2016 Photos & Events

                                Good Samaritan Banquet

On Sunday, June 5, 2016, Lutheran Services of Florida sponsored the

18th Annual Good Samaritan Banquet at Christ The King Lutheran Church.

St. Andrews award went to Fay Chisholm.

Congratulations, Fay, a good and faithful servant!

St. Andrews was represented by Jim D'Avignon, Gina Vogt, Marcie Heese, Beverly Rouse, Liz Cameron, Archie Chisholm, Claudia Steadman,

and Pastor Mark Tonnesen.

        Spring Fling Tea for Mothers at Chapman Partnership

The Outreach Ministry team held a Spring Fling Tea on Saturday, May 21, 2016.

About 26 mothers came and were treated to tea and cookies.

They were given a "goodie bag" with baby items

and were able to pick out some "onsies" for their children.

Thank you to a Thrivent Action Team for supporting this event!

Everyone enjoyed the day!

Pillowcase Ministry


Thank you to the contributions from the congregation for their support of our Pillowcase ministry!  We collected personal grooming items and children and teens (from 2 to 17) who are placed in DCF care.  We delivered 50 pillowcases!



On Monday, April 4, 2016 St. Andrews participated in Homestead's City Hall Grand Opening "We Are Homestead" festival

with a group photo, mini-parade and tour of the new city hall!

University of Delaware - Alternative Breaks group of 40

stayed at our Retreat Center from March 26 through April 2.  They were working in several service projects in the Homestead/Florida City area including Everglades National Park and the National Wildlife Refuge.

Easter Ecumenical Brunch

with Templo de la Biblia Abierta de Homestead

and the University of Delaware - March 27, 2016

Easter Sunday Service - March 27, 2016

Easter Sunrise Service - March 27, 2016

Easter Vigil - March 26, 2016

Good Friday Prayer Breakfast - March 25, 2016


St. Andrews Bell Choir was asked to play for this event.

Palm Sunday - March 20, 2016

Women's Interfaith Dialogue - March 20, 2016


Members of St. Andrews were invited by the women of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community to attend an Interfaith Dialogue "How my faith empowers me".

On March 19, 2016 Pastor Mark Tonnesen and Pastor Nancy Amburn-Grajek

from Redeemer Lutheran Church in Ft. Myers

were invited by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community to attend the

Southwest Florida Book Festival in Ft. Myers, FL.

Dedication of new Communion Ware - March 13, 2016


Members of the Blagriff Family were in attendance to present and dedicate the new communion ware they purchased for St. Andrews in memory of Ruth.

Spring Trash & Treasure Sale - March 5, 2016

Shoreline Cleanup at Long Key State Park -  February 27, 2016

Bishop's Lenten Visit - February 2016

Midweek Lenten Services 2016

Interfaith Youth Outreach - February 6, 2016

Where to find us:

St. Andrew's Lutheran Church
1955 N. Krome Avenue
Homestead, FL 33030

Phone: (305) 247-6544

Fax:  (305) 247-6544






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