Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Moose Jaw Times-Herald: Open arms at St. Andrew’s Church

The church is the first in Moose Jaw to be an Affirming congregation 

Lisa Goudy/Times-Herald

Rev. Jim Tenford delivers his sermon at the St. Andrew’s
United Church service celebrating the church becoming
an Affirming congregation on March 26, 2017.

By Lisa Goudy

As the congregation at St. Andrew’s United Church sang their first hymn as an official Affirming congregation, James Szwagierczak couldn’t help but smile.

“This is a huge deal,” said Szwagierczak, volunteer co-ordinator with Moose Jaw Pride, volunteer co-ordinator with Moose Jaw Pride. “This is the only church I’ve ever felt welcome at.”

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