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Outdoor Worship is Underway

We are now holding outdoor worship services on Sundays at 9:00 am and Wednesdays at 9:30 am on the east side of the parking lot near the kitchen. All are welcome to participate. If you are not comfortable coming back to church for any reason, please stay home. We will continue to live stream our 10:30 am service as we have done in the past. For outdoor services, we will maintain a physical distance of at least six feet between persons. Family units can stay together. Please bring your own chairs/ blankets and masks with you. The church will have some masks available should you forget to bring one.

Masks must be worn throughout the service, except when receiving communion. Communion will be served in pre-packaged containers which have both the bread and *gasp* grape juice. Wine was much more expensive! You will be given directions as to how to partake at the service. We will remain in our places during the peace. Wave, smile, bow, but for now, we’ll hold off on handshakes and hugs. Hand sanitizer is available. Please consider using some before and after the service.

Come expecting to experience God! Inevitably meeting outdoors and the guidelines will feel like a distraction, but the most important thing to remember is that we are coming together to lift up our hearts, hands and voices to the living God who loves us. If you feel overwhelmed by the guidelines and the newness of a different setting (most of us do!), take a deep breath and thank Jesus that we are moving back to worshiping together as a community. If the weather looks “iffy”, we will post cancellations on our website and on Facebook. Please use your best judgement when in doubt concerning the weather. We will not print bulletins for this service. It will be simple enough that you can participate without one, but if you would like to follow along on your phone or tablet, the weekly bulletins can be found here.

Bible Study on Daniel

Join Fr. Bob for a study on the book of Daniel, on Tuesdays at 10:00 am or Wednesdays at 7:00 pm. The same material is offered at both sessions. We offer a hybrid class, both in-person and on Zoom. The Zoom link will be password protected to avoid any possible “Zoom bombs.” Please contact Fr. John at john@standrewsomaha.org or click here to send him an email. Please call (402-391-1950) or email Fr. Bob at bob@standrewsomaha.org if you are interested in joining in-person so that sufficient material may be printed.

Why study Daniel?

  1. The book of Daniel provides a key to understand other scriptures. Jesus quotes from the book of Daniel, the book of Revelation would be a mystery without Daniel, and Daniel’s account clarifies and explains the “antichrist” described in 2 Thessalonians 2:3.
  2. If you want a broad perspective of God’s great game plan for the future of this little planet we live on, get ready for a glorious ride through the book of Daniel. Daniel’s life was characterized by purpose, prayer, and prophecy. God let Daniel see the vista of the future unfold before his eyes – four great empiires with splendor and a fanfare of trumpets.

Spiritual Nourishment

Looking for spiritual nourishment during the week? A variety of online services are offered by various Episcopal churches around the diocese from Morning Prayer to Compline. Enrich your soul! Click here for a complete list

Thank You for Your Support

Your continued support of St. Andrew’s is appreciated! Please continue to mail in a check, set up bill pay with your bank, call the office and have your donation taken out automatically each month and/or donate through PayPal.