Posts from August 2016

Parish Nurse ~ Flu Season

FLU SEASON WILL SOON BE UPON US!!! Yes, like it or not, seasonal flu will soon be sharing its ugly virus unless we are proactive and protect ourselves, and by protecting ourselves, protecting those around us. The Basics: Everyone from 6 months of age and older need to receive a flu vaccine yearly. Seasonal flu…

Monthly Mission for September

Hoosier Hills Food Bank is our mission for the month of September! Hoosier Hills Food Bank collects, stores and distributes food to non-profit agencies that feed the hungry in Brown, Lawrence, Orange, Owen, Martin and Monroe counties in Indiana, providing the crucial link between donors and agencies so that people can be served effectively in…

UMW News and Notes . . .

St. Paul United Methodist Women (UMW) will begin their monthly meetings on September 8th at noon. The Hostess for September is Barbara Buker. Please bring a sack lunch and meet with us in Brashaber Fellowship Hall! Our craft sessions, to prepare for the Bazaar, are on September 8th and September 22nd from 10:00 a.m. to…

Landscape Workday

Mark your calendars for a “Landscape Workday” on Saturday, October 22nd! Join the fun for a Fall day of pruning and sprucing the grounds of St. Paul. Watch for more information in the coming weeks ~ set aside October 22nd on your calendars now! (This is a change in date from the previous information announced.)…

Youth Fall Retreat

We have something really exciting planned for this year’s fall retreat! So exciting that I can’t even speak of it…that’s right, this year’s retreat will begin with a DESTINATION UNKNOWN! After our first night in our “unknown” location we will be heading to Camp Indi-Co-So for our second night. While there, we will be able…

Snacks for Youth

Are you interested in getting to know the youth of St. Paul better? What better way to a teenager’s heart than through food! We are looking for snacks to be donated/provided during our regular SPY Meetings on Sunday’s at 6:00 p.m. Please find the sign-up sheet on the bulletin board and choose a date that…

Football Concessions

St. Paul and the St. Paul Youth (SPY) will be staffing a concession stand again this year at the I.U. home football games! This year’s schedule includes seven home games. Fourteen workers are asked to be at the stand 3 hours before game time. (5 hours before if working on October 15th, due to Homecoming.)…

Soccer Update

Soccer is off to a great start at St. Paul! A special thank you to those of you who have already volunteered to coach, referee, and work the concession stand each Saturday. It truly takes all of us to make this program a success as we share God’s love on the field to the one…

Children’s Ministry…Dare to Trust

This month in Sunday School we will be DARING TO TRUST! Throughout the Bible we see different people who have put their trust in God in the midst of some unbelievable circumstances. Abraham picked up everything and moved his entire family to a new home and a new life following God. Elijah trusted that God…

Pastor’s Newsletter Article – September 2016

Here are updates on a couple of opportunities and hopefully some inspiration as well. The Re*Membership project consists of an eight part sermon series starting September 4th and running trough October 23rd, and a six-week small group experience starting the week of September 11th. The groups will give us the opportunity to Connect with and…