responsible for assisting the Pastor in planning and evaluating
                                                                  our worship services, including adding new services, developing
                                                                  our music program, and overseeing the use of facilities and
                                                                  equipment that are utilized for worship.

A huge thank-you to all our faithful volunteers who have          Witness and Service - Chaired by Ann Hill. This team is
so generously giving of your time and resources to help           responsible for developing and implementing all missions and
our church host our Interfaith Hospitality Network guests         outreach work for the church, such as GAP ministries, Soup
in April! It would not have been possible without your            Kitchen, Interfaith Hospitality Network, Mexico Work Mission,
major involvement! As always, it was a fun, memorable             and Change for Children.
week, and a great blessing to all who shared in it. Our           Nurture - Co-chaired by Lisa Hill and Keil Alderson. This team
next week to host IHN will be August 3 - 10, so mark              is responsible for congrational care and building community
your calendars. Thank you for sharing in this important
                                                                  within the church, as well as the Christian Education Program.
ministry. Love, John and Ann
Hill, IHN Coordinators.
                                                                  Administration - Co-chaired by Roy Hickman and Jeanne
                                                                  Stroebel. This team oversees the operations of the church, and
                                                                  includes the Finance and Property committees. Office
                                                                  management and church communications are also part of this
 One of the things we do best is eat! You can help by             team’s work.
 providing snacks in the parlor between Sunday School
and Worship. The sign-up sheet is in the parlor kitchen.          Find your place in carrying out the work of the church; contact
                                                                      the committee chairs or Rev. Ed for more information

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