Notices for October 9, 2022

HANDS OF GRACE is in need of shampoo, conditioner, apple juice, 15oz. cans of spaghettios, beefaroni, spaghettios with meatballs, spaghettios with franks, etc., Thank you.

FESTIVAL CHOIR practices are held immediately after the first service and/or immediately after Wednesday prayer/Bible study, and will last about 20-30 minutes.  Come join us!  See Ruth Yeadon for more information. 

NEW MEMBER CLASS – Thank you to everyone who reached out to me to share your interest in a membership class. We will begin this Monday, October 10th, at 7:00pm. New Member Class Schedule: 

Oct. 10 – Introduction – 7:00pm

Oct. 17 – No class (Pastor will be away at the New England District Conference)

Oct. 24 – First Session – 7:00pm

I encourage everyone interested in attending to read through the introduction to Luther’s Small Catechism and to look at the contents of the three chief parts: the Ten Commandments, the Creed, and the Lord’s Prayer. It is available online: Please feel free to reach out with any questions. I look forward to seeing you! Pastor Mandile

Celebrating our Youth… Please join us for a potluck dinner Saturday, October 22nd at 6:00pm. Sara Shermer and Emily Jury will give a presentation about their experience attending the National Youth Gathering this summer. A sign-up sheet is located in the Narthex—we would love to see you there!

LADIES AID Christmas Fair is Saturday, December 3rd, 9:00am – 2:00pm.  Please consider what you can do to support the Fair! We would appreciate Christmas crafts, stocking stuffers, knitted goods/sewn items, Christmas ornaments, baked goods, etc….We will be making Christmas wreaths on Sunday, November 27th.  Details to come. 

WOMEN OF THE WORD will not be having a luncheon this month, but we will be meeting at the church on Tuesday, October 11th from 1:00 – 2:30pm. We will be studying the Samaritan Woman. Remember, family, friends and neighbors are always welcome.

DAUGHTERS OF FAITH will be meeting on Sunday, October 30th from 2:00 to 3:30pm for ice cream sundaes, brownies, fellowship and to study the life of Hannah. All “daughters” age 16 years of age and older are invited to join us on Sunday. We are studying the book, Twelve Extraordinary Women of the Bible. We have two books available if you’d like to study these extraordinary women with us. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Judy Byrne.

Judy and Ken would like to express their appreciation to our brothers and sisters at St. Paul’s. Thank you for your prayers and support; thank you for your warm hugs and encouraging words; thank you for the delicious dinners, phone calls, texts and cards. We are so grateful to be a member of the family of God at St. Paul’s. May God abundantly bless you all.

REMINDER:  Third Thursday Thing will meet October 20th, 6:00pm, at Hands of Grace.  All men of the church welcome. 

PLEASE CHECK your church mailbox. 

SHOWER OF CARDS!  Longtime member, Virginia Hawley, will celebrate her 99th birthday on Tuesday, October 11th!!  Cards may be sent to her, c/o Pat Mallory, at P.O. Box 56, New Hartford, CT  06057.  Thank you!

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