Seasonal Celebrations

Celebration of the Nativity
Sunday, December 8
5:00 – 6:30pm
Click here for details about this event which includes dinner, caroling, crafts for kids and a display of Nativity scenes.

Advent Studies & Christmas Eve

Advent is a time for St. Andrew members and friends to dig dipper into study and into getting to know each other better in the spirit of Christmas.   Between our two campuses, we have four Christmas Eve services, with one to fit your schedule.
Click here for the Christmas Eve Worship Schedule.

Christmas Pageant

Our children love being part of a Christmas Pageant. This year children may all participate in a pageant during our 4:30pm Christmas Eve Service at the Hilton Head Campus. Contact the Children’s Coordinator at Pope Avenue or at Bluffton to learn more about the schedule and how your child might become involved.

Fall Festival

Fall Festival book shoppers 2014Fall Festival has been the primary funding source for St. Andrew By-The-Sea’s Mission/Outreach for many years.  Countless St. Andrew By-The-Sea members work tirelessly to make this special event happen—providing not only funding for our programs, but also a community-wide social event and a source of needed items for the less fortunate in our area.

The Fall Festival is the island’s longest running pre-holiday bazaar with “Odds & Olds,” collectibles, books, sports & hobbies, toys & tots, Christmas crafts, food, baked goods, a great Silent Auction & more!  It is usually held on a Saturday in November. (November 9 from 10-2pm in 2019)

The Festival has raised over $30,000 for mission programs annually, with much of the monies remaining in our local community. Thanks to all those who donated to any booth and to the Silent Auction.

What are the funds raised at the Fall Festival used for?
Every dollar raised through the sale of items goes to support missions. The missions causes range from such local charities as Deep Well and Habitat for Humanity, to sending mission teams to hurricane ravaged areas or to International mission sites.

Our annual Fall Festival is a special event in the life of the church. It is hoped that every person in the congregation will make, bake and donate saleable items. Workers are also needed the day of the festival.

Donations of items gladly accepted (sorry, we do not accept clothing except for infants and toddlers, and we only accept smaller items of furniture, such as nightstands, small tables, etc., that can easily be purchased and transported home by a buyer).

Call the church office at 785-4711 for more information.

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Adults: Park your car, pop open that trunk, have a big bowl of candy to share (decorations add to the fun.)  Invite other grown-up friends to join you.

Kids:  Give that Halloween costume a trial run.  Don’t forget to ask a friend to come along for all the scary fun and yummy treats.

Community Thanksgiving Dinner

When a St. Andrew member read in our local paper that there would be many “lonely locals” who had no where to go on Thanksgiving, he sprung into action and with the help of Hudson’s Seafood House on the Docks of Skull Creek, our church and Hudson’s created the Community Thanksgiving Dinner, served to over 1500 people each Thanksgiving at Hudson’s. The free dinner is served from 11am-3pm. Donations benefit Deep Well, Bluffton Self Help and Second Helpings. Read more here.