Bulletin Notices for June 10, 2018

HANDS OF GRACE is in need of crackers, sliced white bread, cookies, jam/jelly (except grape), coffee (12oz. size), tea, juice bottles (except grape), flour, sugar, oil, vinegar, pasta, toothpaste, and bar soap.  Thank you.   

<<<Vacation Bible School at St. Paul’s! >>> 

Monday, July 9th – Friday, July 13th ~ 9am – 11:45am.  At VBS this year, strap on your life jacket and get ready to be swept away by God’s promises in Jesus on this rip-roaring river ride with Splash Canyon: God’s Promise on Life’s Wild Ride. Come along as we sing fun songs, do crazy crafts, eat yummy snacks, play awesome games, and more! Registration for participants and volunteers is at www.StPaulsNewHartford.org. 

>>>SUMMER SUNDAY WORSHIP SCHEDULE will begin on Sunday, July 1st and continue through Sunday, September 2nd. Bible study will be at 8:00 am, with one worship service beginning at 9:00am.

PHOTO WALL UPDATES: We’d love to have an updated picture of you and your family for our photo wall in the narthex. Kimberly Shank will be leading this update project. Opportunities to have your picture taken will be TODAY (9:15am – 12:15pm) as well as June 23rd and 24th (hours will be posted).  Please try to attend either photo session as Kim would like to get the same background for all photos!  No appointment necessary. Thank you!     

SAVE THE DATE: Worship and church picnic at Brodie Park on Sunday, August 5th, at 10:00am.  Mark your calendar for this time together with your church family and friends.  Details to follow.  

Hygiene Item Collection, June 3rd – 24th 

Help us honor the men and women who fought for our freedom!  Through the Mission Board of St. Paul’s, a collection is being taken for items that will be used to put together “hygiene” kits to be distributed to local homeless veterans and their families. This distribution will take place through the South Park Inn in Hartford as well as through Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) in Waterbury.  Please bring any of the following items to church and place them in the bin in the narthex or in the lower fellowship room:

  • Body wash
  • Shampoo
  • Bar soap
  • Toothbrush w/toothpaste
  • Band-Aids
  • Nail clippers
  • Deodorant
  • Socks
  • Combs (wide tooth)
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Wash cloths and hand towels

All are welcome for a Pizza & Packing Party July 13, 5:30 pm at church, as we assemble all of the donated items to be given to the Glory of God! Please RSVP to Denise Yoreo or Pastor Mongeau if you plan to come for pizza, and let us know your favorite pizza topping! If you have any questions please speak to Mission Board Members: Deb Burdick, Travis Poudin, Dave Hudon, Denise Yoreo, Pastor Mongeau

MITE BOX COLLECTION:  I hope everyone has had a chance to read the LWML mite box info on the bulletin board in the coffee area. We are planning to send our mite box donations to the LWML New England District Treasurer the week of June 25th.  You may leave your filled boxes in the large mite box in the narthex. Thank you, Leslie Denton

PLEASE CHECK your church mailbox.

VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL is fast approaching.  Snack needs are listed below and donations would be appreciated.  Please leave them in the back of the church kitchen.

  • Gold fish – big containers
  • 2-3 boxes Fruit Loops cereal
  • 2-3 bags mini pretzel twists
  • 2-3 large bags of M&M’s plain
  • 2-3 bags mini marshmallows
  • 3-4 regular size boxes animal crackers
  • 2-3 large containers powdered lemonade mix
  • 1 bottle Hershey’s syrup chocolate and 1 bottle caramel syrup
  • 1 large container of rainbow sprinkles
  • 1 bag of popping corn kernels

 If you have any questions, email Amy Eversole at amyceversole@gmail.com.  Thank you.

>>>SEWING CIRCLE will not meet this month on June 21st.  Next meeting will be July 19th.

PASTOR MANOR and Council Secretary Brian Tassinari will attend the New England District Convention Thursday, June 14th to Saturday, June 16th.  Please keep our district in your prayers as the pastoral and lay delegates gather to conduct the work of the church for the good of the Gospel.  Pastor Manor will be available by email or phone.

USHER TRAINING: The Board of Elders has recently finished updating the Usher’s Procedure Manual. You are invited to a training and walk through for Ushers on Sunday, June 17th between the worship services. If you are newer to the church and have never ushered before or you are a seasoned veteran, we would love to see you there. If you have any questions or are unable to attend, please contact Travis Lowman at travis.w.lowman@gmail.com or see any of the Elders.

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