St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
Centered in God, Focused on Others
Sunday Services at 8:00 AM & 10:00 AM
Special thanks to all who participated in our music ministry program during Holy Week. In the 8 days from Palm Sunday through Easter Day, we had 5 services with music. 25 people assisted in music ministry including the Adult Choir, Children's Choir, Hand Bell Choir, and instrumentalists. The choirs sang/performed 34 pieces of music! Thanks to all for a job well done!    ~ Sean Glennon, Music Director
ROAD TO RESPONSIBILITY FUNDRAISER

On March 22nd, two wheelchair accessible vans used by Road to Responsibility were burned and are a total loss. Transportation is a big part of what the organization provides for people, and being down two wheelchair accessible vans will be a big loss for Road to Responsibility. The vans are used to get some of their most disabled individuals out into the community. They provide transportation for people to appointments, including physical and occupational therapy, and job training programs.
 
Chris White, long-time member of St. Andrew's, is the President/CEO of Road to Responsibility and we would like to lend a hand in replacing those vans.
 
During the month of May, all money collected as Plate Funds will be donated to this cause. (This does not include Pledges.) Any checks should be marked "RTR Vans" in the memo line. Also, below you will find the contact information if you would like to make a direct donation to Road to Responsibility.
 
Direct donations can be made to:
Serenity Belo, Director of Development
Road To Responsibility, Inc.
1831 Ocean St. 
Marshfield, MA 02050
 
Thank you to all for participating in this effort to support a member of our St. Andrew's family and the Road to Responsibility program which is so important to so many in the community.
STEPPING STONES "SAVERS" EVENT
It's a great time for Spring cleaning and de-cluttering!

Stepping Stones Preschool will be collecting 
gently used clothing and household items to donate to Savers.

Pack your items in boxes or bags and bring them to the 
Parish Hall Monday through Friday,  April 24-28th during school hours.  Volunteers will then be bringing them to Savers at the end of the week.


We are currently storing a large number of Lost & Found items. There are trays and bags in the kitchen from various parties and pot lucks. There is also clothing , jewelry and other items next to the piano in the Parish Hall.

Please take a moment to claim your items. All items NOT claimed by Monday, May 1st will be donated.

Thank you!
Acolytes

Our acolyte program is now at full strength! We have eight dedicated families committed to service our parish Acolyte needs. As time goes on, we will add others as the need arises. If your child is interested, please contact Gary Innes at garyinnes57@gmail.com.

Below is the upcoming schedule of Acolytes for the upcoming 10:00 AM services:

Sunday, April 23rd: Cam & Brady Kelbaugh
Sunday, April 30th: Caleb & Lily Jones
Lydia McLean
Sunday, May 7th: Lydia McLean
Sunday, May 14th: Will Goodman
Sunday, May 21st: Lydia McLean
Sunday, May 28th:
ONGOING WAYS YOU CAN BE A PART OF ST. ANDREWS:

Being a part of a Church Family means there is always room to be involved and lend a hand. Here are some ways you can lend your time or talent to St. Andrew's this fall:

ACOLYTES: Anyone in grade 2 and up (YES! this includes ADULTS!)  can  serve as an Acolyte. If you or your child would like to serve as an Acolyte, please contact Gary Innes to see what dates are available. Remember, children who serve as Acolytes also attend Church School, so they won't miss out on the fun!

ALTAR GUILD: The Altar Guild is actively looking for new members to join our ministry. Altar Guild is responsible for the care and setting of the altar each Sunday including all special services for holidays, weddings, baptisms and funerals. The Altar Guild operates with teams of four to five members who are on duty for a month several times throughout the year. During that month, it requires an individual time commitment of about 1-2 hours which includes setting up ahead of and cleaning up after services. New members work closely with experienced members until they are comfortable with the care of the altar on their own.  Please contact the office if you are interested in becoming a member.  We would love to have you join us!

COFFEE HOUR FELLOWSHIP:  A cookie, a cup of coffee, and a smile can go a long way!  The coffee will already be on, so the hard part is done! Grab a friend or two and help keep this special time of fellowship going.  If you are interested in hosting an upcoming Coffee Hour, please call or email Carole in the office for available dates. 

LAY READERS / CHALICE BEARERS The role of the 
Lay Ministry in our parish  life is to represent the lay fellowship of Christ during ou worship services... either reading Bible passages, leading prayers, distributing the wine, and occasionally acting as acolyte, when necessary. We'd love to have more people to read...you wouldn't need to act as Chalice Bearer or sit at the altar. We'd especially like more readers for the 8 o'clock service. Contact Karen Troupe if you're interested or have any questions at:  karen@thetroupeship.com .
Sophy Hansen, Laura Moreau, Olivia Nosek, Cam Kelbaugh, Dottie Perotti, and Chris White
 
Jeff & Krisi Oliveira
Jennifer & Craig Whitney
Don & Claire Howard

Food Pantry Item for Sunday: 
CANNED FRUIT
PRAYER LIST -   Please remember to keep these people in your prayers:

Leah Dorothy C. Kurt M. Anna
Mary W. Edie R. Dianne Heidi L.
Arlene C. Carole L. Leah B. Wendi
Carroll G. Sue G.  Susan J. Joyce J.
Wayne E.
Liisa
Charles C. Phyllis C.
Bob C.
Don & Claire H.
Maggie W.
Denise R.
Michael M.
Debbie H.

  • Rev. Shuma's brother and his helpers
  • Becky & the Babb Family
  • Gina & the Mahoney Family
  • Mark K. & Family
  • The Family of Don
  • The Family of Dorothy Chambers 

If you would like someone added to the Prayer List, please contact Carole in the Church Office by Tuesday via email at office@standrewshanover.org or 

phone (781) 826-2062.  
St. Andrew's Calendar

Saturday, April 22nd:

Sunday, April 23rd:
8:00 AM Service


10:00 AM Service and Church School
Monday, April 24th -
Friday, April 28th:

Stepping Stones SAVERS Fundraiser Event
Tuesday, April 25th:
4:00 PM Daisy Troop #69139
Wednesday, April 26th:

4:00 PM Daisy Troop #62332
Saturday, April 29th:

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Safe Church Training
Sunday, April 30th:
8:00 AM Service


10:00 AM Service and Church School
Tuesday, May 2nd:
6:00 PM Stepping Stones Art Show
Thursday, May 4th:
4:00 PM Daisy Troop #62300
Sunday, May 7th:
8:00 AM Service


10:00 AM Service and Church School
 

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Do you have something to add? Please send us any notes, calendar items, pictures, etc. that you would like us to include in the newsletter by Tueday each week. 

Contact Information: Carole Reilly, Parish Administrator
(781) 826-2062 | office@standrewshanover.org
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