St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
Centered in God, Focused on Others

Sunday Services: 8:00 AM & 10:00 AM
Office Hours are Monday - Thursday, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Rev. Jan Walden will be available for office hours on Wednesdays & Thursdays 
from 10:00 am-1:00 pm. Please call the office to schedule an appointment.
Heartfelt Thanks 
To everyone at St. Andrews: 

I can't thank you enough for your warm send-off and most generous gifts. The four years flew by, and I will cherish the friendships and memories. 

As I write this, on Monday 10/2, I am getting ready to return home from rehab after my hip replacement surgery. After full recovery, I'll be heading to St. John's Holbrook.

You will all be in my thoughts and prayers, and don't worry - I will check in from time to time.

Deacon Liz 

Progress is being made! The first round of interviews went very well and we observed a candidate lead a congregation in Sunday service. We are excited for the next step. Hopefully, with some guidance from above, all will go smoothly (and quickly) and I will be able to report good news very soon.

Becky Maki


"Put simply, life is a God-given opportunity
to become who we are, to affirm our own true
spiritual nature, claim our truth, appropriate and integrate the reality of our being, but most of all,  to say 'Yes' to the One who calls us the Beloved."   ~  Henri J.M. Nouwen

Here at St. Andrew's, we are saying 'Yes' by working together to build strength for our future. 

Our church family at St. Andrew's is strengthened by each member and the God-given gifts that we share within these walls and out in the community in mission work. We have restructured our church school format to make the teaching ministry available to more parishioners and to give our children the benefit of learning from and being guided by many adults in our parish. Growing these relationships within the parish brings a richness to the church school experience for both the children and the teachers. Your pledge dollars help provide the resources to support these intergenerational connections and the faith formation of our youth.

This week, you will receive your pledge packet in the mail. Over the next six weeks, pray about your pledge as you consider the appropriate amount to offer to God in thanksgiving for and in support of the  mission and  ministry of St. Andrew's. Bring your pledge card to worship on any  Sunday  or mail it to the office. On November 12 th , we will celebrate Commitment  Sunday  when pledges will be completed and offered as an act of worship.
The vestry and stewardship team have set a challenging, yet attainable goal: receiving pledge commitments from 100% of our worshipping community-led by the inspiration of the Holy Spirit and the God who offers all good gifts. Let's come together on this Journey to Generosity to keep St. Andrew's a thriving part of our lives and our community.

For more information, please contact Co-Wardens
 Sue Coyne at or Bill Sprows at
9:00 AM

On Saturday October 14th, we plan to have a parish wide work day. The goal is to clean up the parish's attic, shed, and other inside and outside storage areas. Our hope is to get as many volunteers as possible, so feel free to recruit friends, co-committee members, family and neighbors to sign on to help. More details and signup sheet coming soon! Please contact Bill Sprows if you have any questions at or (781) 217-1085.


Friday, Nov. 17th: 4 - 7 PM
Saturday, Nov 18th: 9 AM - 2 PM

Craft Night Workshops 
C hristmas Fair Craft Nights will be held on Wednesday nights from 7 - 8 PM in the Parish Hall starting October 4th.  Come and join us!

Supplies / Items Needed
If you can provide any of the following, please drop them off at the church office during office hours or bring them with you on Sunday to worship:
Wine corks
$5 gift cards to Dunkin' Donuts, Starbucks, Honey Dew, 
MaryLou's or (any place coffee)
Mason jars
Scratch tickets of any amount

Debbie Billings, Paul Zauner, David Doremus, 
Maggie Goodman, Sally Boutin, Norah Quagliariello, 
Ken Whitman, Olivia Conrad, Millie Perkins

Michael & Diane Hogan
Dick & Beth Laurie
Food Pantry Item for Sunday:

Below is the schedule for the upcoming Acolyte schedule for Sundays in October and November:

Sunday, October 1st: Caleb & Lily Jones
Sunday, October 8th: Will Goodman & Lydia McLean
Sunday, October 15th: Ella & Zander Govostes
Sunday, October 22nd: Daniel Maki
Sunday, October 29th: T, Jay and Sofie Joyce
Sunday, November 5th: Cam & Brady Kelbaugh
Sunday, November 12th:
Sunday, November 19th: Will Goodman & Lydia McLean
Sunday, November 26th: Ella & Zander Govostes

If your child is interested in serving as an Acolyte, please contact Gary Innes at   Remember, Acolytes will also be able to attend Church School on the day that they serve.
St. Andrew's Calendar

Sunday, October 8th:

8:00 AM Service

10:00 AM Service (No Church School)
Tuesday, October 10th:
6:00 PM Cub Scout Pack 39
Wednesday, October 11th:
4:30 PM Daisy Troop 62332
Saturday, October 14th:

Sunday, October 15th:
8:00 AM Service

10:00 AM Service & Church School
Baptism of Katelyn Mae Whitney

11:30 AM Vestry Meeting
Sunday, October 22nd:

8:00 AM Service

10:00 AM Service & Church School
Tuesday, October 24th:
6:00 PM Cub Scout Pack 39
Wednesday, October 25th:
4:30 PM Daisy Troop 62332
Saturday, October 28th:

10:30 AM South Shore Deanery Confirmation at Trinity Church, Marshfield
Sunday, October 29th:
8:00 AM Service

10:00 AM Confirmation Sunday Service & Church School
Baptism of Madison Ruth Ambrose
Tuesday, October 31st:

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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 |