Lent & Easter 2016

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2016 Lenten Season at St. Andrew Church


Thanks to all of you who celebrated Lent and Easter with us at St. Andrew Church, and we hope you were inspired and renewed at our Easter services. We'd love to have you back. We are open every Sunday of the year!

Director of Children’s Ministries

Written by Donna Biehl on .

St. Andrew is looking for someone to lead their exceptional ministry with children. The Director of Children’s Ministries supervises all paid and volunteer Children’s Ministry staff and oversees the vision-setting and day-to-day running of all programming associated with Children’s Ministry (nursery age through 5th grades) at St. Andrew United Methodist Church.

The right candidate for this position will be one who possesses an authentic relationship to God through Jesus Christ and lives out his/her faith and Christian values in obvious, consistent and transparent ways. They will have an obvious love and temperament compatible with working with children and families. They will possess solid time management skills, great organizational and leadership skills and  a desire to strive for excellence in this ministry. The Director of Children’s Ministries will demonstrate an ability to work successfully with individuals and teams and help them build and work towards solid goals in a ministry that involves dozens of paid and volunteer staff and events that involve potentially hundreds of children.

The best candidate for this position will have excellent people skills and the ability to successfully recruit and equip an excited, fun, and loving staff to support this dynamic and growing ministry. They should have a great sense of humor and the ability to work with the Children’s Ministry Team and leadership within the church to support the mission and core values of St. Andrew United Methodist Church. This position is a half-time position with hours and salary commensurate with experience and educational background. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 765-497-7755 to receive a complete job description.

Send a resume and cover letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or St. Andrew UMC, 4703 N. 50 W., West Lafayette, IN 47906.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Choir Director Needed

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Ben Waltz, our Chancel Choir Director, has stepped down to be able to put more energy and  emphasis into his high school music position. We wish Ben the very best of luck and look forward to seeing and hearing his fabulous West Side High School choirs in the future!

The Staff/Parish Committee will begin the process of selecting a new Chancel Choir Director in the near future and will be accepting applications immediately. If you are interested in applying for this position, you may pick up a job description and application in the church office. If you know of someone who has the musical gifts to lead a worship choir, please invite them to call the Church Office for more information or drop by the church office for a job description and application.

A complete application package will include a cover letter, resume and three (music related) references along with the application. Applications are currently being accepted. Those selected for an in-person interview will be contacted by the selection committee from the Staff/Parish Team.

Choir Director Job Description