Youth Ministry

St. Andrew’s Youth Ministry

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.” (Proverbs 3:5-6)

An active youth program for grades 6-12 is available at St. Andrew’s. Activities include Christian education, spiritual growth, community building, and games and food. Bible studies, special trips, fund raisers and outreach projects take place throughout the year.

Youth Sundays: Every 3rd Sunday during the School year, the youth assist in the worship at the 10:30am service. Duties include acolyting, ushering, and lay reading. Be prepared to be asked to assist!

November 2017

5              All Saints Day, Daylight Saving Time ends

10           No School, Veteran’s Day Observed (Hillsborough County)

*12           “Nerf-A-Geddon” Youth Event– Invite your friends & neighbors!

19           Christmas Pageant rehearsals begin in the children’s chapel at 9:30 a.m. (until 10:15)

20-24     No School-Fall Break (Hillsborough County)

26           Christmas Pageant rehearsal

December 2017

*2              Santa Fest Youth Parking FUN-draiser

3              1st Sunday of Advent; Christmas Pageant rehearsal

10           2nd Sunday of Advent, Christmas Pageant rehearsal; Youth Tacky Christmas Sweater Party

*16           Christmas Pageant Dress rehearsal at 10 a.m., followed by Gabriel’s Giving Tree Party

17           3rd Sunday of Advent; Christmas Pageant during 10:30 Service; Youth Sunday

23           4th Sunday of Advent

24           Christmas Eve

25-1/8   Winter Break, no school (Hillsborough County)

January 2018

9              School Back in Session (Hillsborough County)

15           No School (MLK) (Hillsborough County)

*20           Youth Explosion Saturday Annual Event!! For grades 5 & up

21           VBS Kick Off Leadership Team Meeting

*27           Gasparilla Youth Parking FUN-draiser

February 2018

*9              No School, Fair Day (Hillsborough County); Youth Trip to the fair

*13           Shrove Tuesday/ Pancake Dinner Hosted by St. Andrew’s Youth

14           Ash Wednesday/Lent begins

*(Children in grades 5 & under must have a parent or guardian present to participate)

Please contact Alicia Schmid at for more info or to RSVP to any of the events listed above!

Facebook and Email: Contact Alicia Schmid at
We have a Facebook page which can be accessed by typing in “sa Andrews” on the search option and clicking “friend request”. Note: You must be a member of Facebook to access the page and receive notifications.

Open Door Policy: If you have any questions, concerns, or prayer requests, please email the youth group. We are here to serve and love with the gentleness of the Holy Spirit. Our goal is to see God’s kingdom advanced and the needs of the body of Christ met within the Saint Andrew’s Parish.