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Born to Ride and Abide

December 18, 2018

When Bruce Nelson was thinking of ways to create a space for the men of St. Andrew’s to belong, he thought outside the box for the annual Men’s Retreat. Instead of just focusing on attracting the masses, he went deeper to […]

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Charlene Foell’s Heart for Service

November 20, 2018

Charlene Foell is a wife, mother, and active member within the St. Andrew’s community. In addition to serving as a ministry lead over our Project Hope Alliance partnership and regularly helping out with family ministries events, Charlene still makes time […]

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JoAnne Greinke and Finding Freedom International

October 30, 2018

JoAnne Greinke joined in a missions trip alongside Finding Freedom International last year. As a ministry partner of St. Andrew’s, Finding Freedom International embodies the values set forth by our church – to live a life that reveals God’s goodness […]

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Hospitality is Contagious

October 24, 2018

Sandy Chao, a member here at St. Andrew’s, is inspired to show extreme hospitality to others because others have shown it to her. When we care for others, it spreads and multiplies. Extreme hospitality is simply making an effort to […]

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Nancy Longmire and Refuge

October 9, 2018

Imagine walking into a room filled with over a hundred high school students along with a handful of seventy-plus year old seniors, laughing and conversing with one another. This beautiful picture is not simply a thought or a hope, it […]

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Why We Go: The Prietto’s Journey with RFKC

October 2, 2018

Peter and Bonnie Prietto have attended Royal Family Kids’ Camp every year for the past 16 years, serving in roles ranging from Camp Director, Counselor, Lifeguard, and more. In August, they returned to camp for another year of serving the […]

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Anita Sherbanee Creates Space to Belong

September 24, 2018

Making a good first impression is as simple as being friendly and welcoming someone new. When Anita Sherbanee met two first-time visitors to St. Andrew’s, she created a space for them to belong. “I was a bit late and so I […]

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Jenn Baltazar on Marriage within Community

September 11, 2018

Every year, countless families gather at Forest Home Family Camp for a sweet time of fellowship, worship, and bonding together. Jenn Baltazar and her husband, Philip, along with their two children, visited this year for their first family vacation as […]

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Creating a Legacy: Casey Crane and Family Camp

August 13, 2018

Casey Crane first came to Family Camp as a newly-widowed dad, when his children were just 2 and 4 years old. The first night, his kids were crying in the cabin and he thought, “This was a mistake. God, if […]

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Paxton Bryant on the Community of Refuge

July 31, 2018

Newport Harbor High School student, Paxton Bryant, is part of our Refuge group on Monday nights. She shares how her involvement there has helped widen her vision of God and maintain a godly perspective… “Refuge has completely changed my life […]

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