Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church

306 North Division Street, Ann Arbor, MI   48104
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Sunday, June 25

Summer Childcare & Nursery

All ages are welcome to join us for stories, crafts and snacks in the Morning Glories room during the 10:00 am service, for childcare. Parents, please pick up your children for communion or at any time through the conclusion of the service. Summer nursery is provided in the Morning Glories classroom during the 10:00 am service.

Faith in Public: Book Discussion Concludes

The "Faith in Public" book discussion group will conclude Sunday in the Chapel at 11:30 am.

Millennial Brunch Group: June

Calling all young professionals, all students, and anyone looking for some post-service company: join us as we build community with monthly gatherings! We’ll be gathering at the coffee hour after the 10:00 am service on Sunday, June 25, to depart for Fred's (403 E. Washington Street). To be added to our email list to receive announcements of future gatherings, please email Lauren Emerson (

Summer Office Hours

The Church Office is open 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, Monday through Friday. The Church Office will be closed on Monday July 3 and Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

Upcoming Events

Sacred Texts of the World

The first lecture for "Sacred Texts of the World" will be held on Tuesday, June 27 (NEW DATE!) from 10:00 - 11:30 am in the Lounge and will cover the topic "Reading Other Peoples Scriptures." Participants will watch a 30-minute lecture narrated by Dr. Grant Hardy, University of North Carolina (Asheville), from "The Great Courses" series, and Robert Westveer will facilitate discussions on the material. Meeting dates and topics are:

June 27Reading Other Peoples Scriptures(Lecture 1)
July 11Introduction to Hinduism(Lecture 2)
July 25Introduction to Judaism(Lecture 8)
August 8Introduction to Buddhism(Lecture 13)
August 21Introduction to Islam(Lecture 31)
September 5Conclusion and Wrap-Up

Save the Date

On Sunday, August 13 at 4:00 pm, our Organ Scholar J Bennett will perform a farewell organ recital. J will be moving to Oberlin, Ohio to study with Dr. James David Christie, and eventually pursue a degree in Organ Performance. A reception will follow. Come and enjoy his great talent and wish him well!

Music Notes

Hymn 372: Praise to the Living God

This hymn draws deeply upon Jewish tradition. The Yigdal, a Jewish song of praise; its title is its first word, meaning “may He [God] be glorified.” Composed by the great medieval philosopher Maimonedes in the 12th century, it was put into verse form around 1400. This version was made in the 19th century in a cooperative effort between a German rabbi, Max Landsberg, and a Unitarian minister, William Gannett. The tune is named for Meyer Lyon, a famous operatic cantor in 18th-century London. --Donna Wessel Walker


Do You Have a St. Andrew's Parking Permit?

We continue to ask that all parishioners place a permit onto the lower left corner of their back window to identify themselves as having permission to park in our lot. Permits are available at no cost from the church office during office hours or after services on Sundays. Vehicles without permits WILL BE TOWED.

Revised Common Lectionary (The RCL)

Sunday, June 4 - Pentecost

Acts 2:1-21   |   Psalm 104:25-35, 37b   |   I Corinthians 12:3b-13   |   John 20:19-23

Sunday, June 11 - Trinity

Genesis 1:1-2:4a   |   Psalm 8   |   II Corinthians 13:11-13   |   Matthew 28:16-20

Sunday, June 18 - Corpus Christi

Deuteronomy 8:2-3   |   Psalm 116:10-17   |   I Corinthians 11:23-29   |   John 6:47-58

Sunday, June 25 - Pentecost 3

Jeremiah 20:7-13   |   Psalm 69:8-11, 18-20   |   Romans 6:1b-11   |   Matthew 10:24-39

Looking ahead?

Please visit The Lectionary Page. St. Andrew's generally follows Track Two.

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(L): Lounge;     (Lib): Library;
(PH): Parish Hall;     (RR): Rainbow Room