St. Andrew’s parish is involved in the Edwardsville community through the many service projects of the Outreach Committee, support of the annual Relay for Life campaign, hosting quarterly used book sales, and establishing a Quilt Guild with open membership. A caring parish from its earliest days, St. Andrew's once operated a thrift shop for the needy that later became the community food pantry.
Our used book sales, well known in the Metro East as Book Fairs, feature over 20,000 used books of all kinds: art, biography, children’s, cookbooks, current fiction, gardening, history, literature, mysteries, philosophy, religion, sports, and much more, including regional titles. CDs, DVDs and vinyl albums are also for sale. A Book Fair is held quarterly on the first weekend in…Read More »
Reaching out, or "Outreach" is the manner in which Christians serve. St. Andrew’s Outreach Committee members are committed to God’s commandment to love our neighbors as ourselves. Members coordinate a wide array of outreach projects to support the needy in our community and in the world.
Community outreach includes the annual Angel Tree project to provide clothing and housewa…Read More »
St. Andrew’s has sponsored a Relay for Life team since 2005. The team has raised more than $30,000 for the American Cancer Society through a variety of year-round fundraisers, including an annual chili lunch and author fair, used-book sale at Leclaire Parkfest and more. The Relay event usually occurs in June, as each team member takes turns walking around the track of Edwardsvi…Read More »
St. Andrew's Quilt Guild is a group of St. Louis Metro East quilters and fabric artists sponsored by St. Andrew's Episcopal Church. The focus of this guild is their fabric art and quilt show for the community on the first weekend in March each year. Area artisans are invited to register their entries in February for display or sale at the show in March. In the fall, the guild mee…Read More »