Christian Education for Adults
Parish Hall - Sundays at 9:30 AM
Faith Matters is an ongoing adult formation class facilitated by clergy and guest speakers on a variety of topics, including book studies, Bible study, theology, contemporary society and more. St. Andrew's is committed to lifelong formation, and this class encourages adults to search for answers to their questions of faith in a context of diversity of opinion. Classes are held weekly with the exception of second Sundays when we gather for fellowship and breakfast.
11/18 - Hear about non-profit missions that St. Andrew's will support in its Christmas Giving Market and explore the history of social justice as a commitment of the Episcopal Church.
11/25 - Hear about non-profit missions that St. Andrew's will support in its Christmas Giving Market and explore current questions of social justice as a commitment of the Episcopal Church.
12/2 - Join the fun at our Christmas Giving Market - support a variety of non-profit missions, purchase handmade tamales, make Advent wreathes and wrap holiday boxes for seafarers.
12/9 - Second Sunday Breakfast
12/16 - Kim Ogg, parishioner and Harris County District Attorney, continues our series on social justice with personal reflections on her faith commitments and how they inform her pursuit of justice.
12/23 - The series on social justice concludes with the questions, “What does social justice have to do with Christmas?” and “What does Christmas have to do with social justice?”
If you have any questions, please contact The Rev. Jimmy Grace.
Adult Forum, The Gospel and Beyond
Associate Rector's Office - Sundays at 9:30 AM
This informal discussion group meets to reflect on the Gospel lesson and other current topics. With the help of scholarly resources prepared for lay people, the group discusses and learns while growing in God's Word. All are welcome to bring their thoughts and questions to this gathering. Classes are held weekly with the exception of second Sundays when we gather for fellowship and breakfast.
An Inquirers' Class for adults is scheduled annually. This six-week series is open to anyone interested in learning more about the Episcopal Church or being confirmed or received by the Bishop. The class covers topics that include the Episcopal Church, confirmation and reception, the Hebrew Bible, the Second Testament, church history and the Prayer Book.
Schedule for 2019: September 22 - October 20, Sundays at 9:30 am - location TBD.
Bishop Monterroso visits October 27, 2019 for confirmations and receiving candidates.
To learn more, please email Trish Mehrkam, Parish Administrator, or call 713-861-5596.
Spiritual Reading Group
The Spiritual Reading Group explores thought-provoking books on Christian spirituality, offering stimulating discussion. The intent of the class is to broaden understanding of Christian spirituality and to deepen commitment to Christian living as we reflect on our faith and spiritual journey. This small group meets on the second Monday of the month from 6:30 to 8:30 PM at St. Andrew’s House. If you are unable to attend, you can participate by joining the SAEC Spiritual Reading Group Facebook group for a monitored discussion. For the newest reading selection, contact John Grothues or John Ibanez.
Men's Bible Study
All men are invited to join our weekly Bible Study led by Rev. Jimmy Grace on Wednesday mornings at St. Andrew's House. Bible Study begins at 6 AM and concludes by 7 AM. Coffee and light breakfast will be provided. Bible Study is a time for fellowship, study, prayer and accountability.
Women's Bible Study
All women are invited to join our weekly Bible study led by Rev. Jimmy Grace on Wednesday mornings at St. Andrew's House. Bible Study begins at 8:30 AM and is a time for fellowship, study, prayer and fellowship.