St. Andrew's
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St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, located in downtown Edwardsville, Illinois, is a mid-sized family church offering Adult Education and a Church School program in addition to community outreach opportunities. We faithfully serve Christ and proclaim the Gospel in the Anglican/Episcopal tradition. We are a diverse parish and welcome worshippers of all traditions to our Sunday services. (More about us...)


October 14, 2014

  • The October 2014 issue of The Shield is available on this website. The October calendar and schedule are available by clicking the links on the left. If you wish to be be added to the distribution list for the parish newsletter, email the church office at
  • St. Andrew's invites the Metro East community to Evensong on Sunday, October 19, at 5 pm, followed by a reception in the parish hall. Evensong is the name for the service of Evening Prayer from the Book of Common Prayer. Together with Morning Prayer (Mattins) and the Holy Eucharist, these services are the principal liturgies of the Anglican/Episcopal tradition since 1549 which was when the Book of Common Prayer was first authorized for the Church of England. The prayers for Both Mattins and Evensong were taken from the monastic offices of prayer of the Medieval English Church. These prayers reach all the way back to the Old Testament.
  • Adult Bible Study resumes Wednesday, October 15, at 10 am with the study of the Apostle Paul. Father McMichael, who has taught seminarians for several years, will be teaching this class. Parishioners and community members are welcome!
  • St. Andrew's Quilt Guild will be hosting its annual Fabric Art and Quilt Show in March of 2015. Dates/times are March 6 and 7, 10 am to 4 pm, and March 8, 1 pm to 4 pm. An artisan interested in displaying his/her work should submit an entry registration form. Some participants may also wish to create an entry that reflects one of the photo challenges for this year. The form and photo challenge information are available on this website (Under "Downloads" on the upper left.) Entries are accepted on a first come first accepted basis so early registration is encouraged.
  • If you would like to be added to St. Andrew's email distribution list for the parish newsletter and other news, send your email address to the church office at
  • St. Andrew's mailing address is 406 Hillsboro Avenue, Edwardsville, Illinois 62025. Phone: 618-656-1929. Fax: 618-656-7982. The parish administrator, Henry Evans, is in the church office from 8 am to 12 pm daily, Monday through Thursday during June, July and August.

Sunday Worship
Holy Eucharist at 8 and 10 am; Church School at 10 am.

Parish ministry groups meet periodically. See the calendar for details.

Holy Eucharist monthly at 10 am on the first Tuesday. Celebrant: Fr. Hoffman

10 am every Tuesday:  Julian of Norwich Prayer Group (2nd Floor - Library)

Choir Practice at 7:30 pm (Sept. - May)

The Diocese of Springfield
The Episcopal Church

406 Hillsboro Ave. Edwardsville, IL 62025
(618) 656-1929