From whom the whole body, joined and held together by every joint with which it is equipped, when each part is working properly, makes the body grow so that it builds itself up in love.

                                                                                                                                           --Ephesians 4:16

Altar Guild

Caring for the altar, vestments, vessels, and altar linens of the parish, this ministry truly makes our worship services and celebrations holy.

Backpacks of Love

We help meet the increasing demand for nutritious food and hygiene products for homeless and/or hungry children in our community.  Food-filled backpacks are provided to more than 80 students.

Community Kitchen

St. Andrew's Table at the Community Kitchen volunteers the 4th Monday of each month at the Canton Community Kitchen.  Adults and youth serve together to feed members of our local community.


Members of the Order of the Daughters of the King meet every 4th Sunday at 3:00 pm.    The mission of the Order is the extension of Christ's Kingdom through Prayer, Service, and Evangelism.


The Episcopal Church Women at St. Andrew's diligently work to carry out Christ's work throughout the world.  Members of ECW hold community yard sales, host Lenten suppers, and receive donations to support their mission.


Faith Formation

Sunday: 10:15 am - Godly Play

for children

9:30 am - Adult Formation

currently discussing "What it means to be human - human prehistory and evidence for human spirituality." ALL ARE WELCOME FOR THIS FASCINATING CONVERSATION.

Wednesday: 4:30 pm -  Centering Prayer

Tuesday: 10:00 am - Rector's Bible Study

Holy Smoke

Helping our neighbors in need through our local BBQ ministry. Funds to support outreach are raised through the sale of BBQ at local craft and music festivals.  Holy Smoke supports an annual "Block Party" that celebrates local community.

Lay Liturgical Ministry

Opportunities for lay ministry include service as Lectors, Worship Leaders, Lay Eucharistic Ministers & Visitors,  Crucifers, and Acolytes


Music Ministry and Choir

Congregant singers who provide musical leadership for congregational singing in the worship of the church.

Choir Rehearsal at 5:00 p.m. every Wednesday


Serving food (every fifth Friday)  at the Pathways Center in Haywood County.  This center is an adult and family emergency shelter and halfway house for the recently incarcerated.


The Vestry is the elected body of lay leaders at St. Andrew's that is the legal representative of the parish with regard to all matters pertaining to its corporate property.

Vestry Meets 3rd Tuesday at 6:00 pm

Youth Group and Youth Formation

Opportunities for youth activities and faith formation include Godly Play and Sunday School, youth family gatherings,  participating in inter-generational ministries, and Diocesan youth events.


We welcome all who worship Jesus Christ.  As an Episcopal Church, our shared mission is  "to restore all people to unity with God and each other in Christ."  (BCP, p. 855)


(828) 648-7550

P.  O. Box 947

99 Academy Street

Canton, NC 28716

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