Bulletin Notices for March 18, 2018

HANDS OF GRACE is in need of crackers, sliced white bread, cookies, jam/jelly (except grape), coffee (12oz. size), juice bottles (except grape), flour, sugar, oil, vinegar, pasta, toothpaste, and bar soap.  Thank you.

ALTAR GUILD…is in need of volunteers to care for the Lord’s altar by setting up Holy Communion before worship and cleaning the communion ware after worship.  Training is provided.  Please contact Cynthia Boyle or Sally Wabrek if you are interested in serving as an individual, a couple, or a family.

SATURDAY, APRIL 7TH (the Saturday after Easter), 1pm:  Easter Celebration Visits to our In-Home Saints!  Two groups will go forth with joy and each driver will have a map including addresses and order of stops.  We will read the account of Easter from the Bible and sing  a few  Resurrection hymns at each stop. Children, teens and grandchildren are so welcome!  Let Cheryl Lowman know if you are coming or just show up!  Cheryl.cassady@yahoo.com

 Festival Choir Rehearsals for Lent and Holy Week singing continue on Sundays from 9:10 – 9:30am or at 12pm.  Additional rehearsal time is on Wednesdays after the Lenten Service.  Please see Ruth Yeadon if you have any questions.

ALTAR GUILD CLEANING DAY is Saturday, March 24th, 9:00am. We will be cleaning the sanctuary and the Children’s room in the back as well.  Coffee, donuts, and cleaning supplies will be provided, please bring a bucket and gloves.  If you would like to complete a specific task at a different time, please see me.  Thank you,  Cynthia Boyle

PLEASE CHECK your church mailbox.

IF YOU would like to make a donation for an Easter Flower, please give your dedication and donation to Cynthia Boyle, Sally Wabrek, or leave it in an envelope on the secretary’s desk by next Sunday,  March 25th Donations are used to purchase wafers, wine, juice, Communion vessels, paper towels, dish soap, and other supplies. Checks are to be made out to “St. Paul’s Altar Guild.”  Thank you!

 Sunday Morning Bible Study

“Who am I? What am I doing here?”

All are welcome to gather for this six week Bible study that will examine the nature and role of man. It will include short video segments by Dr. Joel Biermann, professor at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, as well as discussion around God’s Word and the video presentations. This study will challenge modern notions that question the primacy of God’s authority and put into sharp perspective how our lives are really God’s lives, and we are to live as His creatures.

This week: “Worldviews Collide” 

St. Paul’s Lenten Journey 2018

This yearly 40 day journey of reflection and contemplation enables us to pause and reflect on our sins, our need for a Savior, and the death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ.  Throughout the six Wednesdays of Lent this year (Feb 14 – March 21), I invite you to join with your church family in worship as we look to the book of Psalms to answer questions like these:

  • Is Jesus there in the Psalms?
  • Did Jesus pray the Psalms?
  • How does praying the Psalms strengthen us to follow the words of the Savior, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.” Luke 9:23

Worship Theme: The Savior in the Psalms

2/14 – Ash Wednesday: The Soul Laid Bare

2/21 – Midweek 2:  Jesus Suffers for His Love

2/28 – Midweek 3:  Yes, It Was as They Said

3/07 – Midweek 4:  Kings Conspire to Kill Christ

3/14 – Midweek 5:  View the Passion from the Cross

3/21 – Midweek 6:  Christ is the Savior the Father Wanted

LAST Lenten Dinner… Come enjoy food and fellowship at 6pm on Wednesday night!  Soup, salad, bread, dessert and drinks will be provided.  Also peanut butter and jelly for sandwiches. Come as you are – no need to bring anything – just join with the church family for this meal together before Lenten worship at 7pm.  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, together with your church family, over these 40 days.  Bookmarks with all 40 days of Psalms readings are available on the table in the Narthex.  Look also for your daily email with the Psalm reading, prayer and hymn verse.  ~ Pastor Manor

Holy Week 2018

Maundy Thursday Worship, March 29 ~ 7:00 pm ~ With Holy Communion                                                         

Good Friday Worship, March 30 ~ 12:00 pm & 7:00 pm ~ Midday and Evening Tenebrae services are different

Easter Celebration,  April 1 ~ Worship at 8:00 am & 10:45 am.  Fellowship potluck breakfast ~ between services.  Easter egg hunt for the kids at 10:00 am.

