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Family Ministries Schedule & Events

Family Ministry events occur on an individual ministry basis and include:

  • Children
  • Students
  • Young Adults
  • Young Families
  • Adults
  • Senior Adults

  • St. Andrew's currently offers three adult Sunday School classes:

  • Adult Bible Class, located in Rm. 109
  • Good News Class, located in Rm. 206
  • New Light Class, located in Rm. 205

  • Adult Choir

    The Adult Choir makes a joyful noise on Thursday evenings, September through mid-June, beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Room. Vocalist of all ability levels are invited to join! For more information, please contact Laura Parker, Music Director.

    Adult Volleyball

    St. Andrews currently has five co-ed volleyball teams that participate in a City of Virginia Beach recreation league during the late Winter/early Spring. Skill levels vary between first-time players to advanced, but all participants play for enjoyment. That is not to say that a competitive spirit does not thrive. Several of our church teams have advanced to the playoffs, winning trophies. The teams play on Mondays and Fridays, depending on schedule, at either Larkspur Middle school or Seatack Recreation Center. If you are interested in joining the fun, please contact Kevin Wood.


    1ST, 2ND, & 4TH TUESDAY 9:30 A.M. - RM 109

    Bible studies meet on the 1st, 2nd, & 4th Tuesday of each month in Rm 109, and focus on selected chapters of the bible. Come and enjoy our bible studies, as we study and discuss the bible in detail.


    United Methodist Men

    The United Methodist Men is a fellowship whose "mission is to help men grow in Christ, so others may know Christ". The UMM of St. Andrew's is a diverse group of members working to build a stronger Men’s Ministry in the church, in the community, and in the Elizabeth River District. The UMM meet for a 7:00 a.m. breakfast on the first Sunday of each month. It is great time for men to bring a family member, friend, neighbor, or colleague to a relaxed meeting which includes fellowship, meditation, and a guest speaker. If you have further questions, please call or email the church office for contact information of the current UMM representative.


    United Methodist Women

    United Methodist Women is a "community of women whose PURPOSE is to know God and to experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ; to develop a creative, supportive fellowship; and to expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the church." The UMW at St. Andrew's is comprised of three Circle units which meet at a variety of monthly times to accommodate busy schedules. Women may participate in one of the Circles and/or join the ladies for their quarterly gatherings. For more information about the UMW program at St. Andrew's, click here.

    The UMW collects items for UMCOR kits throughout the year. Donations may be placed in labeled bins in Room 102. To see the list of requested items, click here.

    UMW Book Club

    St. Andrew's Book Club participates in the UMW Reading Program, which encourages members to think critically about current issues through their study of pre-selected books. The UMW Book Club meets the third Monday of the month at 1:00 p.m. in the Welcome Center for a brown bag lunch and thought-provoking discussion.

    2017 Reading List

    2016 Reading List

    2015 Reading List

    Adult Handbells

    The Adult Handbells ring out on Thursday evenings, February through mid-June, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Music Room. If you know your left from your right and can count to four, you can be a part of this music ministry! For more information, please contact the Music Director.

    Various Support Groups

    All Support Groups are encouraged to enter the building through the Fellowship Hall door.

    Alcoholics Anonymous (AA)

  • The Uptown Young and Sober meets in the Fellowship Hall at St. Andrew's on Wednesday evenings beginning at 7:30 p.m. For additional information about this group, please call 757.490.3980.
  • La Leche League

  • The La Leche League of Virginia Beach offers a Drop-in Breastfeeding Cafe the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from 10:00 a.m.--12:00 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall. For additional information, please contact the La Leche League of Virginia Beach at 757.204.5557.
  • Parkinsons Support Group

  • The Parkinsons Support Group meets in the Fellowship Hall on the first Wednesday of the month at 10:00 a.m.

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