News at St. Andrew's
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MISSION NEWS FROM CARRIANN SHULTZ Concerning Sierra Leone. It is with sadness and loss for the United Methodist church that Bishop Yambasu has passed this earth. It is also a loss to St. Andrews. He communicated with us and supported us in our support of our partner church in Zimmi. He was looking into how... Continue Reading
Some years ago, JoAnna and I were returning from the store. I had gotten her a beautiful, giant balloon upon her request. She was delighted to have it and held the string tightly. But when we got in the car, JoAnna opened the sunroof and allowed the balloon to sail above the car. I warned... Continue Reading
There are those little things in life that seem to have no “job” or “purpose” but then you come to find out, oh, I am glad for that item. Over the years of my marriage with Sue, her father, who was a great farmer, tried to educate me in some of the rudimentary items of... Continue Reading
Happy August! We hope you are enjoying the last few weeks of summer and are finding creative ways to beat the scorching heat. For as crazy as this year has been, we’ve sort of appreciated the normal rise in temperatures and humidity. The actual “feel” of summer. Of course, the mask wearing and social distancing... Continue Reading
Greetings! I am looking forward to spending the next year with you in ministry. As I've begun to meet persons in the congregation in preparation for my time with you, I've become aware of connections we already have. I've served in congregations where some of you have friends and relatives. I have common geographical links.... Continue Reading
One of the folks that I visited on a regular basis, Tom Fetzer, was in Germany during WW 2. During his tour there, he was injured and got shrapnel in his left arm. The first time I visited Mr. Fetzer and his wife, Alice, he told me his war story and wanted me to see... Continue Reading