The church family and guests are invited to share in a fellowship potluck breakfast between the two worship services.

All are welcome – please bring your families, friends, and neighbors! We simply look forward to this time of fellowship, and the fun of an Easter egg hunt for the kids.  If you would like to bring a potluck item to share, please do so. 

Monday Night Bible Study and all Wednesday Night Activities WILL NOT take place the week after Easter.

Confirmation Class will meet Tuesday, April 3rd.

Bulletin Notices for March 11, 2018

Holy Week 2018

Maundy Thursday Worship March 29 ~ 7:00 pm With Holy Communion

Good Friday Worship March 30 ~ 12:00 pm & 7:00 pm Midday and Evening Tenebrae services are different

Easter Celebration April 1 ~ Worship at 8:00 am & 10:45 am Fellowship potluck breakfast ~ between services Easter egg hunt for the kids at 10:00 am.

The church family and guests are invited to share in a fellowship potluck breakfast between the two worship services.

All are welcome – please bring your families, friends, and neighbors! We simply look forward to this time of fellowship, and the fun of an Easter egg hunt for the kids.

If you would like to bring a potluck item to share, please do so. 

Monday Night Bible Study and all Wednesday Night Activities WILL NOT take place the week after Easter.

Confirmation Class will meet Tuesday, April 3rd.

HANDS OF GRACE is in need of crackers, sliced white bread, cookies, jam/jelly (except grape), coffee (12oz. size), juice bottles (except grape), flour, sugar, oil, vinegar, pasta, toothpaste, and bar soap.  Thank you.

ALTAR GUILD…is in need of volunteers to care for the Lord’s altar by setting up Holy Communion before worship and cleaning the communion ware after worship.  Training is provided.  Please contact Cynthia Boyle or Sally Wabrek if you are interested in serving as an individual, a couple, or a family.

CHOIR REHEARSALS FOR LENT AND HOLY WEEK SINGING…are on Sunday mornings between the 8:00am worship service and the Christian Education Hour at 9:30am. If you love to sing, you’re invited to join this festival choir. Please see Director of Music Ruth Yeadon if you have any questions.

ALTAR GUILD CLEANING DAY is Saturday, March 24th, 9:00am. We will be cleaning the sanctuary and the Children’s room in the back as well.  Coffee, donuts, and cleaning supplies will be provided, please bring a bucket and gloves.  If you would like to complete a specific task at a different time, please see me.  Thank you,  Cynthia Boyle

IF YOU WOULD LIKE to make a donation for an Easter Flower, please give your dedication and donation toCynthia Boyle, Sally Wabrek, or leave it in an envelope on the secretary’s desk by Palm Sunday,  March 25th.  Donations are used to purchase wafers, wine, juice, Communion vessels, paper towels, dish soap, and other supplies. Checks are to be made out to “St. Paul’s Altar Guild.”  Thank you!  Cynthia Boyle

Sunday Morning Bible Study

 “Who am I? What am I doing here?”

