October 19 20 , 2014

THE NINETEENTH SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST
October
19TH and 20TH,
2014
Our Mission: God’s Love Shining through Us
. . . Opening doors and changing lives!
+ ACTIVITIES THIS WEEK at St. Paul Lutheran +
(leb=lower education bldg., ueb=upper education bldg., ufh=upper fellowship hall,
lfh=lower fellowship hall, cr=conference room, tgp=the gathering place,
klgr = KREW large group room next to library in leb)
Sunday
8:00 AM
Worship
BETWEEN SERVICES – USHER MEETING IN SANCTUARY
9:00-9:25
Youth Choir Rehearsal (klgr)
9:10-9:30AM Bell Choir
9:20 AM
Bible Study-FAITH LESSONS
9:30 AM
KREW/HSBC
10:45 AM
Worship/ Communion/ Youth choir sings
After Service
W/SP lunch, followed by tying of blankets for
Passage House project
6:00 PM
“Moms Night Out” Movie night
7:00 PM
Adult Information Class (cr)
GREETINGS from St. Paul: All first time visitors
should stop at The Information Center in
The Gathering Place (TGP) for a special gift.
+ ASSISTANCE DURING our Worship Services +
FAMILIES: - Nursery Care is available upon request. Please
speak with an usher if you would like to use the nursery. We also
have a Cry Room, if you would like to sit with your restless child
there. It is at the rear of the sanctuary and has a speaker, so you
can listen to the worship service. There is a Children's
Message at both Sunday services. Parents are welcome to
accompany their children to the Children's message. We also
have Children's Church (meets in lower education building) at the
10:45am service, for children age 3 - grade 3. Children are
dismissed after the Children's message and return to the sanctuary
after the sermon.
PERSONAL ASSIST HEARING DEVICES are available for use
during the worship services. We also have LARGE PRINT ORDER
OF WORSHIP (with copies of hymns attached). Both items are
located on the windowsill, as you enter the sanctuary from The
Gathering Place.
Monday
7:00 PM
8:00 PM
8:00 PM
Worship/Communion
Bible Study - FAITH LESSONS (cr)
Adult Information class (library)
Tuesday
9:00 AM
Women’s Bible Study-A time for everything
(cr)
FAITH LESSONS - MOPS/MOMSconnect
(bring lunch)(cr)
Burrito Project Kitchen Crew
Bell Choir Rehearsal
Tai Chi Beginner/Refresher class 1.00
MOMS Connect (cr)
Burrito Project delivery team
HEALING: Paul Gerlach, Diane Grawe, Karen Gundlach, Clem Licht, Ruby
Licht, Bill Manth, Barb Miles, Jason Monroe, and Nancy Reichert.
Bible Study – FAITH LESSONS (ueb)
Friendship Club
Stained Glass Rehearsal
HEALTHCARE FACILITIES: Patsy Batchelder (Polly Haeussler’s mom),
Mary Jo Bishop, Dorothy Curtis, Mary Hoover, Helena Mueller, Bob & Joyce
Witkop, Fritz Wurl .
PK-3 SCHOOL PICTURES
1st Year Confirmation Class
2nd Year Confirmation Class
Choir Practice
Boy Scouts
MILITARY: Trevor Bowman, Scott Cornelison, Matthew Daugherty, Eric
Davis, Zachary Kijowski, Joe Kloc, Joshua Lindsley, Brian Mennes and
Shannon Wilson.
11:30 AM
5:00 PM
5:30 PM
6:00 PM
6:00 PM
6:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM
Noon
7:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM
7:00 PM
7:00 PM
7:00 PM
Friday
Saturday
PK-4 SCHOOL PICTURES
9:00 AM
Girlfriends meet at St. Paul for “Creation
Walk”
+ PRAYER CONCERNS for our St. Paul Family +
AT HOME: Dorothy Baker, Ed Belling, Joanne Heller, Vera Hildebrandt,
Richard & Alice Lewis, Norma Peter, Norm Reichert, Bob Schuler, Roger
Wehrung, Norma Witkop , Betty Zuch.
We pray that you find God’s love for you at St. Paul!
KEEP A COFFEE CARD IN YOUR VEHICLE --Tim Hortons,
Dunkin’ Donuts, Burger King, Starbucks. Wrap the receipt around
the card so you know the balance. We have these cards for
IMMEDIATE cash-and-carry. About 25 other gift cards are also
available. The 6-page WHITE form has over 150 local
merchants. Ordered cards will be here the next week. St. Paul
Christian Education programs benefit from the sale of the cards at
NO EXTRA COST to you.
THE WHITE STUFF will be coming down soon! Please put your
name, phone #, day & time when you are able to help with snow
removal on the bulletin board. Thank you for your help!
