The Deacon Ministry

Sixty-five deacons are ordained to minister to the congregation of St. Andrew's. They are trained to visit in the hospitals, care-facilities and homes offering prayer, spiritual encouragement and comfort. Deacons stand ready to assist families in times of crisis and be prayer intercessors on behalf of the congregation. This is the biblical ministry the church is called to be and do.

Because of the privacy laws, we need you to please let us know when you are scheduled to be in the hospital and would llike a deacon to come and minister to you with prayer. Contact Leah Stout, 949.574.2259, if you desire a visit from your deacon.

Deacons meet monthly for training, fellowship, attending to deacon matters and prayer on behalf of the congregation.

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If you need hope or help,
If you are ready for direction and recovery,
If life just seems discouraging...
we have some safe places for you.

For more information on Care Ministries, contact Shelley, 949.574.2248.

Care Receiving

Divorce Recovery

A Seminar for Divorced and Separated Persons of All Ages. This six-week workshop is offered twice a year and led by Dr. John Fry. A teen workshop is also offered.

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AA/Al-Anon Groups

We offer several AA/Al-Anon groups including groups specifically for women, men and couples.

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Grief Ministry

The purpose of this ministry is to help participants grow through the process of their grief.

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Mental Illness Ministry

This ministry is for families with seriously mentally ill loved ones.

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COPE - Support Group for Partners in Care

A support group for those caring for others with chronic illnesses.  We meet regularly to share common needs and joys in a confidential, prayerful, supportive environment.  Participation is open.

Meets the third Tuesday of each month, Room B014, 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.  For more info contact Donna Shockley, 949.675.1904 or Roger Riley, 949.697.8707.

Care Providing

The Cadillac Club

Will you offer a ride? Do you need a ride? Contact Linda-Kay, 714.925.7500.

Pen Pal Ministry 

Would you like a fun way to reveal a small bit of God's goodness this year?  We are beginning our eighth year of the Pen Pal Ministry where individuals from St. Andrew's write letters to a sixth grader at Newport Heights Elementary School.  It is a wonderful community outreach program and a great way to serve!  For more info, contact Ken Felton, 949.854.6353 or .

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