All are welcome to gather for this six week Bible study that will examine the nature and role of man. It will include short video segments by Dr. Joel Biermann, professor at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, as well as discussion around God’s Word and the video presentations. This study will challenge modern notions that question the primacy of God’s authority and put into sharp perspective how our lives are really God’s lives, and we are to live as His creatures.  This week: “Coming to Terms with the Law”

 

 St. Paul’s Lenten Journey 2018

This yearly 40 day journey of reflection and contemplation enables us to pause and reflect on our sins, our need for a Savior, and the death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ.  Throughout the six Wednesdays of Lent this year (Feb 14 – March 21), I invite you to join with your church family in worship as we look to the book of Psalms to answer questions like these:

  • Is Jesus there in the Psalms?
  • Did Jesus pray the Psalms?
  • How does praying the Psalms strengthen us to follow the words of the Savior, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.” Luke 9:23 

Worship Theme: The Savior in the Psalms

2/14 – Ash Wednesday: The Soul Laid Bare

2/21 – Midweek 2:  Jesus Suffers for His Love

2/28 – Midweek 3:  Yes, It Was as They Said

3/07 – Midweek 4:  Kings Conspire to Kill Christ

3/14 – Midweek 5:  View the Passion from the Cross 

3/21 – Midweek 6:  Christ is the Savior the Father Wanted

Lenten Dinners… Come enjoy food and fellowship at 6pm on Wednesday nights.  Soup, salad, bread, dessert and drinks will be provided.  Also peanut butter and jelly for sandwiches. Come as you are – no need to bring anything – just join with the church family for this meal together before Lenten worship at 7pm.  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, together with your church family, over these 40 days.  Bookmarks with all 40 days of Psalms readings are available on the table in the Narthex.  Look also for your daily email with the Psalm reading, prayer and hymn verse.  ~Pastor Manor

Holy Week Schedule….

Holy Week 2018 

Maundy Thursday Worship March 29 ~ 7:00 pm With Holy Communion

Good Friday Worship March 30 ~ 12:00 pm & 7:00 pm: Midday and Evening Tenebrae services are different

Easter Celebration April 1 ~ Worship at 8:00 am & 10:45 am, Fellowship potluck breakfast ~ between services ~ Easter egg hunt for the kids at 10:00 am

 

The church family and guests are invited to share in a fellowship potluck breakfast between the two worship services.

All are welcome – please bring your families, friends, and neighbors!

We simply look forward to this time of fellowship, and the fun of an Easter egg hunt for the kids.

If you would like to bring a potluck item to share, please do so. 

***Monday Night Bible Study and all Wednesday Night Activities WILL NOT take place the week after Easter.

Bulletin Notices for March 4, 2018

HANDS OF GRACE is in need of crackers, sliced white bread, cookies, jam/jelly (except grape), coffee (12oz. size), juice bottles (except grape), flour, sugar, oil, vinegar, pasta, toothpaste, and soap (Dial, Zest, Dove, etc…).  Thank you.

ALTAR GUILD…is in need of volunteers to care for the Lord’s altar by setting up Holy Communion before worship and cleaning the communion ware after worship.  Training is provided.  Please contact Cynthia Boyle or Sally Wabrek if you are interested in serving as an individual, a couple, or a family.   

Choir Rehearsals for Lent and Holy Week singing … are on Sunday mornings between the 8:00am worship service and the Christian Education Hour at 9:30am. If you love to sing, you’re invited to join this festival choir. Please see Director of Music Ruth Yeadon if you have any questions.

ALTAR GUILD CLEANING DAY is Saturday, March 24th, 9:00am. We will be cleaning the sanctuary and the Children’s room in the back as well.  Coffee, donuts, and cleaning supplies will be provided, please bring a bucket and gloves.  If you would like to complete a specific task at a different time, please see me.  Thank you,  Cynthia Boyle

IF YOU WOULD LIKE to make a donation for an Easter Flower, please give your dedication and donation to Cynthia Boyle, Sally Wabrek, or leave it in an envelope on the secretary’s desk by March 25th, Palm Sunday.  Donations are used to purchase wafers, wine, juice, Communion vessels, paper towels, dish soap, and other supplies. Checks are to be made out to “St. Paul’s Altar Guild.”  Thank you!  Cynthia Boyle

Coming to Sunday Morning Bible Study March 4th…

“Who am I? What am I doing here?”

