St. Andrew Lutheran Church
Monday, March 25, 2019
Jesus Calls Us…Come and See! Come and Grow! Come and Serve!

St Andrew Lutheran Church - Vancouver WA
Children and Family Ministries

Youth and family ministry at St. Andrew is about helping children, youth and their families experience the love of God, deepen their faith in Christ, and identify their spirit-given gifts and calling, empowering them to share the love of God with others.

Youth and their families are embraced in worship and are welcome to participate in all of our ministries. We offer a variety of faith formation activities stressing service to others, intergenerational connections, and equipping households and individuals to practice their faith in all aspects of their lives.

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Godly Play®

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St Andrew Lutheran Church - Vancouver WA

Sundays 10:00 to 10:45am

Children grades kindergarten through fifth are invited to join our storytellers in the Godly Play® classroom and delight in the wonderment that is Godly Play®.

Godly Play® sessions, which run 10:00 to 10:45am on Sunday, include the story, reflection time with story materials and craft supplies and the feast (a light snack). The Godly Play® classroom is for children - a wonder-filled space where God’s love is shared.

Preschool & Kindergarten with Godly Play®

Children age three to five are invited to experience Godly Play® in the Blueberry preschool room. In a space geared just for them, preschoolers will learn the stories of the Bible and experience the love of Jesus. A small snack will be served.

For further information on our Godly Play programs, or information on how you can become a Godly Play storyteller or doorkeeper, please contact JoAnn Rash at


Nursery services are available during worship for children infant through age 5. Please check availability of nursery services during special events. For further information, please contact the office at 360-892-7160 or


Vacation Bible School

St Andrew Lutheran Church - Vancouver WA

St Andrew Lutheran Church - Vancouver WA
St Andrew Lutheran Church - Vancouver WA
VBS 2018: Rolling River Rampage
July 9-13 
9:00am to 12:00pm
Rolling River Rampage invites children on a white water rafting adventure to experience the ride of a lifetime with God!

Come celebrate with us on Sunday, July 15 at 11:00 am, followed by a hot dog lunch. Registration opens spring 2018.

                                                       VBS Information and volunteer signup

Children’s Choir

St Andrew Lutheran Church - Vancouver WA
Children in grades 1 to 6 are invited to become part of our Children’s Choir. Besides getting a wonderful music education from our seasoned director, Theresa Swanson, children will prepare songs for worship and the Christmas pageant.

For more information, please contact Theresa Swanson through the church office.

Prayer Buds

St Andrew Lutheran Church - Vancouver WA
At St. Andrew our Prayer Bud program builds connections across ages, helps to guide children’s prayer life and supports their spiritual growth.

For more information on the Prayer Bud program at St. Andrew, please contact Joel Hauge through the church office.

Family Faith Formation Groups

St Andrew Lutheran Church - Vancouver WA
At St. Andrew, our goal is to equip families with the tools and support that they need to grow in their faith at home.
Family Faith Formation Groups meet monthly to share family faith-based ideas and tools or to participate in family-friendly service projects in the community.
For further information on joining an upcoming group, please contact JoAnn Rash at

Family Camp at Lutherwood

St Andrew Lutheran Church - Vancouver WA

Summer is all about faith-filled fun in the sun! Each year, Camp Lutherwood provides an opportunity to spend time with other families and God. There are three Friends and Family Camps available throughout the summer.

For 2018, St. Andrew families will join together for camp August 10-12. For further information on Friends and Family camp, please contact JoAnn Rash at For more information on Camp Lutherwood or to register for Friends and Family Camp, please visit