Posts by Karol Anderson

Parish Nurse Notes

Let’s talk about Diabetes . . . Diabetes is a leading cause of disability and death in the United States. Diabetes increases the risk of serious health problems like: Heart disease Blindness Nerve damage-which can lead to having a toe, foot or leg removed Kidney failure Stroke The good news is that you can do…

UMW News

The UMW’s Annual Rummage Sale will be May 3rd & 4th. We also have a great Bake Sale and some people come just for our home baked “goodies”! Mark your calendars! We will accept rummage items ONLY from Monday through Wednesday, April 29-May 1. Please do not bring rummage items before that time. (Please NO…

Core Groups in April!

The Bible – Mondays, 6:30 p.m. at Culver’s (4 sessions) Prayer – Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m. at Arby’s in Ellettsville (4 sessions) Prayer – Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m. at Culver’s (4 sessions) There is still room if interested in the Core Group on Monday evenings! Write “Core Group-The Bible” on the Connect card found in the Sunday…

Holy Week Services

Palm Sunday – April 14th 8:45 a.m. Worship Service (Traditional) 10:00 a.m. Church School for All Ages 11:00 a.m. Worship Service (Contemporary) Maundy Thursday Service • April 18th • 7:00 p.m. (Remembering Jesus’ last meal with his Disciples.) Good Friday Service • April 19th • 7:00 p.m. (Remembering Jesus’ crucifixion.) Easter Sunday – April 21st…

Lenten Devotionals

Copies of Living, The Gospel Life are available in the narthex for your Lenten journey. The devotions in this booklet, starting on Ash Wednesday, highlight the concepts of being sent, demonstrating faith in action, and being mission-minded each day of Lent. There are suggested activities which are associated with preparing your hearts, souls and minds…

Area Men’s Lenten Breakfasts

Area United Methodist Men’s Lenten Breakfasts take place in March & April on Saturday mornings. Coffee and fellowship are at 7:30 a.m. with breakfast at 8:00 a.m. Presentation follows. Gatherings continue weekly through April 13th at various churches: March 9          Arlington UMC March 16       Ellettsville First UMC March 23       Solsberry UMC March 30       St. Mark’s…

Hands-On Mission

A Lenten tradition at St. Paul is the hands-on mission of filling Honey Bear bottles for The Hannah Center. The Hannah Center provides free, Christ-centered services to women and children. For more information about The Hannah Center, visit their website at www.hannahcenter.org. “Give up” your extra change this Lenten season for The Hannah Center. You…

Mission of the Month

Dear Church Family, We cannot all be present when disaster strikes. However, in March, we will do our part equipping others to go. I am excited that our congregation will join thousands of others across the U.S. by participating in One Great Hour of Sharing of The United Methodist Church. Together, we will help fund…

Parish Nurse Notes . . .

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month! ¨ Colorectal cancer is the  4th most commonly occurring cancer and the 2nd leading cause of cancer deaths in the US.  ¨ Colorectal cancer is very preventable and very curable if caught early! ¨ Because there are often no symptoms when it is first developing, colorectal cancer can only be caught early…