All are welcome to gather for this six week Bible study that will examine the nature and role of man. It will include short video segments by Dr. Joel Biermann, professor at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, as well as discussion around God’s Word and the video presentations.  This study will challenge modern notions that question the primacy of God’s authority and put into sharp perspective how our lives are really God’s lives, and we are to live as His creatures.  First Session March 4th: “In the Beginning”

St. Paul’s Lenten Journey 2018   

This yearly 40 day journey of reflection and contemplation enables us to pause and reflect on our sins, our need for a Savior, and the death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ.  Throughout the six Wednesdays of Lent this year (Feb 14 – March 21), I invite you to join with your church family in worship as we look to the book of Psalms to answer questions like these:

  • Is Jesus there in the Psalms?
  • Did Jesus pray the Psalms?
  • How does praying the Psalms strengthen us to follow the words of the Savior, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.” Luke 9:23

Worship Theme: The Savior in the Psalms

 2/14 – Ash Wednesday: The Soul Laid Bare

2/21 – Midweek 2:  Jesus Suffers for His Love

2/28 – Midweek 3:  Yes, It Was as They Said

3/07 – Midweek 4:  Kings Conspire to Kill Christ

3/14 – Midweek 5:  View the Passion from the Cross

3/21 – Midweek 6:  Christ is the Savior the Father Wanted

Lenten Dinners… Come enjoy food and fellowship at 6pm on Wednesday nights.  Soup, salad, bread, dessert and drinks will be provided.  Also peanut butter and jelly for sandwiches. Come as you are – no need to bring anything – just join with the church family for this meal together before Lenten worship at 7pm.  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, together with your church family, over these 40 days.  Bookmarks with all 40 days of Psalms readings are available on the table in the Narthex.  Look also for your daily email with the Psalm reading, prayer and hymn verse.  ~Pastor Manor

Holy Week 2018

Maundy Thursday Worship, March 29 ~ 7:00 pm With Holy Communion.

Good Friday Worship, March 30 ~ 12:00 pm & 7:00 pm. Midday and Evening Tenebrae services are different.   

Easter Celebration, April 1 Worship at 8:00 am & 10:45 am. Fellowship potluck breakfast ~ between services.  Easter egg hunt for the kids at 10:00 am.  The church family and guests are invited to share in a fellowship potluck breakfast between the two worship services.  All are welcome – please bring your families, friends, and neighbors! We simply look forward to this time of fellowship, and the fun of an Easter egg hunt for the kids.  If you would like to bring a potluck item to share, please do so. 

Monday Night Bible Study and all Wednesday Night Activities WILL NOT take place the week after Easter.

Bulletin Notices for February 25, 2018

St. Paul’s Lenten Journey 2018

Here comes Lent, and the Savior in the Psalms!  This yearly 40 day journey of reflection and contemplation enables us to pause and reflect on our sins, our need for a Savior, and the death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ.Throughout the six Wednesdays of Lent this year (Feb 14 – March 21), I invite you to join with your church family in worship as we look to the book of Psalms to answer questions like these:

  • Is Jesus there in the Psalms?
  • Did Jesus pray the Psalms?
  • How does praying the Psalms strengthen us to follow the words of the Savior, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.” Luke 9:23  

Worship Theme: The Savior in the Psalms

2/14 – Ash Wednesday: The Soul Laid Bare

2/21 – Midweek 2:  Jesus Suffers for His Love

2/28 – Midweek 3:  Yes, It Was as They Said

3/07 – Midweek 4:  Kings Conspire to Kill Christ

3/14 – Midweek 5:  View the Passion from the Cross

3/21 – Midweek 6:  Christ is the Savior the Father Wanted

Lenten Dinners… Come enjoy food and fellowship at 6pm on Wednesday nights.  Soup, salad, bread, dessert and drinks will be provided.  Also peanut butter and jelly for sandwiches. Come as you are – no need to bring anything – just join with the church family for this meal together before Lenten worship at 7pm.  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, together with your church family, over these 40 days.  Bookmarks with all 40 days of Psalms readings are available on the table in the Narthex.  Look also for your daily email with the Psalm reading, prayer and hymn verse.  ~Pastor Manor

