Bulletin Notices for October 14, 2018

>>>HANDS OF GRACE will hold an indoor tag sale at Hands of Grace, 8 Wickett St., New Hartford on Saturday, October 20th, from 9:00am – 2:00pm. Any questions please see Denise Yoreo.

HANDS OF GRACE is in need of cereal, soup, juice bottles and toothpaste.   Thank you.

 How to contact Pastor Manor…  He will typically be in the church building from 9:00 – 12:00 on Monday – Thursday mornings.  Call, text, email any time: 860-491-0086 – pastor.manor@gmail.com. On Fridays, please call or text for pastoral care needs.

***LWML SUNDAY will be celebrated, next Sunday, on October 21st.  On that Sunday our worship will focus on missions, and especially the blessing of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League.  Mite Box offerings will be collected and will be forwarded to the New England District.  Mite box offerings are used to fund LWML’s 2018 – 2020 mission grants.  Please see information in today’s bulletin for NED mission grant updates.  ALSO: save the date…. LWML-NED RETREAT, Friday, November 2nd to Saturday, November 3rd, at the Holiday Inn in Enfield, CT.   This year’s Theme: “Flourish! Spiritually and Vocationally.”  Keynote speaker: Rev. Victor Belton, Regional Representative for Advancement, Concordia College, Bronxville, NY.  Reservation Forms are available at www.lwml-ned-org.  PROGRAM:  On Friday, November 2nd, 7:00pm – 9:00pm, Pres. Timothy Yeadon will present his 500th Year Reformation Trip to Europe.  On Saturday, November 3rd, 8:30am -3:00pm, Rev. Victor Belton’s presentation will be on “How We Can Flourish!”  Registration forms are on the Mite Box Table in the narthex.  If you can’t attend both dates, you may choose to attend only one.   

Trunk or Treat…is returning to St. Paul’s! Mark your calendar for Sunday, October 28th and plan on joining in the fun for all ages.

SEWING CIRCLE will meet Thursday, Oct. 25th, at 7:00pm.  Please RSVP to Tami Weeks at GSmama62@att.net .

ATTENTION!   Boys of St. Paul’s between the ages of 10 – 15!  If you love the Lord and you love the great outdoors, look no further!  “Hands of Grace Outdoors” is a new program dedicated to you!  The Outdoorsman!  We will be having a Meet and Greet on Friday, October 19th at 6:00pm. It will be held at Hands of Grace, at our new camp/activity site.  Bring your folks, a chair for the bonfire, and dress accordingly. There will be refreshments, an activity, a story, and a question and answer time for you and your folks.  Don’t miss out on the fun!!  If you have any questions, email your new Troop Leader, Mr. Weeks at  weeksoutdoors@att.net .


Operation Christmas Child is a way to be involved in evangelism and discipleship of children around the world!  Every gift is an opportunity to share the Good News of Jesus.  Our goal is to pack 100 boxes!

  • Get a shoebox and packing label located in the Narthex or supply your own shoebox. An average size plastic shoeboxes may be used.  This is an added gift!  Samaritan’s Purse shoeboxes may be bought at Hobby Lobby.
  • Pick up a packing label or print one online at org   You may also register you shoebox at the above website to FOLLOW YOUR BOX and discover the destination of your box..
  • Include a $9 donation per box for transport of the box.
  • We will shop for you. Monetary donations may be made to the church. Mark the offering MISSIONS/Operation Christmas Child.
  • **Monetary donations must be made by November 4**
  • Box collection day is November 11th.

If you have any questions, please speak to a Mission Board Member: Denise Yoreo, Deb Burdick, Travis Poudin, Dave Hudon, Pastor Mongeau.

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