Creating & Blessing a Home Altar

Creating & Blessing a Home Altar

Creating and Blessing a Home Altar Creating a space in our homes can help us find our serenity and connect with God, especially when we are required to be socially distant from each other. Pastor Connie shares the home altar she has created in her office and invites...
On-Line Worship

On-Line Worship

While we can’t gather together in the same place, our connection in the Spirit is stronger than anything human and so we can “gather together” in Spirit using the technologies available to us. Hover over the Worship link to see: On-Line Worship, or...
Rev. Sonja Pilman Ordained!

Rev. Sonja Pilman Ordained!

Pastor Sonja Pilman, who served her shared internship between St. Andrew’s (San Mateo) and St. Mark’s (San Francisco) Lutheran Churches, was ordained into the ministry of Word and Sacrament at Atonement Lutheran Church in Rapid City, South Dakota on...
Worship in the Park

Worship in the Park

This year our Outdoor worship in Beresford Park featured a Baptism in addition to a tasty potluck lunch. Pastor Connie presides, Intern Sonja assists with the liturgy. Steve leads worship music with guitar accompaniment. Pastor Connie preaches the Gospel. Cora and...
Caring Luncheon September

Caring Luncheon September

Here are some views of our quarterly Caring Luncheon for home-bound seniors. David Barnes assists Pastor Connie with Communion Kitchen helpers serve up a tasty meal with good cheer! Fellowship around the tables Lois provides and informative and entertaining...
Neighborhood Night Out

Neighborhood Night Out

St. Andrew’s hosted an energetic and well-attended parking lot party to celebrate the National Neighborhood Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 6th. Intern Sonja and the Bouncy House Pastor Connie with one of the firefighters The police officer talks with Marcus and...
A Presence at Pride

A Presence at Pride

Lutheran Churches from the Bay Area gathered under the banner of Reconciling Works to provide a positive and supportive presence at the San Francisco Pride Parade this year. You’re Welcome Here! signs from Bay Area Lutheran Churches Ray Pickett (Center)...
Farewell to Youth Director

Farewell to Youth Director

This will be Steve’s final newsletter article for the Good News at St. Andrews as he will finish my tenure as Youth Director at the end of May. Celebrate Youth message on “the dry bones” from Ezekiel.            I have been pleased to work with our...
A gift of BBQ!

A gift of BBQ!

On Father’s Day, Living Water Chinese Christian Church (with whom we have shared our building for decades) prepared and served St. Andrew’s a tasty Barbecue Feast following worship.