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St. Paul's Lutheran Church

An LCMS Lutheran Church

Daily Announcements

 

It is the mission of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church to share the love of God in Christ Jesus to our members, our community and the world in which we live.

By the Grace of God and through the power of the Holy Spirit, we proclaim His life-saving message through: preaching, the sacraments of Baptism and Holy Communion, teaching, worship, caring, serving and fellowship activities.

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It is not too early to start thinking about Vacation Bible School.
Mark your calendars for VBS: July 10th - July 14th, 2017; 9:00-12:00.
Register for Vacation Bible School

ALL ST. PAUL’S MEMBERS – PLEASE REMEMBER TO CHECK YOUR CHURCH MAILBOX REGULARLY TO GET informational memos addressed to you from the church office. ALSO, the name tags that you are asked to wear whenever you attend a church service, are in your mailboxes. Please leave them in the mailbox when you leave church so they are available next week.

****2017 FLOWER CHART AVAILABLE ++++++- FLOWER CHART REMINDER… +++++ ON THE WALL NEAR THE STEPS TO THE BASEMENT – SIGN UP TO RESERVE YOUR DATES.
PLEASE NOTE: Sign your name next to the date you wish to sponsor flowers. You may then call Pam Haberl at Memory Lane (281-4538) to order your flowers. On the line under the date, next to “Bulletin” or “B”, write the reason for the flowers you wish printed in the bulletin. Darlene Jacobs will help you removing the flowers to take home after the 10:30 service. Any questions, call Kathy Stechmesser 281-4670.
OPEN DATES FOR JULY & AUGUST; July 2 July 16 July 23 July 30 Aug 6 Aug 13 Aug 20 Aug 27

LITTLE LAMBS – HELP NEEDED!!!
Little Lambs leader needed: Here’s a chance to enjoy young children again!! We are in need of someone to head up this pre-preschool play group this year, beginning in September. Children 18 mo. to 3 yrs. and parent/caregiver meet Friday mornings 9-10:30 for songs, finger plays, a book and parachute routine so you do not need to prepare a full morning's activities. Contact Karen Mueller (281-4369)

OUR PRESCHOOL IS STILL COLLECTING ALUMINUM CANS!! PLEASE PLACE THE CANS EITHER INSIDE THE FENCED-IN AREA OR ON THE CONCRETE BESIDE IT AND WE WILL RECYCLE THEM.

PRESCHOOL REGISTRATION FOR THE 2017-2018 SCHOOL YEAR IS NOW OPEN. IF YOU KNOW SOMEONE WHO IS LOOKING FOR A LOVING, QUALITY, CHRIST-CENTERED PRESCHOOL, PLEASE HAVE THEM CALL THE CHURCH OFFICE (281-4600) OR SHELLY AUGUSTIN, OUR PRESCHOOL DIRECTOR (618-910-0764).
Call soon, to save a place, as classes are filling up.

WOMEN’S BIBLE STUDY
The Women’s Group is sponsoring a Bible study based on the “When Calls the Heart” series written by Janette Oke. The Bible study next meets on Monday, July 10, in the Fellowship Hall. The size of the group and discussion times will determine how many weeks the study will run (probably every other week) to completion.  All women of the congregation are welcome to attend. We hope you can join us for this inspirational study. Call Wanda Gross at 618-281-4691 for more information.

UNITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL POSITION AVAILABLE
Mr. Paul Miller, Development Director of Unity Lutheran School, is retiring July 15th. The latest call for this position to Rev. Jason Braaten has been returned. Your thoughts, ideas and prayers are requested as the District Staff continues to search for prospective candidates. If you know of an interested person with fundraising abilities, please contact Unity School or the SID office the coming weeks. God's blessings as we seek to continue the Mission work in East St. Louis through Unity Lutheran School. - SID Office (618-234-4767)

ON TUESDAY, JULY 5, REV. KIP & IVY HOECH, MISSIONARIES WHO WE SUPPORT FROM OUR BUDGET, AND WHO ARE SERVING IN THE TIAN SHAN PEAKS IN ASIA, will make a presentation in the Fellowship Hall. They are currently on leave and visiting some of their sponsoring churches. Pizza and drinks will be provided. Please join us and learn about their interesting ministry.

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