Nurturing

LENTEN SERIES BEGINS everyone is invited to join us  (bring friends and family)  6:00PM Covered Dish Dinners  7:00PM All programs begin

February 18: Ash WednesdayService of Christian Healing

We begin this sacred season by recalling our mortality, and the need for new life. God's salvation and healing offered in Christ is an on-going process.Imposition of ashes, as well as anointing with oil will be offered.

February 25: "God will Make a Way" St. Andrew Praise Ministry will play a selection of contemporary Christian music, praising God, to accompany a message by Barrington Gooden based on Psalm 150.  This is a wonderful way to begin our Lenten journey with praise in our hearts.

March 4:  His Blood Church Choir of South Toms River, Pastor Ade Omojola, is a largely Nigerian, Ghana and Hispanic congregation.  Minister of Music Hanna will lead one of the church choirs in contemporary songs of praise and worship, a special song, “Glorious Deliverer,” and praise songs from the Nigerian culture.  Hanna will also bring a message to encourage us on our Lenten journey.

March 11:  The Holland Family.  We are pleased to welcome back to St. Andrew the Holland Family. This family of faith and music is trained in classical music and use their wonderful talents and testimony to lift our spirits in worship.

March 18:  Christian pianist Jim Hendricks’s arrangements of traditional Gospel and contemporary Christian music are characterized by unmatched technical ability and passion.  Fun, humor, energy and variety characterize Jim’s performances, and he has a testimony to match.  All ages will enjoy the diverse tastes in music.

March 25: Methodist Youth Fellowship will present skits, perform music with solos and duets, and 5th Sunday will play.  Our youth will bring an energetic and uplifting program to propel the congregation on to Holy Week.

March 29: Palm Sunday we will worship together in the Sanctuary at 10:15 am

April 2: Holy Thursday 7 pm  Cantata & Holy Communion

April 3: Good Friday 1:30 pm Service at the Chelsea Senior Living

April 5: Easter Sunday: 6 am Sunrise Service in the Memorial Garden; Triumphant Easter Services 8:45am and 10:15 am