Weekly eNews

September 15, 2022

Fall Formation for Adults Begins September 18 with The Enneagram: An Introduction and Overview

Sundays, 11:15-12:15, the Cloister

In a three-part series, Marilyn Wolf will give us an overview of this unique map of human nature that helps guide our spiritual work and path. This tool, with ancient roots, offers insight into our God given personality and motivations, struggles, and gifts. Its wisdom can lead to greater self-awareness and deeper love of self and others. We will look at the three “Centers of Intelligence” (mind, heart, and body) as well as other key concepts such as focus of attention, core motivations, and the importance of the connecting lines.

Marilyn Wolf, M.Ed., is a seasoned teacher who has been working with the Enneagram since 2000. She is passionate about sharing her experience of the Enneagram with others because of its enormous impact on her own life and the lives of her many students. To get the most from this brief overview and get a start on discovering your type, please consider taking an assessment at www.enneagraminstitute.com. For those who want to learn more, a good concise introductory resource is the book The Essential Enneagram by David Daniels, MD. We will meet Sunday mornings in the Cloister and the class will be recorded.

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Confirmation Classes Begin this Sunday—Here’s How to Prepare

September 18, 11:15-12:15, Herman Hall

Our high school Confirmands have their first class this Sunday after worship. To prepare, we ask that all potential Confirmands spend some time learning about their baptism story. (Please bring a photo and any mementos you wish to share on Sunday!) You should also have read Chapter One in My Faith, My Life. If you did not have a chance to pick up your book last Sunday, please email martha@standrewsgso.org. Confirmation class meets downstairs in Herman Hall 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

New Children's Offerings Continue this Sunday

Sundays during Worship

A new year for children and youth ministries has begun! Click on the buttons below for descriptions of our Sunday morning offerings by age group and to register any children and youth in your family who will be participating. To learn more or ask questions, email Martha Chaires, our Director of Children, Youth, & Family Ministries. 

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All Are Beloved 

September 18, 3 p.m.,  Greensboro's Cultural Arts Center

This Sunday afternoon we will have an opportunity for all who are interested to join Reverend Ginny and Martha downtown from 3-4 p.m. to visit Greensboro's Pride Festival. We will be handing out small symbols of love and acceptance in the form of painted rocks (made by our EYC!), “Beloved” stickers, and blessings. We will meet at 3 p.m. on the front steps of the Cultural Arts Center, which is the big brick building at 200 N. Davie Street. 

Youth—& Parents—We’ve Got Great Plans for You this Sunday Evening!  

September 18, 5 p.m., Herman Hall (Enter at Kensington Street covered entrance and go down the stairs.)

EYC will meet this Sunday downstairs in Herman Hall from 5–6:30. We will hear from the director of the Family Justice Center (FJC) about that agency’s important work providing services to individuals and families in need in our community. We’ll then bake cookies as a surprise for the FJC staff to enjoy on Monday morning.


EYC Parents Are Invited to a Meetup 

September 18, Shortly after 5 p.m., Steel Hands 

Parents of middle and high schoolers are invited to gather at Steel Hands Brewing, 1918 W. Gate City Blvd., after dropping the kids off at church for EYC at 5. We're excited to share a time of connection, conversation, and libations with you in this fun, pet-friendly local spot. We will end in time for EYC pickup. 

Join us for worship this Sunday at 10 a.m., in-person and online. Nursery care is available during worship, and we offer children’s ministry time as well as activity bags to keep little hearts and hands engaged.

Masks are optional at all church events for the fully vaccinated. You are always welcome to wear a mask, and those serving Communion and working with our children will still mask. 

After church, we invite you to stay for a coffee hour in the Parish Hall!

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For All Who Love to Pray Twice

St. Andrew’s chancel choir resumes Wednesday evening rehearsals on September 14 in the sanctuary from 7:15–8:30 p.m. If you are interested in singing in our wonderful choir, please contact Ann Doyle, St. Andrew’s Minister of Music, at ann.doyle1313@gmail.com.

To sing is to pray twice.  – St. Augustine 

Save the Date for St. Andrew’s Pilgrimage to Montgomery and Selma

A Journey of Peace and Reconciliation, January 17–20, 2023

St. Andrew’s is taking a January pilgrimage to sites in central Alabama that played a significant role in our national history and the struggle for human rights. Read more about the pilgrimage and our preparations at the link below.