“CROCHET” SERVICE PROJECT - if you would be interested in
crocheting simple hats for nursing home residents, please stop at
The Information Center and pick up directions for making "Easy
Peasy" hats. A total of 200 hats are needed (some are already
made by a friend of Linda Gerlach). The hats are needed by Dec.
10. If you need yarn, we have some for you to use. Talk with
Linda if you have any questions.
FATHERHOOD CD’S Men's Fellowship has been providing this CD,
along with a letter from Pastor Green, to the fathers of the children
being baptized. We recently had to purchase another 50 CD's and
are asking for donations to reimburse the $425.00 taken from the
church General Fund. If you would be moved to donate, place your
donation in an envelope marked "for Fatherhood CD's" and with
your envelope number. Thank you.
A BIG THANK YOU to all those organizations and individuals who
served so faithfully on the church sign committee over the past
many years.
BUFFALO BURRITO PROJECT NEEDS – See back of bulletin.
“THE CREATION WALK” – St. Paul Girlfriends Group presents A
trip to The Creation Walk in Marilla, NY on Saturday, October 25,
2014. Please meet in the church parking lot @ 9:00 AM. RAIN OR
SHINE! We will be returning approx. 4:00 PM. We will also be going
to Altons Restaurant for lunch and visiting the Marilla Country
store. Carpooling is available – please indicate on the sign-up sheet
if you would be willing to drive. Please sign up by Oct. 22. The
Creation Walk is a 1 & ¼ mile nature trail created as a ministry of
the First Baptist Church. On the trail, there are park benches
overlooking scenic areas which can be used for rest and
meditation. There are scripture verses posted to remind all of us of
God’s awesome creation! Please join us in Walking God’s Path!
MARRIAGE VOWS were exchanged by Cortney Bernice Debski
and Loren John Wehling on Friday, October 17, 2014. We ask for
God’s blessings on this newly married couple!
IT’S THAT TIME OF THE YEAR TO START TALKING ABOUT
THRIVENT ELECTIONS!!! Please consider possibly running or reach
+ SERVING our Lord on October 19th and 20th 2014 +
out to those you feel may be interested. See a list of descriptions on the
bulletin board
ALTAR GUILD:
Month of October:
CEMETERY FALL CLEAN UP - Please be advised that all cemetery
memorial and floral displays should be removed by Today, Oct. 19 so
that a fall clean up can be completed. Any remaining displays will be
removed. Thank you! Don and Joan Otterstein
FLOWER COMMITTEE :
Month of October:
GREETER SIGN UP SHEET for December and January is on the
8:00 AM - Craig Gebhardt
10:45 AM - Jim Norgren
Monday Evening – Roger Wendt
DO YOU NEED A NIGHT OUT? Join us TONIGHT, October 19 at 6:00
St. Paul Lutheran Family Ministry Committee encourages anyone from
our congregation to come and watch this uplifting comedy. Please bring
a snack to share and a comfy chair! Popcorn and pop will be provided.
We would be thrilled if you can join us!
LUTHERAN WITNESS Subscriptions will expire with the December
issue. If you would like to renew your subscription, or order a new
subscription, please fill out an envelope that you will find on the
Information center labeled LUTHERAN WITNESS SUBSCRIPTION. The
cost is $11.25 per year. Please place your payment in the envelope
(makes checks payable to St. Paul Lutheran), seal it and place in the
basket The deadline for renewals and new subscriptions is October 26,
2014. Thank you!
THE WOMEN OF ST. PAUL WILL BE TYING BLANKETS TODAY,
th
October 19 , with a luncheon being held prior to the tying party. You're
never too old or too young to join in the fun. All are welcome! This is
part of our Passage House project. Please see the bulletin board for
more information and more ideas regarding donations needed for
Passage House.
**SEE THE COMMUNITY BULLETIN BOARD at the top of the stairs
near the Gathering Place for the following:
• PIONEER CAMP AND RETREAT CENTER – Wine and Beer Tasting
Fundraiser – Friday, Oct. 24th at Pearl Street Grill, 6:30-9:30 PM
• CHOWDER – St. Andrew Lutheran, Sanborn, Oct. 25, 11:00 AM
• AUTUMN ATTIC TREASURE SALE – Immanuel Lutheran, Oct. 25,
10:00-4:00.
• TRUNK-N-TREAT – Immanuel Lutheran, Oct. 26, 6:00-7:00PM
• TICKET & SILENT AUCTION & BBQ DINNER – St. James, Nov. 2,
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
• ZITI DINNER – St. John Lutheran, Tues, Nov. 4, 4:00 – 6:00PM
• ROAST BEEF DINNER – Redeemer Lutheran, Nov. 7, 4:30 OR
6:00 PM.
friends and relatives please mark your calendars; cell phones, etc., and
reserve the date – November 15, 2014! From 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.