HANDS OF GRACE is in need of crackers, sliced white bread, cookies, jam/jelly (except grape), coffee (12oz. size), juice bottles (except grape), flour, sugar, oil, vinegar, toothpaste, and soap (Dial, Zest, Dove, etc…).  Thank you.

ALTAR GUILD…is in need of volunteers to care for the Lord’s altar by setting up Holy Communion before worship and cleaning the communion ware after worship.  Training is provided.  Please contact Cynthia Boyle (860-738-2258) or Sally Wabrek (860-379-1959) if you are interested in serving as an individual, a couple, or a family. 

Choir Rehearsals for Lent and Holy Week singing … are on Sunday mornings between the 8:00am worship service and the Christian Education Hour at 9:30am. If you love to sing, you’re invited to join this festival choir. Please see Director of Music Ruth Yeadon if you have any questions.

Coming to Sunday Morning Bible Study March 4th…

“Who am I? What am I doing here?”  

All are welcome to gather for this six week Bible study that will examine the nature and role of man. It will include short video segments by Dr. Joel Biermann, professor at Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, as well as discussion around God’s Word and the video presentations.  This study will challenge modern notions that question the primacy of God’s authority and put into sharp perspective how our lives are really God’s lives, and we are to live as His creatures.

First Session March 4th: “In the Beginning”

Bulletin Notices for February 18, 2018

St. Paul’s Lenten Journey 2018

Here comes Lent, and the Savior in the Psalms!  This yearly 40 day journey of reflection and contemplation enables us to pause and reflect on our sins, our need for a Savior, and the death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ.  Throughout the six Wednesdays of Lent this year (Feb 14 – March 21), I invite you to join with your church family in worship as we look to the book of Psalms to answer questions like these:

  • Is Jesus there in the Psalms?
  • Did Jesus pray the Psalms?
  • How does praying the Psalms strengthen us to follow the words of the Savior, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.” Luke 9:23

Worship Theme: The Savior in the Psalms

2/14 – Ash Wednesday: The Soul Laid Bare

2/21 – Midweek 2:  Jesus Suffers for His Love
2/28 – Midweek 3:  Yes, It Was as They Said
3/07 – Midweek 4:  Kings Conspire to Kill Christ

3/14 – Midweek 5:  View the Passion from the Cross

3/21 – Midweek 6:  Christ is the Savior the Father Wanted

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, together with your church family, over these 40 days.  Bookmarks with all 40 days of Psalms readings are available on the table in the Narthex.  Look also for your daily email, beginning Feb. 14th, with the Psalm reading, prayer and hymn verse. ~Pastor Manor

HANDS OF GRACE is in need of crackers, jam/jelly (except grape), toothpaste, coffee (12oz. size), juice bottles (except grape), and soap (Dial, Zest, Dove, etc…).  Thank you.

>>>2017 year-end giving statements have been mailed out.  If you did not receive yours, please contact the church office:  860-379-3172 or email Janice at slutheranchurch@snet.net.  

ALTAR GUILD…is in need of volunteers to care for the Lord’s altar by setting up Holy Communion before worship and cleaning the communion ware after worship.  Training is provided.  Please contact Cynthia Boyle or Sally Wabrek if you are interested in serving as an individual, a couple, or a family.  

Choir Rehearsals for Lent and Holy Week singing … will be on Sunday mornings between the 8:00am worship service and the Christian Education Hour at 9:30am. If you love to sing, you’re invited to join this festival choir. Please see Director of Music Ruth Yeadon if you have any questions.

