Bulletin Notices for March 10, 2019

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. 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 continues, 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. You should also be receiving a daily email with the Psalm reading, prayer and hymn verse. Please let Pastor Manor know if you are not receiving that daily email.

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

Tag Sale at Hands of Grace…Saturday, March 30th, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm.

Hands of Grace Outdoors will host a bake sale… at the Tag Sale March 30th at Hands of Grace.  Baked goods are needed and may be dropped off at Hands of Grace the morning of the sale. Thank you.

Lutheran Women Missionary League SPRING ZONE RALLY here at St. Paul’s!  PLEASE SAVE THIS DATE:  Sunday, April 28th, beginning at 2:00 pm.  On that day, all women are invited to help HOST and ATTEND this rally. We have a perfect opportunity to connect with our LWML Mountain Laurel Zone sisters in-Christ!  A Presentation will be given by our District LWML President Barbara Lis as well as others who have recently attended the LWML Assembly of Leaders Conference!  LWML is an incredible way to connect with a mission-oriented emphasis in our congregations and to grow in Christ via individual church groups as well as District and National gatherings!  Please see Cheryl Lowman or e-mail her at  cheryl.cassady@yahoo.com if you are free to help with set-up, overseeing food tables during the Rally, or to be part of the clean up team!  Please see Leslie Denton if you are able to help by making soup for the lunch that will be served!  Thank-you all for your prayers and consideration! 

Youth Fundraiser! Pasta Pot Bless Dinner on Saturday, March 23rd from 5pm – 7:30pm.  Our very own Emily Jury and Grace Manor will be journeying to Minneapolis, Minnesota to attend the 2019 LCMS National Youth Gathering July 11th – 15th!  We will gather together to hear their hearts as they seek to grow in Christ our Savior in this way. Also, our Christian Education Chair, Natalie Jury will share information regarding youth opportunities and Christian Education’s vision for our youth going forward!  Baskets for a free will offering will be distributed that evening.  Please see Natalie Jury or Cheryl Lowman if you would like to help or to let them know your intention to attend.

Hands Of Grace Hours and Volunteer Opportunities

  • We are open Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from 9:00am – 4:00pm for client appointments, and Thursdays from 9:00am–12pm to receive donations. 
  • Volunteer opportunities are available in the following areas:  household sorting (Mondays), area leader is Deb Burdick, food delivery (Tuesdays), area leader is Leslie Denton, and clothes sorting (Wednesdays), area leader is Denise Yoreo.

If you would like to volunteer in one of these areas please contact the area leader or myself.  Thank you, Pastor Mongeau

Hands Of Grace…is in need of soup, juice and canned macaroni such as Beefaroni, Spaghettio’s with meatballs, etc…ALSO, we are all set for egg cartons and no longer need them at this time.  Thank you, Pastor Mongeau

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