DONATING TO TRASH AND TREASURE: Please consider donating all
those slightly used household items: small electronics, Knick knacks,
jewelry, toys, etc. (no clothing please). Please put all donated items in the
church basement as soon as possible! If you have any questions please call
Joanne Rowles at 694-3857.
NO DONATIONS ACCEPTED AFTER NOVEMBER 1ST. Thank you!!
WANTED USED OR NEW TENNIS BALLS – To help save the Lower
LAY READERS:
PM to view the hilarious movie……
Denise Strasburg - 247-1524
Jackie Brodfuehrer – 692-0826
WEEKLY:
ELDERS:
bulletin board by the stairs. If you are able to help at any of these
services, please sign up as soon as possible! Thank you!
MOMS’ NIGHT OUT!
Carol Carney, Beth Manth and Suzanne Myers
FAMOUS ST PAUL LADIES 23RD ANNUAL CRAFT SHOW, BAAZAR
TRASH AND TREASURE AND GREAT FOOD: To our St. Paul families,
USHERS:
8:00 AM –
10:45 AM 8:00 AM –
10:45 AM -
ACOLYTES:
GREETERS:
Carol Carney
Bea Hapeman
Steve Keller, Don Otterstein,
Dan Schuler, Jeff Staggers
Dick Carney, Rob Grehlinger
Jim Manth, Bill Manth
8:00 AM – Maxwell Kijowski
10:45 AM Madison Aust
Monday Evening – Daniel Seiler
8:00 AM – Bob and Linda Kopec
10:45 AM – Larry and Kris Corsaro
Monday Evening – Esther Snell
(If you are Greeting and feel you cannot stand that entire time, please ask
the Head Usher or Elder to bring you a folding chair. There are always some
available in the Conference Room)
CHURCH OFFICE emails and future church bulletin news articles may
now be emailed to: [email protected] Articles must be in no later
than Thursday at noon to be included in the following Sunday.
WEEK OF 10/12/2014-INCOME given for Weekly Operating
Expenses: $8,753.00. Thank You! Average needed weekly$10,763.00.
AT WORSHIP on October 12 and 13, 2014
Sunday Worship at 8 AM – 113
Sunday Worship at 10:45 AM – 109
Monday Evening Worship - 63
OCTOBER IS CLERGY APPRECIATION MONTH and
is a great time to thank our pastors for always pointing
us to the cross of Jesus Christ, our Savior. Your kind
and thankful words, and your prayers, make a
difference, and encourage our pastors, as they serve
God with us.
Education Building floors, we are looking to put tennis balls on the bottom
of the chairs that the KREW children use. Please place your donations in the
blue basket located in The Gathering Place. Thank you!
REFORMATION OCTOBERFEST IN THE CAFÉ on October 26th between
services. Join us for some light German fare. Everyone Welcome! Prost!
Lass uns die Kaffeetasse erheben!”
"HIS HEALING HANDS: FINDING GOD IN BROKEN PLACES” Bible
Study - There is interest in having this Bible study during the daytime. We
are looking for a Women's Bible study leader to lead this study as a day
time study (currently, this is the study that is on the 2nd and
4th Monday evenings, which will continue). If you are interested in leading
or attending this during the day, please contact Linda Gerlach.
"NEVER TOO LATE” Encouraging Faith in Your Adult Child Bible Study This will be held on Sunday evenings beginning Oct. 26, and Nov 2, 9, 16
at 7pm in The Upper Education Building. Join us as you will learn that you
are not alone and that is not too late for God to use you to point your adult
child's heart toward Christ. Contact Linda Gerlach with any questions.
THE FLOWERS ON THE ALTAR TODAY are given to the glory of God and
in celebration of the marriage of Kimberly Uzar and Bradley Witkop. Their
wedding vows were said at our altar on Saturday, October 18, 2014. We ask
God to bless this newly married couple!
FRIENDSHIP CLUB – Join us for an Oktoberfest luncheon on Wednesday,
October 23 at Noon. All you have to bring is yourself!
PLANTS IN THE BACK ENTRANCEWAY - Thank you to those who have
donated plants, but unfortunately, we cannot accept any more plants. We
have run out of room, and some containers can ruin the waxed floor.
TECHNOLOGY AND AUDIO VISUAL PLANS - we are looking to put
together a group of people who are interested in technology (computer,
sound systems, video projectors, large tv screens, and more) to explore
possible uses in worship services and ministry. Please talk with one of the
pastors or Linda Gerlach if you are interested.
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