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August 2011


A Special Delivery

August 31, 2011

Someone walked into the church office and said, “When times get tough, you go to your change drawer. So, I thought I’d bring the change drawer to the church.” This was their response to our recent Financial Update letter we […]

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Parent/Child Summer Play Days

August 22, 2011

Lots of water was splashed, lots of shaving cream was decorating everyone… but best of all, lots of friends were made in the community of Christ! Come join the fun next summer! And see about joining our September – June […]

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Teen Challenge Graduation

August 19, 2011

Yesterday, St. Andrew’s members joined in to celebrate the Teen Challenge graduates in a wonderful ceremony at the Teen Challenge facilities.  See what people are saying and check out the highlights of the day: “My favorite part of participating in graduations at […]

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Melanie Bruechert Speaks to the Men’s Fellowship

The Men’s Fellowship invited Melanie Bruechert to share some of God’s stories from our Beach Fridays. She shared about the many great things that are happening in the time of fellowship at the beach and there are only 2 weeks left… so, join […]

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The Creations of Wonderful Weekdays’ Kids

August 17, 2011

It is a week of creations at Wonderful Weekdays Summer Camp! The kids have created fabulous food, like stir fry and homemade ice cream and they have created art, by making play-dough, board games, and puppets.  But more importantly, they have created friendships, […]

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Grace Chapel Virtual Tour

August 16, 2011

In 1958, the Hoag family, members of St. Andrew’s and significant benefactors to the Newport Beach community, told Pastor Jim Stewart they wished to give a special gift to the church. Mrs. Grace Hoag had previously contributed the funds necessary […]

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Pro Surfer Bethany Hamilton Visits Christian Surfers Outreach

August 15, 2011

Pro surfer and the inspiration for the movie Soul Surfer, Bethany Hamilton, visited the Christian Surfers Outreach on August 13.  It was such a treat that she stopped by and met with the children and surfed for a bit.

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Men’s Breakfast Learns from Gene Miles

August 11, 2011

Gene Miles, Executive Chaplain of Orange County Jail Ministry, shared at this week’s men’s breakfast.  After sharing statistics and needs in our local jails, he closed by playing a couple of gospel songs.  Gene is rich in wisdom and in […]

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Fridays at the Beach

Amazing stories of love, faith, and fellowship are being heard from the All-Church Fridays at the Beach Days.  Read what people are saying: “It is great to see where Jesus was working, walking, to HEAR  His story through others…” “Volleyball was […]

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NorthEast of the Well Worships Together

On Monday night, NorthEast of the Well enjoyed meeting in it’s new location, the Chapel, for the first time. Over 80 adults were in attendance and God was worshipped in Spirit & Truth. God be praised for growing this ministry […]

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