EVENTS
Join us on Welcome Back Sunday for:

Sunday School Registration & Teacher Signup

Blessing of the Backpacks We invite all students, teachers and educators to bring their backpacks or workbags as we ask God’s blessing on the new school year ahead.

St. Andrew's Ministry Groups will be on hand to answer any questions about:
  • Altar Guild
  • Acolytes
  • Choir
  • Hand Bell Choir
  • Coffee Hour
  • Vestry
  • Christmas Fair / Cookie Sale

Soldier Care Package Activity Stop by the table to write a note of encouragement to a solider!

and…everyone’s favorite… SUNDAE SUNDAY!
BE A PART OF ST. ANDREW'S
We are looking for a few more Lay Readers and Chalice Bearers to assist with services on Sunday. No experience is necessary as training is provided for both. This is a wonderful opportunity for Confirmation Class members to take part in the service. Please email Kristi Oliveira if you are interested a t kpolive4@gmail.com .
COFFEE HOUR FELLOWSHIP:  A cookie, a cup of coffee, and a smile can go a long way! 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 Janet Keane at  jkp482000@yahoo.com
SUNDAY SCHOOL NEWS!

Planning is underway for an exciting 2019 - 2020 Sunday School year. We will be using a NEW lectionary-based curriculum this year called “Feasting on the Word.” This user-friendly program includes great activities and even a CD with songs! 
 
The Sunday School Calendar has been structured to not have class during long weekends or school vacations. If we have enough volunteers, we are planning to split the students into two groups, preK - 2 and 3 - 5. Unfortunately, we currently do not have a Sunday School class for Middle School grades. If you have ideas and you would like to work with this age group, please let us know. Middle school students are welcome to help with the younger classes.
 
As you look at the calendar for the upcoming Sunday School year, I ask that you consider the following quote while you pray about becoming involved.
 
“A hundred years from now it will not matter
what my bank account was, the sort of house I lived in, or the kind of car I drove …
but the world may be different because I was important in the life of a child.”
~ Forest E. Witcraft
 
The Sunday School Calendar is available in the Narthex. It has been divided into 5 sessions that need teachers. We encourage you to find a partner and let us know which session you are interested in teaching. You will be provided with a curriculum to follow and the basic supplies you will need. (Please let Carole know by Wednesday of each week if you need anything printed.) If there are any special materials you need, please let us know.  
 
Please volunteer to share your time and talent with the youth of the parish.  
It is vital that we provide them with a supportive faith community.

Please reach out to me if you have any questions at majanicol@comcast.net .
We are starting to prepare for our next confirmation class! If you have a child who would like to participate, please email the office at office@standrewshanover.org .

We are also looking for 1-2 adult mentors who would provide guidance, focus, and faith sharing with the candidates in small group discussions during meetings and activities. If you are interested in assisting with the confirmation class, please speak with Fr. Kevin.  
PRAYER LIST & OUTREACH
PRAYER LIST  - Please remember to keep these people in your prayers:

Lisa, Paul, Jamie, AJ
The family & friends of Vera Lanzillotta
Carroll & Sue, Claire & Don, Zack, Marge, Sophy, Nancy, Bev, Beth,
Steven, Susan, Debbie & Matt, Wayne, Winston, Jason,
Hawk & Matthew, Karen, Erin Kate, the Pedini Family, Leah,
Justine, Hannah, Judy, Sophia, Pam, James & Judith, Lula Mae, Pam, Elinka, Rich, Pam, Florence & John, Janet M., Gayle, Jennifer, Donald

If you would like someone added to the Prayer List, please contact Carole in the office by email or phone by Wednesday noon. Thank you.

September Food Pantry Item:
CANNED FRUIT
SCHEDULES & CALENDAR
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 at:

** Remember, Acolytes will also be able to attend Church School on the day that they serve.
Click on the button for the upcoming Lay Readers Schedule. If you have any questions, please contact Kristi Oliveira who is covering for Karen at kpolive4@gmail.com
Sunday, September 8th
WELCOME BACK SUNDAY!
8:00 am Service
10:00 am Service
Join us after the service for
Sundae Sunday!

11:30 Vestry Meeting
Sunday, September 15th
8:00 am Service
10:00 am Service
Sunday, September 22nd
8:00 am Service
10:00 am Service
Sunday, September 29th
8:00 am Service
10:00 am Service
Sunday, October 6th


8:00 am Service
10:00 am Service
11:30 am Vestry Meeting