Posts from December 2016

Mission of the Month

The mission project for the month of January is for the St. Paul Emergency Relief Fund. Your contributions allow St. Paul to respond immediately to local, national, and world disasters and/or to assist with local or church family needs. You may use the mission envelopes in the pew racks for your gifts. Please mark “Emergency…

The Journey Continues

What is Fruitful Congregation Journey? FCJ is a team-based, leadership development discovery process now in full swing at St. Paul! The purpose of FCJ is to help churches more effectively fulfill the mission of making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. COMING SOON! MARK YOUR CALENDARS! Two Important Dates on the Fruitful…

New Signs at St. Paul

A project which the Trustees completed in 2016 was to provide new directional signs at St. Paul. As you may have already noticed the new sign on the south side directs traffic flow; as well as the signage posted on the exterior main doors and interior hallways. Please Note: The St. Paul classrooms have been…

Parish Nurse Notes

Happy New Year to all! And of course, one of the first New Year’s Resolutions on most everyone’s list is to lose weight! Yes, trying to achieve an ‘ideal’ weight has many health benefits, but knowing that it does not happen overnight, and that working on a realistic health plan will help in both achieving…

2017 Offering Envelopes

The 2017 offering envelopes are available in the hallway outside the church office. If you wish to use the weekly offering envelope system or have questions about how to “Give Online”, please contact Terry Patterson, Financial Secretary, or call the church office.

Basketball Concessions

St. Paul is responsible for providing only 3 concession stand workers at each IU home basketball game this season and your help is much needed! The Boy Scouts fill the remaining slots. The second half of the basketball season for 2017 is posted on bulletin board #2 at church, so please sign-up NOW to help…

2017 Flower Charts

If you wish to provide flowers for the Altar or Altar Railing to celebrate a loved one’s anniversary or birthday, as a remembrance or memorial, please sign your name and the occasion on the appropriate date of the 2017 Flower Charts. They are posted on bulletin board #3 at the church. The cost is $25,…

Pastor’s Newsletter Article – December 2016

It’s beginning to look (and sound) a lot like Christmas! Advent and Christmas festivities are in full swing. People are heading to the shops and stores looking for that perfect gift for those they love. Neighbors are donning their homes with lights and colorful Christmas characters. The sights and sounds remind us that the Christmas…