Notices for October 16, 202

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.

Hands of Grace is preparing for our Thanksgiving meal offering. We are receiving 40 turkeys from the CT Food Bank. We have sufficient inventory of most of the canned goods we distribute. Following is a list of items that we do need:  cake mixes (20), frosting (40), French’s fried onions (40), and pie Crusts (40). Thank you for your help feeding less fortunate families.

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.

New Member Class Schedule: 

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

Oct. 24 – First Session – 7:00pm. Ten Commandments.

Please feel free to reach out with any questions. I look forward to seeing you!

Pastor Mandile

PLEASE check your church mailbox.

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!

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. 

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. 

WINDOWS OF JOY Singles Women’s Group will meet November 5th at 2:00pm at Linda Pekrul’s home.  This meeting will be a combined October and November gathering.  There will not be a meeting in December due to the busy church schedule.  It will be a wonderful time of warm Christian fellowship.   If you would like more information, please contact Linda.  

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