Lay Eucharistic Minister (LEM) Training
Sep
21
9:00 AM09:00

Lay Eucharistic Minister (LEM) Training

If you would like to learn about assisting at the altar during services, please join us at 9 AM on Saturday, September 21 for training.  We will meet in the Parish Hall. Lay Eucharistic Ministers (LEMs) assist clergy by administering Eucharist at various church services. A LEM must be a confirmed member of the parish and licensed by the Bishop following special training. Contact Bruce Banta-Guevara to learn more.

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Backstage at St. Andrew's Tour
Sep
15
9:30 AM09:30

Backstage at St. Andrew's Tour

Are you new to St. Andrew’s? Want to know more? Ever wonder where all those mysterious staircases lead? Join us in the Chapel of the Good Shepherd at 9:30 AM for a “backstage” tour that will introduce you to the people and places that make this a special church. This fun tour designed for visitors and new members will get you up and moving (literally!) as volunteers lead you around the building and grounds. Along the way, you will learn about ministries and opportunities that might interest you.

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YogaMass®
Sep
14
5:00 PM17:00

YogaMass®

YogaMass® is a unique worship experience engaging and integrating all of our dimensions -- physical, psychological, and spiritual.  It reconnects us, through sacred ritual and practices, to the divine presence among us, within us, and in the sacred meal that we share as we seek to be transformed into the likeness of Christ. 

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Spiritual Reading Group
Sep
9
6:30 PM18:30

Spiritual Reading Group

In September and October, we will discuss Jesus for the Non-Religious by John Shelby Spong. He articulates an interpretation and understanding of Christian history and story that honors and challenges the mind and renews the heart. Rejecting the vacuous, angry imagery of literalist and fundamentalist Christianity in favor of a human Creator-God, committed to the life and health of planet Earth. Join us for a stimulating discussion. Contact John Grothues for more information.

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Choral Evensong
Sep
8
4:00 PM16:00

Choral Evensong

Evensong is an approximately 40-minute service that uses song and liturgy to invite us into peace and reflection through the beauty of music. Sung primarily by the choir, Evensong makes little demand upon the congregation and instead folds them into the variety and richness of God’s creation and human experience as expressed through music. A reception will be held in the Oak Table Room following the service.

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HIM Food Pantry Food Fair
Aug
31
8:30 AM08:30

HIM Food Pantry Food Fair

  • Heights Interfaith Ministries Food Pantry (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join the fun at the HIM Food Pantry’s 5th Saturday Food Fair! We will help distribute food from a Houston Food Bank Truck and celebrate the Pantry’s 10th anniversary. We never know what we will get…and that’s part of the excitement! Two-hour shifts are available from 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM—no prior experience needed. All you need to bring is your willingness to serve others in our community. Let us know you are able to assist by signing up here.

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Spiritual Reading Group
Aug
12
6:30 PM18:30

Spiritual Reading Group

This month, we are discussing Revelations of Divine Love by Julian of Norwich. In May 1373, a woman took to her bed, believing that she was soon going to die. Instead, she experienced a series of 16 extraordinary visions. These visions are described in this book, the first work in English to be authored by a woman. Join us for a lively discussion in St. Andrew’s House. Contact John Grothues for more information.

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White Linen Night Parking Fundraiser
Aug
3
4:00 PM16:00

White Linen Night Parking Fundraiser

The annual White Linen Night In the Heights is coming our way and much of the action takes place right at our front door. We will once again provide parking for attendees to raise funds for the church and school. This is easy volunteer duty, simply bring a lawn chair and a cool beverage and donate an hour or two of your time. Volunteers are needed to staff the lot from 4-8 pm. This is a great way to raise funds for our ministries and get to know your fellow parishioners. If you would like to help, please contact Paul Hardwick or call the church office at 713-861-5596.

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Episcopal Night at the Ballpark: Astros vs. Rangers
Jul
19
7:10 PM19:10

Episcopal Night at the Ballpark: Astros vs. Rangers

Cheer on the home team Friday, July 19 as the World Series Champs Houston Astros take on the Texas Rangers and enjoy the game with fellow parishioners. Tickets with our group will be in the upper deck and will be $34/each. You can purchase tickets online until noon on Friday, July 5. If you have questions, please contact event coordinator Steve Runner.

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Organ Concert with John Kirk
Jun
30
4:00 PM16:00

Organ Concert with John Kirk

St. Andrew's Organist & Choirmaster John Kirk will present a recital of organ music spanning more than 300 years. Come hear the different voices of St. Andrew's organ through compositions by Buxtehude, Bach, Franck, Vierne and Locklair. John has studied organ with Robert Brewer, Robert Bates, Matthew Dirst and Sigurd Ogaard and earned his Masters in Organ from the University of Houston's Moores School of Music.

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Serve Breakfast at Lord of the Streets
Jun
30
7:00 AM07:00

Serve Breakfast at Lord of the Streets

  • Lord of the Streets (Trinity Episcopal Church) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

St. Andrew's serves breakfast several times a year at Lord of the Streets.  Volunteers are needed on Sunday, June 30 at 7:30 AM.  Lord of The Streets is a church community that welcomes, restores and rebuilds lives through relationship-focused ministries with the homeless and formerly homeless.  To sign up, please contact Rashmi Saikia-Courault. Visit Lord of the Streets, or watch this video to learn more.

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Viola Concert with Travis Galbraith
Jun
25
4:00 PM16:00

Viola Concert with Travis Galbraith

Travis Galbraith, violist, presents a recital of works for solo viola and viola with piano. While violas feature prominently in ensemble music, this solo recital is a rare opportunity to hear the lush tone of a viola in a solo setting. Travis will present works by Bach, Beethoven and Brahms. Travis graduated from the High School for the Performing and Visual Arts and continued his musical education by attending the Cleveland Institute of Music, attaining a Bachelor's of Music Degree in 2005, specializing in viola performance. After returning to Houston, he attended the University of Houston, graduating with Master's Degree in 2008.

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Newcomer Open House
Jun
12
6:00 PM18:00

Newcomer Open House

The Newcomer Ministry invites those new to St. Andrew’s and those not so new to join the fun at a casual summer social at St. Andrew’s House. We’ll have food, drinks and friendly folks — bring the family for this great evening.

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Mother's Day Brunch
May
12
11:45 AM11:45

Mother's Day Brunch

Celebrate the moms in your life at a special brunch at St. Andrew’s. The event will be held in the Parish Hall immediately following the 10:30 AM service and will feature a delicious menu of quiche, Caesar salad, filet mignon bites and a grits bar. Mimosas and non-alcoholic drinks will also be available for toasting mothers on their special day. Please join us!

Volunteers are also needed to prepare, serve and clean-up. If you’d like to assist, sign up here.

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Garden Patch Party Benefitting HIM Food Pantry
Apr
27
6:00 PM18:00

Garden Patch Party Benefitting HIM Food Pantry

Support the Heights Interfaith Ministries Food Pantry and enjoy a wonderful evening of food, fellowship and fun at the Pantry’s annual Garden Patch Party. Tickets to the event are just $12 and include a delicious baked potato and salad buffet and entertainment from St. Andrew’s own Ed Amash and Paul Hardwick. The party will be held at Zion Lutheran Church, 3606 Beauchamp. Purchase your tickets from HIM Food Pantry board members David Barnett and Laurie Hardwick on Sundays following the 10:30 am service or call 713-302-0227 to reserve your place at the party.

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