New Scouts Troop for Girls Being Formed!

St. Paul United Methodist Church, long-time Charter Organization for Boy Scout Troop 148 and Cub Scout Pack 121, was the first organization in our community to reach out to the Hoosier Trails Council in support of Family Scouting. St. Paul has stepped up to be the Charter Organization for the first new all-female Scouts BSA…

Mission of the Month-January

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…

Pastor’s Newsletter Article – January 2019

You’ve made it. You’ve arrived. Some of you never thought you’d make it to 2019, but you did. Great job! You can celebrate! Even though it’s a new year full of opportunities, I’m not going to mention resolutions. I’ve done that way too many times in the past. Most people never keep their resolutions. If…

Advent Silent Nights

You are invited to gather with us for Advent Silent Nights on Wednesday evenings from 6:30-7 p.m. to pause for a time of silence and reflection to find peace and joy during this holy season of Advent. Wednesdays: Dec. 5, Dec. 12, Dec. 19 from 6:30-7 p.m. in the Sanctuary.

December Missions

December Missions ~ Angel Tree / Shepherd’s Fund The hands-on mission project for December is the Angel Tree and the financial project is the Shepherd’s Fund. Angel Tree The Angel Tree ornaments are available at St. Paul and can be found hanging on the Christmas Angel Tree in the narthex! The ornaments represent individual children…

UMW Christmas Party and News

The UMW ladies are taking some much deserved time off from making crafts and we will have our annual Christmas party on December 13th at 6:00 p.m. Our dinner and Christmas ornament exchange is always fun. Our next meeting will be January 10th and more information will be in the weekly bulletin.

St. Paul Youth News

SPY in December 12/2 –  Regular SPY Meeting 6-8 PM 12/9 – Regular SPY Meeting 6-8 PM 12/16 – SPY Christmas Party 5-8 PM at Ian & Laura’s Home! SPY JR. in December 12/2 –  Regular SPY Jr. Meeting 6-8 PM 12/9 – Regular SPY Jr. Meeting 6-8 PM 12/16 – SPY Jr. Christmas Party…

Parish Nurse . . . Advice for Cold Weather

Advice on staying warm and healthy during cold weather! Vaccinations – not only annual flu jab but consider pneumococcal vaccination (talk with your primary care provider). Protect against germs – avoid picking up and spreading germs by practicing good frequent hand washing. Keep active – try to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle. Eat well…

November Mission of the Month

The Mission of the Month is for Monroe County United Ministries’ Food Pantry. MCUM provides not only a Food Pantry for nonperishable foods, they have a Cleaning Closet for shampoo, lotion, spray cleaners, deodorant, baby wash, etc.; Opportunity House for clothing of all sizes, pots & pans, towels, paper and plastic bags, craft materials; and…