>>>Lenten Dinners… Come enjoy food and fellowship at 6pm on Wednesday nights.  Soup, salad, bread, dessert and drinks will be provided.  Also peanut butter and jelly for sandwiches. Come as you are – no need to bring anything – just join with the church family for this meal together before Lenten worship at 7pm.  If you would like to provide soup or dessert, please write your name on the sign-up sheet on the table in the narthex. 

DON’T FORGET to check your church mailbox.

Bulletin Notices for February 4, 2018

HANDS OF GRACE is in need of crackers, jam/jelly (except grape), toothpaste, juice bottles (except grape), and soap (Dial, Zest, Dove, etc…).  Thank you.

>>>SAVE THE DATE:  Saturday, February 10th, 5-7pm for the Annual Special Adult Valentine Dinner! Singles and couples welcomed!  Please consider what Italian meat, pasta, or vegetable dish you would like to bring.  District President Timothy Yeadon will be our guest speaker and let’s just say the topic is VERY related to VALENTINE’S DAY!  It’s going to be a very Valentine special church gathering!   See Cheryl Lowman or Laura Snell after the 10:45am Service if you will be attending and if you would like to help.

<<<SNOW DATE>>> Feb. 11th, at 4:30pm.  

>>>ST. PAUL’S is hosting a Hands Only CPR Course on Saturday, February 17th, at 9:00am – 11:30am:

  • Open to the public. Bring a friend or neighbor.
  • Instructors are New Hartford Ambulance Association (NHAA) certified.
  • Cost: No charge, a donation to NHAA is suggested.
  • Required:  RSVP to St. Paul’s church office: 860-379-3172 or email to slutheranchurch@snet.net as soon as possible!!

This course will cover the topics of a full CPR certification class in an abbreviated format including: Hands Only CPR, First Aid and Defibrillator (AED) use.  Length of class will be approximately 2 hours. (Note: Due to the abbreviated format a CPR certificate cannot be granted).   Thank you,  John Burdick

2017 year-end giving statements have been mailed out.  If you did not receive yours, please contact the church office:  860-379-3172 or email Janice at slutheranchurch@snet.net.

ALTAR GUILD…is in need of volunteers to care for the Lord’s altar by setting up Holy Communion before worship and cleaning the communion ware after worship.  Training is provided.  Please contact Cynthia Boyle or Sally Wabrek if you are interested in serving as an individual, a couple, or a family.

Choir Rehearsals for Ash Wednesday singing…will be on Sunday mornings between the 8:00 am worship service and the Christian Education Hour at 9:30 am. If you love to sing, you’re invited to join this festival choir. Please see Director of Music Ruth Yeadon if you have any questions.

Here comes Lent, and the Savior in the Psalms!  This yearly 40 day journey of reflection and contemplation enables us to pause and reflect on our sins, our need for a Savior, and the death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ.  Throughout the six Wednesdays of Lent this year (Feb 14 – March 21), I invite you to join with your church family in worship as we look to the book of Psalms to answer questions like these:

  • Is Jesus there in the Psalms?
  • Did Jesus pray the Psalms?
  • How does praying the Psalms strengthen us to follow the words of the Savior, “If anyone would come after me, let him deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me.” Luke 9:23

Ash Wednesday… Would you like to have the Imposition of Ashes to start your day on Ash Wednesday? All are welcome for a short(10-15 minutes) time of Confession, Scripture, and the imposition of ashes, beginning at 7:00 am Ash Wednesday, Feb. 14th.  Full Ash Wednesday worship with the Imposition of Ashes and Communion is at 7:00 pm.

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, together with your church family, over these 40 days.  Bookmarks with all 40 days of Psalms readings are available on the table in the Narthex.  Look also for your daily email, beginning Feb. 14th, with the Psalm reading, prayer and hymn verse.

Lenten Dinners…Come enjoy food and fellowship on Wednesday nights at 6 pm, beginning Ash Wednesday, Feb 14. Details coming soon!

