Bulletin Notices for March 3, 2019

HANDS OF GRACE is in need of juice and canned macaroni such as Beefaroni, Spaghettio’s with meatballs, etc…  Thank you. 

SAVE THE DATE:  Saturday, March 23rd, 5:00 – 7:30 p.m.  A Youth Fund Pasta Pot Bless Fundraiser!  We have the privilege of having two young ladies who are signed up to attend the 2019 LCMS National Youth Gathering July 11th -15th in Minneapolis, Minnesota!  This function will be a fun way to gather our support.  We will hear from the girls about The Gathering and from our Christian Education Chair, who will share information regarding opportunities for youth as well as Christian Education’s vision for our youth going forward!  It is going to be a super supper and time of Fellowship and support!  Everyone is welcome and all youth greatly encouraged to attend with their families!  POC:  Cheryl Lowman via e-mail at cheryl.cassady@yahoo.com  Baskets for a free will offering will be distributed that evening.  Let’s pour into our youth and rejoice in all God will do in their hearts as they seek Him!

“Dave and I want to thank our friends at St. Paul’s for your care and concern shown our family through the cards of comfort, meals brought in to provide for physical needs, but most of all your prayers during the difficult circumstances our family experienced.  We are grateful to the Lord how He provides for us through each of you.” 

~Sincerely, Mary and Dave Vincent

REMINDER from our financial secretary… please use your 2019 offering envelopes.  Do not use 2018 offering envelopes as your number may have changed!  Thank you.

PLEASE check your church mailbox!

ASH WEDNESDAY…Would you like to have the Imposition of Ashes to start your day on Ash Wednesday? All are welcome for a short time (10-15 minutes) of Confession, Scripture, and the imposition of ashes, beginning at 7:00 am on March 6th. Full Ash Wednesday worship with the Imposition of Ashes and Communion is at 7:00 pm on the 6th.

PRAYER/SEWING CIRCLE – we will have our next meeting on March 9th, at 9:00 AM.  Meeting to be held in the upper fellowship room.  We will be working on our next project so bring your crochet hooks/knitting needles to get started.  Patterns will be available at the meeting. Please see Tami Weeks.  

St. Paul’s Lenten Journey 2019

“What’s the deal with Lent?” Worship at 7:00 pm on Wednesdays!

3/06 – Ash Wed.:    Why Ashes?
3/13 – Midweek 2:  Why Fasting?
3/20 – Midweek 3:  Why Repentance?
3/27 – Midweek 4:  Why Foot Washing? 

4/03 – Midweek 5:  Why Veils? 

4/10 – Midweek 6:  Why Palms?

Lenten Dinners…Food & fellowship at 6:00 pm on Wednesday nights, beginning Ash Wednesday, March 6th. Soup, salad, bread, dessert and drinks provided. Come as you are – no need to bring anything – just join with the church family for this meal together before Lenten worship. If you would like to provide soup or dessert, please write your name on the sign-up sheet on the table in the narthex. 

Daily Reading of the Psalms… As our Lenten journey begins I encourage you to spend some time each day in contemplative reflection, reading through all 150 of the Psalms over 40 days with your church family. Bookmarks with all 40 days of Psalms readings are available on the table in the Narthex. Look also for your daily email, beginning March 6th, with the Psalm reading, prayer and hymn verse.

Lenten Devotional Books…available on the table in the narthex!

MARK YOUR CALENDAR:  tag sale at Hands of Grace on Saturday, March 30th, 9:00am – 2:00pm.  Hands of Grace Outdoors will have a bake sale as well! 

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