The Call to a Holy Lent

By Fr. Ron Baird Ash Wednesday began the holy journey to the Cross that we call Lent. Lent is a time to put away the cares of the world and to follow our Lord and Savior to Jerusalem, to Calvary, and to the Tomb. It’s a time to prepare our hearts, minds, bodies and souls to accept the great...

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Fr. Ron to lead Holy Land pilgrimage in 2019

Fr. Ron Baird is planning to lead a pilgrimage to the Holy Land this coming year. The 11-day trip will depart Columbus for New York on Monday, May 27, where we’ll take an overnight flight to Tel Aviv, Israel. We’ll return on Thursday, June 6. The cost of the trip is $4,098 per person, which...

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Annual Parish Meeting Feb. 24

The 2019 Annual Parish Meeting will be Sunday, Feb. 24, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Sanctuary. This meeting will be an opportunity to hear from Fr. Ron Baird and members of the Vestry about the state of the parish in 2018, and look ahead to what’s planned for 2019. It’s also an opportunity to ask any...

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Participants sought for immunology studies

St. Andrew’s parishioner Roshini Abraham, an immunologist at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and professor of clinical pathology at The Ohio State University, is seeking adults and children to participate in clinical immunology studies she is conducting at both Nationwide Children’s and OSU. While...

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Winter weather notice

Jack Frost has made his way to Central Ohio, and it’s cold and snowy out there! Please remember to check our website before heading out for any events and activities at the church if weather conditions are deteriorating, if roads are in poor driving condition, or if there are snow emergencies in...

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St. Andrew’s to serve at Common Ground Jan. 19

St. Andrew’s will serve at the Common Ground Free Store in Delaware on Saturday, Jan. 19, from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. We are especially in need of volunteers and food for this visit, as sometime the weather can be unpredictable and not all volunteers make it to the store. Also, if you are unavailable...

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Volunteer appreciation banquet Sunday, Jan. 27

The annual St. Andrew’s Leadership Touchstone (SALT) gathering is traditionally an opportunity for ministry leaders to come together to set goals, talk about servant leadership and explore ways to effectively shepherd others in ministry. This year, Fr. Ron Baird and the staff of St. Andrew’s will...

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Ministry Reports due Wednesday, Feb. 6

Ministry reports for inclusion in the 2018 Annual Report are due no later than Wednesday, Feb. 6. You may click here to download a ministry report form, or pick one up at the Information Desk at church. Please contact Judy Baird at 740-548-5112, ext. 3 or jbaird@standrewspolaris.org with any...

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Festival of Lessons & Carols set for Dec. 23

The St. Andrew’s Choir, along with children and youth of St. Andrew’s, will present the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols during the Liturgy of the Word at the 9 a.m. service on the last Sunday in Advent, Dec. 23. This will be our third presentation of the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, a...

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The Feast of St. Andrew: Come & see!

The Feast of St. Andrew, our parish’s patron saint, is observed in the Church worldwide on Nov. 30. Andrew was a simple fisherman, called by God to do a great thing … to follow Jesus and to tell others about him. Here at St. Andrew’s, we embrace Andrew’s calling as our own, and believe our...

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St. Andrew’s serves at Common Ground

Thanks to the 25 members of St. Andrew’s who volunteered at the Common Ground Free Store (CGFS) on Nov. 17! And thanks also, to those who provided monetary and food donations. The mission of Common Ground Free Store is to share God’s loving gifts with all by providing basic needs in a...

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