The quickest way to get connected is through Starting Point. In these three classes, you can tour the church campus, meet our staff, connect with some of our current members, and ask questions about our ministries and programs. The sessions are not in order, so stop by whenever you'd like.


This class provides newcomers and prospective members with a sense for what St. Andrew is all about. It covers the vision and core values of the church, as well as fundamentals of the faith and the basic disciplines needed for spiritual growth.


This class covers everything you need to grow in community. It covers the biblical call to include other believers in our walk with God. It also provides opportunities to get plugged into a small group at St. Andrew where people experience growth through authentic, godly relationships. This matches our ministry strategy of Worship and Connect.


This class teaches how you can serve and give with impact. It includes biblical principles of using your time, talent, and treasures to intentionally serve the church and those around you, and provides opportunities to begin serving. It also discusses how to use your unique abilities to influence the Kingdom and lead others on a journey with Christ. In addition, an opportunity for membership will be provided. This matches our ministry strategies of Serve and Give.

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If you are interested in learning more about St. Andrew, our ministries, and membership, Starting Point is the first step. God made us to be in community with one another. Church membership is a commitment in which the church promises to support you in your Christian walk as you dedicate yourself to a faithful Christian life. Whether you are joining a church for the first time, or transferring your membership from another United Methodist church or a church of another denomination, we would love to welcome you into our church family. You can learn more about membership at our Joining Day Luncheons, which are scheduled quarterly on Sundays from 12:00-1:15 p.m. in Festival Hall. This relaxed-setting luncheon will give you the chance to learn more about St. Andrew, meet St. Andrew staff, and get to know other new members. You will have the opportunity to take the vows of membership together at the conclusion of the luncheon by accepting your belief in Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior and committing to serving this church through worship, connection, serving and giving.

Baptism is an important part of church membership. If you have not been baptized, we can arrange this with you personally prior to joining. For more information on Baptism, click here.

If you are interested in membership but are unable to attend the luncheon, contact Stacey Jacobs, 214.291.8021 for more joining options.

Next Joining Day Luncheon: June 24, 2018.