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Remember Your Burgundy Bags!

The Outreach Committee supports the year-round collection of canned goods and nonperishable food items for the One Step Further food pantry. Please continue to pick up a burgundy bag from the narthex and bring it back the following week with your donations. You may also pick up and drop off bags outside the office. Thank you for supporting our Greensboro neighbors. 

Your Generosity Makes a Difference

We are grateful for your gifts and pledges that sustain the mission and ministry of St. Andrew’s.

To make a new gift or continue your pledge, please:

  • Donate at abundant.co/standrewsepiscopalch/give.
  • Use the “Abundant Giving” app, choosing "St Andrew’s Episcopal Church" in Greensboro.
  • Mail a check to St. Andrew's Episcopal Church Bookkeeper, 2105 W. Market St., Greensboro, NC 27403.


If you have questions about your giving, please reach out to Ray Marsh at bookkeeper@standrewsgso.org. Ray is in the office on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.

You Can Help Provide Humanitarian Assistance to People Fleeing Ukraine

Please continue to pray for an end to violence and for those fleeing Ukraine, as well as for Episcopal Relief & Development and other ecumenical agencies working to respond to the current crisis. To offer financial support for their response, visit episcopalrelief.org or donate using the button below.

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This Week at St. Andrew’s 

Sunday, September 18

Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Worship (In-Person & Online) and Children's Ministry, 10 a.m.

Adult Formation: The Enneagram, 11:15 a.m.

Confirmation Class, 11:15 a.m.

Tuesday, September 20

Staff Meeting, 10 a.m.

Chapel Open, 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

EfM, 6 p.m.

Vestry, 7 p.m.

Wednesday, September 21

Hearing the Gospel, 10:30 a.m.

Choir Practice, 7:15 p.m.

Thursday, September 22

Handbell Practice, 1:30 p.m.

Saturday, September 24

Corner Farmers Market, 8 a.m.–12 p.m.

Sunday, September 25

Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Worship (In-Person & Online) and Children's Ministry, 10 a.m.

Adult Formation: The Enneagram, 11:15 a.m.

Confirmation Class, 11:15 a.m.

We Pray For

Anglican Cycle of Prayer: Igreja Episcopal Anglicana do Brasil


Diocesan Cycle of Prayer: St. John’s, Wake Forest; Christ Church, Walnut Cove; Emmanuel, Warrenton


Those on our parish prayer list: Mary Stalter, Norma Bullock, Moira Ermentrout, Maria Wilmoth, Johnetta Shablack, Jimmye Olivey, Patrick and Margaret Miller, Ed Morea, Cindy Shane, Julie Dameron, Traci and Erik, Barbara Cernansky, Ella Janssen, Dick Montgomery, Gabriel, Doug Sanecki, Pauline Tatum, Larry and Carol Phillips, Charles Claunch, Libby Eberhard, Gwen Snead, Ali Avery, Brad Stevenson and family, Martha Barrineau, David McGraw, Barbara Van Cleve, Noa Rucker and family, George Ellison


Serving in the Anglican Diocese of Botswana: The Rev. Dr. Leon Spencer


Those serving in our military: Tom Stauffer, Paul Zeigler, Stephen Johnson, Benjamin Phillips, Kenneth Gearhart, Alex Reyes, Raymond Harrison, Catharyn Nosek


Those Expecting: Jessie and Richard Girardin, granddaughter and grandson-in-law of Jean and Ed Phelps


Birthdays: David Crowe, Stella Farney, Sarah Ferrell, Brenda Ganim, David Hair, Scott Hill, Catherine Johnson, Mark Kaley, Roger Kimbrough, Jill Lowe, Kash Ramirez, Tim Wilcox, Tahe Zalal 

Anniversaries: Mark and Cheri Courtright, Mike and Barb Cronin, Jack and Annette Garvey

Please send prayer requests to Susan at parish@standrewsgso.org or 336-275-1651, ext. 1. Names remain on our parish prayer list for six weeks. If you would like a name to be on the list for longer, please let Susan know. Please also tell Susan if you know of a birthday or anniversary that was missed in the bulletin.

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