Fall Kickoff | Mid August
With the beginning of the new school year, Saint Andrews sets aside a Wednesday (in conjunction with the school calendar) as a day of prayer and consecration of the coming year. Parishioners are invited to spend a period of time in quiet prayer and to make petition and intercession for the parish. The day culminates in a special Eucharist written for Saint Andrew’s and authorized by the Bishop.
Parish Picnic | Mid September
The Men’s Club hosts our annual parish picnic in the fall.We all bring our own chairs, beverages, bug spray, and a food to share.
College Ministry Harvest Dinner & Fundraiser | October
The Saint Andrew’s College Ministry, for all Saint Andrew’s college-aged students who are enrolled in their first four years of college, holds an annual Harvest Party & Fundraiser each fall.
Saint Andrew’s Night | Late November/Early December
On the Monday closest to Saint Andrew’s Day (Nov. 30), we hold an annual celebration and meeting, where we review for the year, elect new Vestry members, and honor a member who has shown exceptional service to Saint Andrew’s Church.
Lessons and Carols | Third Sunday of Advent
On the third Sunday of Advent, a celebration of Lessons in Carols is led by the parish EYC. It is a prayerful reflection upon numerous Scriptures and hymns. All of the parish is invited to attend this time of prayer in the midst of the holiday busyness.
Children’s Liturgy & Pageant | Christmas Eve
On Christmas Eve, Saint Andrew’s holds three services, at 4pm, 5:30pm, & 9pm. At 4pm, Saint Andrew’s children dress as Mary, Joseph, angels, shepherds, and animals and do the readings for Christmas Eve.
Mardi Gras Party | Last Saturday before Lent
Every year on the Saturday before Lent, the Men’s Club hosts a Mardi Gras Party, a dinner and dance.
Shrove Tuesday Pancake Dinner | Tuesday Night Before Ash Wednesday
On the Tuesday night before Ash Wednesday, the EYC hosts a Pancake Dinner for the parish.
Trivia Night | April
In April, the Episcopal Church Women host Trivia Night at the club house at Halle Plantation in Collierville, TN.
Garden Party & Fish Fry | Late May/Early June
At the end of the school year, Saint Andrew’s holds an annual Garden Party and Fish Fry as a fundraiser for the church’s outreach ministry.
Vacation Bible School | Beginning of June
Vacation Bible School is typically held the first week of June at the church, from 9am to noon each day, for children aged 4 years through rising 5th graders. The primary purpose is to learn about God. We do this by teaching the stories of the Bible and our Christian traditions. Learning about God is made fun through arts and crafts, play acting, and music. The week is concluded with a celebration on the Collierville Square to showcase what the children have learned.