Photos from the
Fall Newcomers' Gathering
Worship Schedule
September 18
Feast of Saint Matthew (observed)

5:30 PM Rosary
6:30 PM Low Mass with Unction and Healing Prayers
Sunday, September 22
The Fifteenth Sunday
after Pentecost

8:30 AM Low Mass
(Rite II)
9:30 AM Sunday School
10:30 AM High Mass with Incense (Rite I)
Wednesday, September 25,
Feast of Lancelot Andrewes, Bishop of Winchester

6:30 PM Low Mass with Unction and Healing followed by Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament
Prayer Requests
The following people have been commended
to the prayers of the parish:
Audrey, Barbara, Bill, Chuck, Corinne, Eddie, Edward, Ena, Ginger, Hamilton, Hannah, Jean, JoAnn, Jodi, Leigh Ann, Margaret Lee, Mary, Nell, Sharon, Weesie, Winnie
To add someone to the Daughters of the King prayer list, please e-mail . There is also wooden box in the Narthex where you can fill out prayer cards. The Daughters will add your names to their prayers. 
Saint Andrew's Book Club
Sunday, September 22 | After 10:30 AM Mass | Parish Hall
We are reading The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro. You can bring a beverage and snack if you’d like. If you have any questions, contact Kathy Lazenby at 304-673-4989. 
Restaurant Supper Club
Tuesday, September 24 | 6:30 PM | Lieu's Chinese Bistro
Please join us for Restaurant Supper Club at Lieu’s Chinese Bistro, 1149 Woodruff Rd (located behind Fuddruckers). RSVP to Riley Owens by September 22.
Saint Andrew's Knitting Ministry - First Meeting
Sunday, September 29 | After 10:30 AM Coffee Hour
Parish Hall
All are welcome to join the first organizational meeting of our new knitting ministry! Please RSVP to Joyce Ford.
Feast of Saint Francis Blessing of the Animals
Sunday, September 29 | 4 PM
At Saint Paul UMC
We are looking forward to continuing our new tradition of having this joint service with Saint Paul United Methodist Church. This year, we will gather under the fir tree at Saint Paul UMC. Please put it on your calendar and plan to bring your animal friends!
United Ministries Transformation Walk & 5k Run
Sunday, October 6 | 2 PM | First Baptist Greenville
Please join us for the 2019 Transformation Walk & 5k Run. You may register below and please be sure to sign-up as part of the St. Andrew's team. Registration for the run is $30 but the walk is free. Check-in will begin at 1 PM in the parking lot of First Baptist Greenville, 847 Cleveland Street. The race begins at 2 PM and maps of the course are posted on the bulletin board in the Parish Hall. You may make additional donations even if you do not wish to participate. Please email J.J. Andrighetti about sponsorship opportunities or if you are unable to register through the website. 
Rebuild Upstate | Saturday, October 19 | 8 AM - 4 PM
Saint Andrew’s Episcopal Church is teaming up with Rebuild Upstate for our second project to create healthy, sustainable home environments for disabled, low-income, and elderly people. Any skill level and all ages are welcome from simply helping with snacks at the site, interviewing workers and families and taking photographs for the Saint Andrew’s newsletter, to helping with the actual construction work. You may work for as long as your schedule permits on the work day. Click on the sign up link below to let us know that you plan to help!
As part of our continued work with Rebuild Upstate, we were also honored to participate this past week in Rebuild Upstate's community fundraiser breakfast, " Wake Up With Rebuild ." Saint Andrew's had a table of parishioners at the event, and one of our Mission & Outreach Committee Co-Chairs, Rusty Infinger, was featured on the panel that spoke at the breakfast. In addition, Father Gary was one of the participants in a short video that Rebuild Upstate prepared for the breakfast. If you are interested, you can click on the video image above to watch the video.
Saint Andrew's Art Show | Saturday, October 12 | 1 PM - 8 PM
Coinciding with Fall for Greenville, we will sponsor an Art Show. Our own Raekan Smith and other local artists will present various mediums for sale including paintings, prints, ceramics, and jewelry. A wine and cheese reception will be held 5:30 - 7:30 PM. Get an early start on your Christmas shopping this year! 

