The Christian Learning Committees direct and support the ministries of life-long religious education and spiritual formation in the parish.
The Youth Formation and Learning Committee provides education, outreach, and spiritual programming for the children at St. Andrew’s, from pre-K through high school. The committee reviews and improves the curriculum and supports the volunteers leading St. Andrew’s Sunday School program. In addition, the team offers opportunities for parents to engage and understand the youth programs and share in fellowship. Coryell Urban is the vestryperson for this committee.
The Adult Formation and Learning Committee designs and promotes learning opportunities for adult congregants at St. Andrew’s and elsewhere in the local community. The vestryperson for adult formation and learning is Ansley Martin.
This committee disseminates information to the public and congregation about church events and activities through parish publications, website, social media, local newspapers, external signs, and other media. The vestryperson for communications is Terri Rawson.
This committee is responsible for planning and implementing activities within St. Andrew’s that provide opportunities for fellowship and community building for parishioners of all ages. These include the parish-wide picnic, speaker luncheons, multigenerational teas, coventry suppers and potlucks, and the fall “Night of Fun,” as well as fund-raising activities such as the Bargain Haul. The vestryperson for fellowship is Linda Lull.
This committee formulates and monitors the church’s annual budget and, in consultation with the treasurer, the wardens, and the rector, makes investment decisions relating to St. Andrew’s endowment. The vestryperson for finance is David Osborn.
This committee advises the rector and wardens on matters concerning paid staff of the church. The committee prepares and maintains job descriptions and an employee handbook, recommends salary levels and adjustments, investigates benefit options, and assists in the hiring of staff members. The vestryperson for human resources is Lisa Howe.