Posts from September 2017

How to Read the Bible Like John Wesley

October 2017 Article: How to Read the Bible Like John Wesley In the preface to his book of sermons Wesley shares his devotion to the Bible. He also shares how he approaches Scripture, which, it turns out, is a pretty good method that we can use. John Wesley writes: “I want to know one thing,—the…

Nursery Information

St Paul’s baby nursery is for children 0-2 years.  It is located in the main hallway (Room M7). It is available for childcare for both 8:45 & 11:00 services and also for the 10:00 Sunday School hour. Our hired nursery staff person has been through a background check and also has CPR training. St Paul’s toddler nursery is for…

October Mission of the Month

The Mission of the Month for October is for The Hannah Center. The Hannah Center (formerly the Crisis Pregnancy Center/Hannah House) is dedicated to meeting the emotional, spiritual, and practical needs of women and families experiencing crisis pregnancies and early parenting challenges. Located on North College Avenue in Bloomington, The Hannah Center provides free services…

NEW: Children’s Church Changes!!

Beginning this Sunday, October 1st, we are inviting all children to join us for the full hour at 11AM. All students will be beginning an exciting new interactive Bible experience called HOLY MOLY! In HOLY MOLY students will discover, relate, and create with the Bible. Kindergarten – 2nd grade will be meeting in room W2…

Head Start Story Time

HEAD START STORY TIME We are looking for enthusiastic readers to read to our Head Start students once a week for story time! During this time you will be allowed to bring in a secular book of your choice to share with the children. If this is something you are interested in, please check the…

UMW Gearing Up . . .

The St. Paul United Methodist Women (UMW) are gearing up for the annual Holiday Bazaar and Turkey Dinner to be held on Thursday and Friday, November 2nd & 3rd. Your handcrafted items and/or home made, home grown canned items would be appreciated for the Country Store; as well as your treasures for the Trash and Treasures…

LANDSCAPE WORKDAY!

ALL HANDS ON DECK!     Mark your calendars NOW for our annual “LANDSCAPE WORKDAY” Saturday, October 7th, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. A family fun-filled morning pruning and sprucing the grounds of St. Paul Come for 30 minutes, 1 hour, or the entire morning More details coming soon

Parish Nurse Notes…

Haven of Peace… “Peace in our time expresses the longing inside each of us, as we view our own daily choices staring us in the face. Outside of ourselves, we hope against hope that international brushfire wars will not erupt into larger conflicts.” “Peace is the quest of every human heart. If it could be…

SNACK CALL-OUT!

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 bulletin board #1 and choose a date that…