 

Bulletin Notices for January 28, 2018

ANDS OF GRACE is in need of crackers, jam/jelly (except grape), toothpaste, juice bottles (except grape), and soap (Dial, Zest, Dove, etc…).  Thank you.

Personal Faith Sharing Workshop: Sponsored by the Mission Board and Hands of Grace.  Are you comfortable sharing your faith?  Does it seem like there are some people you can connect with and others not so much?  Would you like to improve your witnessing?  We will look at areas such as – Disciples making Disciples, What type of disciple are you?  Gospel Conversations and more!  Join us for an interactive workshop of learning and fellowship led by Pastor Mongeau on Saturday, February 3rd, 8:30am – 2:15pm at St. Paul’s.  Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to Pastor Mongeau: handsofgracect@gmail.com, 860-738-0299 or Denise Yoreo at (deyoreo@gmail.com).

SAVE THE DATE:  Saturday, February 10th, 5-7pm for the Annual Special Adult Valentine Dinner ! Singles and couples welcomed!  Please consider what Italian meat, pasta, or vegetable dish you would like to bring.  District President Timothy Yeadon will be our guest speaker and let’s just say the topic is VERY related to VALENTINE’S DAY!  It’s going to be a very Valentine special church gathering!  As we regularly like to do, please pray about inviting your neighbor or friend.  Would you like to be on the special dinner team?  See Cheryl Lowman or Laura Snell after the 10:45am Service if you will be attending and if you would like to help. <<<SNOW DATE>>> Feb. 11th, at 4:30pm.

Choir Rehearsals for Ash Wednesday … will be on Sunday mornings between the 8:00 am worship service and the Christian Education Hour at 9:30 am. If you love to sing, you’re invited to join this festival choir. Please see Director of Music Ruth Yeadon if you have any questions.

>>>ST. PAUL’S is hosting a Hands Only CPR Course on Saturday, February 17th, at 9:00am – 11:30am:

  • Open to the public. Bring a friend or neighbor.
  • Instructors are New Hartford Ambulance Association (NHAA) certified.
  • Cost: No charge, a donation to NHAA is suggested.
  • Required:  RSVP to St. Paul’s church office: 860-379-3172 or email to slutheranchurch@snet.net as soon as possible!!

This course will cover the topics of a full CPR certification class in an abbreviated format including: Hands Only CPR, First Aid and Defibrillator (AED) use.  Length of class will be approximately 2 hours. (Note: Due to the abbreviated format a CPR certificate cannot be granted).   Thank you,  John Burdick

ALTAR GUILD…is in need of volunteers to care for the Lord’s altar by setting up Holy Communion before worship and cleaning the communion ware after worship.  Training is provided.  Please contact Cynthia Boyle or Sally Wabrek if you are interested in serving as an individual, a couple, or a family.

Bulletin Notices for January 21, 2018

HANDS OF GRACE is in need of crackers, jam/jelly (except grape), toothpaste, juice bottles (except grape), and soap (Dial, Zest, Dove, etc…).  Thank you. 

>>>Voters’ Assembly Meeting…TODAY at noon.  A light lunch will be provided. All church family members are encouraged to be a part of this informational and decision making meeting. Agenda items include, but are not limited to:

  • – Presentations of the summary reports and upcoming year plans.
  • – Presentation for approval, of the proposed church budget for the upcoming fiscal year.
  • – Election of candidates to fill openings for church offices and boards.
  • – Other business as required.

Thank you!  Dave Yoreo 

FROM HANDS OF GRACE…. We are celebrating 6 years of ministry with a Chili and Cornbread Dinner, Friday, January 26th, 6pm, at Hands of Grace, 8 Wickett St.,  Pine Meadow.  Everything will be provided. Please rsvp to Pastor Mongeau at 860-738-0299 by TODAY.

