Bulletin Notices for Easter Sunday, April 21, 2019

Easter Breakfast…between today’s two worship services. Come on down to the lower fellowship room to enjoy conversation with your brothers and sisters in Christ, and some food provided by church members. All are welcome!

Easter Egg Hunt for the Kids…meet in the lower fellowship room at 10:00 for the fun!

Youth Pizza and Game Day! Sunday, May 19th, from 5:00pm – 7:30pm here at church. Bring a snack to share, and bring your friends too! We’ll have games, but bring your favorite game if you’d like to. See Pastor Manor if you have any questions.

Hands of Grace…our community outreach ministry, is in need of coffee, tea bags, soup, juice, and canned macaroni such as Beefaroni, Spaghettio’s with meatballs, etc… Thank you, Pastor Mongeau

National Day of Prayer…is May 2nd, and the theme will be Love one another, just as I have loved you. John 13:34. From 9:00am – 7:00pm on May 2nd, St. Paul’s will have the sanctuary open, to allow opportunities for prayer and meditation for our church family and for the community. A minimum of two hosts are needed for every hour. Please see Deb Burdick to volunteer as a host. We will conclude the day with a prayer service at 7:00pm, followed by a light reception. If you have any questions, please contact any Mission Board Member – Denise Yoreo, Travis Poudin, Deb Burdick.

A Dramatic Presentation of the Gospel of Mark…is coming this Saturday, April 27th at 3:00 pm to St. John’s Lutheran Church in Westfield, MA. This presentation of the second Gospel of the New Testament is presented all around the country by faculty and alumni of Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO. If you would like more information, see the poster on the kitchen bulletin board or talk to Pastor Manor.

Vacation Bible School at St. Paul’s!

Monday, July 15th – Thursday, July 18th ~ 9am – 11:45am

At VBS this year, lift off for an intergalactic adventure with Miraculous Mission: Jesus Saves the World. Explore God’s miraculous mission and learn about His plan of salvation from creation to the cross! Come along as we sing fun songs, do crazy crafts, eat yummy snacks, play awesome games, and more! Registration for participants and volunteers coming soon to www.StPaulsNewHartford.org.

Camp Pineshore…located in Westminster, MA is an LCMS camp run by Messiah Lutheran Church, Fitchburg, MA for over 70 years. They offer three week-long overnight camps each summer: Sunday school camp, Junior High camp, and Senior High camp. Check out the camp at http://pineshorebiblecamp.org/ and see the kitchen bulletin board for camp dates, information, and registration forms. Want to know what camp is like? Talk to our church family members Emily Jury, Grace and Melia Manor, or Pastor Manor, who have all attended camp at Pineshore.

Women’s Bible Study…continues to meet the fourth Tuesday of each month at 1:00 pm. This month’s date is April 23rd! We continue to enjoy growing in Christ together in our study on WISDOM.  All ladies welcome!

Lutheran Women Missionary League… All St. Paul’s Ladies are invited to attend the Spring Mid-Valley Zone Rally here at St. Paul’s next Sunday, April 28th, at 2:00 p.m. Pastor David Riley from St. John’s Lutheran Church in Westfield, MA will serve as the guest speaker at the Rally. A light dinner of soup and sandwiches will be served!  You are invited to participate in the In-Gathering at the Rally that will benefit Hands of Grace!  Please consider contributing one or more of the following items: 

  • Household – hand or bath towels
  • Clothing – underwear & socks of all sizes
  • Other – personal care items for women

We look forward to this wonderful opportunity to connect with our sisters in Christ through amazing fellowship and sharing in the work of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League.  Please sign up on the clipboard in the entryway to the church, or contact Cheryl Lowman at Cheryl.cassady@yahoo.com if you are planning to attend, as this greatly helps with planning. Thank you so much!

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