Sundays at St. Andrew's

Service and Learning Hour

9 a.m. in Fellowship Hall (Free Breakfast)

Worship In Person and Online

10:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary

Sundays at St. Andrew's

Service and Learning Hour
9 a.m. in Fellowship Hall (Free Breakfast)

Worship In Person and Online
10:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary

St. Andrew's Lutheran Church

We Believe in Working For Peace And Justice.

St. Andrew's is a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. In keeping with the life and teaching of Jesus Christ, we joyfully and unconditionally welcome all people of any age, gender identity, race, culture, ability, or sexual orientation into our community of faith and affirm the worth of all people as unique individuals made in God's image. We are open to the special gifts that each person brings and invite each to participate in the life of this church.

We Believe in the Importance of Serving Our Neighbors.

The people of St. Andrew's are deeply committed to working for peace and justice in the world. We offer service opportunities both locally in Ames and in our broader communities both nationally and internationally. Learn more about how you can get involved below.

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Local Ministries

Ministries serving our Ames community.

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Pine Ridge Ministry

Our partnership with the Oglala Sioux Tribe on the Pine Ridge Reservation.

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Tanzania Ministry

Serving our sister congregation in Hedaru, Tanzania.

We Believe Youth and Family Are a Vital Part of Church Life.

At St. Andrew's engaging, fun, and faith-building programming for youth of all ages is a priority. In the past few years, in addition to weekly programming and events, the youth have been able to go on some amazing trips including Las Vegas, Pine Ridge, Tanzania, the ELCA Youth Gathering and more!

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Service + Learning

All ages Sunday mornings at 9:00 AM.

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Learning & events for 6th - 8th graders.

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Mission Trips

High School summer mission trips.

We Believe In Christ-Like Community.

"I like that St. Andrew's offers a practical, down-to-earth experience and reminds me that God works through average people like me."

Jo Ann Kovar

"The membership generously gives of their time, talent and treasure. Time after time, we have set a seemingly out-of- reach goal... and accomplished it!"

Linda Seaverson

"I can always count on the SALC Congregation to respond when a project is needing help, both with their dollars and their time."

Mary Johnson

"I love the St. Andrew's community's commitment to worship and music and to serving others."

Sarah Buck

"I love the Sunday morning worship experience at St. Andrew's: sung liturgies, thoughtful sermons, engaging music and welcoming people."

Denise Link

We Believe There is a Place for You Here.

You were created to be in community. St. Andrew's seeks to be a place where you can be known and loved for all of your uniqueness. We invite you to visit and experience the St. Andrew's community and the unconditional love of God in Jesus given in the fullness of grace - free and abundant. We hope you find a place of belonging and understanding for people of all backgrounds and a place of opportunity to learn about and serve your neighbor.