Personal Faith Sharing Workshop: Sponsored by the Mission Board and Hands of Grace. Are you comfortable sharing your faith? Does it seem like there are some people you can connect with and others not so much? Would you like to improve your witnessing? We will look at areas such as – Disciples making Disciples, What type of disciple are you? Gospel Conversations and more! Join us for an interactive workshop of learning and fellowship led by Pastor Mongeau on Saturday, February 3rd, 8:30am – 2:15pm at St. Paul’s.  Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to Pastor Mongeau: handsofgracect@gmail.com, 860-738-0299 or Denise Yoreo at (deyoreo@gmail.com).

SAVE THE DATE: Saturday, February 10th, 5-7pm for the Annual Special Adult Valentine Dinner! Singles and couples welcomed! Please consider what Italian meat, pasta, or vegetable dish you would like to bring. District President Timothy Yeadon will be our guest speaker and let’s just say the topic is VERY related to VALENTINE’S DAY! It’s going to be a very Valentine special church gathering! As we regularly like to do, please pray about inviting your neighbor or friend. Would you like to be on the special dinner team? See Cheryl Lowman or Laura Snell after the 10:45am Service if you will be attending and if you would like to help.

PLEASE CHECK your mailbox.

IF YOU made a donation for a Christmas flower, please take it home today.   Thank you, Cynthia Boyle

Choir Rehearsals for Ash Wednesday singing…will be on Sunday mornings between the 8:00 am worship service and the Christian Education Hour at 9:30 am, STARTING TODAY! If you love to sing, you’re invited to join this festival choir. Please see Director of Music Ruth Yeadon if you have any questions.

Bulletin Notices for January 14, 2018

HANDS OF GRACE is in need of crackers, jam/jelly (except grape), toothpaste, juice bottles (except grape), and soap (Dial, Zest, Dove, etc…).  Thank you.

St. Paul’s Men’s Breakfast, Saturday, January 20th, 8:00-9:30am. Please rsvp to Charlie Burk at chazburk@aol.com, or see him after Sunday service. 

Voters’ Assembly Meeting…will be held on Sunday, January 21st, at noon.  A light lunch will be provided. All church family members are encouraged to be a part of this informational and decision making meeting. Agenda items include, but are not limited to: Annual Reports from church leaders – Presentation of the 2018 budget for approval – Election of church leaders.   

FROM HANDS OF GRACE…. We are celebrating 6 years of ministry with a Chili and Cornbread Dinner, Friday, January 26th, 6pm, at Hands of Grace, 8 Wickett St., Pine Meadow!  Everything will be provided!! Please rsvp to Pastor Mongeau at 860-738-0299 by January 21st.

Personal Faith Sharing Workshop: Sponsored by the Mission Board and Hands of Grace.  Are you comfortable sharing your faith?  Does it seem like there are some people you can connect with and others not so much?  Would you like to improve your witnessing?  We will look at areas such as – Disciples making Disciples, What type of disciple are you? Gospel Conversations and more!  Join us for an interactive workshop of learning and fellowship led by Pastor Mongeau on Saturday, February 3rd, 8:30am – 2:15pm at St. Paul’s.  Lunch will be provided.  Please RSVP to Pastor Mongeau, handsofgracect@gmail.com, 860-738-0299 or Denise Yoreo (deyoreo@gmail.com)

SAVE THE DATE:  Saturday, February 10th, 5-7pm for the Annual Special Adult Valentine Dinner! Singles and couples welcomed!  Please consider what Italian meat, pasta, or vegetable dish you would like to bring.  District President Timothy Yeadon will be our guest speaker and let’s just say ….the topic is VERY related to VALENTINE’S DAY!  It’s going to be a very Valentine special church gathering!  As we regularly like to do, please pray about inviting your neighbor or friend.  Would you like to be on the special dinner team?  See Cheryl Lowman after church or email her at cheryl.cassady@yahoo.com.

PLEASE CHECK your mailbox.