St. Andrew Presbyterian Church in Iowa City chooses like-minded neighbors to help live out the gospel

The Matthew 25 congregation shows what it means to be Christ’s eyes, hands and feet

Special to Presbyterian News Service

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The Matthew 25 ethos was instrumental to St. Andrew Presbyterian Church‘s plans for its new facility on the outskirts of Iowa City, Iowa.

From the spacious, modern building to the land surrounding it, St. Andrew aims to serve its community providing space for meeting and gathering resources and identifying like-minded neighbors to sell its surrounding property to.

“This is not building membership,” the Rev. W. Robert Martin III, St. Andrew’s lead pastor and head of staff says. “This is simply showing them by example what it means to be the eyes, hands, and feet of Christ.”

Learn more about St. Andrew’s work in the video above, and learn more about the Matthew 25 vision here.

Videography by Rich Copley with video editing by Alex Simon. Additional photography courtesy of St. Andrew Presbyterian Church.

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