Try a Small Group



People are like puzzle pieces. They come in lots of different shapes and fit better in some places than they do in others. In addition to Sunday gatherings, we offer lots of other ways for people to get together, to learn, to grow, to have fun, and to make some good connections.

Click on any one of the Small Groups listed below to find out more…



Belles of St. Andrew's Fitness Group

Fun and fitness for women, led by qualified instructor, Nicole Jean. Saturdays 9:30 - 10:30 am. (cardio and strength training). Freewill offering ($3-$5 suggested). Bring mats.
Contact Lauire White for more details.

DVD Discussion Group

A chance to wrestle with our questions using input from Marcus Borg, Dominic Crossan, Amy-Jill Levin, Bishop Spong and many others!
Come to one night or as many as you can!
Throughout the year. Contact: Laurie White.

Fabric Artists (Quilting & Sewing)

Quilting and sewing.
Bring patterns, batting, scizzors, ideas, machines, forgotten scraps of fabric.
Various Fridays - check calendar 7 p.m.
Contact Margaret Thomas

Family History Group

For beginners or old pros.
Last Wednesday, 1:30 p.m.
Contact: Greg White.

Feast of Fiction (click for booklist)

Reading Group
Third Wednesday, 7:30 p.m. 

Giving Hands

Monday morning crafts, comraderie and outreach projects.
9:15 - 1:15 p.m. Bring your lunch.
In CE hall. Contact: Val Lowrey (905) 383-5237

Learn to Knit Group

Talk to Judy Pyke & Donna White for details. Beginning late October.
Noon to 1:30 pm. in CE Hall. Contact Church office: 905-383-7411.

Loonie Lunch

Good food and good friends for $1 or donation. 2nd Wed. of the month.
Noon to 1:30 pm. in CE Hall. Contact Church office: 905-383-7411.

Messy Church

An alternative church experience. All ages celebrate a Bible story together through activities, craft and story-telling, and share a simple meal.
Oct. 5, 2013, Jan. 2, 2014, March Break 2014. All welcome... friends & neighbours.

Men's Breakfast

3rd Thursday. 9 a.m.
At The Egg and I.
Garner Rd. at Wilson (Duff's Corners) Ancaster.
Contact: Leon Mitchell.

The Out to Lunch Bunch

Good food and good friends!
Local restaurants. 3rd Wed. at noon.
Contact: Dawn or Jack Mutton

S.A.W.S (St. Andrew’s Woodworkers)

One Monday night per month. 7 p.m. CE Hall.
Personal projects or work for the bazaar.
We even built a time machine for church!
Contact: Don Brockway and Norm Jarvis.

Should We Be Talking About This in Church?

Informed discussion on faith, life, current events in an atmosphere of trust. 4th Wed. monthly at 7:30 pm., Sept - Nov., and Feb. - april. Speak to Jennifer Harwood for more details or to suggest topics.

Social Club (Bridge & Euchre)

Social bridge and euchre. Refreshments.
Friday at 1 p.m.

SOS (Supporting our Sisters)

All women are invited to gather for dinner at a local restaurant bi-monthly. Next date: Friday, Sept. 27 at Symposium on Rymal Road. Meet at restaurant at 6 pm. Car pool from church at 5:30 pm.
RSVP to Laurie.

St. Andrew’s at the Movies

Free movie and popcorn!
Short discussion. On large screen at Church.
Fridays at 7 p.m. Four times per year. 
Contact Greg White.

St. Andrew’s Folk Tunes

Mondays at 7 pm. in the Meeting Rm.

United Church Women

We have 5 units meeting in homes monthly.
Meet some lifetime friends here!

Wednesday Walkers

Gathers at the church.
Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.
Contact: Shirley Martin.

Working Men's Breakfast

Monthly 9 a.m. first Saturday of the month (check the Calendar for sure) food and fellowship at Phyl's Restaurant Upper Paradise and Stone Church.

All men are welcome, working or retired.   

Contact Bob Thomas.

News and Events


Men's Breakfast

Thursday, October 19, 9 am. Good food & good friends at The Egg & I, Wilson at Garner Rd.

Working Men's Breakfast

Date: Saturday, November 4th at 9 pm. Phyl's Restaurant, corner of Stone Church and Upper Paradise.

Loonie Lunch

Soup and sandwich, and good friends! $1 or donation. Next Loonie Lunch will be on Wednesday, November 8th at 12 noon!