Worship Times

Thursday Worship | 12:15 & 6:15 pm
Sunday Worship | 8:00 & 9:30 am

Location

Saint Andrew is located off of highway 51 at Exit 190
150202 County Rd. NN, Wausau, WI 54401
Google Maps: 3200 N. Mountain Road, Wausau, WI 54401

WELCOME

TO SAINT ANDREW

The ministry of Saint Andrew Lutheran Church is “open to all who wish to express their faith in God through Jesus Christ by worship, learning, witness, and service.” Whether you are new to the church, have stepped away for a time, or have been connected to the church your whole life, you are welcome at Saint Andrew.

SALC’s 40TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

The anniversary celebration is in the early planning stages and more people are needed to help out. For more information or to contact us to volunteer you can click HERE.

We Need Your SALC Photos!

If you have photos of your time at SALC we would love you to share them with us. You can submit them through HERE. If you have printed copies you would like to share, please e-mail jenna@salc-wausau.org to coordinate a time to drop them off.

UPCOMING EVENTS - ALL ARE WELCOME!

NOVEMBER

Ronald McDonald House Toy Drive – accepting donations through November 30th
The Magic Room is a place that kids who are staying at Ronald McDonald House can pick out a special gift to help make their stay just a little better. Help the Ferris family give back to a place that has given them a home away from home each month for the last 2 years. Donations accepted include: non-violent toys for girls and boys of all ages including gift cards for the older kids. A display to receive donations is located in the Fellowship Hall.

DECEMBER

Christmas Poinsettias – Order by Sunday, Dec. 1st!
Help beautify the altar at Christmas with a poinsettia to remember or honor a loved one. Order online HERE. 

7th Grade Bake Sale – Sunday, December 8th
A group of SALC 7th Grade confirmation students will hold a bake sale in support of the area middle school student food pantry. Stop by their table to purchase your favorite goodies!

Trimming the Trees Together – Sunday, December 8th @ 4:00 pm
Everyone is invited to help “deck the halls” of Saint Andrew as we prepare to celebrate Advent and Christmas. There will be several trees to trim including the two Sanctuary trees, and we will set up the nativity, prep candles for Christmas Eve, and hang other decorations. When all the work is done, enjoy a chili supper hosted by the Saint Andrew staff. Sign up on the Information Desk or call the office if interested so we can plan for the meal.

Sunday School Christmas Program – December 15, 9:30am
The SALC Sunday school students will present “Too Many Shepherds”, a unique telling of the Christmas story, during the 9:30 worship service. Members are invited to bring their favorite Christmas cookies to share for fellowship following the service. Drop them off on Friday, December 13 or bring them on Sunday morning. Plan to attend to receive the Christmas message from our youngest members!

Gingerbread House Decorating – Sunday, December 15, 10:45 am
Fun for the whole family! Get into the holiday spirit by helping to decorate a gingerbread village that will be on display at church and a local nursing home. The gingerbread houses, frosting and candy will be provided as well as lunch. Bring your creativity and join us in the Activity Room. A sign-up sheet will be available on the Information Desk soon.

SALC “Giving Tree”
Once again there will be an opportunity to provide critical support to the ministries and programs of the ELCA through ELCA Good Gifts. Stop by the tree in the Fellowship Hall and take an ornament with a suggested donation. Checks can be made payable to “ELCA Good Gifts” with your gift(s) written in the memo line and sent to: ELCA, P.O. Box 1809, Merrifield, VA 22116-8009. You can also donate online at goodgifts.elca.org. Keep the ornament as a keepsake.

Also available on the tree are paper ornaments to take as a reminder when out shopping to purchase an extra gift of a child/youth size hat or pair of insulated gloves/mittens to then be shared in the local schools.

Christmas Eve Worship Times – Tuesday, December 24
4:00 pm Family Christmas Worship
6:00 & 8:00 pm Candlelight Worship with Chancel and Handbell Choirs
10:00 pm Candlelight Worship

Christmas Day Worship Time – Wednesday, December 25
9:30 am Christmas Day Worship

JANUARY 2020 | Happy New Year!

Midwinter Retreat – January 24th, 2020
Who: 3-6 Grade Students (& Parent chaperones)
What: Time at camp in God’s beautiful creation to play and explore in the snow, study bible stories, sing and play games around a theme focused on faith and life.
When: Friday, January 24 (drop off: 6:30-7:00 pm) — Sunday, January 26 (pick up: 11:00 am)
Where: Crossways Waypost Camp in Hatley, WI
Cost: $50 (will need to provide your own transportation.)

Register by January 12th—online HERE or at the Information Desk in the Narthex.
Please see Jenna, Faith Formation Coordinator, with questions.

2020 Youth Summer Trip
A summer backpacking trip through Christikon Lutheran Church Camp in Montana for youth that have finished 9th grade is being planned. An initial sign-up to gauge interest will be available at the Information Desk with an informational meeting to be held in January. For more details, visit christikon.org or speak with Jenna.

ONGOING

BIBLE & BOOK STUDIES – Click here to learn more about ongoing adult learning opportunities.

STEWARDSHIP 2020 |  TIME & TALENT  – The gifts we offer to God are truly unique and are so appreciated! Please look over the booklet and consider ways you can get involved and make a difference! Thank you for sharing in the life of Saint Andrew. Click HERE to view the opportunities. “Every generous act of giving, with every perfect gift, is from above.” – James 1:17a

CURRENT FOOD PANTRY NEEDS

LIKE TO SEW? Here is a service opportunity to consider.

BE AN ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARD – USE OUR BLUE MAGIC PAPER BOX!

Also check out the CALENDAR for a complete listing of all the scheduled events and activities for the upcoming months!

New Memberswhat to expect

Hello and welcome to Saint Andrew, it’s always a real joy for us to meet and have new members in our church family. Here you will find useful information about what to expect during your first visit.