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Sunday, August 5, 2018     The Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

8:00 am   Holy Eucharist   X   10:00 am   Solemn Eucharist   X   5:30 pm   Still Point

Summer Sunday School  –  10am  –  Undercroft



This Week’s News in Brief

For additional information, events and announcements, please check the weekly “Fruits of the Tree” 

To sign up for this e-letter, contact office@standrewdenver.org or call 303-296-1712


Today’s envelopes

Today’s plate (unpledged) offering is designated for our Mission and Outreach Ministry, used to support those in need through our fundamental partners. Please use the envelope in your leaflet or simply place your donation in the plate. Today’s DipJar donations also support this ministry.


Loaves and Fishes Sunday

581 pounds of nutritious food was delivered to, and nearly $500 was collected for, MetroCaring last Sunday!   Thank you to everyone who purchased food, carried the food, loaded cars, helped deliver, and financially contributed.  Through your generosity, our St. Andrew’s community was able to support the greater community and the work of Metro Caring!


Coffee Hour Sign Up

Sign up sheets are on the snack table each Sunday going out for the upcoming 8 weeks.  If there is a special occasion you wish to reserve further out, just let me know and I am happy to pencil you in.  Also, if you are not able to bring snacks, yet would still like to participate in supporting this ministry, please know donations are always welcome!! Any questions, please contact Karen Mayes at 512.423.0520 orkmayes2015@gmail.com


St. Andrew’s Certified as a “Habitat Hero Garden”

Three years ago, several St. Andrew’s gardeners, Diane Jameson, Judie James, and Denny Muirhead, began a renovation project on the long-neglected St. Andrew’s front and Garth gardens. Diane recently applied to Audubon Rockies for Habitat Hero garden designation. Providing habitat for wildlife in our increasingly urban environment is a plus for our parish, our neighbors, and the birds and wildlife which frequent the gardens. The certification letter reads, “Because of the thought and care that you obviously put into designing and nurturing for your garden, you have successfully created habitat for birds and other wildlife.” The St. Andrew’s gardens were certified as a Habitat Hero Garden “SILVER” status. Please take a few minutes to enjoy the gardens along with the birds, butterflies, lady bugs, rabbits, squirrels, bees, and other pollinators. Watch for the “Habitat Hero” yard sign in the near future.


Save the Date 

Join St. Andrews on August 17th at the Clyfford Still Museum for a free concert featuring The Dustbowl Revival.  More information will follow.


The Social Justice Task Force presents the Spike Lee movie: “Do the Right Thing” 
“Do the Right Thing” – a Spike Lee movie presented by the Social Justice Task Force

A pressure cooker of racial tension explodes in hate and violence in a Brooklyn neighborhood.  Discussion following:  Friday, August 10, 2018, 6:30 p.m., St. Andrew’s Common Room. Popcorn and beverages provided. BYO dinner or snack to share – optional.


Happy Hour Monday: Tomorrow
St. Andrew’s next brewery happy hour  will take place at Bull and Bush Brewery in Glendale (4700 Cherry Creek S. Dr.) on Monday, August 6th from 4:30 – 6:30pm.  Bull and Bush is located just off the Cherry Creek trail, so if biking is your thing, join us!  We’ll look for a place on the patio, and remember that all of our chosen locations have food and attractive non-alcoholic beverages. For more information, or to recommend a future brewery to visit, contact Matt Bentley at m.t.bentley@gmail.com or 303-502-7183.




Blessing of the Backpacks:  Next Sunday

August 12 is the last Sunday to bring backpacks and school supplies.  It is also the last Sunday we will have all-ages Sunday School during the 10 am service.  We will close the service with a special blessing for the school supplies and those who will use them this fall.    Questions? Please contact Jason Parker at theauthor01@gmail.com or Zoe Cole at zoe@standrewdenver.org


Not sure what to get?  Here are some ideas:  highlighters, markers,  backpacks,  #2 pencils, blue or black pens, dry erase markers, page protectors, loose leaf paper, crayons, colored pencils, glue, scissors,  facial tissue, disinfecting wipes,  composition notebooks, pink erasers, folders with pockets, one inch binders, hand sanitizer.


Quiche, Cocktails, and Croquet, Saturday, August 18th, 10:00AM- 1PM

Start your weekend with croquet, brunch & mimosas at Margaret Lundy’s, 6241 Benton St, Arvada, 80003. Plenty of space to pick up a mallet & test your skill!  Plus good food & drink! Rsvp to: jeff@standrewdenver.org, or call the church office at 303 296-1712. $25 suggested minimum donation, to benefit the Friends of Music. You may pay at the event itself.  Here’s a list of all the upcoming events for the Friends of Music:


  • August 18, 10:00am – Quiche, Cocktails, and Croquet
  • Saturday, September 8, 7:30pm – Joseph Gaines and Laura Tribby recital
  • Friday, September 21, 7:00pm – A Musical Adventure with Steve Weston
  • A Saturday evening in October – Cocktail party with Entertainments
  • Saturday, November 10, evening – Parish Jam Session/Talent Show
  • Saturday, December 8, afternoon – Advent Organ Recital


St. Andrew’s Tiny Home Village update

The application for a temporary Tiny Home Village for Women in the Clements Historic District, on land owned by St Andrew’s Episcopal Church, was denied on July 10 by Denver’s Landmark Preservation Commission. St. Andrew’s is committed to continuing this important work with the Colorado Village Collaborative and our partners to complete this project on an alternative site. Interest and enthusiasm for the village continues to grow and to date, substantial funds have been raised from national and local foundations, community fund raisers, individual donors and numerous churches and other non-profit entities to support this project.  While the Landmark Commission’s decision is a disappointment, it will not derail this crucial project.


Summer Choir

While the choir is on hiatus over the summer months, at the 10:00 service any and all are welcome to sing in Summer Choir.  Rehearsal is at 9:00am, the choir does not vest or process, anthems are familiar or easy, and a quartet of staff singers is employed to insure coverage of all parts.  Participate just one Sunday, or more consistently as you would like.  All are welcome!  Just show up at 9:00 on any Sunday.