News & Announcements for the Week of December 10, 2017
If you can help provide gifts for families in our community who are in need, please take a tag from the tree in the church narthex and return the gift by December 17. (click for more details)
Catch up on the news and events at our school...
The women of our weekly women’s Bible Study invite you to join us for a special event, Advent by Candlelight, on TODAY Sunday, December 10, at 5:00 p.m. There are still about 15 seats open at the current tables, so sign up using the form at this link or using the sign up sheets in the church narthex by the end of the 10:30 service if you'd like to take part.
Old fashion family style roast beef dinner. Dine in a Traditional Christmas decorated atmosphere with live holiday music in the church basement dinning room. Seating or take-outs available. Two seating times available (by pre-sale only): 11:00am & 12:00noon (church basement). Price: adults-- $10, children 6-12-- $5, children 5 & under-- free Take-Outs: 9:00am - 1:00pm Price: $10
The church council has scheduled a special voters' meeting for Sunday, January 7, 2018, immediately following the service (since we will be on our new schedule-- one service at 9:00 a.m.-- it will start about 10:15) to review our financial standing and consider a stewardship program for 2018. It is important that everyone join us for this meeting. Your input is very important.
You can order either singles ($12.50 each) or doubles ($25 each). They are available in red, white, or pink. Use the form at the link to place your order.
Summary of our financial standing as of November 30, 2017 (sign-in required)
The church council is pleased to announce the hiring of Mrs. Tracey Reinbold as our new church secretary. Tracey brings an impressive set of skills and experience that will be a great blessing to our congregation. Please help us welcome Tracey to St. Paul!
Watch and pray! It's a regular refrain when our Lord talks about His second coming. Watch and pray so that His return does not catch you by surprise. Join us Wednesday, Dec. 13 and 20 at 7:00 p.m. for our Advent Midweek services.
We would like to thank the congregation for all the thoughts and prayers for Russ & Travis.... (click to read more; sign-in required)
This year we are blessed to have some new decorations hung in our sanctuary: Chrismons. What are Chrismons? Use the link to learn more and get a closer look at our new Christmas decorations.
1 year subscriptions to the Lutheran Witness are available for through the church office for a discounted rate of $11.60 per year (normally $19.99). In addition, by subscribing in this way, each issue will also include the "Michigan In Touch" supplement that covers news and events in our Michigan District. Use the link to subscribe by December 10 in order to save 40% off of the normal price.
Starting Thursday, January 4, our Thursday morning Women's Bible Study will begin a new study on the book, "Sip, Savor, and Drink Deeply: Receive God's Overflowing Gifts" by Deb Burma. Have a baby or toddler? Bring her along. Enjoy the opportunity for fellowship and to be strengthened by God's Word.
Advent is here! Make sure you're current with your devotional reading. Don't have a printed copy of the Advent devotional? They'll be posted daily at our Facebook Page. Like and follow to get them delivered to your newsfeed.
After significant discussion ...we will be changing from two services each Sunday to only one at 9:00 a.m. (click the link to read more)
1 Corinthians 1:7 “…so that you are not lacking in any spiritual gift, as you wait for the revealing of our Lord Jesus Christ.” The Lord sees to it that we do not lack any gift... we can trust Him to always provide for us in every way
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