pastor message

Hello—I’m Pastor Ted Rust, Senior Pastor here at St. Andrew Lutheran. I’d like to welcome you and invite you to visit us if you are looking for a church home.  We welcome individuals and families of all backgrounds, religious experiences, and ages.  We have special programs for young children, teens, and adults so everyone can experience a warm church community surrounded by loving and supportive friends.  Children can develop their faith here at St. Andrew and make some of their best friends as they grow up.  We are a congregation where you will be welcomed warmly and won’t get lost in the crowd.

As Lutherans we have a theology based on love and we believe that salvation and subsequently eternity in heaven are not earned by good deeds, but are received only as free gifts of God's grace through faith in Jesus Christ.  I believe that here at St. Andrew Lutheran you will find a place to grow deeper in love with God, stronger in your relationships with one another and more certain of God’s purpose for your life.

I’m available to meet with you and answer any questions you may have about our church or your faith journey.  Please contact me here at St. Andrew by phone or email, or better yet, attend a service on Saturday evening or Sunday morning.  Please introduce yourself and let me welcome you personally and get to know you.  There are a lot of other things on this website about what we believe and the programs and opportunities we offer here at St. Andrew.  Please take a few minutes to look around. 

We are a caring church growing in love.  Come and join us.  I hope to see you at worship.