Posts from July 2017

A Very Brady Lesson

I love the Brady Bunch episode where Greg writes, what he believes will be, a hit song called “We Can Make the World a Whole Lot Brighter.” He wants to record the song, but doesn’t have the $150 to rent the recording studio. Peter convinces him to have all his brothers and sisters sing since…

Backpack Distribution!

St. Paul is the Distribution Center on the west side of Bloomington for The Salvation Army’s Back-to-School Collection Drive! At least 15 St. Paul Volunteers are needed at this special event 200 children are registered for our location Come & have fun helping the kids (Sign-up on the sheet on bulletin board #2 at the…

320 Class Begins New Series!

Starting on August 6th, join the 320 Class as we examine one of God’s most profound reflections of the gospel: marriage.  In this series, we will watch Francis and Lisa discuss marriage in light of eternity in their video series and then plunge into our own class discussion so that we can walk away with…

Parish Nurse Notes

Essential Oils…. Essential Fun! Aromatherapy has slowly permeated the medical field as a surprising alternative medicine to relieve headaches, alleviate stress, induce sleep and boost energy levels. While not a cure-all kind of medicine, aromatherapy can be a helpful supplement to other medical practices. Essential oils from plant materials all have varying effects when used…

Backpack Giveaway Event

We are thrilled to be partnering with The Salvation Army this year as the Backpack Giveaway distribution center on the west side of Bloomington on August 2nd! Each year this program has given away approximately 500 backpacks so area children can head back to school feeling confident and ready to learn. The goal this year…

Pastor’s Article – July 2017

She was perceptive. At 95 year old she had seen a lot through her years. As we talked about family and health she paused, looked at me, and said, “Life is moving faster than what it use to.” I was caught off guard by her comment. She told me that life was faster than just…