Worship Times

Summer Sunday Worship - 8:00 & 9:30
Thursday Worship - 12:15 & 6:15 pm

Location

Saint Andrew is located off of highway 51 at exit 190
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.

UPCOMING EVENTS - ALL ARE WELCOME!

JULY

MEMBERS RETURN FROM ZEERUST, SOUTH AFRICA
Thank you for all your thoughts and prayers as our six Saint Andrew members arrive home from their journey to our sister church and Synod in South Africa. They have made many new friends both children and adults! We look forward to learning more about their time with our sisters and brothers from Zeerust Lutheran Church. Stay tuned for a gathering where they will share their experience. In the mean time check out our Events Archive for more Zeerust pictures!

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL BEGINS THIS WEEK
 

July 23-27, 9 am – 12 pm
Friday, July 27 – 11:30 am Closing Worship and Family Luncheon
It’s not too late to register – See below

AUGUST

CELEBRATION AND SENDING FOR PASTOR CRAIG
Thursday, August 2, 12:15 and 6:15 pm  / Sunday August 5, 8:00 and 9:30 am
Pastor Craig has shared that the Holy Spirit has called him forward to serve as Senior Pastor at Salem Lutheran Church in Peoria, Illinois. For his faithful service with the congregation of Saint Andrew these past nine years, please come and join in giving thanks for all that he has done and to send him with blessings and prayers. Pastor Craig will conclude his ministry at Saint Andrew, presiding and preaching in worship on Thursday, August 2 at 12:15 and 6:15 pm and on Sunday, August 5 at 8:00 and 9:30 am. On Sunday, August 5 the choirs will ring and sing and together we will share a special sending liturgy for thanksgiving at the conclusion of a call.

FELLOWSHIP CELEBATION
Sunday August 5, 10:30 am
In honor of Pastor Craig & Karen, following the 9:30 am worship on August 5, a brunch will be hosted in the Fellowship Hall by the SALC staff and council. Breakfast casseroles will be provided and congregation members are invited to bring pastries or fruit for the gathering.

DARTBALL DEMONSTRATION
Sunday August 12, 9:15-10:30 am
Ever play dartball? Now is the time to try it out! The Saint Andrew Dartball team will have the boards set up in the Fellowship Hall for anyone interested in trying out the game.

PET SUNDAY
Sunday, August 19, 2018 9:30 am
Bring your whole family — all socially adapted creatures, great and small, are welcome. The congregation will be seated on the Celebration Patio north of the Fellowship Hall. Bring a lawn chair, sunglasses, needed pet clean-up supplies and enjoy this outdoor worship experience.

BLESSING OF THE BACKPACKS
Sunday, August 26, 2018 8:00 & 9:30 am
Come join us for the blessing of students, their backpacks, parents, and teachers as they begin a new school year.

SEPTEMBER

CONFIRMATION ORIENTATION
Wednesday September 5, 6:15 pm
For parents and students in grades 7 & 8

RALLY SUNDAY – SUNDAY SCHOOL BEGINS!
Sunday September 9, 9:30
Sunday school resumes off the 9:30 worship service. The Nursery schedule also resumes.

CHURCH PICNIC
Sunday September 9, 10:45 am
More details to come.

GRADES 7 & 8 CONFIRMATION CLASSES BEGIN
Wednesday September 12, 6:15 pm

ADULT SUNDAY SCHOOL RESUMES
Sunday September 16
Adult Sunday School: 9:30 am

PRESENTATION OF THE BIBLES
Sunday September 23, 8:00 & 10:45 am
Bibles are presented to 2nd Grade Students and Families during the worship services.

9TH GRADE CONFIRMATION RESUMES
Wednesday September 26 7:30 pm
9th grade students gather for three weeks to prepare for confirmation.

ADULT STUDY GROUPS – FALL START DATES PENDING

The resumption of the following study groups is to be determined. Stay tuned!
+ Son  Risers (Wed 6:30 am)
+ Men’s Bible Study (Wed 10:30 am)
+ Women’s “Gather” Study Group (1st & 3rd Wednesdays 12:15 pm)
+ Adult Sunday Evening Bible Study (Sunday 6:30 pm)

OCTOBER

CONFIRMATION WORSHIP
Sunday October 28, 2:00 pm


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

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL


July 23-27, 9 am – 12 pm
Friday, July 27 – 11:30 am Closing Worship and Family Luncheon

Summer is here and so is Vacation Bible School!
Invite your friends for…
Songs, Games, Crafts and Worship
Enjoy Snacks and Fellowship with Old Friends and New Friends!

Children 4 years old through 5th grade are invited to come join the fun!
Older youth who have a desire to help are encouraged to volunteer – we need you – see below.

Click here to download the paper registration form or Click here to register online.

CAN YOU LEND A HAND TO HELP VBS RUN SMOOTHLY?

There are many opportunities to assist and join the fun of VBS:

+ Serve as a group leader or support person during the week of VBS (The counselors teach!)
+ Host two Crossways camp staff in your home for the week, providing a place to sleet & breakfast.
+ Make an evening meal for Crossways staff for one night (host at home or at church)
+Help with planning and preparing logistics for the week.
+Sponsor a child who can’t afford VBS
+Donate supplies for Day Camp (arts and crafts supplies, food, etc…)

Check out the Information Desk or Stop by the church office or
Click here to download the volunteer sign-up form or Click here to volunteer online.

We are Lutheran - ELCA Synod Assembly 2018

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America’s Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton talks about what it means to be a Lutheran in this 2018 Synod Assembly video, “We are Lutheran.”

RESOURCES

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.