Posts from October 2015

Sunday School NEWS: 4th-6th Grades

Calling all 4th-6th graders! This Sunday, November 1st, you will begin having a Sunday School class all your own! You will meet in the SWAT room from 10-10:45AM. You can then attend church with your family at 11:00! We look forward to this being a time for this group to grow closer to one another…

St. Paul Kid’s NEWS . . .

We often think of service in terms of our experience with a waiter at a restaurant or maybe how helpful the store clerk is at our favorite shop. But as we lean into God’s heart and discover what it means to reflect His character to the world around us, we soon discover something more about…

November’s Health Focus-Men’s Health

Men’s Health and Prostate Cancer: Prostate cancer is a cancer of the prostate gland in men. This type of cancer is common and occurs in older men. Prostate cancer is the 2nd most common cancer and cancer deaths among men. 1 out of 5 men will develop prostate cancer, but many men will not die…

A Happy Thanksvember

When I think about November, my mind turns to Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving, that one day when we remember how blessed we are and, hopefully, remember to thank God! Sometimes Thanksgiving becomes all about the three “F”s; Family, Food, and Football (not necessarily in that order). Those are three great things. Perhaps gathering together and celebrating the…

Wesley’s General Rules

When some individuals asked John Wesley to help them grow in their faith (actually, they asked Wesley how they might flee “the wrath to come”), Wesley began meeting with them regularly. Over times these gathers grew in number. Wesley believed that one’s desire for salvation would be evident by how one lived. Wesley instituted the…

Pastor’s October Newsletter Article

Wow. What an amazing September it has been! Upward Soccer has been a great success. The funds for the roof are rolling in and soon we will have a new non-leaking roof! The Fruitful Congregations Team has formed and are ready for training, learning, praying, and listening to God’s voice. There is much to celebrate…

Parish Nurse Notes

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! A few facts…. Except for skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the US, accounting for nearly 29% of newly diagnosed cancers. One case of breast cancer is diagnosed EVERY TWO MINUTES and causes one death EVERY 13 MINUTES! Breast cancer is second only…