Sunday School | 9:30 AM
For our Children's Class, we will continue with the Hearts Alive lectionary-based curriculum. In addition, for infants and toddlers, we have the Nursery open during the Sunday School hour (in addition to the 10:30 AM Mass). In order to keep these ministries going, however, we need additional volunteers to help with teaching Children's Sunday School and to assist our nursery coordinator, Amanda, in the Nursery . If you are able to do help with Sunday School, please e-mail Father Gary. If you can help in the nursery, please sign up here.

For our Adult Class, Father Gary will continue with our lectionary-based Old Testament study. This week, we will continue our study of the Book of Jeremiah and, in particular, this week's Old Testament lesson, Jeremiah 8:18-9:1.
Hurricane Relief
Please give today to Episcopal Relief and Development 's  Hurricane Relief Fund  and help our partners and dioceses reach vulnerable communities devastated by Hurricane Dorian and other ravaging storms. Your gift will provide our Episcopal Church partners on the ground with critical supplies, such as food and water, pastoral care and other urgent needs for communities impacted by Hurricane Dorian and other storms. You’ll also help the Episcopal Church with the long-term efforts needed to rebuild and heal.
Upcoming Safe Church Training Opportunities
Safe Church training is important for anyone volunteering in children's ministries, or doing any lay ministry, such as lay eucharistic visitors, involving potentially one-on-one ministry within the parish. We encourage all parishioners, especially those in positions of leadership - such as vestry members and other ministry area leaders, to get Safe Church certified.

There are Safe Church training sessions being offered at the following locations on the following dates:

Please make sure to let our parish office know if you sign up for one of these classes. (We are also working to set up a training session at Saint Andrew's in the near future.) More info on Safe Church Training here.
Sunday Altar Flower and Presence Candle Dedications
Every Sunday, we have the opportunity to offer a special dedication of the altar flowers or presence candle in honor, memory, or celebration of loved ones. The cost to the church for altar flowers is now $100 per Sunday, so we are suggesting that donations for dedicating altar flowers be in the range of $50 to $100 to help us cover those costs. The suggested donation for a presence candle dedication is $10.

If you would like to sign up for a Sunday, please see the sign up sheet on the bulletin in the Parish Hall or click on the button below. You may place a check in the offering plate with "Altar Flowers" or "Presence Candle" noted in the memo.
Service Opportunities
Nursery During 9:30 AM Sunday School and 10:30 AM Mass Every Sunday
Staff member Amanda Abreu oversees our Sunday morning nursery during the 9:30 AM Sunday School hour and the 10:30 AM Mass. Each week, we need at least one parish volunteer to serve with Amanda as our second nursery caregiver. If you have gifts for working with infants and young children--and have “Safe Church” training, we could use your help!
Join the choir! Wednesday evening rehearsals at 7:30 PM
This is a reminder to any interested Saint Andrew's Church friends or members that our regular Wednesday evening choir rehearsals have resumed in the Parish Hall after the 6:30 PM Mass. If you know of any prospective new choir members, bring them along with you! If you need transportation to rehearsal and or church, or if you have questions, please e-mail our organist/choirmaster John Gilbert.
Sunday Coffee Hour Refreshments
We are blessed to be a growing parish, and one of the ways that we offer hospitality to our many visitors is through our coffee hour after the 10:30 AM mass every Sunday. Please consider signing up for a Sunday on one of the sign up sheets hanging on the parish bulletin board. 
Feed Thy Neighbor on Saturday Mornings
Feed Thy Neighbor is a cooperative effort of the Episcopal community in Greenville. Parish volunteers from Saint Andrew’s, Saint Peter’s, Saint James and Christ Church feed the homeless each Saturday from 7:30 to 8:30 AM in the Saint Andrew's Parish House. The Third Saturday of the month is Saint Andrew's particular responsibility. Come and join us! Set-up and cook team start at 6:30 am. Clean up team start at 8:00 am. Individuals interested in this ministry opportunity, please contact the office at 235-5884.