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Summer Events | Kids + Students

May 7, 2019

SUMMER EVENTS  |  KIDS + STUDENTS KIDS NEIGHBORHOOD DAY CAMP June 24 – 28  |  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. $189 per child We are bringing the energy and fun of Forest Home Summer Camp right here to St. Andrew’s! […]

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Celebrating Cody Jensen

August 28, 2018

This last Sunday, we gathered after church to celebrate the Jensen Family after 6 years of ministry service. Over 100 people attended, including some of Cody’s favorite people – his high school students. Bobby McCracken remembers being part of Refuge […]

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Important Announcement from Cody Jensen

May 22, 2018

We wanted to share with you that Cody Jensen, our Minister of Student Ministries, let us know that after a season of prayer and discernment, he has decided to conclude his ministry at St. Andrew’s. He shared in his letter to us, “After […]

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Kobe Richardson Redefines Family

October 7, 2017

Newport Harbor High School senior, Kobe Richardson loves sushi and fun spontaneous adventures with her friends. She has been a part of the St. Andrew’s high school ministry group since her freshman year. Throughout her time in Refuge, Kobe has […]

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Hannah Shepherd’s Journey

July 10, 2017

Hannah is a senior at Newport Harbor High School. This is her story about her journey at St. Andrew’s. “My faith has been pretty strong throughout high school, and it has only gotten stronger. Because of my faith, I have […]

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Supai Update

June 24, 2012

At 7:00 a.m. this morning, the team of 49 high school students, college students, and leaders called from the Havasupai Village in the grand canyon to let us know that they have arrived safely. The team departed in a charter […]

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Tecate Trip Recap

May 23, 2012

A group of over 90 people of all generations from St. Andrew’s joined forces to build two homes in Tecate, Mexico this past weekend. In addition to the two house builds we also did two full days of games and […]

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Senior Mystery Trip Revealed

January 18, 2012

Unknown locale.  Trains.  Stuffed Animals. Slippery Shrimp.  11 mile urban hike. LA Live Impromptu flash-mob.   Baby Pictures. Busses. Jairus.  Hour long wait for dessert at some trendy LA eatery.  Subways. Counting the cost of following Jesus.  Hollywood sign.  Late night […]

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Haven Winter Retreat Recap

January 9, 2012

Hey St. Andrew’s Family, The Haven College Group just got back from three beautiful days in Big Bear on a winter retreat together. We were able to rent a cabin and 30 students and leaders got to spend some time […]

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Tecate, Mexico Recap

November 10, 2011

We just returned this past weekend from a visit to our friends down in Tecate, Mexico. There were about 80 students, young adults, men, women, and families who were on the trip and it was a great time of ministry […]

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