who we are
St. Andrews Renew 5:16
In the same way let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven.
Renew 5:16 Reports
We see our church as a home for all who seek to know Jesus Christ, living out our faith by serving others.
Our mission is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
We Believe In…
As followers of Jesus Christ, we believe that we must continuously strive for renewal, to create effective programs and ministries in order to fulfill our mission and vision. To this end, we believe the following represent the best use of our time, talents, energy and resources:
1. Achieve excellence in worship
a. Create a culture of worship excellence with music, message
b. Clarify and define a renewed Worship Committee to help plan,
execute and evaluate worship experiences.
c. Employ effective planning and evaluation, seasonal and weekly, to
ensure excellence in worship.
2. Be the hands and feet of Christ to our community
a. Redefine, restructure and support a Missions Committee.
b. Identify and support ongoing local mission programs for congregational
c. Identify and communicate regional, national and international mission
opportunities for participation and congregational support.
3. Serve and grow the church family
a. Establish a vibrant Family Ministries program that attracts and serves
young families, children, and youth.
b. Create a culture that supports and promotes experiences and small
groups that nurture individuals and families.
c. Establish programs to integrate new members and support existing
members’ need for education in Methodism.
4. Achieve excellence in leadership
a. Redefine, restructure, and support a Lay Leadership Committee that
embodies a culture of leadership education, teaching, innovation, and
b. Create a culture of pastoral and lay leadership excellence by defining
responsibilities as well as building skills and knowledge.
5. Achieve effective communication
a. Create a comprehensive communication plan; scope, medium, and
b. Implement innovative and inclusive communication plans that inform the
church family of events, opportunities and leadership issues of interest.
c. Provide information to the surrounding community regarding church
events and worship opportunities.