Liturgical

Liturgical groups include the altar guild, acolytes, lectors, and more. Members of these groups perform duties during the Eucharist to assist the clergy in a number of ways.

Become a Leader in Liturgy


Faith Formation

Adult

Bible Study: St. Andrew's holds a weekly Bible study on Thursday mornings from 10:00 - 11:00 am in the Lounge. Discussions on the next Sunday's scripture readings are led by the clergyperson who will be preaching the next Sunday. Regular attendees and drop-ins welcome.

Lenten Series: Join with parishioners and friends for an evening of worship, food, and thought-provoking cinema. Held each Wednesday in Lent.

Church School Lesson

Children/Youth

Confirmation/Baptism Preparation Classes: Classes are held intermittently to prepare individuals to receive sacraments. Contact the parish office at (734) 663-0518 to find out when the next classes will be held.

Church School Teachers: Our wonderful church school is made possible by the 20+ volunteers who teach classes for children ages 3 through sixth grade each Sunday during the school year. No experience necessary, we will pair you with a veteran teacher and provide curriculum materials. Contact Carol Andrews-Ferguson, Director of Children & Youth Ministries to learn more.

Become a Church School Teacher

Youth Group Mentors: Volunteers who give young people in middle school and high school a firm foundation for the lifelong process of Christian formation. Contact Carol Andrews-Ferguson, Director of Children & Youth Ministries to learn more.

Become a Youth Mentor


Music & Performing Arts

Bell Choir Performing

Music

Adult Choir: Voice choir for adults; provides music for Sunday services as well as special services and church activities.

Join an Adult Choir

Adult Handbell Choir: Handbell choir for adults; provides handbell music for services once per month and on holidays.

Join the Handbell Choir

Compline Choir: By audition only. Small adult choir responsible for providing music at the Sunday service of Compline.

Join the Compline Choir

Cherub Choir: Children in grades K-2 who provide music for selected Sunday services.

Join the Cherub Choir

Junior Choir: Children in grades 3-8 who provide music for selected Sunday services.

Join the Junior Choir

Junior Handbell Choir: Young people gathered together to play handbells. Occasional performances on Sundays.

Join the Junior Handbell Choir

The St. Gregory's Guild: Parents of children in the choirs and others who support the youth choirs by taking care of vestments, assisting at rehearsals and social events, providing refreshments and shepherding choristers on Sundays.

Our Town performance

Performing Arts

Supper Theatre: Each spring, the church school (and friends!) performs a musical - with dinner beforehand! Contact Norm Richert, Co-Director of Theatrical Ministries, for information on the next show.

The Saint Andrew's Players: Parishioners and friends who take part in dramatic plays and performances at St. Andrew's during the course of the year. Contact Norm Richert, Co-Director of Theatrical Ministries, for information on the next show.


General Parish Life

History and Memorials Committee: Parishioners who are dedicated to the preservation of St. Andrew's historical records. This group meets the second Monday of the month at 4:30 pm.

Learn More About Our Historic Building

Funeral Hospitality: Parishioners who help with funeral receptions for the church. Contact the Parish Office to join.

St. Andrew's Single Adults: SASA is a place for St. Andrew's seniors to socialize, enjoy theater and brunches, and come together to support activities at St. Andrew's. They meet in the 2nd Floor Library after church on the first Sunday of each month to plan their group activities and outings.


Outreach

Habitat for FUmanity build

The Breakfast at St. Andrew's: The Breakfast at St. Andrew's was founded in 1982 to provide nutrition and fellowship to anyone in need. Every day since then, volunteers have served a free breakfast to 90 to 150 guests in the Parish Hall. Volunteers needed!

Volunteer at The Breakfast at St. Andrew's

Episcopal Health Ministry (EHM): Any parishioner with an interest in health and healing within a spiritual context is welcome to attend. The contribution of social workers, health educators, clergy and hospital chaplains as well as nurses and others is sought.

More about the Episcopal Health Ministry

Meals Ministry: Parishioners who will prepare and deliver meals to another parishioner who has recently been discharged from the hospital or who is in need for other reasons.

Parish Callers: Laypersons who visit St. Andrew's parishioners who are ill or elderly and not able to attend church regularly. Members of the group also help transport residents at the Glacier Hills Care Community to the Eucharist held on the first Tuesday of each month. Group meets annually with an invited speaker presenting information on a topic relevant to this ministry.

Social Justice Ministry (SJM): Formed to address societal issues and concerns that not only impact the parish but the community-at-large as well.

More about the Social Justice Ministry


Business and Administration

Finance Committee: A group of people with financial and accounting expertise who act as an advisory committee to the Vestry in overseeing all financial concerns of the parish. Meets monthly on the Tuesday before the Vestry meeting at 6:00 pm.

Personnel and Administration Committee: A committee that advises the Rector and Vestry on personnel and employment matters.

Stewardship Committee: Group that coordinates year-round Stewardship Campaign which includes the Fall pledge campaign for the support of the parish during the upcoming church year.

Deanery and Convention Delegates: Parish delegates to the diocesan convention and Huron Valley Deanery. Delegates are elected each year at the annual parish meeting.

The Vestry: The Vestry is the elected governing body of the parish. Vestry meetings are held on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:30 pm. Members of the Vestry are elected each year for a three-year term at the annual parish meeting.

Meet the Vestry